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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - October 2014

Special Meeting

Monday, October 20, 2014
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148

  1. Early Literacy - Discussion

Regular Meeting

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148

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

Briefing

Meeting Minutes Download Word Document

Routine Business:

Approval of the Minutes of the September 22, 2014 Special Meeting and September 23, 2014 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Election of Vice-Chair - Discussion and Vote
  2. Early Literacy - Continuing Discussion
  3. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education FY16 Budget Proposal and Report from the Board's Budget Committee - Initial Discussion
  4. Update on Level 5 Schools - Discussion
  5. Update on PARCC - Discussion
  6. Amendments to Regulations on Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval (603 CMR 7) and Educator License Renewal (603 CMR 44): Requirements for Teachers of Deaf/Hard of Hearing Students - Discussion and Final Vote
  7. Boston Green Horace Mann Charter School: Probation Recommendation Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Discussion and Vote
  8. Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School: Recommendation - Discussion and Vote
  9. KIPP Academy Lynn Charter School: Removal of ConditionsDiscussion and Vote
  10. Timeline and Process for Educator Licensure Policy Review - Discussion
  11. Procedures for Superintendency Unions under Mass. Gen. Laws c. 71, s. 61; Authorization to Commissioner - Discussion and Vote

Other Items for Information:

  1. Overview of Charter Authorizing and Anticipated Schedule for 2014-2015
  2. Report on Student Learning Time Waiver Process for Innovative Programs
  3. Report on Scheduling of Comprehensive Audits and Reviews
  4. Report on Grants Approved by the Commissioner


Last Updated: October 14, 2014
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