The Supreme Court punted in the case of BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, PETITIONER v. TOM F., ON BEHALF OF GILBERT F., A MINOR CHILD
Here is the entirety of their Opinion:
The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided Court.
[*2] JUSTICE KENNEDY took no part in the decision of this case.
Here is the entirety of the Court of Appeals Opinion:
UPON DUE CONSIDERATION, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that the judgment of district court be, and it hereby is, VACATED and REMANDED for further proceedings in light of this Court’s decision in Frank G. v. Bd. of Educ., No. 04-4981,459 F.3d 356, 2006 WL 2077009, 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 19029 (July 27, 2006) [**2] .
And all that means: a parent who has a child with disabilities and must choose between a public and a private school for that child must know that before the public school will compensate the parent for the cost of the private schooling the child must have been enrolled in the public school. For more, please see the Lexis/Nexis link.
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BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, PETITIONER v. TOM F., ON BEHALF OF GILBERT F., A MINOR CHILD
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
128 S. Ct. 1; 169 L. Ed. 2d 1; 2007 U.S. LEXIS 11481; 76 U.S.L.W. 3197; 21 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. S 1
October 10, 2007, Decided