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Colorado District Rules in Endrew F. Case

On February 12, 2018, the Honorable Lewis T. Babcock, U.S.D.J. issued a decision in the matter of Endrew F. v. Douglas Cty. Sch. Dist. RE 1.  As is well-know, the United States Supreme Court ruled on the Endrew F. matter in March 2017 and remanded the case to the 10th Circuit.   https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/16pdf/15-827_0pm1.pdf

The 10th Circuit remanded the cases to the United District Court for the District of Colorado for further proceedings, and Judge Babcock issued a decision in favor of the Petitioners.

Judge Babcock’s decision can be found here:  http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.copaa.org/resource/resmgr/docs/2018_Documents/Endrew2018.02.12.Opinion_and.pdf

In relevant part, Judge Babcock ruled:

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February 27, 2018 – 2018 School Law Conference – Transportation Issues in Special Ed

Paul N. Barger, Esq., will present, at the School Law Conference, a talk on Transportation Issues in Special Ed on February 27, 2018 at 1:00pm.

Date/Time:  February 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

Location:  The Imperia, Somerset, NJ

For registration details: NJICLE.com

Presented in cooperation with the School Law Special Committee of NJSBA 


March 22, 2018 – IEP’s with Accountability

Paul N. Barger, Esq, will present a workshop with Tara A. Clancy, M.A., Literacy Remediation Specialist on The Why’s and How’s of Building Accountability into your Child’s Individualized Education Plan on March 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

Date/Time: March 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

Location: Shames JCC on The Hudson, 371 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591

RSVP: Isabel@bargergaines.com