DESE's Educational Vision outlines areas of focus for the work of the Department. We are particularly interested in work that aligns with this vision:
Our goal is that as a result of their public education in Massachusetts, students will:
So that they can:
In addition, DESE's Office of Planning and Research (OPR) has worked with DESE program offices to identify their current high priority research questions, the answers to which could assist the agency in providing the most effective, highest quality services to the students, families, and educators of the Commonwealth. We are sharing the DESE 2022 Research Priorities in the hopes of generating relevant research projects that can help inform decisions and improve services.
DESE will bid any opportunities where the state is seeking a vendor for research work and/or a grant-writing partner through the state's procurement system, CommBuys.
Please contact the Office of Planning and Research with any questions.
Last Updated: July 6, 2023
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