IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 19, 2010
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
NOBEL LEARNING COMMUNITIES, INC.
AND NOW, this 19th day of March, 2010, upon consideration of the plaintiff's Motion for Leave to File First Amended Complaint (Docket No. 47); the defendant's opposition (Docket No. 50); the plaintiff's reply thereto (Docket No. 51); and the defendant's surreply, attached as Exhibit A to its Motion for Leave to File Surreply (Docket No. 53);*fn1 and for the reasons stated in a memorandum of law bearing today's date, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The plaintiff's motion is GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART. The plaintiff may amend its complaint to allege discrimination at the daycare and preschool levels and to allege discrimination experienced by A.O.R. The plaintiff may not amend its complaint to allege associational discrimination experienced by parents and by siblings.
2. The amended complaint, as redacted and filed as Exhibit A with the plaintiff's motion, and in accordance with this memorandum, shall be deemed to have been filed as of the date of the order.
MARY A. McLAUGHLIN, J.