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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Regular Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 8:30 - 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 November 12, 2010 Special Meeting, and the November 16, 2010 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. New Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for English Language Arts and Literacy and for Mathematics, Incorporating Common Core State Standards - Discussion and Vote

  2. Update on Educator Evaluation - Discussion

  3. Proposed Amendments to Regulations, 603 CMR 28.00 (Special Education) and 603 CMR 7.00 (Educator Licensure), Per Federal and State Law - Initial Discussion and Vote to Solicit Public Comment

  4. Scheduling of Comprehensive Audits and Reviews for FY11 and Delegation to Commissioner of Future Scheduling Approvals - Discussion and Vote

  5. Selected FY11 Priorities and Objectives for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education - Discussion

Charter Schools

  1. Reports on Three Schools Previously Placed on Probation - Discussion and Vote
    1. Gloucester Community Arts Charter School
    2. Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School
    3. Boston Renaissance Charter Public School

  2. Charter Amendments Proposed for Two Schools - Discussion and Vote

    1. Lawrence Family Development Charter School
    2. KIPP Academy Lynn Charter School

  3. Charter Renewals Proposed for Two Schools - Discussion and Vote

    1. Download PDF Document  Download Word Document   Innovation Academy Charter School
    2. Download PDF Document  Download Word Document   Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter School

Other Items for Information:

  1. Education-Related News Clippings

  2. Report on Grants and Charter School Matters Approved by the Commissioner

  3. FY 2012 Budget Update: Board's Budget Submission to Secretary of Education

  4. Update on Race to the Top

  5. Update on Regionalization

  6. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education FY 2010 Annual Report

  7. Directions



Last Updated: December 16, 2010
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