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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - December 2013

Special Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Monday, December 16, 2013, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Item for Discussion:

  1. Digital Learning - Discussion
  2. Integrating College and Career Readiness: Progress Report - Discussion

Regular Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Briefing

Meeting Minutes Download Word Document

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 18, 2013 Special Meeting and the November 19, 2013 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. PISA Results for Massachusetts - Discussion
  2. Educator Evaluation: Support to Districts to Integrate Curriculum Frameworks and Educator Evaluation; Technical Amendment to Educator Evaluation Regulations, 603 CMR 35.00 - Discussion and Vote to Adopt Final Regulations
  3. Background Checks for School Employees: Progress Report and Adoption of Regulations, 603 CMR 51.00 - Discussion and Vote to Adopt Final Regulations
  4. Proposed Amendments to Charter School Regulations, 603 CMR 1.00 - Discussion and Vote to Solicit Public Comment
  5. Proposed Regulations on Commonwealth of Massachusetts Virtual Schools (Adoption of 603 CMR 52.00, Repeal of Regulations on Virtual Innovation Schools, 603 CMR 48.00, and Technical Amendment to Special Education Regulations, 603 CMR 28.00) - Discussion and Vote to Solicit Public Comment
  6. Student Discipline Law Effective July 2014: Cost Study and Overview of Next Steps - Discussion
  7. Amendment Proposed for Lowell Community Charter Public School - Discussion and Vote
  8. Report on Conditions for Mystic Valley Regional Charter School - Discussion and Vote

Other Items for Information:

  1. State Education Budget Transmittal Letter from Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
  2. Education-Related News Clippings
  3. Report on Grants Approved by the Commissioner


Last Updated: December 10, 2013
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