TENTH CIRCUIT COURT CASES

1.  Cain v. Yukon Pub. Schs, 775 F.2d 15 (10th Cir. Okla. 1985) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

2.  Hayes v. Unified School Dist. No. 377, 877 F.2d 809 (10th Cir. Kan. 1989) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

3.  Johnson v. Independent Sch. Dist. No. 4 of Bixby, 921 F.2d 1022 (10th Cir. Okla. 1990) — PARENTS

4.  Evans v. Independent Sch. Dist. No. 25., 936 F.2d 472 (10th Cir. Okla. 1991) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

5.  Assoc. for Comm. Living in Colo. v. Romer, 992 F.2d 1040 (10th Cir. Colo. 1993) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

6.  Murray v. Montrose Cty. Sch. Dist., 51 F.3d 921 (10th Cir. Colo. 1995), cert. denied — SCHOOL DISTRICT

7.  Urban v. Jefferson Cty. Sch. Dist., 89 F.3d 720 (10th Cir. Colo. 1996) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

8.  Fowler v. Unified Sch. Dist. No. 259, 107 F.3d 797 (10th Cir. Kan. 1997), cert granted (remanded, see No. 9 below)

9.  Fowler v. Unified Sch. Dist. No. 259, 128 F.3d 1431 (10th Cir. Kan. 1997) — PARENTS (sort of )

10.  O’Toole v. Unified Sch. Dist. No.233, 144 F.3d 692 (10th Cir. Kan. 1998) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

11.  Logue v. Unified Sch. Dist. No. 512, U.S. App. LEXIS 16280 (10th Cir. Kan. 1998) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

12.  Erickson v. Albuquerque Pub. Schs, 199 F. 3d 1116 (10th Cir. N.M. 1999) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

13.  Padilla v. School Dist. No. 1 In the City and Cty. of Denver, 233 F.3d 1268 (10th Cir. Colo. 2000) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

14.  Joshua W. v. USD 259 Bd. of Educ., 2000 U.S. App. LEXIS 8837 (10th Cir. Kan. 2000), cert denied – SCHOOL DISTRICT

15.  T.S. v. Independent Sch. Dist. No. 54, 265 F.3d 1090 (10th Cir. Okla. 2001) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

16.  Cudjoe v. Independent Sch. Dist. No. 12, 297 F.3d 1058 (10th Cir. Okla. 2002) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

17.  L.C. v. Utah State Bd. of Educ., 62 Fed. Appx. 278 (10th Cir. Utah 2003) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

18.  D.L. v. Unified Sch. Dist. No. 497, 392 F.3d 1223 (10th Cir. Kan. 2004), cert denied — SCHOOL DISTRICT

19.  L.B. v. Nebo Sch. Dist., 379 F.3d 966 (10th Cir. Utah 2004) — PARENTS (in part)

20.  L.C. v. Utah State Bd. of Educ., 125 Fed. Appx. 252 (10th Cir. Utah 2005) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

21.  T.W. v. Unified Sch. Dist. No. 259, 136 Fed. Appx,. 122 (10th Cir. Kan. 2005)(Unpublished Opinion) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

22.  Ellenberg v. N. M. Military Inst., 478 F.3d 1262 (10th Cir. N.M. 2007) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

23.  McQueen v. Colo. Sprg. Sch. Dist. No. 11, 488 F.3d 868 (10th Cir. Colo. 2007) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

24.  Moseley  v. Bd. of Educ. of Albuquerque Pub. Schs,  483 F.3d 689 (10th Cir. N.M. 2007) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

25.  Garcia v. Bd. of Educ. of Albuquerque Pub. Schs, 520 F.3d 1116 (10th Cir. N.M. 2008) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

26.  Couture v. Bd. of Educ. of the Albuquerque Pub. Schs, 535 F.3d 1243 (10th Cir. N.M. 2008) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

27.  Sytsema v. Academy Sch. Dist., 538 F.3d 1306 (10th Cir. Colo. 2008) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

28.  Thompson R2-J Sch. Dist. v. Luke P., 540 F.3d 1143 (10th Cir. Colo. 2008), cert. denied — SCHOOL DISTRICT

29.  Miller v. Bd. of Educ. of Albuquerque Pub. Schs, 565 F.3d 1232 (10th Cir. N.M. 2009) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

30.  Ellenberg v. N. M. Military Inst., 572 F.3d 815 (10th Cir. N.M. 2009), cert. denied — SCHOOL DISTRICT

31.  Chavez v. New Mexico Public Educ. Dept., 621 F.3d 1275 (10th Cir. N.M. 2010) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

32.  Ebonie S. v. Pueblo Sch. Dist. 60, 695 F.3d 1051 (10th Cir. Colo. 2012) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

33.  Jefferson County Sch. Dist. R-1 v. Elizabeth E., 702 F.3d 1227 (10th Cir. Colo. 2012), cert denied — PARENT

34.  Muskrat v. Deer Creek Public Schools, 715 F.3d 775 (10th Cir. Okla. 2013) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

35.  Endrew F. v. Douglas County Sch. Dist., 798 F.3d 1329 (10th Cir. Colo. 2015) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

— Petition for Writ of Certiorari GRANTED 09/29/2016, U.S. Supreme Court Case No. 15-827

— Oral Argument scheduled for January 12, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.

36.  A.F. v. Espanola Pub. Schs., 801 F.3d 1245 (10th Cir. N.M. 2015)  — SCHOOL DISTRICT

37.  Carroll v. Lawton Indep. Sch. Dist., 805 F.3d 1222 (10th Cir. Okla. 2015) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

38.  M.S. v. Utah Sch. for the Deaf & Blind, 822 F.3d 1128 (10th Cir. Utah 2016) — PARENTS

39.  Smith v. Cheyenne Mt. Sch. Dist. 12, 652 Fed. Appx. 697 (10th Cir. Colo. 2016)(Unpublished Opinion) — SCHOOL DISTRICT

STATISTICS

Total special education decisions:  39

In favor of the School District:  34 (87%)

In favor of parents:  5 (13%)

Decisions that  reverse district court (who decided in favor of parents) in order to rule for school district:  9

Decisions that reverse district court (who decided in favor of school district) in order to rule for parents:  3

Decisions that affirm district court decision:  27