Empire Justice Center has reached a preliminary settlement in a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit claimed that the Rochester City School District denied students with disabilities and parents of students with disabilities their rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The case is called N.N. et. al. v. Rochester City School District et. al, No. 6:19-cv-06526-DGL
If you are, were, or will be a student with disabilities or a parent of students with disabilities in the Rochester City School District (the District) between July 16, 2017 and the present, you should read this notice. The Court ordered that this Notice to Classes about the Settlement and the Final Approval Hearing, available in English here and in Spanish here, be provided to class members. Class members can also review the full settlement agreement submitted to the Court here, be provided to the class members.
If you are a parent of students with disabilities or a student with disabilities in the Rochester City School District and have questions about this lawsuit, you can contact us by calling (585) 454-4060.