(b) The secretary shall either dismiss the complaint or determine that a prohibited practice has been or is being committed, and shall enter a final order granting or denying in whole or in part the relief sought. Any action of the secretary pursuant to this subsection is subject to review and enforcement in accordance with the act for judicial review and civil enforcement of agency actions. Venue of the action for review is the judicial district where the principal offices of the pertinent board of education are located.
The action for review shall be by trial de novo with or without a jury in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 60-238 and amendments thereto, and the court may, in its discretion, permit any party or the secretary to submit additional evidence on any issue. The action for review shall be heard and determined by the court as expeditiously as possible.
(c) If there is an alleged violation of either subsection (b)(8) or (c)(5) of K.S.A. 72-5430 and amendments thereto, the aggrieved party or the secretary is authorized to seek relief in district court.
History: L. 1980, ch. 220, § 13; L. 1986, ch. 318, § 130; L. 1988, ch. 356, § 279; July 1, 1989.