All school-age children who live in Massachusetts are entitled to attend a public school free of charge and all children between the ages of 6 and 16 must attend school. Not only can you find information on public schools here, but you will find information on private schools, charter schools, vocational technical schools, and other school choices.
After School and Out of School Time programs are center-based programs that serve children at least five years old and under fourteen years old (and children with disabilities under sixteen years old). A quality program can play an important role in your child’s social, emotional and brain development. Find out what to look for when choosing a program.
Here you will find all kinds of support from academically advanced education to safe and healthy environments.
Learning disabilities are problems that affect the brain's ability to receive, process, analyze, or store information. These problems can make it difficult for a student to learn as quickly as someone who isn't affected by learning disabilities.
Learn about the different kinds of learning disabilities, including those that also involve Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (LD/ADHD). Also learn about behavioral and neurological conditions that often accompany the LD/ADHD diagnosis.
Program Quality Assurance Services (PQA) implements the Department's compliance monitoring and complaint management procedures for school districts, charter schools, educational collaboratives, and approved public and private day and residential special education schools and provides technical assistance to school personnel and the public regarding the implementation of laws and regulations.
The Parent and Community Education and Involvement Advisory Council.
Information on financial assistance for early education and care, alternative education grants and funding, homeless education assistance, and more.