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Divisions > Special Education and Early Intervention > Family Support and Dispute Resolution Branch > Hearing Decisions > 2011
Due Process Hearing Decisions - FY11 - 4th Quarter
(April 1, 2011 - June 30, 2011)

In cases where MSDE has been informed that a hearing decision is being appealed in accordance with Section 615(i) of IDEA 2004, an asterisk (*) is placed next to the OAH Case #.  The civil or district court number of the case is provided when available.
Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Baltimore City Public Schools

 11-H-CITY-08504 

The information contained in this due process hearing decision could not be redacted sufficiently to ensure the confidentiality of the student. Therefore, the decision is being withheld for release.

04/4/2011   Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision, Placement Determination
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded that the change in schools was not a change in placement under the IDEA that required an IEP team decision.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Frederick County  
Public Schools
11-H-FRED-00467 04/01/2011 Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision, Parentally-Placed Private School Students, Tuition Reimbursement
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded that the IEP for the 2010-2011 school year was not appropriate and that the nonpublic school in which the student's parents had enrolled the student was appropriate. As a result, the ALJ also concluded that the parents were entitled to tuition reimbursement for the 2010-2011 school year.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Howard County
Public Schools

11-H-HOWD-08576

05/02/2011 Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded that the school system did not deny the student FAPE during the 2009-2010 school year or the 2010-2011 school year.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Montgomery County Public Schools
10-H-MONT-44973 04/15/2011 Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision, Tuition Reimbursement
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded that the IEP and placement proposed for the 2010-2011 school year were appropriate and denied the parents' request for tuition reimbursement for the 2010-2011 school year.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Montgomery County
Public Schools
11-H-MONT-02077 04/08/2011 Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision, nonpublic Placement
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded that the parent did not offer any evidence that created a legitimate dispute about whether the school system failed to provide FAPE or whether the student should be placed in a nonpublic school.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Montgomery County
Public Schools
11-H-MONT-07246 06/10/2011 Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision, Tuition Reimbursement
Decision Summary
____________

The ALJ concluded that the student's parents failed to prove that the school system did not offer the student FAPE for the 2009-2010 school year or the 2010-2011 school year. As a result, the ALJ also concluded that the parents were not entitled to tuition reimbursement.


Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Montgomery County
Public Schools
11-H-MONT-14344 06/20/2011 Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded that the school system did not deny the student FAPE for the 2010-2011 school year and did not err in its determination that the student does not meet the criteria to be identified as a student with an emotional disability.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Queen Anne's County
Public Schools
11-H-QANN-01178 04/04/2011 Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision, Tuition Reimbursement
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded that the IEP and placement proposed by the school system for the 2009-2010 and the 2010-2011 school years were appropriate and as a result, the parents were not entitled to tuition reimbursement.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Worcester County
Public Schools
11-H-WORC-06690 04/15/2011 Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision, Independent Educational Evaluation Procedures
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded that the school system's assessments were appropriate and the parent was not entitled to an IEE at public expense.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Worcester County
Public Schools
11-H-WORC-19904 06/30/2011 Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision, Nonpublic Placement
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded that the parent did not meet the burden to show that the student was denied FAPE between November 22, 2010 and June 22, 2011 and further concluded that the parent did not show that a non-public school placement was appropriate.

 

 

 


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