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The Department has moved to 135 Santilli Highway in Everett. The Department's office and Licensure Welcome Center are open. The new location has free parking and is a short walk from the Wellington station on the MBTA's Orange Line.
Education Laws and Regulations

603 CMR 31.00:

Massachusetts Certificate of Mastery and State Seal of Biliteracy


Most recently amended by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education: September 20, 2022

Regulatory Authority:
603 CMR 31.00 — M.G.L. c. 69, §§ 1B, 1D, and 1Q.

For further information regarding this award, please see the Certificate of Mastery's home page.

For an official copy of these regulations, please contact the State House Bookstore, at 617-727-2834 or visit Massachusetts State Bookstore.

Last Updated: November 23, 2022

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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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