Daniel & King Phillips Regional School District – BSEA # 15-04287

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re:    Daniel[1] BSEA # 15-04287    RULING ON CROSS-MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion of King Philip Regional School District for Summary Judgment, filed December 18, 2014, and the Student’s[2] Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment, filed…Look at this result

Barnstable Public Schools – BSEA # 11-1387C

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Barnstable Public Schools BSEA #11-1387C RULING ON MOTION TO ORDER COMPLIANCE WITH DECISION On September 7, 2012 the BSEA issued a final decision (Decision) in the case that is the subject of this Ruling, In Re: Barnstable Public Schools, BSEA…Look at this result

Faye & Worcester Public Schools – BSEA # 15-04291

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re:    Faye[1] BSEA # 15-04291 RULING ON WORCESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO REQUIRE PARENT TO AUTHORIZE RELEASE OF RECORDS SUBPOENAED BY WORCESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS PURSUANT TO BSEA HEARING RULE VII This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion of the…Look at this result

Eleanor & Pembroke Public Schools – BSEA # 15-03787 [2]

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMININSTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re:    Eleanor[1] BSEA # 15-03787 RULING ON PARENTS’ EMERGENCY MOTION FOR NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Parents’ Emergency Motion for Neuropsychological Evaluation, filed on January 14, 2015. The Pembroke Public Schools (hereinafter “the District”) filed…Look at this result

Eleanor & Pembroke Public Schools – BSEA # 15-03787 [3]

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re:    Eleanor[1] BSEA # 15-03787 RULING ON PARENTS’ MOTION FOR CLARIFICATION OF HEARING OFFICER’S ORDER This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Parents’ Motion, filed on January 23, 2015 and styled a “Motion for Clarification of the Hearing Officer’s Order.”[2]…Look at this result

In re: Vic & Wellesley Public Schools – BSEA #15-03712

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals   In re: Vic[1] BSEA #15-03712 RULING ON DISCOVERY On February 3, 2015, after a telephonic motion session, I issued an oral Order in the above-entitled matter upholding Wellesley Public Schools’ (WPS) Motion for a Protective Order (MPO) with respect to Parents’…Look at this result

In Re: Uriel & Westwood Public Schools – BSEA # 15-03636

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals   ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­______________________________________ In Re: Uriel[1] &                                                                                                         BSEA # 15-03636 Westwood Public Schools _______________________________________ ORDER A conference call was held on February 26, 2015 at which arguments were heard on several outstanding Motions. Pursuant to those arguments the following…Look at this result

In Re: Uriel & Westwood Public Schools – BSEA # 15-03636 (2)

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals   ______________________________________ In Re: Uriel[1] &                                                                                                         BSEA # 15-03636 Westwood Public Schools _______________________________________ Ruling This comes before the Bureau on the Motion of Children’s Hospital to Quash and/or Limit 7 subpoenae duces tecum issued by the Westwood Public…Look at this result

In re: Student v. Lynn Public Schools – BSEA # 15-00643

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMININSTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re:    Student v.  Lynn Public Schools BSEA # 15-00643             RULING ON LYNN PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO DISMISS   This Ruling is issued pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 USC 1400 et seq.), Section 504…Look at this result

In re: Harrison & Isabella & Norton Public Schools – BSEA # 15-04277 & BSEA # 15-04282

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Harrison & Isabella[1] BSEA # 15-04277 & BSEA # 15-04282 RULING ON PARENTS’ MOTIONS FOR STAY PUT This matter comes before the Hearing Officers on the Motions of the Parents of Harrison and Isabella for a Stay Put During the Pendency of…Look at this result

In re: Gabrielle & Clinton Public Schools – BSEA # – 15-05232

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Gabrielle[1] BSEA # – 15-05232  RULING ON CLINTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO DISMISS   This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion of the Clinton Public Schools (hereinafter “Clinton” or “the District”) to Dismiss the Hearing Request filed by…Look at this result

In re: Gabrielle & Clinton Public Schools – BSEA # – 15-05232 (2)

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re:    Gabrielle[1] BSEA # 15-05232 RULING ON CLINTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO JOIN WACHUSETT REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion of the Clinton Public Schools to Join the Wachusett Regional School District pursuant to Bureau…Look at this result

In Re: Wallis & Lincoln-Sudbury Regional School District – BSEA # 15-02427

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS Bureau of Special Education Appeals __________________________________ In Re: Wallis[1] & Lincoln-Sudbury Regional School District BSEA # 15-02427 __________________________________   RULING ON PARENTS’ MOTION FOR POSTPONEMENT AND SCHOOL’S MOTION TO DISMISS   This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on routine requests made in highly unusual circumstances…Look at this result

In re: Harrison & Isabella – BSEA # 15-04277 & BSEA # 15-04282 (2)

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re:    Harrison & Isabella[1] BSEA # 15-04277 & BSEA # 15-04282 RULINGS ON AMEGO, INC.’S MOTION TO CONSOLIDATE AND MOTION TO DISMISS ITSELF AS A PARTY These matters come before the Hearing Officers on two Motions filed by Amego, Inc. (hereinafter “Amego”) in…Look at this result

In Re: Student v. Agawam Public Schools & Melmark New England – BSEA # 15-04488

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Student v. Agawam Public Schools & Melmark-New England BSEA # 15-04488                                                                                                            RULING ON PARENTS’ MOTION TO ENFORCE “STAY PUT” The instant case involves a publicly-funded student (Student) enrolled in a private residential special education school pursuant to a BSEA decision…Look at this result

In re: Kevin and Whitman-Hanson Regional School District – BSEA # 15-06955

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Kevin[1] BSEA # 15-06955 RULING ON WHITMAN-HANSON REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT’S MOTION TO DISMISS ITSELF AS A PARTY This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on a Motion filed by Whitman-Hanson Regional School District (hereinafter “Whitman-Hanson”) to dismiss itself as a Party to…Look at this result

In re: Logan and Grafton Public Schools – BSEA # 15-06275

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re:    Logan[1] BSEA # 15-06275 RULING ON GRAFTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION FOR A PROTECTIVE ORDER             This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on a Motion filed by Grafton Public Schools (hereinafter “ District”) for a Protective Order Relative to a Discovery…Look at this result

In Re: Xalvador and Touchstone Public Schools – BSEA # 15-07990

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals   In Re: Xalvador and Touchstone Public Schools[1] BSEA # 15-07990 Discovery Rulings These matters come before the Hearing Officer on the School’s Motion’s for a Protective Order permitting it to withhold redacted IEPs sought by the Parent in discovery, and to…Look at this result

In re: Tantasqua Regional School District – BSEA # 15-09595

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re:    Tantasqua Regional School District                                   BSEA # 15-09595 RULING ON TANTASQUA REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT’S PARTIAL MOTION TO DISMISS Parent filed the Hearing Request in this matter with the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (“BSEA”) on May 28, 2015.  On June 16,…Look at this result

In Re: Boston Public Schools v. Student – BSEA # 15-03083 & BSEA # 14-01653

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Boston Public Schools v. Student BSEA # 15-03083 & BSEA # 14-01653 Ruling on Parent’s Emergency Motion for Stay Put Clarification Pending Outcome of Judicial Proceeding A Decision in the above-referenced matter was issued on January 2, 2015, finding Boston Public Schools’ (Boston)…Look at this result

In Re: Student v. Weymouth Public Schools – BSEA # 14-09137

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Student v. Weymouth Public Schools BSEA # 14-09137 Ruling on Weymouth Public Schools’ Motion to Dismiss On September 9, 2014, Weymouth Public Schools (Weymouth) filed a Motion to Dismiss in the above-referenced matter on the grounds that there was no longer a…Look at this result

In Re: Student v. Lowell Public Schools – BSEA # 14-10301

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Student v. Lowell Public Schools BSEA # 14-10301 Ruling on Lowell Public Schools Motion to Dismiss Parent requested a Hearing in the above- referenced matter on June 24, 2014. On July 1, 2014, Lowell Public Schools (Lowell) filed a Challenge to the…Look at this result

Student v. Lincoln-Sudbury Regional School District – BSEA #15-02427

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Student v Lincoln-Sudbury Regional School District BSEA #1502427 RULING ON LINCOLN-SUDBURY REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT’S MOTION TO DISMISS/MOTION FOR SUMMARY DECISION The Hearing Request in this matter was filed with the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA) on September 22, 2014. On October…Look at this result

In re: Victor C. v. Boston Public Schools – BSEA #15-03625

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Victor C. v. Boston Public Schools BSEA #1503625 RULING ON BOSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO JOIN THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH On January 12, 2015, Boston Public Schools (Boston) filed a Motion to Join the Department of Mental Health (DMH)….Look at this result

In Re: Revere Public Schools – BSEA #15-07485

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re:  Revere Public Schools BSEA No. 1507485   RULING ON MOTION TO DISMISS OF REVERE PUBLIC SCHOOLS   INTRODUCTION           This case involves a twenty year old student (Student) with disabilities whom the Revere Public Schools (Revere or School) deemed to…Look at this result

In re: Student v. Boston Public Schools – BSEA #15-03625

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Student v. Boston Public Schools BSEA #1503625 RULING ON BOSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO DISMISS On November 18, 1014 Parents requested a Hearing in the above-referenced matter. Boston Public Schools (Boston) then filed a Motion to Dismiss on November 24,…Look at this result

In Re: Student v. Taunton Public Schools & Department of Children and Families & May Institute – BSEA # 16-01127

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re:  Student v. Taunton Public Schools & Department of Children and Families & May Institute BSEA # 16-01127 Ruling on Parent’s Motion for Recusal of the Hearing Officer On August 4, 2015, Parent in the above-referenced matter filed a Hearing Request with the BSEA against…Look at this result

In Re: Zebulon[1] & Quincy Public Schools – BSEA # 16-00059

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals _______________________ In Re:  Zebulon[1]  & Quincy Public Schools BSEA # 16-00059 ________________________ RULING ON SCHOOL’S MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the School’s Motion for a Protective Order to shield it from answering four Interrogatories propounded by…Look at this result

In Re: Student v. Ludlow Public Schools – BSEA # 15-09319

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Student v. Ludlow Public Schools BSEA # 15-09319 Ruling on Ludlow Public Schools’ Partial Motion to Dismiss     On May 21, 2015, Parent requested a Hearing in the above-referenced matter[1] and later amended her Hearing Request on June 12, 2015.   Parent’s…Look at this result