A Complaint And Request For Records Regarding The Legacy School

801 Words Jul 29th, 2016 4 Pages
Ms. Cambra:

This is a complaint and request for records concerning the Legacy School, which is a school registered with the Department of Education as a private school under COMAR 13A.09.09 located in Carroll County, Maryland.

My understanding is that Legacy holding itself out as a provider of special education services for charge in violation of Maryland Law. Additionally, I question whether or not their teachers are qualified to teach in a private school in Maryland.

BACKGROUND: Currently, my ex-wife and I are in a dispute concerning my daughter education. My daughter just finished up her seventh-grade year at Dunloggin Middle School located in Howard County Maryland. She has been identified by the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) as having a "Specific Learning Disability" and therefore eligible for special education services. (See Report of Psychological Assessment which is attached to the Legacy Application For Admission that is attached to this email.)

Concerning the dispute between my ex-wife and Legacy. My ex-wife claims that she was informed by Legacy Staff that they are suitable to meet my daughter 's special education needs in that they have been trained in Orton-Gillingham from Bowman Educational Service, a method for teaching children with dyslexia how to read, which seems to be without merit in this instance since my daughter does not have dyslexia. Additionally, she was told that at Legacy the teachers there have expertise in assisting…

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