The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - May 21, 2013

Regular Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
Horace Mann Middle School, 224 Oak Street, Franklin, MA 02038
Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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


Meeting Minutes Download Word Document

Routine Business:

Approval of the Minutes of the April 22, 2013 Special Meeting and the April 23, 2013 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Welcome from Franklin Public School Officials
  2. Presentation by Outgoing 2013 Teacher of the Year Kathleen Turner - Discussion
  3. Presentation on Model Curriculum Units - Discussion
  4. Update on RETELL Initiative - Discussion
  5. Update on FY 2014 State Education Budget - Discussion
  6. Proposed Schedule for Regular Board Meetings through June 2014 - Discussion
  7. State Student Advisory Council End-of-Year Report - Discussion

Charter Schools:

  1. Lowell Collegiate Charter School EMO Contract Approval - Discussion and Vote
  2. Mystic Valley Regional Charter School Appeal of Commissioner's Decision - Discussion and Possible Vote
  3. Recommendation for Probationary Status: Spirit of Knowledge Charter School Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Discussion and Vote

Other Items for Information:

  1. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Delegated Authority to the Commissioner, September 2008-April 2013
  2. Education-Related News Clippings
  3. Report on Grants and Charter School Matters Approved by the Commissioner
  4. Directions