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Board Documents - June 2019

Regular Meeting

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
Rumney Marsh Academy
140 American Legion Hwy, Revere, MA 02151
Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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

Briefing

Routine Business:

Approval of the Minutes of the May 21, 2019 Regular Meeting Download Word DocumentVote

Agenda:

  1. Welcome from Revere Public Schools

  2. The Commissioner's Report to the Board: Our Way Forward Download Word DocumentDiscussion

    Download PowerPoint File
    The Commissioner's Report to the Board: Our Way Forward PowerPoint
  3. Annual Performance Evaluation of the Commissioner Download Word DocumentDiscussion and Vote

  4. 2019 Arts Curriculum FrameworkDiscussion and Vote

  5. District and School Accountability System: Recommended ModificationsDiscussion and Vote

  6. Comprehensive Health Curriculum Framework: Update on Revision ProcessDiscussion

  7. Delegation of Authority to Commissioner to take Necessary Action between Board Meetings and to Approve Proposed Contracts with Education Management Organizations for Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School and Roxbury Preparatory Charter SchoolDiscussion and Vote

  8. Schedule for Regular Board Meetings through June 2020Vote

  9. Request by Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School for Review of Commissioner's DecisionDiscussion and Possible Vote

  10. State Student Advisory Council End-of-Year Report for 2018-2019 — Discussion

  11. Update on FY 2020 State Education BudgetDiscussion

Other Items for Information:
  1. Chronically Underperforming Schools Annual Report

    Download Word Document
    2018-19 Paul A. Dever Elementary School End of Year Report
    Download Word Document
    2018-19 Morgan Full Service Community School End of Year Report
    Download Word Document
    2018-19 John Avery Parker Elementary School End of Year Report
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    2018-19 UP Academy Holland End of Year Report
  2. Improving Education for English Learners: Update on LOOK Act Implementation

  3. Annual Report on Non-Operating School Districts Approved by the Commissioner


Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Members

  • Ms. Katherine Craven, Chair, Brookline
  • Mr. James Morton, Vice Chair, Boston
  • Dr. Edward Doherty, Hyde Park
  • Ms. Amanda Fern├índez, Belmont
  • Mr. Matthew Hills, Newton
  • Ms. Maya Mathews, Student Advisory Council, Newton
  • Ms. Margaret McKenna, Boston
  • Mr. Michael Moriarty, Holyoke
  • Mr. James Peyser, Secretary of Education, Milton
  • Ms. Mary Ann Stewart, Lexington
  • Dr. Martin West, Newton

Jeffrey C. Riley, Commissioner
Secretary to the Board

* The Board welcomes public comment on matters within its purview. Accordingly, the Board makes available a maximum 30-minute period at its regular meetings for persons in the audience to address the Board for no longer than 3 minutes. Written material of any length may be submitted. Preference will be given to persons who seek to address the Board on specific agenda items for the upcoming Board meeting. Agendas for upcoming Board meetings are generally posted 5 days prior to the meeting on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education's website. Persons wishing to speak are strongly encouraged to submit their request before the day of the meeting; contact information is provided below. Preference will be given to those who submit requests by 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday preceding the regular Tuesday meeting. If time permits, the chairman will allow members of the public who have not contacted the Department in advance to speak in the public comment period; those individuals must sign in prior to the start of the meeting. The chairman may limit the number of speakers due to time constraints and may increase or reduce the time allocated per speaker. While there is no requirement to submit written testimony, a speaker who elects to do so should submit 15 copies of the testimony prior to or at the meeting for distribution to Board members. Requests to address the Board, written testimony, and other inquiries may be transmitted by mail, e-mail, fax, or telephone to: Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148, Phone: 781-338-3112, Fax: 781-338-3770, E-mail: boe@doe.mass.edu.



Last Updated: June 17, 2019
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