Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD

Supreme Court Rules on Schaffer v. Weast

United States Supreme Court Rules 6 to 2 in Favor of MCPS

The United States Supreme Court ruled 6 to 2 in favor of the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) on November 14, 2005, in the Schaffer v. Weast case to decide who bears the burden of proof in special education cases under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Context of the Case Supporting Legal Documents

Updated November 14, 2005 | Maintained by Web Services