Dispute resolution is a process of resolving disagreements.
The school system has a formal process to go through. This is your legal right.
Click on the link at the bottom of the page to download the Notice of Procedural Safeguards. Or click here to find this notice in another language. (A webpage will open in a new tab on your screen.)
How to find more information:
Click on these links. They will open in a new tab or window on your screen.
Click the link at the bottom of the page to download a chart that compares the different steps.
Sources: Federation for Children with Special Needs, MA DESE, Family TIES of MA, The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE)