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Case No. 21-0095

Hills & Dales Child Development Center
v.
Iowa Department of Education and Keystone Area Education Agency and Dubuque Community School District, Intervenors

Hills & Dales Child Development Center (Hills & Dales) appeals the district court’s decision on judicial review affirming the Iowa Department of Education’s declaratory order. Hills & Dales argues the district court erred in holding that: (1) the Iowa Department of Education did not exceed the authority conferred upon it by any provision of law; (2) Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services is a “related service” and not a “medical service;” (3) the Department did not rely on Keystone’s representations not supported by the evidence regarding school attendance: (4) the Department’s ruling was not based upon an unjustifiable or illogical interpretation of law; and (5) the Department’s ruling was neither arbitrary nor capricious.

County:
Dubuque

Appellant

Hills & Dales Child Development Center

Appellees

Iowa Department of Education and Keystone Area Education Agency and Dubuque Community School District, Intervenors

Attorneys for Appellant

Brian J. Kane

Attorneys for Appellees

Jordan G. Esbrook

Dustin T. Zeschke
Jenny L. Weiss

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule

15-15-5

Nov 17, 2021 9:00 AM

Briefs

Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
21-0095
Date Published:
Dec 30, 2021
Date Amended:
Mar 08, 2022

Other Information

Date Retained:
Jul 27, 2021

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