The Executive Office of Education is responsible for realizing Governor Patrick's vision of a unified education system that provides a high quality education to all students. The office helps direct the Commonwealth's education agencies - Department of Early Education and Care, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Higher Education and the University of Massachusetts system. In addition, the Executive Office of Education advises the Governor on matters of education policy, helps shape the Governor's policy agenda, advances the work of the Readiness Project and works with the Commissioners to build a seamless Pre-K - 20 public education system.
St. 2008 C. 27 S. 1-117
An Act Reorganizing Certain Education Agencies
St. 2010 C. 12 S. 1-17
An Act Relative to the Achievement Gap
MGL C. 6A S. 14A
Executive Office of Education