Ashland Sch. Dist. v. Parents of E.H., No. 08-35926 - - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Ashland Sch. Dist. v. Parents of E.H., No. 08-35926

In an Individuals with Disabilities Education Act action, the district court's order denying reimbursement to plaintiff-parents for their child's residential treatment is affirmed where: 1) the district court adequately responded to the hearing officer's conclusions before reaching a contrary result; 2) parents' failure to give notice was a relevant consideration when determining whether to deny reimbursement; and 3) the record contained ample evidence supporting the district court's conclusion that the parents placed the child in residential care to treat medical, not educational, problems.

Read Ashland Sch. Dist. v. Parents of E.H., No. 08-35926

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted October 8, 2009

Filed December 7, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge O'Scannlain

Counsel

For Appellant:

Mary E. Broadhurst, Eugene, OR

For Appellee:

Andrea L. Hungerford and Nancy J. Hungerford, Hungerford Law Firm, LLP, Oregon City, OR