Massachusetts Statute

Chapter 71B: Section 3
The School Committee shall establish a parent advisory council on special education. Membership shall be offered to all parents of children with disabilities and other interested parties.
Chapter 71B: Section 1C
Each school district shall conduct, in cooperation with the local parent advisory council, at least one workshop annually within the school district on the rights of students and their parents/guardians under the special education laws of the commonwealth.
603 CMR 28:07 (4)
Each school district shall create a district-wide parent advisory council offering membership to all parents of eligible students, and other interested parties.