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Commissioner's Update News Archive
2021
07/26/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 7 26 21 - School Gardens, MA History Teacher of the Year, Planning and Learning Opportunities from LearnLaunch
07/19/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 7 19 21 - Using Technology to Strengthen Learning, Innovative Science Assessment, Safe and Supportive Schools Grant
07/06/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 7 6 21 - Acceleration Roadmap Support, Early-Release MCAS Data, Restraint Reporting
06/28/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 28 21 - Board Recap, Leveraging Tech to Strengthen Learning, Acceleration Roadmap Support
06/21/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 21 21 - Board to Meet, Clarifying COVID-19 Guidance, Webinar on Early Literacy Screening and Dyslexia Guidelines
06/14/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 14 21 - Further Guidance on Allocating Resources for Recovery and Acceleration, Summer Opportunities
06/07/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 7 21 - Heat Days, Weekly COVID-19 Reporting to End, MTEL Committees
06/01/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 1 21 - Board Recap, Updated COVID-19 Guidance and FAQ
05/24/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 5 24 21 - Board to Meet, Talking to Students about the George Floyd Anniversary, Vaccines for 12-Year-Olds and Above
05/17/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 5 17 21 - COVID-19 Updates, Info on Vaccines for Ages 12+, Presidential Scholars
05/10/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 5 10 21 - National School Nurse Day, AAAC to Meet, Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
05/03/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 5 3 21 - Summer Learning, Programs to Accelerate Math Instruction, Updates to In-Person Learning Requirements
04/26/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 4 26 21 - Comment on SEI Guidance for CTE Educators, Plus State Student Advisory Council and Ed Prep Reviewer Opportunities
04/20/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 4 20 21 - Board Recap, FAFSA Completion Campaign, Update on Quarantine Guidance for Close Contacts
04/12/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 4 12 21 - Pooled Testing Webinar, MCAS Updates, Dyslexia Guidelines
04/05/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 4 5 21 - MCAS Updates, Free PPE Supplies, Prom Guidance
03/29/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 3 29 21 - Pooled Testing Costs Covered, Academic Excellence Roadmap, Special Ed Transportation
03/22/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 3 22 21 - Graduation Guidance, New FAQs, Summer Programming Survey
03/15/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 3 15 21 - Pooled Testing Update, Guidance on In-Person Learning Requirements, Special Ed Transportation
03/08/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 3 8 21 - Board Recap, School Staff Eligible for Vaccine, 3-8 MCAS Postponed
03/01/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 3 1 21 - Board Recap, Pooled Testing, Indoor Singing
02/01/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 2 1 21 - Board Recap, Increasing FAFSA Completion, Updated CVTE Early Childhood Guidance
01/25/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 1 25 21 - Board to Meet, School Nurses, Vaccination Updates
01/19/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 1 19 21 - Update on Flu Vaccine Requirement, COVID-19 Testing Info, Tentative Grades 3-8 Spring MCAS Schedule
01/11/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 1 11 21 - COVID-19 Pooled Testing, Assessment & Accountability Update, January FAQs
01/04/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 1 4 21 - High School Senior Internship Education Project, Draft World Languages Framework, Family-School Partnership Initiative
2020
12/21/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 12 21 20 - Board Recap, Student Learning Time, Updated Quarantine Guidance
12/14/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 12 14 20 - Board to Meet, MassWIN RFP Posted, Update to CVTE Co-ops and Internships
12/07/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 12 7 20 - Updated MCAS and ACCESS Schedules, Mask Distribution, BinaxNOW Tests
11/30/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 11 30 20 - Board Recap, Mass Work Immersion Network, Dyslexia PD
11/23/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 11 23 20 - Board to Meet, Risk Reduction Strategies, Updated Quarantine Guidance
11/16/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 11 16 20 - Serving ELs with Disabilities, LearnLaunch Workshops, Prof'l Learning through Kaleidoscope
11/09/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 11 9 20 - Updated Guidance on Health Metrics, Reminder on Mask Guidance, Early Learning PD for Principals
11/02/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 11 2 20 - New FAQs, COVID-19 Risk Reduction Strategies, Free Hotspot Opportunity
10/26/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 10 26 20 - Board Recap, Mass. Teacher of the Year, LearnLaunch Workshops
10/19/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 10 19 20 - Board to Meet, Reporting Requirement, Snow Days
10/13/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 10 13 20 - More Reopening FAQs, Update on Wind Instruments, Free School Meals
10/05/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 10 5 20 - Board Recap, Youth Mental Health First Aid, MTEL Item Reviewers Needed
09/28/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 9 28 20 - Board to Meet, Blue Ribbon Schools, Remote Learning Tech Updates
09/21/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 9 21 20 - COVID-19 Reporting, Fall Reopening FAQs, Letter to Families of Students with Disabilities
09/14/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 9 14 20 - Mobile Rapid Response Unit, Updates to COVID-19 Protocols, Transporting Private School Students
09/08/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 9 8 20 - Info for School Health Offices, Back-to-School Resources, Enrolling New Students
08/31/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update: Remote Learning Info, Summer Meals Extended, Updated CVTE Guidance
08/24/2020 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update: COVID-19 Updates, PD Offerings, Preparing for the First 6 Weeks of School
08/10/2020 View External Link  Commissioners Weekly Update: Reopening Plans due Aug 14, Noteworthy Practices from Preliminary Plans, Remote Learning Partner Survey

 
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