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Board Documents - April 2017

Regular Meeting

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
DESE, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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

Meeting Minutes Download Word Document

Routine Business:

Approval of the Minutes of the March 28, 2017 Regular Meeting

Agenda Items:

  1. Civic Learning and Engagement: Progress Report on Review of History/Social Science Curriculum Framework and Other Activities - Discussion
  2. Level 5 Schools: Third-Quarter FY2017 Reports and Update from UP Academy Holland, Boston - Discussion
  3. Amendment to Regulations on Accountability and Assistance for Districts and Schools, 603 CMR 2.00 (Limitation of Certain Provisions for 2016-17 School Year) - Discussion and Vote
  4. Delegation of Contract Approval Authority to Commissioner for Old Sturbridge Academy Charter Public School, Community Day Charter Public School-Gateway, Community Day Charter Public School-Prospect, and Community Day Charter Public School-R. Kingman Webster - Discussion and Vote
  5. FY2018 Education Budget Proposal from House Ways & Means Committee - Discussion

Other Items for Information:

  1. Information on Financial Literacy
  2. Gifted and Talented Education

Board Members

  • Mr. Paul Sagan, Chair, Cambridge
  • Mr. James Morton, Vice Chair, Boston
  • Ms. Katherine Craven, Brookline
  • Dr. Edward Doherty, Hyde Park
  • 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: April 10, 2017
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