LEAP Levin Eduction Access Project

Stay-Put Provision of IDEA

​USDC District of Hawaii Judge Gilmor ruled in favor of a student on the issue of stay-put. Read the ruling by clicking the arrow. 

Serving the State of Hawaii, the Levin Education Access Project (LEAP) was incorporated in August 2009 as a Hawaii non-profit corporation.  Its primary purpose is to provide much needed education and advocacy to children and families facing disabilities. LEAP is organized around the principle that all children have a right to reach their full potential and that the proven way to realize that promise is through appropriate education.


Recent DCCA Ruling.


Hearings Officer rules that abuse of a child in a classroom is a denial of FAPE.  Read the ruling by clicking the arrow

Click her to view Hawaii News Now's report

Recent Federal Court ruling 

Read the recent 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on Hawaii DOE's Act 163 - Hawaii DOE's attempt to limit eligibility to age 20.  Read the ruling by clicking the arrow. Click here to read StarAdvertiser article on ruling.

Welcome to LEAP
Levin Education Access Project Overview

How much do you know about Special Education Law?

​Do you know the law?  Review a situation and see if you reach the correct conclusion. Take a quick quiz by clicking the arrow.

Updated: 10/3/14

Recent Federal Court ruling 

USDC District of Hawaii Judge Watson rules in favor of student that failure to implement an IEP in light of the "Furlough Fridays" was a denial of FAPE.  Read the ruling by clicking the arrow. 

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Levin Education Access Project

851 Fort Street, 4th Floor

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

Phone: (808) 237-5327

Fax: (808) 237-5347

Last updated: October 4, 2014