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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - January 2011

Special Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Monday, January 24, 2011, 5 - 7 p.m.

Items for Discussion:

  1. English Language Learners: Background, Policy Issues, and Initiatives - Discussion
    1. Presentation by Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
    2. Commentary by Advisory Council on English Language Learners and 2010-2011 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year, Floris Wilma Ortiz-Marrero

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Regular Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Briefing

Comments from the Chair
Comments from the Commissioner
Comments from the Secretary
Statements from the Public

Routine Business:

Approval of the Minutes of the December 21, 2010 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. English Language Learners: Background, Policy Issues, and Initiatives - Continuing Discussion
  2. Update on Revision Process for Massachusetts Curriculum Framework in Science and Technology/Engineering - Discussion
  3. Bullying Prevention and Intervention: Progress Report on Work with School Districts and Other Organizations - Discussion
Charter Schools:
  1. Charter Renewals Proposed for Two Charter Schools - Discussion and Vote
    1. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School of Excellence Download PDF Document  Download Word Document
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      Summary of Review
    2. Seven Hills Charter School
  2. Report on Conditions: North Central Charter Essential School Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Discussion and Vote
  3. Report from Board Committee on Charter Schools - Discussion
  4. Information on New Charter Applicants - Initial Discussion
  5. Statewide Findings on Impact of Charter Middle and High Schools - Discussion
Continuing Discussion and Action:
  1. Selected Strategic Initiatives for FY2011 - Continuing Discussion and Vote on Areas of Focus and Long-term Goals
  2. Update on Educator Evaluation, including Presentation by Prof. Tom Kane on Emerging Findings from Measures of Effective Teaching Study - Discussion

Other Items for Information:

  1. Education-Related News Clippings
  2. Report on Grants and Charter School Matters Approved by the Commissioner
  3. Model Policy on Re-enrollment of Students Leaving Commonwealth Charter Schools
  4. Report to Legislature on Use of Growth Model
  5. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Annual Report FY2010 Download PDF Document  Download Word DocumentDownload MS WORD Document
    size: 1.0 MB
  6. Directions


Last Updated: January 19, 2011
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