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Lana Lea Traynor

Lana Traynor’s Legal Cases

16 total


  • In the Matter of the Puyallup School District (Washington State)

    Practice Area:
    Education
    Date:
    Dec 12, 2008
    Outcome:
    Student/parents were the prevailing party.
    Description:
    Special Education Citizen's Complaint filed with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in Washington State.
  • Western Oregon University OCR Reference No. 10092028

    Practice Area:
    Education
    Outcome:
    WOU Enters Resolution Agreement with OCR
    Description:
    "The U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is ceasing its investigation of the above-referenced case based on the enclosed Voluntary Resolution Agreement (agreement) signed by the president of Western Oregon University (university), on May 22,2009. OCR and the university developed this agreement in response to the allegations contained in this complaint. The university's implementation of the agreement will resolve the allegations that OCR accepted for resolution. Our closure of this case is contingent on the university's successful completion of the requirements of the agreement, which includes monitoring provisions. Under the monitoring provisions, the university will provide OCR with its final compliance report by September 30, 2009."
  • In the Matter of the Education of Student and Riverdale School District, Case No. DP 08-101 (Oregon)

    Practice Area:
    Education
    Date:
    Jul 14, 2008
    Outcome:
    Student/family prevailed.
    Description:
    The District's failure to provide a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) to the student. As a result, the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) ordered the District to reimburse the parents for tuition at a private school, counsel, and evaluation.
  • In the Matter of Vancouver School District, Special Education Cause No. 2003-SE-0137 (Washington State)

    Practice Area:
    Education
    Date:
    Dec 03, 2004
    Outcome:
    Student/family prevailed.
    Description:
    The District failed to provide a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) to the high school student. The District failed to meet its "child find" and evaluation obligations under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) because it did not conduct a special education evaluation/referral after the student's discharge from in-patient psychiatric hospitalization. The Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) ordered partial reimbursement of the student's private, residential placement costs.
  • In the Matter of the Education of Student and Pendleton School District, Case No. DP 09-118 (Oregon)

    Practice Area:
    Education
    Date:
    Oct 20, 2009
    Outcome:
    Settlement agreement reached.
    Description:
    The Oregon State Legislature ordered closure of the Oregon School for the Blind. The parent, on behalf of the student, filed a Due Process Complaint regarding procedural and substantive issues.
  • In the Matter of the Education of Student and Gresham-Barlow School District, Case No. DP 09-119 (Oregon)

    Practice Area:
    Education
    Date:
    Mar 03, 2010
    Outcome:
    Settlement agreement reached.
    Description:
    The Oregon State Legislature ordered closure of the Oregon School for the Blind. The parent, on behalf of the student, filed a Due Process Complaint regarding procedural and substantive issues.
  • In the Matter of the Education of Student and Gresham-Barlow School District, Case No. DP 09-115 (Oregon)

    Practice Area:
    Education
    Date:
    Sep 17, 2009
    Outcome:
    Settlement agreement reached.
    Description:
    The Oregon State Legislature ordered closure of the Oregon School for the Blind. The parent/student filed a Due Process Complaint regarding procedural and substantive issues.
  • In the Matter of the Education of Student and Beaverton School District, Case No. DP 09-125 (Oregon)

    Practice Area:
    Education
    Date:
    Apr 02, 2010
    Outcome:
    Settlement agreement reached.
    Description:
    The Oregon State Legislature ordered closure of the Oregon School for the Blind. The parent, on behalf of the student, filed a Due Process Complaint regarding procedural and substantive issues.
  • In the Matter of Washougal School District, Special Education Cause No. 2008-SE-0052 (Washington State)

    Practice Area:
    Education
    Date:
    Oct 16, 2008
    Outcome:
    Settlement agreement reached.
    Description:
    Parents, on behalf of the high school student, filed a Due Process Complaint, alleging both procedural and substantive violations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
  • In the Matter of Graduate Student and Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU); FERPA Complaint

    Practice Area:
    Education
    Date:
    Feb 25, 2009
    Outcome:
    Requested documents provided to the Student.
    Description:
    On behalf of the graduate student, Ms. Traynor filed a complaint with the Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) at the U.S. Department of Education. The FPCO investigates allegations of Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) violations.