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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - September 2014

Special Meeting

Monday, September 22, 2014
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148

  1. 2013-14 Achievement and Accountability Overview - Discussion
  2. Possible Topics for Special Meetings of the Board in 2014-15 - Discussion

Regular Meeting

Briefing

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148

Comments from the Chair
Comments from the Commissioner
Comments from the Secretary
Statements from the Public

Routine Business:

Approval of the Minutes of the June 9, 2014 Special Meeting, June 23, 2014 Special Meeting, and June 24, 2014 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Introductions: Chair McKenna and New Members
  2. 2013-14 Achievement and Accountability Overview - Continuing Discussion
  3. Update on PARCC - Discussion
  4. Status Report on Current Level 5 Schools Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Discussion
  5. Presentation on Career and Vocational-Technical Education - Discussion
  6. Proposed Amendments to Regulations on Restraint and Seclusion, 603 CMR 18 and 603 CMR 46- Discussion and Vote to Solicit Public Comment
  7. Report on Plans for Foundation Budget Review Commission - Discussion
  8. Process and Timelines for FY2016 Budget - Discussion

Other Items for Information:

  1. Legislative Report: Education-Related Laws Enacted in 2014
  2. Massachusetts Task Force Report on School Safety and Security
  3. Newsletter from Valley Collaborative
  4. Report on Grants and Charter School Matters Approved by the Commissioner
  5. U.S. Chamber of Commerce Report: Leaders & Laggards: A State-by-State Report Card on K-12 Educational Effectiveness


Last Updated: September 16, 2014
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