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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - April 2011

Special Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 5 - 7 p.m.

Item for Discussion:

  1. Online Learning and Teaching; Virtual Schools - Presentations and Discussion
    1. National Research Findings - Dr. Susan Lowes, Director of Research and Evaluation, Institute for Learning Technologies at Teachers College, Columbia University
    2. Massachusetts Initiatives - Kim Rice, Co-Chair, Advisory Council on Educational Technology
    3. Massachusetts Virtual Academy @ Greenfield - Supt. Susan Hollins

Regular Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 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 March 21, 2011 Special Meeting and March 22, 2011 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Proposed Regulations on Evaluation of Educators, 603 CMR 35.00 Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Initial Discussion and Vote to Solicit Public Comment
      
    Proposed Regulations on Evaluation of Educators, 603 CMR 35.00 (Revised on April 26, 2011; Adopted by the Board on April 27, 2011 and sent out for public comment)
  2. Amendments to Regulations, 603 CMR 28.00 (Special Education) and 603 CMR 7.0 (Educator Licensure), per Federal and State Law - Discussion and Vote
  3. Charter Schools: Request for Major Amendment from Lowell Community Charter Public School Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Discussion and Vote

Other Items for Information

  1. Education-Related News Clippings
  2. Report on Grants and Charter School Matters Approved by the Commissioner
  3. FY2012 Education Budget Proposal from House Ways & Means Committee
  4. Directions


Last Updated: April 28, 2011
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