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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - February 2014

Special Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Monday, February 24, 2014, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

  1. Civic Education and Engagement: the Role of Schools and State Initiatives - Discussion

Regular Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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

Briefing

Meeting Minutes Download Word Document

Routine Business:

Approval of the Minutes of the January 27, 2014 Special Meeting and the January 28, 2014 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Proposed Amendments to Regulations on Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval (603 CMR 7) and Educator License Renewal (603 CMR 44): Requirements for Teachers of Deaf/Hard of Hearing Students - Discussion and Vote to Solicit Public Comment
  2. Update on Level 5 Schools - Discussion
  3. Update on PARCC - Discussion
  4. Virtual Schools: Recommendation for New Commonwealth of Massachusetts Virtual School - Discussion and Vote
  5. Charter Schools: Recommendation for Two New Commonwealth Charter Schools - Discussion and Vote
  6. Major Amendment for Atlantis Charter School - Discussion and Vote
  7. Amendment Request for Consolidation and Conditions on Charters of Match Charter Public School and Match Community Day Charter Public School - Discussion and Vote
  8. Charter Renewal with Probation: Dorchester Collegiate Charter School Download PDF Document  Download Word Document - Discussion and Vote
    Download Word Document
    Summary of Review for DCACS (with DCACS's Response)
  9. Proposed Delegation of Authority to Commissioner to Approve Management Contract for Roxbury Preparatory Charter School - Discussion and Vote

Other Items for Information:

  1. 10th Annual AP Report to the Nation
  2. ACT: The Conditions of STEM 2013, Massachusetts
  3. Education-Related News Clips
  4. Report on Grants and Charter School Matters Approved by Commissioner