No. 88-1879.

877 F.2d 1089 (1989)

CHRISTOPHER W., et al., Plaintiffs, Appellants, v. PORTSMOUTH SCHOOL COMMITTEE, etc., et al., Defendants, Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided June 16, 1989.

As Amended June 20, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Patricia M. Beede, Newport, R.I., Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc., for plaintiffs, appellants.

Joseph B. Going, Newport, R.I., for defendants, appellees.

Before CAMPBELL, Chief Judge, BOWNES, Circuit Judge, and FUSTE, District Judge.

BOWNES, Circuit Judge.

Plaintiff-appellant Christopher W. appeals an order of the district court which held that he had not exhausted administrative remedies pursuant to the Education for All Handicapped Children Act prior to seeking relief in district court, and that therefore the court lacked jurisdiction to hear the case. We affirm.


Christopher W. was born January 14, 1970. He entered school in 1975, and began to manifest attendance...

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