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

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Educational Quality, Enrichment, and Performance Evaluation

Programs targeted to ensure K-12 instruction and curriculums are meeting quality standards for all learners including school and student assessments.


District, School, and Student Assessments and Review For the purpose of analyzing the effectiveness of districts and schools in teaching the state-developed curriculum, and at ascertaining the proficiency of each student in key curriculum areas, for example math, English and science.
Educator Certification and Educator Quality Assurance For the purpose of ensuring the quality of the Commonwealth's educators through licensure, re-licensure and quality professional development.
Science Technology Engineering and Math Initiatives For the purpose of enhancing the quality of the Commonwealth school districts and enriching their curriculum content, with a particular focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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