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State Board Hearings Chronologically by case number, 2009-2012


| 2009-2012 |

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Case # Issues Date before State Board State Board Decision
09-09-003 expulsion 3/11/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to dismiss the matter of appeal of an expulsion because it was settled.
09-11-005 expulsion 2/13/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to the school district to amend its policies to ensure that students are not suspended for longer than 10 days without first having a long-term suspension hearing, or an expulsion hearing as required by RSA 193:13 and Ed 317.04. Also to encourage the parties to work together to help the student obtain access to educational services during the expulsion and to develop a plan for readmission in the next school year pursuant to RSA 193:13,II.
09-12-006 suspension 10/14/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to uphold the school board's decision regarding student suspension.
09-01-007

manifest educational hardship

6/10/2009 accepted HO report as discussed in nonpublic session and adopted HO recommendation to uphod the school board's decision to deny the request for transfer under the provisions of Manifest Educational Harship. This was done in non-public session.
09-01-008 termination 11/20/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to vacate the local school board decision and remand the matter to the SAU Joint school board for rehearing.
09-01-009 manifest educational hardship 5/13/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to uphold the school board's decision to deny the parents request for change of school assignment due to manifest educational hardship
09-01-011 manifest educational hardship 5/13/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to uphold the School board's decision to deny the parents request for change of school assignment
09-01-012 dress code 8/12/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to dismiss with prejudice the Parents' appeal of the school boards decision to deny the relief requested by the parent because the state board lacks jurisdiction and legal authority to grant the releif. The hearing was held in non-public session.
09-02-013 bus stop 6/10/2009 Remained the HO report back to the HO for further information. Accepted HO report that the bus stop was unsafe and adopted HO recommendation to stop at student's house.
09-03-014 manifest educational hardship 8/12/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to uphold the decision of the local school board and deny the parents' request for manifest educational hardship because the parents' position is not supported by applicable law.
09-03-015 reinstatement of tchng cred 8/12/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to dismiss the matter of appeal of denying a teacher's request for reinstatement of teaching credential because the teacher withdrew the request.
09-05-016 teacher removeal 10/14/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation that the Board doesn't have jurisdiction over the appeal for dismissal and does not have jurisdiction over RSA 189:31 as long as the teacher is dismissed.
09-05-019 non renewal 8/12/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to dismiss an appeal. The hearing was held in non-public session
09-06-020 non renewal 11/18/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to uphold the local school board's decision to non renew the position because the program is being eliminated.
09-06-021 non renewal 8/12/2009 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to uphold the local school board decision. The hearing was held in non-public session.
10-10-001 manifest ed hardship 2/10/2010 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to grant the school district motion to dismiss and the parents' appeal be dismissed with prjudice on the issue of reassignment to a nonpupblic school.
10-10-002 administration policy decision 4/14/2010 Accepted HO Report and adopted HO Recommendation to grant school district's motion to dismiss because these matters should be addressed through the grievance process delineated in the district's collective bargaining agreement with teachers.
10-12-004 teacher harassment 4/14/2009 Accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to deny the Parent's claim of teacher contact with the student and grant the school board's motion to dismiss.
10-02-005 manifest educational hardship 6/9/2010 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to uphold the local board's decision to deny the parents' request for manifest educational hardship because of a lack of clear and convincing evidence that the pupil's needs could not be met by the assigned school. Also a lack of clear and convincing evidence that the school's failure to meet the pupil's need impaired the educational progress of the pupil.
10-02-006 CA re serious deficiency finding 4/14/2010 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to dismiss because both the Day Care and the Bureau of Food and Nutriction agreed that the matter is resolved by the submition of a corrective action plan for finding of serious deficienceis.
10-02-007 schedule change 6/9/2010 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to uphold the school districts decision "because there is no legal basis for overturning the decision"
11-07-001 non renewal 2/9/2011 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to uphold the local school board decision to remove funding for a program and thereby removing a position held by the complaintant.
11-08-002 residencey 11/10/2011 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to overturn the Northwood school board's decision to deny student as a resident of Northwood.
11-08-003 revocation 2/9/2011 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to dismiss because the credential was voluntarily surrendered due to allegations of inappropropriate professional conduct.
11-09-004 tuition 3/9/2011 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation that this dispute be resolved by the district's tuition agreement.
11-09-005 manifest educational hardship 11/10/2010 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to dismiss the matter without prejudice to allow parents to make their request to the other school board.
11-10-006 teacher evaluation retraction 2/9/2011 accepted HO report relative to retraction of teacher's 2009-10 performance evaluation and adopted HO recommendation to dismiss the matter due to lack of jurisdiction over this issue.
11-11-007 suspension 2/15/2012 accepted HO report that the school district resolved the matter by agreement and adopted HO recommendation to withdraw the appeal after receiving notice from petitioner.
11-12-008 bus stop 3/9/2010 affirms HO ruling granting school board's motion to dismiss without prejudice.
11-12-009 teacher non renewal 2/15/2012 accepted HO report that this matter was held in abeyance pending the outcome of a grievance hearing and adopted HO recommendation to withdraw the appeal because the matter had been resolved.
11-12-010 tuition based on manifest educational hardship 5/11/2011 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to remand the matter to the local school board for determination about hardship based on law, rule and local policy. Also if the parent chooses he may petition the Superintendent for reassignment instead.
11-05-014 bus stop 9/14/2011 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to dismiss this matter due to lack of jurisdiction.
11-06-015 suspension 2/15/2012 accepted HO report that the appeal be stayed to allow parties to resolve the matter and adopted HO recommendation to dismiss the appeal with prejudice.
11-06-016 revoke charter 12/14/2011 accept the HO report and motion to withdraw was granted. The State Board declined the HO recommendation of dismiss with prejudice with respect to referral request. This was done in nonpublic session.
12-09-005 awarding credit 2/15/2012 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to uphold the local school board decision.
12-12-009 expulsion 5/16/2012 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation in nonpublic session.
12-01-008 bulling 1/16/2013 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation in nonpublic session.
12-01-012 parent as aide 12/19/2013 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to
12-03-014 appeal Commissioner decision 11/21/2012 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation that the Commissioner's decision be upheld.
12-03-015 appeal 11/21/2012 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation in nonpublic session.
12-03-017 bullying change of school assignment 8/15/2012 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation to uphold the local school board's decision to deny the change of school assignment.
12-04-019 bullying 9/19/2012 accept HO report and adopted HO recommendation to dismiss the matter due to lack of standing.
12-06-022 communication protocol 9/19/2012 accepted HO report and adopted HO recommendation regarding the local school district's communication protocol.

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