The opinion of the court was delivered by: Legrome D. Davis, J.
AND NOW, this 1st day of March, 2012, upon consideration of Plaintiffs' Expedited Motion to Compel the Production of Documents and Responses to Interrogatories (Doc. No. 37) and Defendants' Opposition thereto (Doc. No. 40), it is hereby ORDERED that Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel (Doc. No. 37) is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART as follows:
1. Defendants shall produce all electronic discovery, including e-mails, by March 22, 2012.
2. The discovery schedule in this matter is amended as follows:
a. Factual discovery shall close on April 30, 2012.
b. Plaintiffs shall disclose expert report(s) by April 30, 2012, the close of factual discovery.
c. Upon the completion of factual discovery on April 30, 2012, or at any time prior, the parties shall jointly advise the Court in writing as to whether this matter should be referred to the Honorable Timothy Rice, United States Magistrate Judge, for a settlement conference.
d. Defendants shall disclose expert report(s) by May 14, 2012.
e. Plaintiffs shall submit any rebuttal expert report(s) by May 28, 2012.
f. All discovery, including expert depositions, shall close on June 11, 2012.
g. Plaintiffs' motion for class certification shall be filed by June 25, 2012, with a response due July 9, 2012.
h. Dispositive motions shall be filed on or before June 25, 2012, with responses due July 9, 2012.
i. Upon the resolution of dispositive motions and Plaintiffs' class certification motion, the Court will schedule a final pretrial conference.
3. The temporal scope of discovery is limited to the 2006-07 school year through the present. Defendants shall provide responsive information to Plaintiffs' discovery requests for ...