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DESE Update: August 2nd, 2019

1. FY20 Budget Signed: On July 31, Governor Baker signed the Fiscal Year 2020 budget, a $43.321 billion plan with $5.2 billion for Chapter 70 education aid. Every school district will receive at least $30 in additional aid per student. The budget includes foundation budget rate increases in four areas identified by the Foundation Budget […]

March 30, 2018

A Message from the Acting Commissioner: This is the last Commissioner’s Weekly Update that will be published over my signature. Next Thursday, Jeff Riley will be sworn in as our new commissioner by Governor Baker during our “Leading the Nation” celebration at the State House. At that event, we will look back at our successes since […]