Case dismissed because parental rights under IDEA transferred to 18-year-old student

Topic: Special Education, Decided by: Judge Boggs 
Docket Number: 0000000 , Decision Date: June 6, 2023 
Attachment: Click here to download the decision. 

This case concerned a due process complaint that was filed by a student’s mother under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Because the student had reached the age of majority when the complaint was filed, all parental rights under the IDEA had transferred to him. As such, the Court dismissed the case because the mother had no legal standing to file the complaint

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