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Board Documents - February 2012

Special Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Monday, February 27, 2012, 5 - 7 p.m.

Items for Discussion:

  1. Charter Schools: New Charter Applicants - Public Comment; Discussion
  2. English Language Learners: Proposed Regulations on Educator Preparation and Training Required for Sheltered English Immersion (RETELL Initiative) Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Discussion
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    Appendix A: Proposed Amendments to the Regulations Governing Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval and Licensure Renewal
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    Proposed Amendments to Regulations for Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval, 603 CMR 7.00, Licensure Renewal, 603 CMR 44.00, and Education of English Learners, 603 CMR 14.00
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    Proposed 603 CMR 7.00 Regulations for Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval
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    Proposed 603 CMR 14.07: Assignment of English Learners to Teachers in School Districts
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    Proposed 603 CMR 44.00 Educator Licensure Renewal
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    Commissioner's Panel on English Language Learner (ELL) Instruction

Regular Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 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 January 23, 2012 Special Meeting and January 24, 2012 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Key High School Indicators for Massachusetts: Reports on 2011 Graduation and High School Dropout Rates and Advanced Placement Participation - Discussion
  2. ESEA Flexibility Waiver Request Granted: Overview and Next Steps - Discussion
  3. English Language Learners: Proposed Regulations on Educator Preparation and Training Required for Sheltered English Immersion (RETELL Initiative) Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Continuing Discussion and Vote to Solicit Public Comment
    - The Board anticipates going into Executive Session to discuss strategy with respect to potential litigation on the proposed ELL regulations. The Board will return to Open Session following the Executive Session.
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    Appendix A: Proposed Amendments to the Regulations Governing Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval and Licensure Renewal
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    Proposed Amendments to Regulations for Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval, 603 CMR 7.00, Licensure Renewal, 603 CMR 44.00, and Education of English Learners, 603 CMR 14.00
    Download PDF Document  Download Word Document
    Proposed 603 CMR 7.00 Regulations for Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval
    Download PDF Document  Download Word Document
    Proposed 603 CMR 14.07: Assignment of English Learners to Teachers in School Districts
    Download PDF Document  Download Word Document
    Proposed 603 CMR 44.00 Educator Licensure Renewal
    Download PDF Document  Download Word Document
    Commissioner's Panel on English Language Learner (ELL) Instruction
  4. Update on Level 5 District Designation for Lawrence Public Schools - Discussion
  5. FY2013 Education Budget Proposal from the Governor - Discussion
Charter Schools:
  1. New Charter Applicants - Discussion and Vote
  2. Request for Charter Renewal and Amendment: Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Discussion and Vote
  3. Request for Review of Amendment Decision: Conservatory Lab Charter School - Discussion and Possible Vote

Other Items for Information

  1. Education-Related News Clippings
  2. Report on Grants and Charter School Matters Approved by Commissioner
  3. Directions


Last Updated: February 22, 2012
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