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COVID-19 Information and Resources

This page will provide information for schools about the coronavirus known as COVID-19 and will be updated as additional guidance is available. School districts should also consult the state Department of Public Health's COVID-19 page at www.mass.gov/covid19 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidance for schools.

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Massachusetts 2-1-1: We All Need Help Sometime

Last Updated: September 23, 2020

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Parents and guardians questions can be directed to COVID19K12ParentInfo@mass.gov

District and school staff's questions can be directed to: Reopeningk12@mass.gov

MTEL questions can be directed to TestHelp@doe.mass.edu

Questions related to educator licensure in Massachusetts, please call the Licensure Call Center: 781-338-6600, Hours: Monday-Friday 9am–1pm & 2pm–5pm.

Helene Bettencourt
Associate Commissioner
Phone: 781-338-3120

 
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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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