PT vs. Phoenixville Area School District


Name of Child


Date of Birth

8165/07-08 AS ODR

File Number

December 11, 2007 and January 15, 2008

Dates of Hearings

February 6, 2008

Record Closed Open Hearing

Parties to Hearing


Parent Representative
Mark Voigt, Esq.
Plymouth Meeting Executive Campus 600 West Germantown Pike, Suite 400 Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

School District
Director of Special Education Phoenixville Area School District 301 Gay Street
Phoenixville, PA 19460-4417

District Representative
Sharon Montanyne
Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams 331 Butler Pike
PO Box 5069
New Britain, PA 18901

Dates Transcripts Received: December 24, 2007, January 21, 2008

Date of Decision: February 11, 2008

Kenneth Rose Hearing Officer


The student is a xx year-old resident of the school district. He transferred from a Charter School in grade 4. In November 2003 he was found eligible for special education as a student with a specific learning disability (SLD) in reading. Symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity (ADHD) were noted. Due to parental dissatisfaction with the student’s academic progress, the parent unilaterally placed the student in a private school, the [redacted] School, for the 2007-2008 school year.


1. Was the student provided FAPE for the 2005-2006 school year?
2. Was the student provided FAPE for the 2006-2007 school year?
3. Is the student due tuition reimbursement for 2007-2008 school year?
4. Is the student due compensatory education for 2005-2006 school year?
5. Is the student due compensatory education for 2006-2007 school year?
6. Is the student due compensatory education for 2007-2008 school year?
7. Is the parent entitled to transportation for 2007-2008 school year?


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