Special Education Hearing Officer

Child’s Name: A. J.
Date of Birth: xx/xx/xx

File Number: 8563-07-08 KE

Date of Hearing: April 11, 2008


Parties to the Hearing:


School District of Cheltenham Township 1000 Ashbourne Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027


Claudia Huot, Esq.
Wisler, Perlstein
484 Norristown Rd., Suite 100 Blue Bell, PA 19422

Date Transcript Received: April 19, 2008

Date of Decision:1 April 22, 2008

Hearing Officer Name: Gregory J. Smith


Student is a xx-year-old (d.o.b. xx/xx/xx) fourth grade, regular education student who resides with his mother within the area served by the Cheltenham Township School District (District). Student enrolled in the District at the start of the 2007 – 2008 school year. Almost from the start of the school year Student exhibited both academic and behavioral difficulties. After making several attempts to gain permission to conduct an initial evaluation from Student’s parent, the District requested the present due process hearing seeking an order to allow it to complete an initial evaluation.


May the School District of Cheltenham Township complete the proposed evaluation of Student?


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