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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - December 2014

Special Meeting

Joint Meeting of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Board of Early Education and Care
Monday, December 15, 2014, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Medford High School Auditorium, 489 Winthrop St, Medford, MA 02155

Building the Foundation for Early Literacy and Student Success

  1. Campaign for Grade Level Reading - Presentation by Dr. Ralph Smith, Annie E. Casey Foundation - Discussion
  2. Overview of EEC-ESE Collaboration on Early Learning and Possible Next Steps - Discussion

Regular Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, December 16, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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 24, 2014 Special Meeting and November 25, 2014 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Building the Foundation for Early Literacy and Student Success - Continuing Discussion
  2. Amendments to Regulations on Restraint and Seclusion, 603 CMR 18 and 603 CMR 46 - Discussion and Final Vote
  3. Progress Report on Educator Diversity Initiative and Commissioner's Action Plan - Discussion
  4. Presentation by Commission on LGBTQ Youth - Discussion
  5. Update on Level 5 Schools - Discussion
  6. Update on PARCC - Discussion
  7. Report on Conditions: Seven Hills Charter Public School and Hampden Charter School of Science - Discussion and Vote

Other Items for Information:

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


Last Updated: December 8, 2014
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