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Program Quality Assurance Services
Compliance and Monitoring

Special Approvals and Notice Requirements

PQA has responsibilities to review and act upon certain applications, requests for waivers, and notifications required by Board of Education Regulations. The information and mandated forms below should be used in responding to these requirements.

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Massachusetts Law Prohibiting the Practice of Hazing
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Approval Procedures for Initial Applications - Massachusetts Public or Private Day or Residential Special Education School Programs
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Revised Procedures for Special Education Public Day School Programs RE: Reapproval
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Form 1 - Notification of Substantial Changes (Revised 2/13/2017)
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Form 2 - Incident Report
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Form 3 - Intent to Apply for Initial or Reconstructed Program Approval
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Massachusetts Approved Private Special Education Schools
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Policy Regarding Out-Of-State Special Education Programs
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Approved Out-of-State Special Education Schools
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Cover Letter: Request for Waiver Cover Sheet
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Form B: Request for Waiver from Special Education Regulations Instructional Grouping Requirements Age Span 603 CMR 28.06(6)(f)
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Form C: Request for Waiver from Special Education Regulations: Alternative Compliance 603 CMR 28.03(5)
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Form C1: Request for Waiver from Special Education Regulations: Special Education Parent Advisory Councils 603 CMR 28.03(5)
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Special Education Class Size Notification
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Notification of Intent to Seek Approval for Individual Student Program and Request for Pricing Authorization
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Memo regarding Revised Procedures to Use When Seeking ESE Approval for Individual Student Program and Request for Pricing Authorization
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Student/Staff Restraint Injury Form (Revised 2/6/2017)


Last Updated: December 14, 2017
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