On February 7, 2003, the Department of Public Instruction received a complaint under state and federal special education law from XXXXX against the Wausau School District. This is the department's decision regarding that complaint. The issue is whether the district responded properly to parent requests beginning November 2001 for independent educational evaluations (IEEs) of two children (Students I and E) following completion of the district's evaluations to determine eligibility for special education services.
On May 27, 1999 (letter dated May 20, 1999), a complaint was filed with the Department of Public Instruction by XXXXX against the Wausau School District. This complaint alleges a violation of special education law regarding the implementation of programs for children with disabilities.