Due Process Hearing for ZW
Date of Birth: xx/xx/xx
File Number: 7373/06-07AS
Date of Hearing: March 19, 2007
Mr. and Mrs.
Imani Education Circle Charter School 5612 Greene Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144-2808
Date Transcript Received: March 21, 2007
Date of Decision: April 4, 2007
Hearing Officer: David F. Bateman, PhD
Student is a xx-year old student who attends the Imani Education Circle Charter School (hereinafter Charter School). She is eligible for special education and related services as a student with autism and PDD. She also receives speech and occupational therapy services, and has problems with a seizure disorder and scoliosis. Student has attended the Charter School since kindergarten.
The Parent requested the due process hearing because they feel the program offered by the Charter School is inappropriate and is requesting a placement at either an Approved Private School (APS) or an Alternative Education School (AES). The Charter School feels it has an appropriate program and placement for Student.
II. ISSUES PRESENTED
- Is the IEP appropriate for Student’s needs?
- Is Student eligible for placement at either an APS or AES?