The Racial Imbalance Advisory Council (RIAC) advises the Commissioner of Education and the Board of Education on matters pertinent to racial imbalance in schools and districts the Commonwealth. Specifically, the Council will:
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
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