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Consent Decree for Nadine Jones Class Action Suit Available for Review

Dec. 18, 2006 The State office of Special Education advises all parents of a child with a disability who has an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) that the proposed consent decree in the matter of Nadine Jones, et al v. Government of the Virgin Islands, et al, Civil No. 1984-47, District Court of the Virgin Islands, Division of St. Croix is now available for review and suggestions. The decree is at the State Offices of Special Education and the Disability Rights Centers in the Districts of St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix, according to a press release from the Department of Education. It can also be viewed online at: www.usviosep.org
The State Offices of Special Education are located at:
Orange Grove Shopping Center, Building No. 2, Bay Nos. 9 and 10, Christiansted, St. Croix; phone 719-7682.
Frostco Building, No. 210-3A, St. Thomas; phone 774-4399.
The Disability Rights Centers are located at:
63 Estate Carlton, Frederiksted, V.I. 00840 phone; 772-1200.
9003 Havensight Mall, Suite 313, St. Thomas, V.I. 00802; phone776-4303.
Any settlement class member who intends to object to the fairness of the proposed settlement must serve any objections in writing to the Disability Rights Center at the above addresses by Jan. 22, stating all objections and the reasons, including any and all supporting papers, and if applicable, his or her statement of intent to appear a the fairness hearing. Any settlement class member who does not serve timely written objections will be foreclosed from seeking review of the settlement or dismissal of the litigation by appeal or otherwise.

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