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Notice of Public Comment on the Proposed Amendment to 603 CMR 2.00

Pursuant to its authority under M.G.L. c. 69, §§ 1B, 1J and 1K, and in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, M.G.L. c. 30A, § 3, the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is soliciting public comment on the proposed amendments to 603 CMR 2.00, Accountability and Assistance for School Districts and Schools Regulations Download MS WORD Document.

Among other matters, the regulations describe the Commonwealth's framework for district accountability and assistance, and the process for placing schools in Levels 1–5. The proposed amendment would allow the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to refrain from placing certain schools into Levels 1–3 at the beginning of the 2017-18 school year.

Copies of the proposed amendments are available on the Department's web site, or by calling 781-338-3576. Written comments on the proposed amendments may be submitted by mail to: Kristin Castner, Center for District Support, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148, by fax to: 781-338-3318 or by e-mail to: legal@doe.mass.edu. The deadline for submission of public comment is Wednesday April 5, 2017. The Board is expected to vote on the proposed amendments at its regular monthly meeting scheduled for April 18, 2017.



Last Updated: March 1, 2017
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