Hester et al v. District of Columbia et al

District of Columbia, dcd-1:2004-cv-01291

ORDER granting {{14}} Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment, and denying {{17}} Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment; it is further ordered that Defendants are required to provide Plaintiff with compensatory education, provided for by Cert ified Learning Center ("CLC"), for the period November 1, 2000, through August 5, 2005; the amount and form of compensatory education shall be determined by Plaintiff's District of Columbia IEP team. Signed by Judge Gladys Kessler on 5/9/06.

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ______________________________: ANTONIO HESTER,:: Plaintiff,: v.:: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, et al.,:: Civil Action No. 04-1291 (GK) Defendants.: ______________________________: ORDER Plaintiff, Antonio Hester, brings this suit alleging that Defendants, the District of Columbia and Robert C. Rice, Superintendent of the District of Columbia Public Schools, failed to provide him with a free appropriate public education ("FAPE") as required under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ("IDEA"), 20 U.S.C. §§ 14, et seq.. This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment, [#14], and Defendants' Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment, [#16]. Upon consideration of the Motions, Oppositions, and Replies, and the entire record herein, and for the reasons stated in the Memorandum Opinion, it is hereby ORDERED that Plaintiff's Motion, [#14], is granted; and it is further ORDERED that Defendants are required to provide Plaintiff with compensatory education, provided for by Certified Learning Center ("CLC"), for the period from November 1, 2000, through August 5, 2005; it is further ORDERED that the amount and form of the compensatory education shall be determined by Plaintiff's District of Columbia IEP team; and it is further ORDERED that Defendants' Motion, [#16], is denied. /s/ May 9, 2006 Gladys Kessler United States District Judge Copies To: Attorneys of Record via ECF 2