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Divisions > Special Education and Early Intervention > Family Support and Dispute Resolution Branch > Hearing Decisions > 2010
Due Process Hearing Decisions - FY10 - 2nd Quarter
(October 1, 2009 - December 31, 2009)

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
09-H-CITY-30464
12/15/2009
Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision, Tuition Reimbursement
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded the IEP was not appropriate, therefore, granted the parent's request for tuition reimbursement.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Baltimore City
Public Schools
09-H-CITY-31704
12/2/2009
Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision, Placement/LRE/complainant requesting less restrictive
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded the IEP and placement are appropriate, and dismissed the case as the parent presented no evidence to support a finding that the IEP was not appropriate.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Cecil County
Public Schools
09-H-CECL-31362 12/4/2009 Parent/Guardian ESY Determination, IEP Development/Review/Revision, Tuition Reimbursement
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded the IEPs for school years 2007-2008, and 2008-2009 were appropriate, and that the student was not eligible for ESY. Further the ALJ concluded the IEP for the current school year, 2009-2010, is also appropriate, therefore, denied the parent's request for tuition reimbursement.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Howard County
Public Schools
09-H-HOWD-35253 11/24/2009 Public Agency Identification/Evaluation/Reevaluation
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ granted HCPS authority to conduct assessments of the student without parental consent.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Howard County
Public Schools
09-H-HOWD-37965 11/23/2009 Parent/Guardian Placement Determination
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ dismissed the parent's complaint as the HCPS change in school location was not a change in educational placement.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Montgomery County
Public Schools
09-H-MONT-23651 12/8/2009 Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision, Tuition Reimbursement
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded that the IEP is appropriate, therefore, denied the parent's request for tuition reimbursement.

Public Agency OAH Case #
______________
Decision Date
Hearing Requested By Issues
Prince George's County
Public Schools
09-H-PGEO-28597 11/3/2009 Parent/Guardian IEP Development/Review/Revision, Placement/LRE/complainant requesting less restrictive, Proper Written Notice
Decision Summary
____________
The ALJ concluded the IEP was not appropriate, nor was the placement, therefore, ordered PGCPS to convene an IEP meeting to develop an appropriate IEP for the student.


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