Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education




Web Site:

www.mass.gov/doe

Organization Chart

Mission:

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) is committed to preparing all students for success in the world that awaits them after high school. Whether you are a student, parent, educator, community leader, taxpayer, or other stakeholder interested in education, we invite you to join us in this endeavor.

We are guided by this mission...

"To strengthen the Commonwealth's public education system so that every student is prepared to succeed in postsecondary education, compete in the global economy, and understand the rights and responsibilities of American citizens, and in so doing, to close all proficiency gaps."

And by these goals...

* Strengthen curriculum, instruction, and assessment
* Improve educator effectiveness
* Turn around the lowest performing districts and schools
* Use data and technology to support student performance

Governing Laws:

Statutes

MGL C. 15 S. 1E-G Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
MGL C. 69 S. 1A-B Department/Commissioner of Elementary & Secondary Education
MGL C. 69 S. 1D-K Department/Commissioner of Elementary & Secondary Education - general powers and duties
MGL C. 71 S. 38G Educator certification/licensure
MGL C. 71 S. 89 Charter schools
MGL C. 74 S. 1-37 Vocational Education
MGL C. 71B S. 1-16 Special Education
MGL C. 71A S. 1-8 English Language Acquisition
MGL C. 70 S. 1-15 State Aid for Public Schools

Regulations

603 CMR 1.0 Education Laws and Regulations

 

Reports:


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