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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - September, 2015

Special Meeting

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Monday, September 21, 2015, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

  1. Student Assessment - Discussion

Regular Meeting

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Briefing

Meeting Minutes Download Word Document

Routine Business:

Approval of the Minutes of the June 23, 2015 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Student Assessment: Recap of September 21 Special Meeting - Continuing Discussion
  2. Update on Holyoke Public Schools - Discussion
  3. Report on School District Assessment Practices - Discussion
  4. Proposed Revised Science and Technology/Engineering Standards - Continuing Discussion
  5. Regulations on Autism Endorsement for Educator Licensure, 603 CMR 7.00 - Discussion and Vote
  6. Amendment to Charter School Regulations, 603 CMR 1.04(9) (Enable Better Planning for School Districts and Charter Applicants) - Discussion and Vote
  7. Response to Recommendations from Working Group on Civic Learning and Engagement - Discussion
  8. Update on Level 5 Schools - Discussion
  9. School Finance: Update on Foundation Budget Review Commission and on Redefining Low Income Metric for K-12 Education Data - Continuing Discussion
  10. Process and Timelines for FY2017 Budget - Discussion

Other Items for Information:

  1. MA Curriculum Frameworks in English Language Arts and Mathematics: Background Information Download PDF Document  Download Word Document
  2. Report on Grants and Charter School Matters Approved by the Commissioner
  3. Early Literacy Panel Report Download PDF Document


Last Updated: September 25, 2015
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