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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - September 2010

Special Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Monday, September 20, 2010, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Item for Discussion:

  1. Report of the Proficiency Gap Task Force - Discussion

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Regular Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 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 July 21, 2010 Special Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Annual Meeting: Election of Vice-Chair - Discussion and Vote
  2. Update on Race to the Top - Discussion
  3. 2010 MCAS Results - Discussion
  4. Report of the Proficiency Gap Task Force: Commissioner's Recommendations - Discussion
  5. Regulations to Implement Anti-Bullying Statute, 603 CMR 49.00 - Discussion and Vote
  6. School and District Accountability and Assistance System - Discussion
    1. Presentation for September 9, 2010 Accountability Information Session for District and School Leaders
    2. School and District Accountability and Assistance - Level 3 Districts
      Methodology for Identifying Level 3 Schools
    3. School and District Accountability and Assistance - Level 4 Schools
      Attachment 1 - List of Level 4 Schools
      Attachment 2 - L4N Activities
    4. Progress Report on the Department's Level 4 District Accountability and Assistance Work
    5. Update on Accountability and Assistance Work with the Fall River Public Schools
    6. Update on District Accountability Reviews
  7. Process and Timelines for FY2012 Budget and Possible Legislative Proposals - Initial Discussion
  8. State Student Advisory Council End-of-Year Report - Discussion
  9. Advisory Council Appointments and Annual Reports - Discussion

Other Items for Information:

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


Last Updated: October 27, 2010
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