WW vs. Scranton City School District

PENNSYLVANIA
SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARING OFFICER

DECISION
DUE PROCESS HEARING

Name of Child: WW
ODR #6887/06-07 LS

Date of Birth: xx/xx/xx
Date of Hearing: November 13, 2006

OPEN HEARING

Parties to the Hearing: Mr.

Lee Carr
Scranton City School District 425 N. Washington Ave Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503

Representative:
John Bogdanovicz, Esquire 507 Linden Street, Suite 300 Scranton, PA 18503

Harold McGrath, Esquire McGrath Law Offices
3215 Spruce Street, Suite 600

Scranton, PA 18503

Date Transcript Received: November 18, 2006

Date of Decision: November 27, 2006

Hearing Officer: Marcie Romberger, Esquire

BACKGROUND

Student is xx years old and currently in his second year of 10th grade in the Scranton City School District. He has been diagnosed with autism. In May, 2006, the District and Student reached an agreement for the District to fund an independent educational evaluation for Student. As a result of some issues, Student did not have the independent evaluation conducted. Student’s behaviors have declined within the past few weeks. His aggression has increased and his time in academic instruction has decreased due to other behaviors. Both sides have requested independent educational and psychological evaluations at public expense to be ordered for Student.

ISSUES

Is Student in need of independent educational and psychological evaluations at District expense?

WW-Scranton-City-ODRNo-6887-06-07-LS

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