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Board Documents - August 2017

Special Meeting

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
DESE, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA
Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Comments from the Chair
Comments from the Acting Commissioner
Comments from the Secretary


Meeting Minutes Download Word Document

Routine Business:

Approval of the Minutes of the June 27, 2017 Regular Meeting

Agenda Items:

  1. Update on ESSA State Plan - Discussion

  2. Update on Southbridge Public Schools - Discussion

  3. Budget Update - Discussion

  4. Commissioner Search Process - Discussion

  5. Salary for Acting Commissioner - Discussion and Vote

Board Members

  • Mr. Paul Sagan, Chair, Cambridge
  • Mr. James Morton, Vice Chair, Boston
  • Ms. Katherine Craven, Brookline
  • Dr. Edward Doherty, Hyde Park
  • Ms. Margaret McKenna, Boston
  • Ms. Hannah Trimarchi, Chair, Student Advisory Council, Marblehead
  • Mr. Michael Moriarty, Holyoke
  • Dr. Pendred Noyce, Boston
  • Mr. James Peyser, Secretary of Education, Milton
  • Ms. Mary Ann Stewart, Lexington

Jeff Wulfson, Acting Commissioner
Secretary to the Board

Last Updated: August 7, 2017
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