NR vs. MaST Community Charter School Philadelphia

PENNSYLVANIA
SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARING OFFICER

DECISION
DUE PROCESS HEARING

Name of Child: N.R.
ODR #7061/06-07 LS

Date of Birth: xx/xx/xx
Date of Hearing: November 9, 2006

CLOSED HEARING

Parties to the Hearing:

Michelle Cori
MaST Community Charter School Philadelphia, PA 19136

Representative: Pro Se

Patricia Hennessy, Esquire
Latsha, Davis, Yohe & McKenna 350 Eagleview Boulevard, Suite 100 Exton, PA 19341

Date Transcript Received: November 14, 2006

Date of Decision: November 21, 2006

Hearing Officer: Marcie Romberger, Esquire

BACKGROUND

Student is a xx year old student who attended 10th grade at the MaST Community Charter School at the beginning of the 2006-2007 school year. Student is a child diagnosed with disabilities. On October 5, 2006, the School was informed that Student had a knife on the school bus the previous day. School officials searched Student and found a knife with a blade greater than 2 1⁄2 inches in Student’s possession. Student was suspended. A manifestation determination meeting was held and the team determined Student’s actions were not a manifestation of his disabilities. Student disagreed to the team’s finding. As a result, MaST Community Charter School asked for this hearing.

ISSUES

Was Student’s action a manifestation of his disabilities?

N-R-MaST-Community-Charter-ODRNo-7061-06-07-LS

Leave a Reply

Pennsylvania

Montgomery Law, LLC
1420 Locust Street, Suite 420
Philadelphia, PA 19102
T/F. 215-650-7563

Rate By
SUPER LAWYERS
Joseph W Montgomery, II

New Jersey

Historic Smithville, Suite 1
1 N. New York Road
Galloway, NJ 08205
(all mail to Phila. office)
T. 856-282-5550

Disclaimer: Montgomery Law, LLC does not give legal advice until after it has entered into an attorney-client relationship. No part of this website creates an attorney-client relationship. All Parts of this website are Attorney Advertising. The photos and videos on this website contain portrayals of clients by non-clients, re-enactment of scenes, pictures and persons which are not actual or authentic and depictions which are a dramatization.