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Family Guides
The family guides to the Massachusetts learning standards help families understand what students are expected to know and be able to do by the end of each grade. Designed to help families and teachers work together to support learning, the guides are available in English, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, and Simplified Chinese.

MassCore is a state-recommended program of study intended to align high school coursework with college and workforce expectations.

Report Cards
Report cards are important tools for communicating school and district performance. Visit the Department's report cards website to search for a school or district report card.

Family Portal
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's (DESE) Family Portal page provides information and resources about topics that may be of interest to families, and to those supporting family engagement in education.

Last Updated: May 18, 2023

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