Sec. 1415(k)(4)(A) - Placement during appeals

(4)  Placement during appeals.

When an appeal under paragraph (3) has been requested by either the parent or the local educational agency -

(A)  the child shall remain in the interim alternative educational setting pending the decision of the hearing officer or until the expiration of the time period provided for in paragraph (1)(C), whichever occurs first, unless the parent and the State or local educational agency agree otherwise;

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