Jill D. v. Snider (W.D. Pa., 1996)

Settlement requiring qualified hearing officers and timely decisions in DPW hearing system for children receiving Early Intervention services.

LeGare v. School District of Philadelphia (E.D. Pa., 1994)

Consent decree established new policy and procedure for inclusion of students with disabilities in specialized and magnet high school programs which includes different application review process and waiver of certain testing on a case-by-case basis; resolution of School Reform Commission extends this entitlement to English Language Learners.

Steven M. v. Gilhool (E.D. Pa., 1988)

This class action lawsuit struck down a statute limiting access to educational services for children with disabilities abandoned by parents from another state.