Assessment/Accountability

Public Comment on Proposed Changes to Massachusetts' District and School Accountability System

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (Department) is soliciting public comment on proposed changes to the state's district and school accountability system. The Department is soliciting public comment on the proposed changes to fulfill its obligation of notice and consultation under 603 CMR 2.00: Accountability and Assistance for School Districts and Schools.

The proposed changes and related public comment will be shared with the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education in June 2019, and if approved, will be implemented when the Department calculates district and school accountability results in fall 2019.

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Brief Description of Proposed Changes to the District and School Accountability System, Spring 2019

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Summary of Massachusetts' District and School Accountability System — Redlined Version for Public Comment (Note: This document includes two kinds of changes: those that represent changes to the design of the accountability system, and those that are stylistic in nature. For the purposes of facilitating public comment, proposed changes to the accountability system are highlighted in yellow.)

Comments on the proposed changes may be submitted in one of the following three ways:

  1. Through this online survey

  2. By email, to esea@doe.mass.edu, with the subject line Public Comment on Proposed Changes to the Accountability System

  3. By mail, to:

    Erica Gonzales, Accountability Coordinator
    Office of District and School Accountability Reporting
    Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
    75 Pleasant Street
    Malden, MA 02148


Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019.





Last Updated: April 12, 2019



 
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