HH vs. Indiana Area School District

HEARING OFFICER DECISION/ORDER:

HH (ODR FILE NO. 8204 07-08 KE)

INDIANA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Type of Hearing: Closed
Dates of Hearing: 11/30/07; 1/10/08; 2/4/08;3/6/08

I. PARTIES TO THE HEARING

PARENTS:

Mr. and Mrs.

PARENTS’ REPRESENTATIVE:

Pamela Berger, Esquire 434 Grace Street Pittsburgh, PA 15211

DISTRICT CONTACT:

Indiana Area School District 501 East Pike
Indiana PA 15701

DISTRICT’S REPRESENTATIVE:

Patricia Andrews, Esquire Andrews & Price
1500 Ardmore Blvd., Suite 506 Pittsburgh, PA 15221

DATE TRANSCRIPT RECEIVED: 3/11/08

HEARING OFFICER:

Dorothy J. O’Shea, Ph.D.

___________________________

Signature: Hearing Officer

DATE OF DECISION/ORDER: 3/20/08

II. BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Student is an eligible student, enrolled in the Indiana Area School District (the “District”). In Fall of 2007, Mr. and Mrs. (“Student’s Parents”) made a Due Process hearing request, alleging claims related to Student’s lack of meaningful educational progress and appropriate program, lack of identification and evaluation of all of Student’s needs, and lack of an appropriate current evaluation (HO 4, pages 2-3).

III. FINDINGS OF FACT

  1. 1)  Student’s birth date is xx/xx/xx (Parent Exhibit 1, page 1: P1, page 1).
  2. 2)  Student, an eligible student, is a District resident (Hearing Officer Exhibit 1, page 1: HO 1, page 1).
  3. 3)  Student is a 10th grader during the 2007-2008 school year (School District Exhibit 1, page 1: SD 1, page 1).
HH-INDIANA-AREA-ODRNo-8204-07-08-KE

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