News and Updates

Press Release Updates Archive
2022
04/05/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Baker-Polito Administration Awards $600,000 in Grants to High Schools to Support Innovation Pathways
04/01/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Massachusetts Students Lead Nation in Advanced Placement Success
03/30/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Randolph Educator Receives National Milken Award
03/28/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Early College Programs and Awards More Than $1.3 Million in Grants
02/09/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Statewide School Mask Requirement Will Be Lifted February 28
01/21/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Summer Eats Program Targets Childhood Hunger
01/18/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Baker-Polito Administration Announces Weekly At-Home Tests Available for Students and Staff Enrolled in State's Testing Programs
01/10/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Riley Extends Mask Requirement in Schools
2021
12/29/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Department of Elementary and Secondary Education distributing 200,000 COVID-19 rapid tests to schools
11/18/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Six More Districts Selected to Strengthen Pipeline of Diverse Education Leaders
10/26/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Extends Mask Requirement in Schools
10/19/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Massachusetts Students' ACT Scores Best in Nation
10/06/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Baker-Polito Administration Announces 2022 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year
09/27/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE School Mask Requirement Extended
09/21/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE DESE Releases 2021 MCAS Results
08/20/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Education Commissioner Riley to Ask Board to Grant Him Authority to Mandate Masks for All K-12 Public Schools to Provide Time to Increase Vaccinations
07/30/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Releases Fall 2021 COVID-19 Guidance for Districts and Schools


Commissioner's Update Updates Archive
2021
09/07/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 9 7 21 - Back-to-School Resources, COVID-19 Webinar, Leadership Update
08/30/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 8 30 21 - Board Recap and Mask Requirement, Updated COVID-19 Guidance, COVID-19 Protocols Flowcharts and Webinar
08/23/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 8 23 21 - Board to Hold Special Meeting, COVID-19 Resources, EWIS and Data Usage Sessions
08/16/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 8 16 21 - Protocols for Responding to COVID-19 Scenarios, COVID-19 Testing Program, Info for School Health Offices
08/09/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 8 9 21 - Learning Acceleration Workshops, COVID-19 Testing Program, Promoting Students' Wellbeing
07/26/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 7 26 21 - School Gardens, MA History Teacher of the Year, Planning and Learning Opportunities from LearnLaunch
07/19/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 7 19 21 - Using Technology to Strengthen Learning, Innovative Science Assessment, Safe and Supportive Schools Grant
07/06/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 7 6 21 - Acceleration Roadmap Support, Early-Release MCAS Data, Restraint Reporting
06/28/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 28 21 - Board Recap, Leveraging Tech to Strengthen Learning, Acceleration Roadmap Support
06/21/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 21 21 - Board to Meet, Clarifying COVID-19 Guidance, Webinar on Early Literacy Screening and Dyslexia Guidelines
06/14/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 14 21 - Further Guidance on Allocating Resources for Recovery and Acceleration, Summer Opportunities
06/07/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 7 21 - Heat Days, Weekly COVID-19 Reporting to End, MTEL Committees
06/01/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 1 21 - Board Recap, Updated COVID-19 Guidance and FAQ
05/24/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 5 24 21 - Board to Meet, Talking to Students about the George Floyd Anniversary, Vaccines for 12-Year-Olds and Above

 
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