On December 18, 2003, the Department of Public Instruction received a complaint under state and federal special education law from XXXXX against the Merrill Area Public Schools. This is the department's decision regarding that complaint. The issues are whether the district, during the 2003-2004 school year:
On June 23, 2000 (letter dated May 31, 2000), a complaint was filed with the Department of Public Instruction by XXXXX against the Merrill Area Public Schools. This complaint alleges a violation of special education law regarding the implementation of programs for children with disabilities.