Christoper Grohman, special counsel with Duane Morris LLP in Chicago, is representing Children’s Habilitation Center. He described the facility’s residents like this: “They’re sort of at different levels of abandonment. Some of these students’ parents just don’t answer the phone, we just don’t know where they are. Some will answer the phones, but won’t do anything. The way the law works is if the parents are involved, they’re supposed to enroll in the district where the parents live. If the parents have functionally abandoned the child, then it defaults to District 147, where the children live now.”

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