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Innovation Schools Guidance Documents

The Department and the Executive of Education have worked closely to develop guidance documents that are intended to support innovation school and innovation academy operators. The guidance documents provide information for individuals at multiple stages of development and implementation.

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Requests for Commissioner Approval and Waiver requests related to Innovation Schools per 603 CMR 48.03(3) and 48.03(4)
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Autonomies and Flexibilities
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Innovation School Prospectus
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Innovation School Plan
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Innovation Schools Approval Process
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Approval Process: Conducting a Teacher Vote in the case of a Conversion School or Academy
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Measurable Annual Goals Template & Instructions
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Autonomous Schools Comparison Chart
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Guidance for School Districts on School Budget Autonomy

Last Updated: February 1, 2017

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