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Translation Disclaimer

Translations of web content on the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) website are made by linking the user to a third party website which provides a free and automated/computerized translation service. The translated content is provided directly and dynamically by the translation service; DDESE has no direct control over the translated content as it appears using this tool.

Computerized translations are sometimes only an approximation of the original content. The translation should not be considered exact and in some cases may include incorrect or offensive language. DDESE does not warrant the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information translated by this service and shall not be liable for any losses caused by such reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information. Any person or entity that relies on information obtained from the service does so at his or her own risk.

DESE reserves the right to discontinue linking to any or all of the translation service functionality or content at any time and for any reason. DDESE's link to the translation service functionality is meant solely for the convenience of non-English speaking users of the website and does not imply the agency's recommendation, suggestion, or endorsement of the translator service's tool or services.

Please have this disclaimer translated into your preferred language if your preferred language is other than English.

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