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Massachusetts Charter Schools


Each school is assigned a liaison who is able to respond to inquiries regarding any aspect of charter school accountability.

For general questions and concerns about charter schools please contact or call 781-338-3227 for assistance.

Charter School Closing Procedures

After the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) votes its intent to non-renew, revoke, or suspend the charter of a charter school (School); or a vote by a charter school's board of trustees (board) to voluntarily surrender its charter; or the board does not file an application for renewal of a public charter, the trustees of the school are responsible for ensuring the completion of the items listed in these Closing Procedures in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department Elementary and Secondary of Education (DESE). All documents should be submitted to the Office of Charter Schools and School Redesign (OCSSR) of DESE unless otherwise indicated.

Last Updated: June 3, 2024

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Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
135 Santilli Highway, Everett, MA 02149

Voice: (781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370


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