Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
State Education Department Contacts
- Massachusetts General Law ch. 71B covers education for children with special needs.
- In Massachusetts, The Bureau of Special Education Appeals handles disputes between parents and schools regarding many aspects of special education.
- The BSEA decisions are reported in the Massachusetts Special Education Reporter. This is available on the 4th floor of the law library, at call # KFM 2795.9 .H3 M37. In addition to decisions, the reporter includes hearing rules and expert commentary.
- The decisions themselves are also available in the Social Law Library databases, available through the law library website list of databases.
Links go to various government agencies charged with overseeing special education.
Massachusetts Continuing Education Materials