In Re: Student v. Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District – BSEA # 17-07353

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS  In Re:  Student v. Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District BSEA # 17-07353 Ruling on Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District’s Partial Motion to Dismiss Parents’ Revised Counter Claim Following a second Pre-hearing Conference convened on October 12, 2017 at Parents’ request, a Corrected Post Pre-Hearing…Look at this result

In re: Fernando and Worcester Public Schools – BSEA # 18-00970

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMININSTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re:    Fernando[1] BSEA #18-00970   RULING ON SCHOOL DISTRICT’S MOTION TO DISMISS SPECIFIC CLAIMS ASSERTED IN STUDENT’S AMENDED REQUEST FOR HEARING             This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion of the Worcester Public Schools (hereinafter “the District”) to…Look at this result

In Re: Griffin and Weston Public Schools – BSEA # 18-04286

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Griffin[1]  and Weston Public Schools BSEA #18- 04286 RULING ON PARENTS’ MOTION TO DISMISS AND/OR FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT   This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion to Dismiss and/or for Summary Judgment filed by Parents on November…Look at this result

In Re: XiLi and DESE  – BSEA # 18-02999

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals In Re:   XiLi[1]  & DESE BSEA # 18-02999 RULING ON DESE MOTION TO DISMISS This matter comes before the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (“BSEA”) on the Motion of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (“DESE”) to Dismiss the Hearing…Look at this result

In Re: XiLi and The Gifford School  – BSEA # 18-03736

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals In Re:   XiLi[1]  & The Gifford School BSEA # 18-03736 RULING ON SCHOOL’S MOTION TO DISMISS This matter comes before the BSEA on the Motion of the Respondent private school, the Gifford School (“Gifford”) to Dismiss the Hearing Request filed by the Parent…Look at this result

In Re: Jay and Holyoke Public Schools and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education – BSEA # 18-00619

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals In re: Jay1 BSEA # 18-00619 RULINGS ON MOTIONS TO DISMISS ALL OR PARTS OF THIS BSEA APPEAL This Ruling is rendered pursuant to M.G.L. Chapters 30A and 71B; 20 U.S.C. §1400 et seq.; 29 U.S.C. §794 et seq.; and the regulations promulgated…Look at this result

In Re: Student v. Duxbury Public Schools – BSEA # 18-03977

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Student v. Duxbury Public Schools BSEA # 18-03977            RULING ON THE ADVOCATE’S MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER & OTHER ORDERS On December 6, 2017, Parents in the above-referenced matter filed Objections to Discovery Requests of Duxbury Public…Look at this result

Student & Hampden-Wilbraham R.S.D. – BSEA # 18-03791

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS Bureau of Special Education Appeals Student & Hampden-Wilbraham R.S.D. BSEA # 18-03791   RULING ON REQUEST FOR RELIEF AND NOTICE OF HEARING On October 23, 2017, Parents filed a hearing request with the BSEA seeking an order directing the Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District (H-W or School) to fund Student’s…Look at this result

Student v. Hingham Public Schools – BSEA # 18-04284

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS Student v. Hingham Public Schools BSEA # 1804284 Ruling on Hingham Public Schools’ Motion for Summary Judgment Relevant Facts 1 Student is eighteen years old and resides within the Hingham Public School District, (hereinafter, Hingham). He currently attends school at Brewster Academy (hereinafter, Brewster,) a non-DESE approved…Look at this result

In Re: Calvin & Norwood Public Schools – BSEA # 18-05218

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals   In Re: Calvin 1 & Norwood Public Schools BSEA #1805218   RULING ON SCHOOL’S MOTION TO DISMISS This matter comes before the BSEA on the Motion of the Respondent, Norwood Public Schools, to Dismiss the Hearing Request filed by the Parent on December…Look at this result

In Re : Student v. Hopkinton Public Schools – BSEA # 18-05239

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re : Student v. Hopkinton Public Schools BSEA# 1805239   Ruling on Hopkinton Public Schools’ Motion to Dismiss Parents’ Hearing Request Parents’ Request for Hearing in the above-referenced matter was received by the BSEA on December 19, 2017. 1 On the same date,…Look at this result

In Re: Hale & Newton Public Schools – BSEA # 18-10148

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals ______________________ In Re: Hale1 & Newton Public Schools BSEA #1810148 _____________________ RULING ON MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT This matter comes before the Bureau of Special Education Appeals on the Motion of the Newton Public Schools for Summary Judgment. On May 10, 2018…Look at this result

In Re: Flavio & Beverly Public Schools – BSEA # 18-10763

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­__________________________ In Re: Flavio 1 & Beverly Public Schools BSEA #1810763 __________________________ ORDER This matter comes before the BSEA on the School’s Motion for a Protective Order and the Parents’ Opposition thereto. At issue are two of the Parents’ discovery requests seeking production of…Look at this result

In re: Hudson & Taunton Public Schools – BSEA # 18-10830

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Hudson1 BSEA #1810830 RULING ON TAUNTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO DISMISS ITSELF AS A PARTY This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on a Motion filed by Taunton Public Schools (hereinafter “Taunton” or “TPS”) to dismiss itself as a Party…Look at this result

In Re: Guillermo & Boston Public Schools – BSEA # 19-00219

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals ______________________ In Re: Guillermo 1 & Boston Public Schools BSEA #1900219 _______________________ RULING ON MOTION TO DISMISS This matter comes before the BSEA on Boston’s Motion to Dismiss the Hearing Request filed by the Student on July 10, 2018. Guillermo’s Hearing Request recites…Look at this result

In re: Elana and Marshfield Public Schools – BESA # 18-03420

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Elana 1 BSEA: 1803420 RULING ON MARSHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion for Summary Judgment filed by the Marshfield Public Schools (“Marshfield” or “the District”) on June 20, 2018….Look at this result

In re: Gracie and Wellesley Public Schools – BSEA # 18-09988

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Gracie 1 BSEA: 1809988 RULING ON WELLESLEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion for Summary Judgment filed by the Wellesley Public Schools (“Wellesley” or “the District”) on August 28, 2018….Look at this result

In Re: Student & Gardner Public Schools & Athol-Royalston Regional School District – BSEA # 18-11410

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS Bureau of Special Education Appeals _____________________________ In Re: Student & Gardner Public Schools & Athol-Royalston R.S.D. BSEA No. 1811410 ____________________________ RULING ON GARDNER PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ REQUEST FOR WRITTEN FINDINGS Background 1 On June 5, 2018 the Student’s guardian (“Guardian”) filed the instant hearing request with the BSEA. Neither…Look at this result

In re: Freya and Bourne Public Schools – BSEA # 19-00628

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Freya 1 BSEA: 1900628 RULING ON BOURNE PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion for Summary Judgment filed by the Bourne Public Schools (“Bourne” or “the District”) on August 24, 2018….Look at this result

In re: Isaac and Newton Public Schools – BSEA # 19-01975

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Isaac1 BSEA #1901975 RULING ON NEWTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO DISMISS This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion of the Newton Public Schools (Newton or “the District”) to Partially Dismiss the Hearing Request filed by Parents on…Look at this result

Student & Boston Public Schools – BSEA # 19-00241

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS Bureau of Special Education Appeals ___________________­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­__________ Student & Boston Public Schools BSEA No. 1900241 __________________________ MEMORANDUM OF PRIOR RULING ON MOTION TO DISMISS On July 6, 2018, Parent filed a Request for Hearing with the BSEA in which she alleged that the Boston Public Schools (BPS, Boston, or…Look at this result

In Re: Jerrol & Haverhill Public Schools – BSEA # 19-00557

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals _____________________________ In Re: Jerrol 1 & Haverhill Public Schools BSEA #1900557 _____________________________ RULING ON SCHOOL MOTION FOR A PROTECTIVE ORDER This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the School’s Motion for a Protective Order which would limit or prohibit the disclosure of peer/potential…Look at this result

In Re : Nicholas R. v. Dracut Public Schools – BSEA # 19-03603

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re : Nicholas R. v. Dracut Public Schools BSEA # 1903603 Ruling on Dracut Public Schools’ Motion for Protective Order and Parents’ Motion for Order for Dracut Public Schools to Send Out Referral Packages This Ruling addresses Dracut Public Schools’ Motion for…Look at this result

In re: Jaclyn and Mansfield Public Schools – BSEA # 18-03315

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Jaclyn1 BSEA #1803315 RULING ON MANSFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO DISMISS OR, IN THE ALTERNATIVE, STATEMENT OF COUNTERCLAIMS This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on the Motion of the Mansfield Public Schools (Mansfield or “the District”) to Dismiss the…Look at this result

In Re: Khalil & Newton Public Schools – BSEA # 19-01552

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS _______________________________ IN RE KHALIL 1 & NEWTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS BSEA #1901552 _________________________________ RULING ON NEWTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO JOIN MEDFORD PUBLIC SCHOOLS This matter comes before the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA) on the Motion of the Newton Public Schools…Look at this result

In re: Kayden and New Bedford Public Schools – BSEA # 19-04571

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMININSTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Kayden1 BSEA #1904571 RULING ON NEW BEDFORD PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ MOTION TO JOIN THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES This matter comes before the Hearing Officer on a Motion filed by the New Bedford Public Schools (New Bedford or “the…Look at this result

In Re: Student v. Quincy Public Schools – BSEA # 19-04761

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS   In Re : Student v. Quincy Public Schools BSEA# 1904761 Ruling on Quincy Public Schools’ Motion to Dismiss Parent’s Hearing Request On December 3, 2018 Parent requested a non-discipline related Expedited Hearing in the above-referenced matter pursuant to Rule IIC1b ii of…Look at this result

In Re Molly & Peabody Public Schools – BSEA # 19-05404

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS _______________________________ IN RE MOLLY 1 & PEABODY PUBLIC SCHOOLS BSEA #1905404 _______________________________ RULING ON PEABODY PUBLIC SCHOOL’S MOTION TO DISMISS This matter comes before the Bureau of Special Education Appeals on the Motion of the Respondent School District, Peabody, to Dismiss the Hearing Request…Look at this result

In Re: Baystate Academy Public Charter School & Leland – BSEA #18-12372

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Division of Administrative Law Appeals Bureau of Special Education Appeals _______________________________________ In Re: Baystate Academy Public Charter School & Leland1 BSEA #1812372 _______________________________________ RULING ON PARENT MOTION FOR RECUSAL This matter comes before the Hearing Officer at the request of the responding party, the Parent, that a different Hearing Officer be assigned…Look at this result

In Re: Student & Lincoln-Sudbury Regional School District v. Boston Public Schools – BSEA #19-05403

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS ______________________________ In Re: Student & Lincoln-Sudbury Regional School District v. Boston Public Schools BSEA #1905403 _______________________________   RULING ON MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT The instant case requires a determination of which school district is programmatically and/or fiscally responsible for Student’s day placement at…Look at this result