As one part of its Accountability System, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education oversees compliance with education requirements in private day and residential special education programs through the Massachusetts Private Special Education School Program Review System. This program oversight system addresses selected monitoring requirements of 603 CMR 28.09, "Approval of Public and Private Day and Residential Special Education School Programs," and 603 CMR 18.00, "Program and Safety Standards for Approved Public or Private Day and Residential Special Education School Programs." The Program Review System additionally encompasses selected requirements contained in 603 CMR 28.00, "Massachusetts Special Education Regulations," as well as IDEA-2004, M.G.L. c. 71B and civil rights provisions that are pertinent to Approved Private School Programs.
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148
Director: Nina Marchese
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Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906
Voice: (781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370
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