Complaint Decisions
Recent Complaint decisions are posted here for 30 days. After this time, use the Complaints, Hearings, and Letters Search.
  • 14-047C  - 8/12/14
    The District was in violation when it implemented an adaptation without first providing the parent with a prior written notice 14 calendar days prior to implementation. The District was in violation when it failed to implement adaptations related to study guides and notes.
  • 14-030C  - 8/12/14
    The District failed to follow the excusal process when a required team member left during an IEP meeting. The District was in compliance when it reviewed and included a medical diagnosis reported by the grandparent who was considered a parent under IDEA.
  • 14-057C  - 8/12/14
    The District violated IDEA when it: failed to ensure parental participation in an annual IEP meeting; revised an IEP and decreased services without supporting documentation; and failed to provide the parent with PWN/IEP. The District was in compliance related to transmittal of education records.
  • 14-061C  - 8/12/14
    The District was in violation when it failed to issue a PWN prior to terminating the Student's special education services.
  • 14-043C  - 8/7/14
    The District was in violation for failing to provide progress reporting as required by the Student's IEP.
  • 14-062C  - 8/7/14
    The District was found compliant in its implementation of the support service in the Student's IEP. The District was found in violation when it failed to timely propose a DAPE evaluation or timely provide prior written notice of its refusal to conduct a DAPE evaluation.
  • 14-063C  - 8/7/14
    The District was compliant when it considered the use of positive interventions and implemented the Student's BIP as written.
  • 14-065C  - 8/7/14
    The District failed to initiate child find and then delayed child find after the parent made a written request.
  • 14-068C  - 8/7/14
    The District was in violation when it failed to hold IEP meetings when restrictive procedures were used on more than two school days in a 30-day period. The District failed to consistently document restrictive procedure use.
  • 14-072C  - 8/7/14
    The District was compliant. The Parents participated in scheduled IEP meetings and the District made Skype available as an alternative. The District implemented the agreed-upon IEP as written and the Student was in LRE.
  • 14-038C  - 8/5/14
    The parent alleged that services were not provided, no conciliation meetings, ESY or transition services. The District admitted the conciliation meeting was not held.
  • 14-045C  - 8/5/14
    The District was in violation when it failed to provide special transportation, paraprofessional service, and assistive technology to the Student as required by the IEP.
  • 14-048C  - 8/5/14
    The District was compliant when it considered the use of positive behavioral interventions and appropriately used restrictive procedures in response to emergencies.
  • 14-050C  - 8/5/14
    The District was in violation when it failed to provide the accommodations regarding teacher notes and key vocabulary words in accord with the Student's IEP. The District was also in violation when it did not describe the Student's progress towards goals.
  • 14-051C  - 8/5/14
    The District was in compliance when it provided the Student with social skills services and paraprofessional services in accordance with the Student's IEP.
  • 14-052C  - 8/5/14
    The District did not attempt to "counsel out" the student from receiving services.
  • 14-031C  - 7/29/14
    The District failed to reduce the Student's assignments. The District violated 34 C.F.R. ยง 300.17(d) when it failed to provide Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) in conformity with the IEP.
  • 14-008C  - 7/28/14
    Systemic complaint regarding occupational therapy services.
  • 14-025C  - 7/28/14
    The District was in violation when it failed to provide a procedural safeguards notice upon evaluation request.
  • 14-029C  - 7/28/14
    The District failed to: implement the Student's IEP as written; ensure parent participation in the Student's IEP Team meeting; and implement the Student's IEP related to progress reporting. The District timely conducted a re-evaluation.
  • 14-033C  - 7/28/14
    The District unilaterally changed Student's placement without an IEP meeting or parental participation in the decision. The special education classroom was essentially equivalent to regular education classrooms.
  • 14-037C  - 7/28/14
    The District is not in violation for failure to implement the modification at issue.
  • 14-039C  - 7/28/14
    The District was not in violation when the Student's schedule changed at the start of semester and the Student was enrolled in a new, regular education elective class.
  • 14-041C  - 7/28/14
    The District failed to provide FAPE to the Student who was open enrolled and whose parent informed the District of an intention to home school, when the District, as Student's resident district, did not provide comparable services and did not either adopt Student's existing IEP or develop a new IEP.
  • 14-042C  - 7/28/14
    The District failed to timely provide a visual schedule and did not provide therapy in conformity with Student's IEP.