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The State Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting at 9 a.m. on June 28, 2021. The session will be onsite in the DESE Auditorium with limited capacity. Individuals critical to the logistical operations of the meeting will be physically present. Everyone else is encouraged to watch via live stream.

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