Mass.gov
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Go to Selected Program Area
Massachusetts State Seal
Students & Families Educators & Administrators Teaching, Learning & Testing Data & Accountability Finance & Funding About the Department Education Board  
>
>
>
>
>
>
>

The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - January 2017

Special Meeting

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
DESE, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA
Monday, January 23, 2017, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

  1. Every Student Succeeds Act: Proposed Accountability Plan, Timeline, and Next Steps - Discussion

Joint Meeting with the Board of Higher Education and Regular Meeting

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
Bridgewater State University
Rondileau Campus Center, Large Ballroom, 19 Park Avenue, Bridgewater, MA
Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Joint Meeting and Regular Meeting:

Agenda Items:
  1. Joint Meeting of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Board of Higher Education (9:00-11:00 a.m.)
    1. Massachusetts Early College Initiative - Discussion and Possible Votes by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Board of Higher Education
    2. Next-Generation MCAS High School Assessments - Discussion
  2. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Regular Meeting (11:15 a.m. - 3:00 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 December 20, 2016 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Every Student Succeeds Act: Proposed Accountability Plan, Timeline, and Next Steps (Recap of January 23rd Special Meeting) - Discussion

  2. Level 5 Schools: Second-Quarter FY2017 Reports and Update from Superintendent Pia Durkin, New Bedford Public Schools - Discussion

  3. Report on Probation for Boston Green Academy Horace Mann Charter School Download Word Document - Discussion and Vote
    Download Word Document
    Boston Green Academy Year 6 Targeted Site Visit Report 2016 Jan 2017 and Response

  4. Proposed Amendments for Boston Collegiate Charter School and Boston Preparatory Charter Public School Download Word Document - Discussion and Vote

  5. Proposed Amendment for Sturgis Charter Public School - Discussion and Vote

  6. Information on New Charter Applicants; Overview of Process for New Charters - Initial Discussion

Other Items for Information:

  1. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Annual Report for FY2016

  2. Legislative Report: Education-Related Laws Enacted in 2015-2016 Legislative Session

  3. Commissioner's Goals and Objectives for 2016-2017

  4. Report on Grants and Charter School Matters Approved by the Commissioner

Board Members

  • Mr. Paul Sagan, Chair, Cambridge
  • Mr. James Morton, Vice Chair, Boston
  • Ms. Katherine Craven, Brookline
  • Dr. Edward Doherty, Hyde Park
  • Dr. Roland Fryer, Cambridge
  • Ms. Margaret McKenna, Boston
  • Mr. Nathan Moore, Chair, Student Advisory Council, Scituate
  • Mr. Michael Moriarty, Holyoke
  • Dr. Pendred Noyce, Boston
  • Mr. James Peyser, Secretary of Education, Milton
  • Ms. Mary Ann Stewart, Lexington

Mitchell D. Chester, Commissioner
Secretary to the Board



Last Updated: January 17, 2017
E-mail this page| Print View| Print Pdf  
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Search·Public Records Requests · A-Z Site Index · Policies · Site Info · Contact DESE /a>