The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - April 2010

Regular Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
Nashoba Valley Technical High School
100 Littleton Road, Westford, MA, 01886
Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.


Meeting Minutes Download Word Document

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

Routine Business:

Approval of the Minutes of the March 23, 2010 Regular Meeting and March 22, 2010 Special Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Update on School District Regionalization, Consolidation, and Collaboration - Discussion
  2. State Initiatives to Prevent and Address Bullying in Schools - Presentation and Discussion
  3. Report of the Proficiency Gap Task Force - Presentation
  4. Race to the Top: Next Steps - Discussion
  5. Regulations on School and District Accountability and Assistance (Amendments to Regulations on Underperforming Schools and School Districts, 603 CMR 2.00) - Discussion and Vote
  6. Proposed Regulations on Innovation Schools, 603 CMR 48.00 - Discussion and Vote to Solicit Public Comment

Other Items for Information:

  1. Education-Related News Clippings
  2. Report on Grants and Charter School Matters Approved by the Commissioner
  3. FY2011 Education Budget Proposal from House Ways & Means Committee
  4. Directions to the Meeting