Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA)

Bureau of Special Education Appeals

The Bureau of Special Education Appeals , which derives its authority from both federal and Massachusetts statutes and regulations (the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; "IDEA"; MGL ch.71B; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973) conducts due process hearings and renders Rulings and Decisions concerning eligibility, evaluation, placement, individualized education programs (IEP), provision of special education and procedural protections for students with disabilities.

Contact Us

Address

1 Congress Street 11th Floor, Boston, MA 02114

Online

Staff Directory BSEA Staff Directory 

Fax

617-626-7270

Who we serve

Parents, students, school districts, private schools and state agencies in matters concerning eligibility, evaluation, placement, individualized education programs (IEPs), special education services and procedural protections for students with disabilities.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT

The BSEA is soliciting public comments for PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO HEARING RULES FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION APPEALS from September 17, 2018 through November 17, 2018.

Please see the public comment web page for more information.

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