Complaint Decisions

Recent Complaint decisions are posted here for 30 days. After that time, they will be found on our Data Reports and Analytics page.

Please note: Decisions issued prior to March 1, 2016, can be found on our Compliance Search page.
  • 18-102C - 7/31/18
    The District did not violate special education law because the District's bullying prevention policy allowed a student's IEP team to address the skills and proficiencies the student needs to respond to or not engage in bullying, and here, the Student's IEP was developed and revised to address those skills and proficiencies as well as the Student's anticipated needs.
  • 18-098C - 7/23/18
    The District violated special education law when it failed to provide services in the least restrictive environment as described in the IEP and when it failed to determine the extent to which the Student needed services in order to continue to participate in the general education curriculum and to progress toward meeting the goals in the Student's IEP during a 10-day suspension.
  • 18-096C - 7/17/18
  • 18-094C - 7/17/18
    The District violated 34 C.F.R. § 300.106(a) and Minn. R. 3525.0755, subp. 4 when it failed to determine whether ESY services during the summer of 2017 were necessary for the provision of FAPE to the Student.
  • 18-093C - 7/17/18
    Because nothing in the Student's IEP precluded the paraprofessional assigned to the Student from providing direct support to the Student in a small group of students, the District is not in violation.
  • 18-090C - 7/17/18
  • 18-089C - 7/17/18
    The District was in violation when it failed to educate and allow a student to participate with other children with disabilities and failed to provide direct occupational therapy services, as outlined in his IEP, during the 2017-18 school year.
  • 18-086C - 7/17/18
    The District violated special education law when, following the January 18, 2018 conciliation conference, it failed to provide the Complainant with a conciliation conference memorandum within five school days after the conference.
  • 18-085C - 7/17/18
    The District did not violate special education law when it did not seclude the Student and followed proper due process procedures when removing the Student from school for one-half day.
  • 18-084C - 7/17/18
    The District did not violate special education law provided the behavioral support services in the Student's IEP and when the Student's IEP team met to review and revise the Student's IEP.
  • 18-050C - 6/15/18
  • 18-049C - 6/15/18
  • 16-138C - 10/14/16
    Systemic Complaint - the District violated special education law when it failed to determine on a case-by-case basis the individual transportation needs of each Student; when it failed to provide all Students’ parents with proper prior written notice prior to changing the provision of FAPE to the Students; and when it failed to follow the procedural safeguards outlined in IDEA and instead unilaterally changed transportation services to all open enrolled Students with disabilities.