JR vs. Western Beaver Co. S.D.



DECISION Child’s Name: J.R.

Date of Birth: xx/xx/xx

Date(s) of Hearing: January 18, 2006


ODR NO. 5960/05-06 LS


School District:

Western Beaver Co. S.D. 343 Ridgemont Drive Midland, PA 15059-2219

Parents’ Representative:

Hilary Kinal, Esq. 682 – 3rd Street Beaver, PA 15009

District Representative:

Shannon Steele, Esq. Sainovich & Santicola 722 Turnpike Street Beaver, PA 15009

Transcript Received: 1/26/2006
Date Record Closed: 1/18/20061
Date of Decision: 2/2/2006
Hearing Officer: Margaret Drayden, Esq.


This is the second due process hearing for Student (“Student”), born xx/xx/x, a xx-year old child who resides with her Father and paternal Grandparents in the Western Beaver County School District (“District”). Student currently receives 2-1/2 hours of tutoring per day (Monday through Thursday) at a District school as a student receiving instruction in the home.


  1. What is the appropriate interim placement in order for Student to receive a free appropriate public education?
  2. Is Student entitled to compensatory education due to inadequate instruction in math?
  3. Is Student’s permanent placement correctly before this Hearing Officer?

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