Typical Preschool Tuition Available Where Necessary for FAPE: A Victory for Parents and Students in Pennsylvania

July 2021 —  The MLO Minute: By Michael Connolly, Esq., Supervising Partner of our Special Education Department — For years now, many Intermediate Units (“IUs”) throughout Pennsylvania have taken the position, based at least in part on several older, misguided Pennsylvania Hearing Officer Decisions, that under no circumstances were IU’s responsible for typical preschool tuition…

Kimberly Caputo, Esq. of McAndrews Law is Featured in Chalkbeat Philadelphia Regarding Act 66 of 2021!

July 2021 —  Kimberly Caputo, Esq., a special education attorney with McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C., recently spoke with Neena Hagen of Chalkbeat Philadelphia regarding Act 66 — a new law signed by Governor Wolf which allows Pennsylvania students to repeat a school year. Kim and Nancy Potter, Esq. (another wonderful special education…

Extra School Year Update!

July 2021 —  The MLO Minute: By Nancy Potter, Esq. and Kimberly Caputo, Esq. Special Education Attorneys with McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. — Governor Wolf has Signed Act 66 of 2021! Attention Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers! Extra year for 21-Year-Old Students with IEPs & Option to Repeat a Grade for ALL Students!…