The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - June 23, 2015

Regular Meeting

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 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 May 19, 2015 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Strengthening Civic Learning - Discussion
  2. Lawrence Public Schools: Progress Report on Third Year of Receivership - Discussion
  3. Update on Holyoke Public Schools - Discussion
  4. Level 5 Schools: End-of-Year Reports - Discussion
  5. Annual Performance Evaluation of the Commissioner: Report from Committee on Commissioner's Performance Evaluation - Discussion and Vote
  6. Update on FY2016 State Education Budget - Discussion
  7. Breakfast in the Classroom - Continuing Discussion
  8. Redefining Low Income - A New Metric for K-12 Education Data - Discussion
  9. Regulations on Autism Endorsement for Educator Licensure, 603 CMR 7.00 - Discussion and Vote
  10. Delegation of Authority to Commissioner to take Necessary Action between Board Meetings - Discussion and Vote
  11. Schedule for Regular Board Meetings through June 2016 - Vote
  12. Update on PARCC - Discussion

Other Items for Information:

  1. Testimony of Commissioner and Board Chair to Joint Committee on Education
  2. State Student Advisory Council End-of-Year Report for 2014-2015
  3. Charter Schools Update
  4. Report on Non-Operating School Districts Approved by the Commissioner
  5. Report on Grants Approved by the Commissioner