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Early Intervention Transition Administrative Complaint against the School District of Philadelphia (2017)

This complaint, filed with the Bureau of Special Education, challenged delays in the completion of special education evaluations and development of IEPs for children with disabilities who transitioned from Elwyn SEEDS to kindergarten or first grade in the School District of Philadelphia. To date, the complaint has resulted in compensatory education services for 170 children, a number that is to expected to rise as the Bureau continues to investigate. The complaint also resulted in an order of corrective action that the School District create a new procedure to ensure children have a smooth transition moving forward.


Complaint Investigation Report

Request for Reconsideration

Amended Complaint Investigation Report

ELC Recommendation Letter

CIR File Review