Tyrell and Duxbury Public Schools – BSEA # 09-0295

Tyrell and Duxbury Public Schools – BSEA # 09-0295 MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION Bureau of Special Education Appeals In Re: Tyrell1 and Duxbury Public Schools BSEA #09-0295 RULING ON SCHOOL’S MOTION FOR A DIRECTED VERDICT AND/OR MOTION TO DISMISS This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion of the Duxbury…Look at this result

Ursula and Ware Public Schools – BSEA # 09-0340

Ursula and Ware Public Schools – BSEA # 09-0340 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Bureau of Special Education Appeals In Re: Ursula1 and Ware Public School BSEA# 09-0340 Ruling on Motion to DISMISS This matter comes before the Bureau on the Motion of the Ware Public Schools to Dismiss the parts of the Parent’s hearing request that…Look at this result

Yul v. Boston Public Schools – BSEA# 09-1007

Yul v. Boston Public Schools – BSEA# 09-1007 MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY EDUCATION AND SECONDARY EDUCATION Bureau of Special Education Appeals In Re: Yul and Boston Public Schools BSEA # 09-1007 RULING This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the assertion of the School that the Bureau lacks jurisdiction to hear the Parent’s claim…Look at this result

Stoughton Public Schools and DESE – BSEA # 09-2276

Stoughton Public Schools and DESE – BSEA # 09-2276 MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION Bureau of Special Education Appeals In Re: Stoughton Public Schools & DESE BSEA #09-2276 RULING ON DESE MOTION TO DISMISS This matter comes before the Bureau on the Motion of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (“the Department”)…Look at this result

Student v. Wachusett Regional School District – BSEA # 09-2526

Student v. Wachusett Regional School District – BSEA # 09-2526 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Student v. Wachusett regional School District BSEA# 09-2526 RULING ON MOTION FOR RECUSAL Background 1. On October 9, 2008 Parents’ attorney requested an expedited hearing before the BSEA. Expedited status was initially granted. 2. On…Look at this result

Student v. Wachusett Regional Schools District – BSEA # 09-2526

Student v. Wachusett Regional Schools District – BSEA # 09-2526(2) COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Student v. Wachusett Regional School District BSEA# 09-2526 RULING ON MOTION TO DISMISS APPEAL BACKGROUND 1. On October 9, 2008 Parents’ attorney requested an expedited hearing before the BSEA. Expedited status was initially granted. 2….Look at this result

Northbridge Public Schools – BSEA # 09-2533

Northbridge Public Schools – BSEA # 09-2533 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Northbridge Public Schools BSEA # 09-2533 RULING ON MOTION TO COMPEL INDEPENDENT EVALUATOR ACCESS On October 14, 2008, Student’s attorney filed a Motion to Compel Independent Evaluator Access to School Staff ( Motion to Compel ). The attorney…Look at this result

Zale and Springfield Public Schools – BSEA # 09-2701

Zale and Springfield Public Schools – BSEA # 09-2701 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Zale1 and the Springfield Public Schools BSEA #09-2701 Ruling on Parent’s Motion for Protective Order This matter comes before the Bureau on the request of the Parent for assistance in regulating the conduct of the attorneys…Look at this result

Lawrence Public Schools – BSEA # 09-2746

Lawrence Public Schools – BSEA # 09-2746 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Lawrence Public Schools BSEA # 09-2746 RULING RE JOINDER OF MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES Introduction On December 12, 2008, Lawrence Public Schools (Lawrence) filed with the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA) a motion to join…Look at this result

Medford Public Schools – BSEA # 09-2774

Medford Public Schools – BSEA # 09-2774 COMMONWEATLH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Medford Public Schools BSEA# 09-2774 RULING ON MEDFORD PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO DISMISS PARENTS’ HEARING REQUEST WITH PREJUDICE BACKGROUND On October 23, 2008 Parents filed a Hearing Request with the BSEA against the Medford Public Schools (MPS) which…Look at this result

Danvers Public Schools – BSEA # 09-2776

Danvers Public Schools – BSEA # 09-2776 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Danvers Public Schools BSEA # 09-2776 RULING ON MOTION TO DISMISS This ruling is issued pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 USC 1400 et seq .), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29…Look at this result

Cody and New Bedford Public Schools – BSEA # 09-3103

Cody and New Bedford Public Schools – BSEA # 09-3103 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Cody1 BSEA# 09-3103 RULING ON MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT BACKGROUND On November 13, 2008 Parent filed for a BSEA hearing against the New Bedford Public Schools (NBPS) and the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families…Look at this result

Northampton Public SChools v. Massachusetts Department of Mental Health and Massachusetts Department of Mental Retardation – BSEA # 09-3451

Northampton Public SChools v. Massachusetts Department of Mental Health and Massachusetts Department of Mental Retardation – BSEA # 09-3451 COMMIONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re : Northampton Public Schools v. Massachusetts Department of Mental Health & Massachusetts Department of Mental Retardation BSEA # 09-3451 Ruling on Northampton Public Schools’ Motion for Stay-Put Order…Look at this result

Hudson Public Schools v. Sam – BSEA # 09-3499

Hudson Public Schools v. Sam – BSEA # 09-3499 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Hudson Public Schools v. Sam1 BSEA# 09-3499 RULING ON HUDSON PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT BACKGROUND Sam is a fifth grade special education student in the Hudson Public Schools who functions under an Individual Education…Look at this result

Carol and Attleboro Public Schools – BSEA # 09-3926

Carol and Attleboro Public Schools – BSEA # 09-3926 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS In re: Carol1 and Attleboro Public Schools BSEA# 09-3926 BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS RULING ON PARENT’S MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT BACKGROUND On January 5, 2009 the Attleboro Public Schools (APS) filed a Hearing Request with the BSEA which was assigned the…Look at this result

Student v. Worcester Public Schools – BSEA # 09-4367

Student v. Worcester Public Schools – BSEA # 09-4367 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Student v. Worcester Public Schools BSEA # 09-4367 RULING ON WORCESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION FOR DIRECTED VERDICT A hearing in the above-referenced matter was held on June 8, 9 and 23, 2009 in Worcester and Malden,…Look at this result

Natick Public Schools – BSEA # 09-4771

Natick Public Schools – BSEA # 09-4771 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Natick Public Schools BSEA # 09-4771 RULING ON MOTION TO DISMISS A. INTRODUCTION On February 10, 2009, Parents, through their attorney, filed with the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA) their Hearing Request , seeking reimbursement for their…Look at this result

Scituate Public Schools – BSEA # 09-5506

Scituate Public Schools – BSEA # 09-5506 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Scituate Public Schools BSEA # 09-5506 RULING ON MOTION FOR SUMMARY DECISION A. INTRODUCTION On March 16, 2009, Parents filed their Hearing Request with the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA). On April 3, 2009 and April 23,…Look at this result

Student and Springfield Public Schools – BSEA # 09-5976

Student and Springfield Public Schools – BSEA # 09-5976 MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION Bureau of Special Education Appeals In Re: Student and Springfield Public Schools BSEA 09-5976 RULING This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion of the Springfield Public Schools to Join the Department of Mental Retardation, the Department…Look at this result

Fall River Public Schools – BSEA # 09-6962

Fall River Public Schools – BSEA # 09-6962 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Fall River Public Schools BSEA # 09-6962 RULING RE JOINDER OF MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH Introduction On May 27, 2009, Fall River Public Schools (Fall River) filed with the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA) a…Look at this result

Westwood Public Schools – BSEA # 10-1162

Westwood Public Schools – BSEA # 10-1162 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re : Student v. Westwood Public Schools BSEA # 10-1162 Westwood Public Schools’ Motion To Dismiss Parent’s Hearing Request With Prejudice and/or Motion for Summary Judgment and Mother’s Motion to Require the District to Allow the Parent to Audiotape the Team…Look at this result

Shrewsbury Public Schools – BSEA # 10-1237

Shrewsbury Public Schools – BSEA # 10-1237 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Shrewsbury Public Schools BSEA # 10-1237 RULING ON REQUEST FOR CLARIFICATION OF LEGAL STANDARD I. Introduction This Ruling addresses the parties’ joint request for clarification of the legal standard that would likely govern the resolution of this matter…Look at this result

Gail and Danvers Public Schools BSEA #10-1721

Gail and Danvers Public Schools BSEA #10-1721 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Gail1 and Danvers Public Schools BSEA#10-1721 RULINGS ON SCHOOL’S MOTION TO DISMISS AND PARENTS’ MOTION TO STRIKE STATEMENT OF THE CASE On September 3, 2009 Parents filed a request for hearing seeking compensatory relief for the 2006-2007, 2007-2008,…Look at this result

Mike and Boston Public Schools – BSEA # 10-2417

Mike and Boston Public Schools – BSEA # 10-2417 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Mike1 and Boston Public Schools BSEA# 10-2417 RULINGS ON MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT These rulings are rendered pursuant to M.G.L. Chapters 30A and 71B; 20 U.S.C. §1400 et seq.; 29 U.S.C….Look at this result

Hudson Public Schools – BSEA #10-2914 and 10-4061

Hudson Public Schools – BSEA #10-2914 and 10-4061 COMMONWEATLH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Hudson Public Schools BSEA# 10-2914 and # 10-4061 RULING ON HUDSON’S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT On January 7, 2010, Parents filed two Hearing Requests with the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA) against the Hudson Public Schools…Look at this result

Jeffrey K. and Palmer Public Schools – BSEA # 10-4342

Jeffrey K. and Palmer Public Schools – BSEA # 10-4342 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Bureau of Special Education Appeals In Re: Jeffrey K. and Palmer Public Schools BSEA No. 10-4342 ORDER DISMISSING CASE WITHOUT PREJUDICE This matter is dismissed without prejudice, pursuant to the Order to Show Cause issued on June 28, 2010. The BSEA issued…Look at this result

Dennis Yarmouth Regional School District – BSEA # 10-4763

Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District – BSEA # 10-4763 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District BSEA # 10-4763 RULING RE JOINDER OF MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES AND MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES Introduction On February 3, 2010, Student’s Guardian filed a hearing request with the Bureau…Look at this result

Israel and Monson Public Schools – BSEA # 10-5064

Israel and Monson Public Schools – BSEA # 10-5064 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Israel1 and the Monson Public Schools BSEA #10-5064 Ruling on School Motion To Dismiss This matter comes before the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (“BSEA”) on the Motion of the Monson…Look at this result

Matt and Fairhaven and Acushnet Public Schools – BSEA # 10-6249

Matt and Fairhaven and Acushnet Public Schools – BSEA # 10-6249 COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Matt1 and Fairhaven and Acushnet Public Schools BSEA# 10-6294 RULING ON FAIRHAVEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO DISMISS APPEAL RULING ON ACUSHNET PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO DISMISS APPEAL STATEMENT OF THE CASE On April 1,…Look at this result