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Our Systemic Formal Complaint: A Timeline 

Sullivan, Esq. and Roma (Systemic) v. Savannah-Chatham County School District 

Case No. 21-339109

On October 9, 2020, The Sullivan Law Firm submitted a systemic formal complaint against the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) to Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) alleging certain violations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) (20 U.S.C. § 1400 et seq.) had occurred around the move from in-person to exclusively online/virtual teaching formats. 

This is the timeline of the complaint from the initial complaint to GaDOE's formal resolution decision dated February 12, 2021. 

If you are interested in learning more about how this complaint came about, please free to read our blog posts on the subject here

October 9, 2020

Formal complaint filed with the Georgia Department of Education

October 14, 2020

Formal Complaint Initiation Letter issued by Georgia Department of Education

November 13, 2020

The Sullivan Law Firm Responds to Statements in SCCPSS Response

* Exhibits 5-6 are not included in order to protect student privacy.

December 7, 2020

The Sullivan Law Firm Provides Additional Supporting Documents to GaDOE

* The referenced recording is not included in order to protect student privacy.

February 12, 2020

GaDOE issues its Formal Complaint Resolution Letter

Formal Complaint Resolution (Facts)

Formal Complaint Resolution (Findings & Resolutions)

December 2020-January 2021

GaDOE continues to conduct its investigation.