The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

09/29/2020 - Various
Below are sample memos that may be useful in 209A hearing.
07/23/2020 - MassHealth
This is an MTF announcement dated July 23, 2020 about two policy updates: 1. Correcting a system error affecting the Jan 1, 2020 expansion... Read more
08/03/2020 - MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
DESE webpage on social emotional learning.  Includes guidance from 8/3/2020, Creating Positive Learning Environments: Recommendations and... Read more
09/02/2020 - MA Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education
Webpage with many resources about schools and COVID 19.  The page will provide information for schools about COVID-19 and will be updated... Read more
08/28/2020 - DTA
  Given the high number of SNAP households that suffered food loss due to Tropical Storm Isaias, FNS has approved the... Read more

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