Porter v. The Illinois State Board of Education

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2014 IL App (1st) 122891
Decision Date: 
February 10, 2014
District: 
1st Dist.
Division/County: 
Cook Co.,1st Div.
Justice: 
CONNORS
Holding: 
Confirmed.
Parent sought administrative review of adverse decision of Illinois State Board of Education as to accommodations for her daughter's learning disability. Hearing officer's decisions as to student's placement, and to parent's participation in process of determining placement were not clearly erroneous.Officer cited to testimony of parent's witness as to student's ability to complete specialized program within one year to bring her up to grade level in language skills, and School District offered to place student in school able to provide that instruction. (CUNNINGHAM and DELORT, concurring.)