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2022
12/01/2022 View HTML Page  Early Literacy Screening, Regulation 603 CMR 28.03(1)(f) — Effective July 1, 2023
11/30/2022 Download Word Document  2022–23 Statewide Testing Schedule and Administration Deadlines for MCAS, MCAS-Alt, MCAS/EPP, and ACCESS for ELLs
11/29/2022 Download Word Document  FY2023 Grants Management November Update
11/28/2022 Download Word Document  FY22 Update - Charter School End of Year Financial Report (CSEOYFR) Amendment Application
11/22/2022 Download Word Document  University of Massachusetts Boston, Vision Studies Graduate Program Webinar. Learn about the Vision Studies MEd program, graduate certificate programs, and career opportunities in Vison Education and Rehabilitation.
11/21/2022 View HTML Page  Notice of Intent to Apply and Opportunity to Comment on the Department's Waiver Extension Request Related to the Percentage of Students Who Participate in the MCAS Alternate Assessment
11/17/2022 View HTML Page  Comments Sought on Proposed Charter School, Public Hearing Scheduled
11/16/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update November 16, 2022
11/16/2022 View HTML Page  Early Childhood and History/Social Science MTEL Release and Score Report Information
11/10/2022 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: November 2022
11/10/2022 Download Word Document  EL Assessment Update: ACCESS for ELLs Preparation
11/09/2022 View HTML Page  FY2024 Charter School Pre-Enrollment Estimate Guidance
11/09/2022 View HTML Page  MA DESE Indicator 12 Regional Meetings
11/08/2022 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment on the Proposed Amendments to 603 CMR 7.00, Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval Regulations
11/07/2022 View HTML Page  CACFP Policy: Prorated Site Monitoring Schedule for Sponsoring Organizations
11/04/2022 View External Link  We are interested in getting public comment on Proposed Amendments to the Regulations for Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval, please see public comment link.
11/04/2022 Download Word Document  FY2023 Grants Management October Update
11/04/2022 View HTML Page  DESE/FCSN/Parent Meeting
11/02/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update November 2, 2022
10/31/2022 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for September/October 2022: Support and PD, Apply for Sontag Prize, Offering Students a Choice
10/31/2022 Download Word Document  Are you a new Director of Special Education? Participate with a cohort of your peers in the DESE-sponsored Leadership Institute 2022-2023. Apply online.
10/27/2022 View HTML Page  World Language Leaders Network - 1/11/2023
10/26/2022 View HTML Page  Regulatory Pilot Update: New Alternative Assessments Available with Specific Eligibility Requirements
10/24/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Massachusetts Remains Top-Ranked State on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
10/21/2022 View HTML Page  The Department in collaboration with state agencies that provide adult services to individuals with disabilities who reached age 22 between March 10, 2020, and September 1, 2023.
10/20/2022 View HTML Page  CCTE Data Use - Equitable Access in CTE
10/19/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update October 19, 2022
10/18/2022 View HTML Page  November Retest Manuals
10/14/2022 Download Word Document  Enrolling and Supporting Newcomer Students in Massachusetts Schools & Districts Frequently Asked Questions
10/12/2022 Download Word Document  Application for FY23 Public School Military Mitigation funds
10/12/2022 View HTML Page  FSMC RFP Contract Template Training
10/11/2022 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: October 2022
10/11/2022 View HTML Page  Curriculum Alignment Lab 2 (Track 2)
10/11/2022 View HTML Page  2023-2024 Group B Tiered Focused Monitoring Session
10/11/2022 View HTML Page  WBMS Indicator Training for FFY22
10/11/2022 View HTML Page  2023-2024 Group A Tiered Focused Monitoring Session
10/11/2022 View HTML Page  New Director's WBMS Training
10/07/2022 Download PDF Document  PK-12 Welcome Letter
10/07/2022 View HTML Page  Bilingual Education Leadership Network
10/06/2022 View HTML Page  Updated MTEL Revisions and Timeline October 2022
10/04/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update October 4, 2022
10/03/2022 Download Word Document  FY2022 Audit and CSEOYFR Instructions Memo
09/29/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Massachusetts Releases 2022 MCAS and Accountability Results
09/27/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Baker-Polito Administration Announces 2023 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year
09/26/2022 View HTML Page  Update: PAL Registration Notice and Important Programmatic Updates
09/26/2022 View HTML Page  Affordable Connectivity Program
09/23/2022 View HTML Page  National School Lunch Program Administrative Review and Procurement Review Process Preparation for Schools Scheduled for an Administrative Review in SY 2022-2023
09/23/2022 Download Word Document  FY2023 Grants Management September Update
09/23/2022 Download PDF Document  New MCAS Pre-Admin Guide Now Available
09/22/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update September 22, 2022
09/22/2022 View HTML Page  Applying For Emergency Extensions — Old Vs. New
09/19/2022 View External Link  Baker-Polito Administration Announces Availability of $100 Million for Public Schools to Make HVAC and Air Quality Improvements
09/16/2022 View HTML Page  Interdisciplinary District Decision-Making Teams Professional Development: Paving the Way for Reading Proficiency for All Students Including Those with Dyslexia Course.
09/16/2022 View HTML Page  Upcoming Indicator 7 Data webinar: To support you in implementing these data collection changes, our external evaluators for Indicator 7 and SSIP.
09/14/2022 View HTML Page  Educational Stability Orientation 2022-23
09/12/2022 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: Back-to-School ACCESS for ELLs Information 2022-2023
09/09/2022 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: September 2022
09/09/2022 Download Word Document  September 2022 Ed Prep Welcome Letter
09/09/2022 Download Word Document  Are You an Experienced Director of Special Education? Participate with a cohort of your peers in the DESE-sponsored Leadership Institute 2022-2023. Apply online by September 12th.
09/08/2022 View HTML Page  Registration Now Available for Fall Training on MCAS, MCAS-Alt, and Performance Appeals
09/08/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update September 8, 2022
09/07/2022 View HTML Page  REGISTER NOW for the Early Childhood Coordinators Administrative Leadership Institute and Community of Practice for 2022-2023
09/06/2022 View HTML Page  2022 Fall Professional Development (PD) Provider Registry Application
09/02/2022 View HTML Page  Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program during School Year 2022/2023
09/02/2022 View HTML Page  Reissued Mileage Reimbursement for Parents memo
09/01/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update September 1, 2022, Special Edition
08/31/2022 View HTML Page  School Meal Service Questions and Answers for School Year 2022-2023
08/26/2022 View HTML Page  Early College Incubator Grantee Kick Off
08/25/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Baker-Polito Administration Highlights School Safety Initiatives and Announces New Funding
08/25/2022 View HTML Page  Effective Behavioral Intervention Programs Assistance
08/24/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update August 24, 2022, Special Edition
08/23/2022 View HTML Page  Additional Flexibility for Educator Licensure: 2022-2023 Update
08/22/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Baker-Polito Administration Awards $2 Million to Support New Early College Pilot Programs
08/22/2022 View HTML Page  FY23 Applications for Renewal of Charters
08/22/2022 View HTML Page  Charter Amendment Requests Pending Board Action (Districts Specified in Charter Region, Grades Served, and/or Maximum Enrollment)
08/19/2022 View HTML Page  Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, and Mathematics/Science (Middle School) MTEL Release and Score Report Information
08/18/2022 View HTML Page  Special Mailing — HiSET Transition to PSI Timeline
08/17/2022 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment, Proposed Amendments to 603 CMR 49.00 Notification of Bullying or Retaliation Regulations
08/17/2022 View HTML Page  EL Leadership Network Meetings SY 22-23
08/16/2022 View HTML Page  Heritage Languages Focus Group
08/16/2022 View HTML Page  World Languages Leaders Network - October 27, 2022
08/16/2022 View HTML Page  Seal of Biliteracy Meet-up
08/16/2022 View HTML Page  World Languages Curriculum Alignment Lab (CAL) 1 (Track 2)
08/15/2022 View HTML Page  Permanent Agreements for the Child Nutrition Program Sponsors
08/10/2022 View HTML Page  Projected FY23 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
08/09/2022 View HTML Page  FY23 Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Training Opportunities
08/08/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update August 8, 2022, Special Edition
08/08/2022 View HTML Page  Early College Planning Grant Information Session
08/05/2022 View External Link  FY23 IDEA Allocations and RFPs - Now Available
08/05/2022 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: August 2022
08/04/2022 View HTML Page  Accurately Coding Bilingual Education Teachers in EPIMS - Webinar
08/03/2022 View HTML Page  School Meals Communication Plan for School Year 2022-2023
08/03/2022 View HTML Page  CACFP Policy for Annual Application Renewal
08/03/2022 View HTML Page  CACFP Policy for Active Participation
08/03/2022 View HTML Page  Emergency Extension Update: August 2022
08/02/2022 View HTML Page  *REVISED*: School Year (SY) 2022-2023 Massachusetts Meal Benefit Household Application Packet Now Available
07/29/2022 View HTML Page  Projected FY2023 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
07/28/2022 View External Link  FY23 ESSA Allocations and RFPs - Now Available
07/27/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Governor Baker Appoints Two New Members to the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
07/26/2022 View HTML Page  Chapter 688 Referral Form has been updated and posted on the Chapter 688 Information and Referral Forms page
07/25/2022 View External Link  FY23 Perkins Allocations and RFPs - Now Available
07/22/2022 Download Word Document  Action Needed: Expiring Awards Unclaimed Funds
07/21/2022 View HTML Page  School Resource Officer (SRO) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Operating Procedures and Related Data Submission Requirements
07/20/2022 Download Excel Document  FY2021 Unclaimed Balances
07/20/2022 Download Excel Document  FY2020 Unclaimed Balances
07/20/2022 Download Word Document  FY2023 Grants Management July Update
07/14/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update July 14, 2022, Special Edition
07/14/2022 View HTML Page  Before You Submit Part A - Webinar
07/08/2022 View HTML Page  REVISED Meal Service Questions and Answers for Summer 2022 (SFSP, SSO and NSLP)
07/07/2022 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: July 2022
07/07/2022 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment on the Proposed Amendment to 603 CMR 28.03(1), Special Education, School District and Personnel Regulations
07/06/2022 View HTML Page  USDA Foods — Availability Update, Brown Box FCFS, Bonus DoD Funds, Processing Pounds, Warehouse Contracts, & Assessment Fees
07/06/2022 View HTML Page  PAL Registration Notice
07/06/2022 View HTML Page  General Science, Physics, Technology/Engineering, Mathematics (Elementary), and Reading Specialist MTEL Release and Score Report Information
07/06/2022 Download Word Document  Grants Management Multi-Year Grant Reminders
07/01/2022 View HTML Page  All LEAs will be required to submit an updated Special Education Program Plan Statements (SEPPS) for FY23 which must be approved before your FY23 IDEA grants can be approved.
06/30/2022 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for May/June 2022: Keeping Students Safe and Healthy, Daily Dedications, Teacher Celebration
06/29/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Massachusetts Launches MassLinks, a Virtual School Option for Adult Education and English Language Instruction
06/29/2022 View HTML Page  DESE has converted the Draft Improved IEP Form (IEP 1 – IEP 8) to Word format, translated it into Chinese, Haitian-Creole, Portuguese, Spanish and Vietnamese and posted to the IEP Improvement Project website.
06/29/2022 View HTML Page  Critical Shortage Waiver Update 2022/2023
06/29/2022 View HTML Page  MCAS-Alt Decision Making Tool Translation and Availability
06/27/2022 View HTML Page  Final FY22 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
06/24/2022 View HTML Page  Release of Spring 2022 MCAS Items
06/23/2022 View HTML Page  OASES Software Pilot Training
06/21/2022 Download Word Document  FY2022 Grants Management June Update
06/21/2022 View HTML Page  MA DESE Public Announcement on the Summer Food Service Program 2022
06/21/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update June 21, 2022
06/17/2022 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: End of Year Reminders and Announcements
06/16/2022 View HTML Page  Learn About new VOCAL dashboard
06/13/2022 View HTML Page  IDEA equitable services carry-over from FY21 FC 240/262: Action Required
06/09/2022 View HTML Page  Draft IEP Form Feedback Survey
06/07/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update June 7, 2022
06/07/2022 View HTML Page  Register for 2nd MCAS Early Release Reporting Webinar
06/07/2022 View HTML Page  New ELE and WL Director Induction
06/06/2022 View HTML Page  Massachusetts Education Job Fair hosted by DESE and MASSHIRE, 15 June 2022 10AM-2PM. There are thousands of positions to fill at all experience levels in districts across the Commonwealth.
06/03/2022 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: June 2022
06/01/2022 View HTML Page  Emergency License Grant Opportunity
05/27/2022 View HTML Page  Additional Data Available for Area Eligibility, Summer 2022 and SY 2022-23
05/27/2022 View HTML Page  Fiscal Year 2022 final grant payment windows. These final windows are for all grants regardless of whether they end 6/30/2022 or 8/31/2022. July is the final grant request window for FY22.
05/25/2022 View HTML Page  Public Comment: Updates to Subject Matter Knowledge (SMK) Guidelines
05/24/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update May 24, 2022
05/24/2022 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: Data Validation, 2023 ACCESS Testing Window, and K W-APT Reminder
05/24/2022 Download Word Document  FY2022 Grants Management May Update
05/19/2022 View HTML Page  Expand STEM Opportunities at Your School — Join us on Wednesday, 6/8 at 5:00
05/18/2022 View HTML Page  The Department is Authorized to Reissue the Emergency License
05/17/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update, Special Edition 5/17/2022, Special Edition — Reporting Updates
05/16/2022 View HTML Page  School Meals Regional Resource Management Technical Assistance
05/12/2022 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: Release of ACCESS for ELLs Test Results
05/10/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update May 10, 2022
05/10/2022 View HTML Page  Special Education Accountability and Assistance Webinar — Support for LEAs with a Determination of Needs Assistance (NA) or Needs Intervention (NI)
05/06/2022 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: May 2022
05/05/2022 View HTML Page  Public Comment Sought on High School Graduation Requirements and Related Matters by June 3
05/04/2022 View HTML Page  2022 Spring Professional Development Provider (PD) Registry Application
05/04/2022 View HTML Page  Register for the MCAS Early Release Reporting Webinar
05/03/2022 View HTML Page  Reporting Schedules
04/29/2022 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for March/April 2022: Honoring Multilingual Students' Knowledge and Identities, Civics Project Fellowship, PAEMST Honorees
04/29/2022 View HTML Page  IEP Improvement Project Update: DESE is excited to announce that a new draft IEP form is now available for initial public review.
04/28/2022 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment for the Proposed Amendments to 603 CMR 31.00, Massachusetts Certificate of Mastery and State Seal of Biliteracy Regulations
04/28/2022 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment for the Proposed Amendments to 603 CMR 30.00, Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System and Standards for Competency Determination Regulations
04/28/2022 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment for the Proposed Amendments to 603 CMR 7.00, Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval Regulations
04/28/2022 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment for the Proposed Amendments to 603 CMR 4.00, Vocational Technical Education Regulations
04/27/2022 View HTML Page  FY2022 Multi-Year Delegation
04/27/2022 Download Word Document  Multi-Year FAQ and How To
04/26/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update April 26, 2022
04/25/2022 View HTML Page  Special Milk Program Onboarding Online Security Portal Training and Renewal Process for Fiscal Year 2023
04/25/2022 Download Word Document  FY2022 Grants Management April Update
04/15/2022 View HTML Page  2022 Spring Professional Development Provider (PD) Registry Application
04/14/2022 View HTML Page  Projected FY23 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
04/12/2022 View HTML Page  "Nuts and Bolts" of Early College Designation Part A Application
04/12/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update April 12, 2022
04/11/2022 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: 2023 Test Window Extension and Other Important Announcements
04/08/2022 View HTML Page  Special Milk Program Onboarding Online Security Portal Training and Renewal Process for Fiscal Year 2022
04/07/2022 View HTML Page  Introduction to SparkAlpha
04/05/2022 Download PDF Document  Release of March 2022 Legacy MCAS Retest Information
04/05/2022 Download PDF Document  Release of February 2022 MCAS Information
04/05/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Baker-Polito Administration Awards $600,000 in Grants to High Schools to Support Innovation Pathways
04/04/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update, Special Edition for High Schools April 4, 2022
04/01/2022 Download Word Document  FY2022 Grants Management March Update
04/01/2022 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: April 2022
04/01/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Massachusetts Students Lead Nation in Advanced Placement Success
03/31/2022 View HTML Page  Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) — April Report
03/31/2022 View HTML Page  STEM AP Access Expansion Opportunity
03/31/2022 View HTML Page  Webinar: Chapter 74 Nonresident Student Tuition Program
03/31/2022 View HTML Page  Questions and Answers for the Rethinking Grading Pilot
03/30/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Randolph Educator Receives National Milken Award
03/29/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update March 29, 2022
03/29/2022 View HTML Page  General Curriculum Redevelopment Notice and Guidance
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
03/28/2022 View HTML Page  Early Childhood Educators — Professional Learning Opportunities Related to SEL — Spring 2022
03/28/2022 View HTML Page  2022-2023 Charter School Pre-Enrollment Report
03/24/2022 View HTML Page  Supply Chain Assistance (SCA) Funds Questions and Answers
03/23/2022 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment for the Proposed Amendments to 603 CMR 2.00, Accountability and Assistance for School Districts and Schools Regulations
03/23/2022 View HTML Page  Preliminary FY22 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
03/18/2022 View HTML Page  April Office hours highlight new EL and CVTE reports
03/18/2022 View HTML Page  Addressing Hate & Bias in School Athletics: A Call to Action
03/17/2022 Download Word Document  March 2022 MCAS-Alt Newsletter
03/15/2022 View HTML Page  Apply for Biology & Physics MCAS Standard Setting Panels — Deadline Extended to March 28
03/15/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update March 15, 2022
03/10/2022 View HTML Page  Data regarding Blind-Visually Impaired (BVI) students need to be reported by the LEA's certified teacher of the visually impaired(TVI) to the Accessible Instructional Materials Library. Submission of data accepted until March 14, 2022
03/09/2022 View HTML Page  OASES Midcycle Training for 2022-2023
03/09/2022 View HTML Page  Collaborative Midcycle Training for 2022-2023
03/09/2022 View HTML Page  Collaborative Program Review Training for 2022-2023
03/08/2022 View HTML Page  Welcoming Newcomer and Refugee Students & Families
03/08/2022 View HTML Page  OASES Program Review Training for 2022-2023
03/04/2022 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: March 2022
03/04/2022 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Annual State Application. The deadline for submission of public comment is April 4, 2022.
03/01/2022 View HTML Page  Edwin Office Hours: EL Longitudinal Outcomes Report
03/01/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update March 1, 2022
02/28/2022 View HTML Page  An Act Promoting Student Nutrition (2 of 2) — Student Unpaid Meal Debt
02/28/2022 View HTML Page  An Act Promoting Student Nutrition (1 of 2) — New Requirements Related to Special Provisions
02/28/2022 Download PDF Document  Release of November 2021 Next-Generation MCAS Retest Information
02/28/2022 Download PDF Document  Release of November 2021 Legacy MCAS Retest Information
02/23/2022 View HTML Page  Curriculum in Use Data Collection: Q&A
02/23/2022 View HTML Page  Autism/Asperger Network and DESE present a free Professional Development Institute for Massachusetts Early Childhood Educators: Early Identification and Supports for Young Children with Autism
02/23/2022 View HTML Page  Early College Designation Orientation 2022-2023
02/23/2022 View HTML Page  Initial Release of the 2022–23 MCAS and ACCESS for ELLs Testing Schedule
02/18/2022 View HTML Page  Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) annual Pre-ETS Vision of Collaboration Conference — virtual conference. Friday, April 1, 2022, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET
02/17/2022 View HTML Page  2021-2022 Commissioner letter to district and school leaders about the Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students
02/16/2022 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for January/February 2022: Teacher of the Year, Early Literacy PD, Civics Project Resource Library
02/16/2022 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: WIDA K Screener Cut Scores
02/15/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update February 15, 2022
02/15/2022 View HTML Page  Emergency Licensure, Validity Extension Application — available Friday, February 18th
02/14/2022 View HTML Page  Frequently Asked Questions for Schools and Districts Regarding Special Education — Revised February 2022
02/11/2022 View HTML Page  New resources for ECSE
02/10/2022 Download Word Document  FY2023 Pre-Enrollment and Waitlist Data Submission Memorandum and Instructions
02/09/2022 View HTML Page  Announcing Mass Literacy: Open Access Professional Learning (OAPL)
02/09/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Statewide School Mask Requirement Will Be Lifted February 28
02/08/2022 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: Request to Return Completed Test Materials and an Invitation to Apply
02/08/2022 View HTML Page  Recommendations to Address Short- and Long-Term Staffing Challenges
02/07/2022 Download Word Document  February 2022 MCAS-Alt Newsletter
02/04/2022 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: February 2022
02/04/2022 View HTML Page  World Languages Curriculum Alignment Lab Cohort 4 - MS/HS Modern Lang Intermediate-Advanced
02/04/2022 View HTML Page  World Languages Curriculum Alignment Lab Cohort 3 - MS/HS Modern Lang Novice-Intermediate
02/04/2022 View HTML Page  World Languages Curriculum Alignment Lab Cohort 2 - Classical
02/04/2022 View HTML Page  World Languages Curriculum Alignment Lab Cohort 1 - Elementary
02/03/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update February 3, 2022, Special Edition for High Schools
02/02/2022 View HTML Page  Spring 2022 MCAS Manuals
02/01/2022 View HTML Page  2022 Claim Form Reporting
02/01/2022 View HTML Page  Invitation to Apply for High School Biology and Introductory Physics MCAS Standard Setting Panels
02/01/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update February 1, 2022
01/31/2022 View HTML Page  Updated Referral, Evaluation, and Eligibility (REE) Reusable Learning Object posted: Massachusetts Referral, Evaluation, and Eligibility Determination Guidance — Overview
01/31/2022 View HTML Page  Updated Eligibility Flowchart posted
01/31/2022 View HTML Page  DESE seeking 3 individuals for contracted positions in the Office of Student and Family Support (SFS)
01/31/2022 View HTML Page  FY2023 Pre-Enroll NSS Cap Guidance for Districts
01/26/2022 View HTML Page  Projected FY2023 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
01/26/2022 Download Word Document  FY2022 Grants Management January Update
01/25/2022 View HTML Page  Updated MTEL Revisions and Timeline January 2022
01/25/2022 View HTML Page  New Alternative Assessment
01/25/2022 View HTML Page  Perkins Postsecondary Data Reporting
01/25/2022 View HTML Page  Orientation for the World Languages Framework Implementation Series
01/21/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Summer Eats Program Targets Childhood Hunger
01/21/2022 View HTML Page  FY2022 Special Education Circuit Breaker Extraordinary Relief Claims
01/20/2022 Download Word Document  Participation Guidelines for the Spring 2022 MCAS Grade 10 ELA and Math Tests — January 19, 2022
01/20/2022 Download Word Document  Participation Guidelines for the March 2022 MCAS Retests — January 19, 2022
01/19/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 19, 2022
01/19/2022 View HTML Page  CVTE C74 Admissions/Waitlist Collection
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
01/14/2022 View HTML Page  Emergency License Validity Extension for ESL & Special Education Licenses
01/14/2022 View HTML Page  Perkins Core Indicators
01/12/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 12, 2022, Special Edition for High Schools
01/10/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 10, 2022, Special Edition for Middle Schools
01/10/2022 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: ACCESS Test Window Extension and Other Important Announcements
01/10/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Riley Extends Mask Requirement in Schools
01/07/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 7, 2022, Special Edition
01/07/2022 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: January 2022
01/06/2022 View HTML Page  New Year— More Edwin Office Hours.
01/05/2022 View HTML Page  Emergency License Validity Extension 2022-2023
01/05/2022 View HTML Page  2022-2023 STEM AP Access Expansion Opportunity Information Session
01/04/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 4, 2022
01/04/2022 View HTML Page  DESE Research Update, January 2022
01/04/2022 View HTML Page  Preliminary FY22 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
2021
12/29/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Department of Elementary and Secondary Education distributing 200,000 COVID-19 rapid tests to schools
12/23/2021 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for November/December 2021: Civics Project Workshop, DLCS Updates, FAFSA Reminder
12/14/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update December 14, 2021
12/14/2021 Download Word Document  December 2021 MCAS-Alt Newsletter
12/14/2021 View HTML Page  Revised Placement Consent Forms for students aged 5 (enrolled in kindergarten) and aged 6 through 21 (PL 1 and PL2)
12/14/2021 View HTML Page  Food Service Management Company (FSMC) Contract Procedures for School Year 2022-2023
12/10/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: December 2021
12/08/2021 Download Word Document  2021 MCAS Alternate Assessment (MCAS-Alt): State Summary of Participation and Achievement
12/07/2021 View HTML Page  Update: Additional Alternative Assessment to the Communication and Literacy Skills (CLST) MTEL
12/02/2021 View HTML Page  DESE seeks your input on new targets for the State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR)
12/02/2021 View HTML Page  Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2021-3: Shared Responsibility for Special Education Services in Institutional Settings
12/02/2021 View HTML Page  Child Find Resources, updated and translated: Child Find Fact Sheet, Child Find Poster, and Child Find Letter.

 
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