This month’s update identifies a pair of recent court decisions that seem to differ from the traditional district-deferential approach in methodology disputes. Download the update and read more.
This month’s update identifies recent court decisions illustrating the multi-step analysis and equitable nature of tuition reimbursement. These two cases include the issue of transition respectively as an implicit student-specific placement provision and as an explicit age-specific IDEA requirement. Download the update and read more.
This month’s update identifies recent court decisions addressing issues of “twice-exceptional” students under the IDEA and, alternatively or additionally, Section 504. Download the update and read more.
This month’s update identifies recent court decisions of general significance, specifically addressing (a) FAPE and the remedy of compensatory education, and (b) FAPE and the remedy of tuition reimbursement, along with an added flourish under Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Download the update and read more.
This month’s update identifies recent court decisions that illustrate the significance, in some cases, of the parties’ course of conduct as perceived by the court. This judicial balancing of reasonableness and good faith, referred to as the “equities,” is not limited to the remedies, such as tuition reimbursement. It also extends with less frequent prominence… Continue reading September 2020 Legal Update
This month’s update concerns two issues that were subject to recent, published federal appeals court decisions of general significance: (a) tuition reimbursement under the IDEA, and (b) over-identification of “504-only” students for unwarranted accommodations. Click here to download the update and read more.
This month’s update concerns issues that were subject to recent federal appeals court decisions and are of general significance: (a) the application of Endrew F. and PRR, and (b) a surprising and puzzling wrinkle in tuition reimbursement jurisprudence. Click here to download the update and read more.
This monthly legal alert addresses the significant rulings of two recent federal appeals court decisions— Krawietz v. Galveston Independent School District (2018), which reinforced the ad hoc nature of school district's ongoing obligation of “child find” under the IDEA, and L.H. v. Hamilton County Department of Education (2018), which provided a new twist on both least… Continue reading September 2018 Legal Update
This month's legal alert focuses on two recent cases with costly consequences, one arising from a student’s concussion (Lincoln-Sudbury Regional School District v. Mr. and Mrs. W. (2018)), and the other, the failure to have the IEP ready at the start of the school year (School District of Philadelphia v. Kirsch (2018)). Click here to… Continue reading March 2018 Legal Update
This legal alert focuses on two recent cases, one including the intersection of child find and RTI under the IDEA (M.G. v. Williamson County Schools (2018)), and the other concerning the IDEA remedies for stay-put violations (Doe v. East Lyme Board of Education (2015, 2017)). Click here to download the update and read more.