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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - January 2012

Special Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Monday, January 23, 2012, 4 - 6 p.m.

Items for Discussion:

  1. Student Assessment and Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC); Presentation by Mike Cohen - Discussion

Regular Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 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 December 19, 2011 Special Meeting and December 20, 2011 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Student Assessment and Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) - Continuing Discussion
  2. Update on Level 5 District Designation for Lawrence Public Schools - Discussion
  3. School and District Leadership Initiatives - Discussion
  4. District and School Assistance Centers: U. Mass.-Donahue Institute Evaluation Report - Discussion
  5. Amendments to Regulations on Innovation Schools, 603 CMR 48.00 - Discussion and Vote
Charter Schools:
  1. Edward M. Kennedy Academy of Health Careers: Major Amendment Request - Discussion and Vote
  2. Innovation Academy Charter School: Report on Conditions and Major Amendment Request - Discussion and Vote
  3. North Central Charter Essential School: Renewal with Probation Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Discussion and Vote
    Download PDF Document  Download Word Document
    Summary of Review for North Central Charter Essential School
  4. Information on New Charter Applicants - Initial Discussion

Other Items for Information

  1. Education-Related News Clippings
  2. Report on Grants
  3. Race to the Top Year One Report from U.S. Department of Education
  4. Status of the Massachusetts Educator Workforce: December 2011 DESE Report Download PDF Document  Download Word Document
  5. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Annual Report for FY 2011
  6. Education Week's Quality Counts 2012 - Massachusetts State Highlights
  7. Directions


Last Updated: January 17, 2012
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