Statutes relating to the Board of Higher Education and its authority and oversight, institutions of public higher education, and various programs implemented by the Department of Higher Education, can be found in the following chapters and sections of Massachusetts General Laws, which you can access in the following links to the website for the Massachusetts General Court.

Chapter 15A Public Education

Chapter 41, Section 108L Police career incentive pay program; salary increases; reimbursement of cities or towns

Chapter 69 Powers and duties of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Chapter 73 State Colleges and Community Colleges

Chapter 75 University of Massachusetts

Chapter 269, Section 19 Copy of Secs. 17 to 19; issuance to students and student groups, teams and organizations; report