SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARING OFFICER
Date of Birth
Date of Hearing
Type of Hearing
For the Student:
For the School District of Philadelphia:
Deborah G. DeLauro, Esq. Office of General Counsel School District of Philadelphia
400 North Broad Street, Third Floor Philadelphia, PA 19130
Date of Last Hearing Session: August 29, 2005
Receipt of Transcript: September 2, 2005
Date of Decision: September 16, 2005
Hearing Officer: Daniel J. Myers
Student is [an elementary school]aged] resident of the School District of Philadelphia (School District) whose parent disputes the appropriateness of the School District’s proposed individualized education plan (IEP) and placement for the 2005-2006 school year. She asks that I order that Student’s IEP be implemented in a different school building than the building proposed by the School District. For the reasons described below, I find for the School District.
1. Whether or not the School District’s proposed 2005-2006 IEP is appropriate? 2. Whether or not the School District’s proposed placement is appropriate?