Due Process

Due Process Win for Child with Epilepsy!

2020-04-20T20:34:09+00:00

Today Allison Hertog won an IEP due process hearing for a special needs child with a severe form of epilepsy.  The School Board of Broward County, Florida is the fifth largest school district in the country.  It refused to follow her doctor's instructions for an emergency and school was unsafe for this child with special needs.  In the event of an emergency she would need that medication to survive.  The district put up a very aggressive defense by hiring expensive experts from Emory University and Illinois at tax payer's expense.  After this win the girl has an IEP which will [...]

Due Process Win for Child with Epilepsy!2020-04-20T20:34:09+00:00

Win in Federal Court for Our Clients!

2020-04-15T02:18:09+00:00

Today our triplet clients had another huge win against the Miami-Dade County School District - the fourth largest in the country.  We're so thrilled to report that Judge Joan Lenard of the Federal District Court of the Southern District of Florida denied the school board's motion to dismiss our case.  Our clients, who won a due process case against the district under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, filed a complaint in federal court to enforce that win and the school district tied to get the case dismissed.  Today that motion to dismiss the case was denied.  This is a great development because [...]

Win in Federal Court for Our Clients!2020-04-15T02:18:09+00:00

Making School Work Wins Three Lawsuits Against the 4th Largest School District in the U.S.

2020-04-15T02:20:12+00:00

An Administrative Law Judge of the State of Florida Division of Administrative Hearings (Case Nos. 14­5679E, 14­5668E, 14­5669E) ruled last month that the Miami­Dade County School Board, which oversees the fourth largest school district in the country, violated the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act for failing to adequately educate very intelligent triplets with learning disabilities and ADHD at a well­regarded STEM magnet high school, the Marine Academy of Science and Technology (MAST@Florida International University). The students met the rigorous academic and behavioral admissions requirements of the school, but quickly landed on academic probation when the school failed to implement the [...]

Making School Work Wins Three Lawsuits Against the 4th Largest School District in the U.S.2020-04-15T02:20:12+00:00

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