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Board Documents - June 2014

Special Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Monday, June 23, 2014, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

  1. Transforming Educator Preparation - Discussion
  2. School and Classroom Culture and Climate: Hearing from Stakeholders - Discussion

Regular Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 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 May 19, 2014 Special Meeting, May 20, 2014 Regular Meeting, and June 9, 2014 Special Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Annual Performance Evaluation of the Commissioner: Report from Committee on Commissioner's Performance Evaluation Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Discussion and Vote
  2. Weighting Growth and Achievement for Accountability Purposes - Continuing Discussion and Vote
  3. Educator Evaluation: Progress Report on Development and Piloting of Staff/Student Feedback Instruments - Discussion
  4. Update on PARCC - Discussion
  5. Extension of Current Competency Determination Standard through Class of 2019 Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Discussion and Vote
  6. Update on Level 5 Schools - Discussion
  7. Update on FY2015 State Education Budget - Discussion
  8. Delegation of Authority to Commissioner to take Necessary Action between Board Meetings - Discussion and Vote
  9. Schedule for Regular Board Meetings through June 2015 - Vote

Other Items for Information:

  1. State Student Advisory Council End-of-Year Report for 2013-2014
  2. Report on Non-Operating School Districts Approved by the Commissioner
  3. Education-Related News Clippings
  4. Report on Grants Approved by the Commissioner

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Special Meeting

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA
Monday, June 9, 2014, 3 p.m.- 8 p.m.

  1. Level 5 School Turnaround Plans for Holland Elementary School, Boston; Dever Elementary School, Boston; and Morgan Full Service Community School, Holyoke: Consideration of Appeals - Discussion and Vote

Holland Elementary School (Boston)

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BTU Level 5 Appeal
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DESE Memo to the Board from Legal Office (Corrected Version)
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Commissioner Chester's Memo to BESE

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Final Holland Elementary School Turnaround Plan

Dever Elementary School (Boston)

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BTU Level 5 Appeal
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DESE Memo to the Board from Legal Office (With Exhibits)
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Commissioner Chester's Memo to BESE

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Final Dever Elementary School Turnaround Plan

Morgan Full Service Community School (Holyoke)

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Holyoke School Committee Morgan Level 5 Appeal
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Morgan HTA Level 5 Appeal Cover Letter
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HTA Morgan Level 5 Appeal
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Morgan Level 5 Appeal Attachments A-B
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Morgan Level 5 Appeal Attachments C-E
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Morgan Level 5 Appeal Attachments F-L
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Morgan Level 5 Appeal Attachments M-P
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Morgan Level 5 Appeal Attachment Q
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Morgan Level 5 Appeal Attachments R-S
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Commissioner Chester's Memo to BESE
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DESE Memo to the Board from Legal Office (With Exhibits)

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Final Morgan Full Service Community School Turnaround Plan


Last Updated: June 30, 2014
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