Category Archives: BSEA Decisions

The Bureau of Special Education Appeals (“BSEA”) conducts mediations, advisory opinions and hearings to resolve disputes among parents, school districts, private schools and state agencies concerning eligibility, evaluation, placement, individualized education programs (IEPs), special education services and procedural protections for students with disabilities.

In re: Swampscott Public Schools v. Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education – BSEA # 20-04165

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Swampscott Public Schools v. Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education BSEA #2004165 DECISION This decision is rendered pursuant to M.G.L. Chapters 30A and 71B; 20 U.S.C. §1400 et seq; and the regulations promulgated under these statutes.
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In re: Nelson v. Quincy Public Schools – BSEA # 20-02950

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Nelson1 v. Quincy Public Schools BSEA #2002950 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 law (MGL c.
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In re: Student v. Holliston Public Schools – BSEA # 19-10125

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Student v. Holliston Public Schools BSEA No. 1910125 DECISION This decision is issued pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act or IDEA (20 USC Sec. 1400 et seq.); Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 USC Sec.
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In re: Martin v. North Middlesex Regional School District – BSEA # 20-03661

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Martin1 v. North Middlesex Regional School District BSEA #2003661 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 law (MGL c.
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In re: Quincy Public Schools – BSEA # 20-05974

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS
SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS Quincy Public Schools BSEA # 2005974 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 law (MGL ch.
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In re: Student v. Medford Public Schools – BSEA # 20-02451

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Student v. Medford Public Schools BSEA# 2002451 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 law (MGL ch.
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In Re: Student v. Topsfield Public Schools  – BSEA # 19-09367

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Student v. Topsfield Public Schools BSEA No. 1909367 DECISION This decision is issued pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act or IDEA (20 USC Sec. 1400 et seq.); Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 USC Sec.
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In re: Student v. Bourne Public Schools – BSEA # 20-00039

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In Re: Student v. Bourne Public Schools BSEA# 2000039 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 law (MGL ch.
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In re: Student v. Nashoba Regional School District – BSEA #19-09691

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS Student v. Nashoba Regional School District BSEA # 1909691 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 law (MGL ch.
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In re: Lowen v. Shrewsbury Public Schools – BSEA # 19-10123

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS In re: Lowen1 v. Shrewsbury Public Schools BSEA #1910123 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 law (MGL c.
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