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Education Laws and Regulations

603 CMR 5.00:
Dispute Resolution under Parental Notification Law

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5.01: Authority, Scope and Purpose

(1) The Board of Education promulgates 603 CMR 5.00 pursuant to its authority under M.G.L. c. 69, ' 1B and M.G.L. c. 71, ' 32A.

(2) 603 CMR 5.00 governs the resolution of disputes arising under M.G.L. c. 71, ' 32A concerning notice, access to instructional materials, and student exemptions with respect to curriculum that primarily involves human sexual education or human sexuality issues, as defined in 603 CMR 5.02.

(3) 603 CMR 5.00 is intended to encourage local resolution of disputes arising under M.G.L. c. 71, ' 32A, and to provide for resolution by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education only when those disputes cannot be resolved by the parties at the local school or school district level.

Regulatory Authority:
603 CMR 5.00 M.G.L. c.69, '1B; c.71, '32A



Last Updated: April 4, 1997
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