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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - September, 2009

Special Meeting Agenda

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906
Monday, September 21, 2009, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Items for Discussion:

  1. Follow-up to Board Planning Retreat: Priorities and Process - Discussion
  2. Educator Policy: Overview of Key Issues for FY2010 - Discussion

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Regular Meeting Agenda

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906
Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 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 August 13, 2009 Special Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Annual Meeting: Election of Vice-Chair - Discussion and Vote
  2. 2009 MCAS Results - Discussion
  3. Race to the Top: Planning for Federal Funding Competition - Discussion
  4. Process and Timelines for FY2011 Budget - Discussion
  5. School and District Accountability Redesign:
    1. Proposed Amendments to Regulations on Underperforming Schools and School Districts, 603 CMR 2.00 - Initial Discussion and Vote to Seek Public Comment
    2. Scheduling of Comprehensive Reviews - Discussion and Vote
  6. Charter Schools: Policies, Procedures, and Regulations
    1. Authorization to Commissioner on Certain Charter School Matters - Discussion and Vote
    2. Proposed Amendments to Charter School Regulations, 603 CMR 1.00 - Initial Discussion and Vote to Seek Public Comment
  7. Advisory Council Appointments and Annual Reports - Discussion

Other Items for Information:

  1. Education-Related News Clippings
  2. Report on Grants Approved by the Commissioner
  3. Directions to the Meeting


Last Updated: September 17, 2009
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