Student vs. School District of Philadelphia

PENNSYLVANIA
SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARING OFFICER

DECISION
EXPEDITED DUE PROCESS HEARING

Name of Child: Student

ODR #6695/05-06 LS

Date of Birth: xx/xx/xx

Date of Hearing: June 27, 2006

OPEN HEARING

Parties to the Hearing: Parent

School District of Philadelphia Office of General Counsel
440 N. Broad Street, 3rd Floor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130

Representative:

Michael Basch, Esquire
Fine, Kaplan and Black
1835 Market Street, 28th Floor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

Deborah DeLauro, Esquire Office of General Counsel
440 N. Broad Street, 3rd Floor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130

Date Transcript Received: July 2, 2006

Date of Decision: July 2, 2006

Hearing Officer: Linda M. Valentini, Psy.D.

Background

Student is a[n] xx-year-old eligible student who resides in the School District of Philadelphia (hereinafter District). Student was the subject of two previous due process hearings; both were resolved by settlement agreements between the parties. The current dispute concerns the implementation of the March 30, 2006 Settlement Agreement which among other things addressed Student’s summer program for summer 2006.

On June 21, 2006 Ms. Parent, Student’s mother (hereinafter Parent) requested this expedited hearing because of her concern that Student was not going to receive the agreed upon summer program which is scheduled to begin on July 5, 2006.

Issue

Did the School District implement the terms of the March 30, 2006 agreement it made with the Student’s mother regarding programming for summer 2006?

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