Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
As always, the meeting will be live-streamed.
Comments from the Chair
Comments from the Commissioner
Comments from the Secretary
Statements from the Public*
Approval of the Minutes of the May 25, 2021 Regular Meeting
Update on COVID-19 Action Steps to Support Schools, Students, and Families — Discussion
Advancing Deeper Learning: Update on Kaleidoscope Collective for Learning — Discussion
Innovative Science Assessment — Discussion
Amendment to Accountability Regulations, 603 CMR 2.00 (Modification to 603 CMR 2.03) — Discussion and Vote to Adopt Final Regulation
Amendments to Educator Licensure Regulations, 603 CMR 7.00 (Staffing Flexibilities for 2021-2022) — Discussion and Vote to Adopt Final Regulation
Education Budget Update — Discussion
Annual Performance Evaluation of Commissioner — Discussion and Vote
Delegation of Authority to Commissioner to take Necessary Action between Board Meetings — Discussion and Vote
Schedule for Regular Board Meetings through June 2022 — Vote
State Student Advisory Council End-of-Year Report for 2020-2021
Annual Report on Non-Operating School Districts Approved by the Commissioner
Notification of Commissioner Approval of Loans Beyond Charter Duration
Chronically Under-Performing Schools FY2021 Quarter 4 Report
Executive Session to Discuss Litigation Strategy
Jeffrey C. Riley, Commissioner
Secretary to the Board
* The Board welcomes public comment on matters within its purview. Accordingly, the Board makes available a maximum 30-minute period at its regular meetings for persons in the audience to address the Board for no longer than 3 minutes. Written material of any length may be submitted. Preference will be given to persons who seek to address the Board on specific agenda items for the upcoming Board meeting. Agendas for upcoming Board meetings are generally posted 5 days prior to the meeting on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education's website. Persons wishing to speak are strongly encouraged to submit their request before the day of the meeting; contact information is provided below. Preference will be given to those who submit requests by 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday preceding the regular Tuesday meeting. If time permits, the Chair will allow members of the public who have not contacted the Department in advance to speak in the public comment period; those individuals must sign in prior to the start of the meeting. The Chair may limit the number of speakers due to time constraints and may increase or reduce the time allocated per speaker. While there is no requirement to submit written testimony, a speaker who elects to do so should submit 15 copies of the testimony prior to or at the meeting for distribution to Board members. Requests to address the Board, written testimony, and other inquiries may be transmitted by mail, e-mail, fax, or telephone to: Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148, Phone: 781-338-3112.
Last Updated: June 18, 2021
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906
Voice: (781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370
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