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Recent Library Content

03/13/2013 - DTA
As part of Operations Memo 2013-9, DTA revised its TAFDC extension forms and procedures.  There is now a single form for both the extension... Read more
08/25/2015 - DTA
The purpose of this transmittal is to inform DTA staff of: Changes to BEACON; the SORB (Sex Offender Registry Board) match; and chagnes... Read more
08/21/2015 - DTA
This Online Guide Transmittal informs DTA staff about: Domestic Violence services offered; Changes in the Domestic Violence waiver... Read more
04/09/2014 - MA DESE
Technical Assistance Advisory: Transition Assessment in the Secondary Transition Planning Process.  Information on transition assessments... Read more
08/18/2015 - Massachusetts Appeals Court
This was a criminal fraud case that was brought in Suffolk County where DTA has its central office. The alleged fraud occurred outside... Read more

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