Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities in the IEP and in School Bullying Prevention and Intervention Efforts1

Issued: February 11, 2011 I. Leadership II. Training And Professional Development III. Access To Resources And Services IV. Academic And Non-academic Activities V. Policies And Procedures For Reporting And Responding To Bullying VI. Collaboration With Families Appendix This resource document contains tools to assist schools and IEP Teams to prevent bullying of students with disabilities […]Look at this result

In re: Rand v. Sharon Public Schools – BSEA No. 19-12408

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Rand1 v. Sharon Public Schools BSEA #1912408 DECISION This decision is issued pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 USC 1400 et seq.), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 USC 794), the state special education…Look at this result

Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities in the IEP and in School Bullying Prevention and Intervention Efforts1

Issued: February 11, 2011 I. Leadership II. Training And Professional Development III. Access To Resources And Services IV. Academic And Non-academic Activities V. Policies And Procedures For Reporting And Responding To Bullying VI. Collaboration With Families Appendix This resource document contains tools to assist schools and IEP Teams to prevent bullying of students with disabilities […]Look at this result

In re: Ruth v. Marshfield Public Schools – BSEA # 20-05814

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Ruth1 v. Marshfield Public Schools BSEA #2005814 DECISION This decision is rendered pursuant to M.G.L. Chapters 30A and 71B; 20 U.S.C. §1400 et. seq; 20 U.S.C. §794; and the regulations promulgated under these statutes. A hearing in the above-entitled matter…Look at this result

In re: Boston Collegiate Charter School v. Urmila – BSEA # 20-09046

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Boston Collegiate Charter School v. Urmila1 BSEA # 2009046 DECISION This Decision is issued pursuant to M.G.L.c.71B and 30A, 20 U.S.C. §1400 et seq, 29 U.S.C. §794 and the regulations promulgated under those statues. PROCEDURAL HISTORY Boston Collegiate Charter School…Look at this result

Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities in the IEP and in School Bullying Prevention and Intervention Efforts1

Issued: February 11, 2011 I. Leadership II. Training And Professional Development III. Access To Resources And Services IV. Academic And Non-academic Activities V. Policies And Procedures For Reporting And Responding To Bullying VI. Collaboration With Families Appendix This resource document contains tools to assist schools and IEP Teams to prevent bullying of students with disabilities […]Look at this result

Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities in the IEP and in School Bullying Prevention and Intervention Efforts1

Issued: February 11, 2011 I. Leadership II. Training And Professional Development III. Access To Resources And Services IV. Academic And Non-academic Activities V. Policies And Procedures For Reporting And Responding To Bullying VI. Collaboration With Families Appendix This resource document contains tools to assist schools and IEP Teams to prevent bullying of students with disabilities […]Look at this result

Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities in the IEP and in School Bullying Prevention and Intervention Efforts1

Issued: February 11, 2011 I. Leadership II. Training And Professional Development III. Access To Resources And Services IV. Academic And Non-academic Activities V. Policies And Procedures For Reporting And Responding To Bullying VI. Collaboration With Families Appendix This resource document contains tools to assist schools and IEP Teams to prevent bullying of students with disabilities […]Look at this result

Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities in the IEP and in School Bullying Prevention and Intervention Efforts1

Issued: February 11, 2011 I. Leadership II. Training And Professional Development III. Access To Resources And Services IV. Academic And Non-academic Activities V. Policies And Procedures For Reporting And Responding To Bullying VI. Collaboration With Families Appendix This resource document contains tools to assist schools and IEP Teams to prevent bullying of students with disabilities […]Look at this result

Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities in the IEP and in School Bullying Prevention and Intervention Efforts1

Issued: February 11, 2011 I. Leadership II. Training And Professional Development III. Access To Resources And Services IV. Academic And Non-academic Activities V. Policies And Procedures For Reporting And Responding To Bullying VI. Collaboration With Families Appendix This resource document contains tools to assist schools and IEP Teams to prevent bullying of students with disabilities […]Look at this result

Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities in the IEP and in School Bullying Prevention and Intervention Efforts1

Issued: February 11, 2011 I. Leadership II. Training And Professional Development III. Access To Resources And Services IV. Academic And Non-academic Activities V. Policies And Procedures For Reporting And Responding To Bullying VI. Collaboration With Families Appendix This resource document contains tools to assist schools and IEP Teams to prevent bullying of students with disabilities […]Look at this result

Educator Effectiveness Guidebook for Inclusive Practice

Created by Massachusetts educators, this Guidebook includes tools for districts, schools, and educators that are aligned to the MA Educator Evaluation Framework and promote evidence-based best practices for inclusion following the principles of Universal Design for Learning, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, and Social and Emotional Learning.Look at this result

Parent’s Notice of Procedural Safeguards, English Version — updated 12/2013

Special Education Parent’s Notice of Procedural Safeguards, English Version — updated 12/2013 To: Special Education Administrators From: Marcia Mittnacht, State Director of Special Education Date: February 2, 2010 — updated December 18, 2013 I am pleased to announce the posting of the updated Parent’s Notice of Procedural Safeguards (PNPS) in English that now includes information […]Look at this result

Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities in the IEP and in School Bullying Prevention and Intervention Efforts1

Issued: February 11, 2011 I. Leadership II. Training And Professional Development III. Access To Resources And Services IV. Academic And Non-academic Activities V. Policies And Procedures For Reporting And Responding To Bullying VI. Collaboration With Families Appendix This resource document contains tools to assist schools and IEP Teams to prevent bullying of students with disabilities […]Look at this result

Submit a Records Request

Support Home Page Menu Home Knowledge Base Submit Request Archive My Records Center Home Knowledge Base Submit Request Archive My Records Center Public Records Center Home The Public Records Center can be used to request records related to the business of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, which oversees the Commonwealth’s K-12 education system…Look at this result

Public Records Center Home

Submit a Records Request Submit a public records request to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education My Records Center Track the status of requests, manage account information, and download your records by logging into your account. Public Records Archive View and search previous public records request fulfilled by the Agency Trending Topics Click…Look at this result

Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities in the IEP and in School Bullying Prevention and Intervention Efforts1

Issued: February 11, 2011 I. Leadership II. Training And Professional Development III. Access To Resources And Services IV. Academic And Non-academic Activities V. Policies And Procedures For Reporting And Responding To Bullying VI. Collaboration With Families Appendix This resource document contains tools to assist schools and IEP Teams to prevent bullying of students with disabilities […]Look at this result

Special Education Program Plan Statement

Special Education Program Plan Statement IDEA -2004 The federal special education law, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), was reauthorized in December of 2004 and came fully into effect on July 1, 2005. The reauthorized act continues to emphasize the need to provide appropriate educational services to students with disabilities in order to improve […]Look at this result

Question and Answer Guide on the Implementation of Educational Services in the Home or Hospital

the date the student was admitted to a hospital or was confined to home; the medical reason(s) for the confinement; the expected duration of the confinement; and what medical needs of the student should be considered in planning the home or hospital education services. Upon receipt of a physician’s written order verifying that any student […]Look at this result

National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) Additional Assurance Required for IDEA Part B Grant

We will provide additional details on the process of working with NIMAC in the fall of 2006-2007. Learn more about NIMAS. Learn more about the NIMAC. Every state is required to adopt the NIMAS. NIMAS outlines a set of consistent and valid specifications for document source files created by K-12 curriculum publishers or other content […]Look at this result

Reissued Mileage Reimbursement for Parents under 603 CMR 28.07(6)

This regulation pertains to parents providing transportation for their children who have "special transportation" listed in their IEPs, and does not pertain to students who do not require "special transportation." The reimbursement for parent-provided transportation pertains to school attendance and school-sponsored events, to the extent agreed upon by the district in advance. Parents are not […]Look at this result

Guidance on 603 CMR 28.07(7)

Guidance on 603 CMR 28.07(7) To:Special Educational Surrogate Parents and Other Interested Parties From:Marcia Mittnacht, State Director of Special Education Date:February 27, 2012 In light of questions that have recently come to my attention concerning 603 CMR 28.07(7), I offer the following guidance on the purpose of this regulation, the circumstances in which it applies, […]Look at this result

Guidance on Appointment of Special Education Surrogate Parents

Voluntary Placement Agreements and DCF Custody — "Child Requiring Assistance (CRA)" (formerly "CHINS" custody): When a child is in the care of DCF, as opposed to custody, the parent retains the right and responsibility to make decisions related to special education. In such cases the child has generally entered placement primarily to address his/her issues […]Look at this result