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New federal education law won’t change much in Mass., experts say

New federal education law won’t change much in Mass., experts say A landmark rewrite of the country’s education law signed by President Barack Obama Thursday has been hailed by proponents for returning educational autonomy to states.But in Massachusetts, at least, which in many ways was ahead of the curve when…


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Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Recommendation on Testing

Recommendation on Student Assessment for Spring 2016 and Beyond- Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education To: Members of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education From: Mitchell D. Chester, Ed.D., Commissioner Date: November 12, 2015 At our October 2015 meeting, I shared with the Board of Elementary and Secondary…