DESE News Archives

DESE News Archive
2022
01/14/2022 View HTML Page  Emergency License Extension for ESL & Special Education Licenses
01/14/2022 View HTML Page  Perkins Core Indicators
01/12/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update, January 12, 2022, Special Edition for High Schools
01/11/2022 View HTML Page  FY22 Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Training Opportunities (January – April 2022)
01/10/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 10, 2022, Special Edition for Middle Schools
01/10/2022 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: ACCESS Test Window Extension and Other Important Announcements
01/10/2022 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Riley Extends Mask Requirement in Schools
01/07/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 7, 2022, Special Edition
01/07/2022 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: January 2022
01/06/2022 View HTML Page  New Year— More Edwin Office Hours.
01/05/2022 View HTML Page  Emergency License Validity Extension 2022-2023
01/05/2022 View HTML Page  2022-2023 STEM AP Access Expansion Opportunity Information Session
01/04/2022 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 4, 2022
01/04/2022 View HTML Page  Preliminary FY22 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
2021
12/29/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Department of Elementary and Secondary Education distributing 200,000 COVID-19 rapid tests to schools
12/23/2021 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for November/December 2021: Civics Project Workshop, DLCS Updates, FAFSA Reminder
12/14/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update December 14, 2021
12/14/2021 Download Word Document  December 2021 MCAS-Alt Newsletter
12/14/2021 View HTML Page  Revised Placement Consent Forms for students aged 5 (enrolled in kindergarten) and aged 6 through 21 (PL 1 and PL2)
12/14/2021 View HTML Page  Food Service Management Company (FSMC) Contract Procedures for School Year 2022-2023
12/10/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: December 2021
12/08/2021 Download Word Document  2021 MCAS Alternate Assessment (MCAS-Alt): State Summary of Participation and Achievement
12/07/2021 View HTML Page  Update: Additional Alternative Assessment to the Communication and Literacy Skills (CLST) MTEL
12/02/2021 View HTML Page  DESE seeks your input on new targets for the State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR)
12/02/2021 View HTML Page  Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2021-3: Shared Responsibility for Special Education Services in Institutional Settings
12/02/2021 View HTML Page  Child Find Resources, updated and translated: Child Find Fact Sheet, Child Find Poster, and Child Find Letter.
11/30/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update November 30, 2021
11/24/2021 Download Word Document  FY2022 Grants Management November Update
11/23/2021 View HTML Page  Comments Sought on Proposed Charter School, Public Hearing Scheduled
11/23/2021 View External Link  Educator Effectiveness Newsletter: November
11/19/2021 View HTML Page  Edwin Office Hours: Student Learning Reports (SLE)
11/18/2021 View HTML Page  Policy change regarding the approved alternatives to the MTEL for the Communication and Literacy Skills Test
11/18/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Six More Districts Selected to Strengthen Pipeline of Diverse Education Leaders
11/16/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update November 16, 2021
11/15/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update November 15, 2021, Special Edition
11/15/2021 View HTML Page  2022-2023 STEM AP Access Expansion Opportunity Information Session
11/10/2021 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: ACCESS for ELLs Preparation
11/09/2021 Download Word Document  Student Speech Competition for Governor — Now open!
11/08/2021 Download Word Document  November 2021 MCAS-Alt Newsletter
11/08/2021 View HTML Page  Charter Amendment Requests Pending Board Action (Districts Specified in Charter Region, Grades Served, and/or Maximum Enrollment)
11/05/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Intent to Apply and Opportunity to Comment on the Department's Waiver Extension Request Related to the Percentage of Students Who Participate in the MCAS Alternate Assessment
11/05/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: November 2021
11/02/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update November 2, 2021
11/02/2021 View HTML Page  WBMS Indicator Training for FFY21
11/02/2021 View HTML Page  Tiered Focused Monitoring for New Directors
10/28/2021 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for September/October 2021: #CurriculumMattersMA, WIDA ELD Framework, MCAS and MTEL Committee Openings
10/26/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Extends Mask Requirement in Schools
10/26/2021 Download Word Document  FY2022 Grants Management October Update
10/25/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update October 25, 2021, Special Edition
10/25/2021 View External Link  New Faculty Advisor Orientation (11/9/2021) — Register
10/25/2021 View External Link  Students Government Day 2022 Registration Form — Registration now open!
10/25/2021 Commissioner Riley announces Student Government Day 2022 — April 1, 2022
10/25/2021 View HTML Page  Commissioner's Letter to Parents and Guardians for All Grades (in English and translations)
10/25/2021 View HTML Page  Commissioner's Letter to Parents and Guardians of Students in the Class of 2023 (in English and translations)
10/23/2021 View External Link  Educator Effectiveness Newsletter: October
10/22/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Intent to Post an RFQ for a Regulatory Compliance Monitoring Solution
10/22/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Intent to Post an RFQ for a Grants Processing Application
10/19/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Massachusetts Students' ACT Scores Best in Nation
10/19/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update October 19, 2021
10/18/2021 View HTML Page  2022-2023 STEM AP Access Expansion Opportunity Information Session
10/18/2021 View HTML Page  MCAS Assessment Development Committee and Bias and Sensitivity Committee Recruitment — Due by November 5, 2021
10/08/2021 View HTML Page  Additional Flexibility for Educator Licensure: 2021-2022 Update
10/08/2021 Download Word Document  New Sibling Data Elements in Student Information Systems for 2021-22 Reporting
10/06/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Baker-Polito Administration Announces 2022 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year
10/06/2021 View HTML Page  Updated Special Education Program Plan for SY 2021-2022 (Cohort 3)
10/05/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update October 5, 2021
10/05/2021 View HTML Page  2022-2023 Group B Tiered Focused Monitoring Session
10/05/2021 View HTML Page  2022-2023 Group A Tiered Focused Monitoring Session
10/01/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: October 2021
09/28/2021 Download Excel Document  FY2022 Initial Circuit Breaker Reimbursement Listing
09/28/2021 View HTML Page  Updates to the Reading Specialist MTEL Revisions and Timeline
09/28/2021 View HTML Page  Secondary Mathematics and Middle School Mathematics MTEL Qualifying Scores
09/27/2021 View HTML Page  MCAS Results Release Documents
09/27/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE School Mask Requirement Extended
09/22/2021 Download Word Document  FY2022 Grants Management September Update
09/22/2021 View HTML Page  Update: Additional Alternative Assessments to the Communication and Literacy Skills (CLST) MTEL
09/22/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update September 22, 2021
09/21/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE DESE Releases 2021 MCAS Results
09/21/2021 View HTML Page  Chapter 74 CVTE Admissions Policy Superintendent Attestation Form
09/20/2021 View HTML Page  Projected FY22 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
09/17/2021 Download Word Document  FY2021 Audit and CSEOYFR Instructions Memo
09/16/2021 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: Important Back-to-School ACCESS for ELLs Information
09/16/2021 View HTML Page  Upcoming Deadline to Apply for and Obtain an Emergency License
09/16/2021 View HTML Page  ARP-Homeless II Grant meeting
09/15/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update September 15, 2021, Special Edition
09/14/2021 View HTML Page  Update: English MTEL Qualifying Score Conference and Score Report Delays
09/14/2021 Download Word Document  OCSSR Back to School Newsletter - September 2021
09/14/2021 View HTML Page  2021 Pivot Table workshop
09/13/2021 View HTML Page  Early College Funding Webinar FY22
09/13/2021 View HTML Page  MCAS-Alt 2021 Parent/Guardian Report Translations
09/13/2021 View HTML Page  MCAS Reporting Session 2021
09/07/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 9 7 21 - Back-to-School Resources, COVID-19 Webinar, Leadership Update
09/07/2021 Download Word Document  Application for FY2022 Public School Military Mitigation Funds
09/07/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update September 7, 2021
09/03/2021 View HTML Page  Notice: All initial applications for Accelerating Math Instruction for Students 2021-2022 are due on or before September 29th
09/03/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: September 2021
09/02/2021 View HTML Page  Edwin Office Hours: Exploring Edwin
09/02/2021 View HTML Page  Register for Trainings for the November MCAS Retests
09/02/2021 View HTML Page  FY22 Applications for Renewal of Charters
09/01/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update September 1, 2021, Special Edition
08/30/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 8 30 21 - Board Recap and Mask Requirement, Updated COVID-19 Guidance, COVID-19 Protocols Flowcharts and Webinar
08/26/2021 View HTML Page  EWIS is live!
08/26/2021 View HTML Page  Physicians' Attestation for Evaluation for Students to Remain at Home Forms and Q&A Posted
08/24/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: August 2021
08/23/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 8 23 21 - Board to Hold Special Meeting, COVID-19 Resources, EWIS and Data Usage Sessions
08/20/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Education Commissioner Riley to Ask Board to Grant Him Authority to Mandate Masks for All K-12 Public Schools to Provide Time to Increase Vaccinations
08/19/2021 View HTML Page  Fall 2021 Professional Development (PD) Provider Registry Application Announcement
08/19/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update August 19, 2021, Special Edition
08/19/2021 View HTML Page  EWIS Office Hours
08/18/2021 View HTML Page  Introduction to MCAS Accessibility and Accommodations, with a Focus on the November Retests
08/18/2021 View HTML Page  Overview of the Student Registration/Personal Needs Profile (SR/PNP) Process - November Retests
08/17/2021 Download Word Document  Center for Instructional Support Program Catalog 2021-2022
08/16/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 8 16 21 - Protocols for Responding to COVID-19 Scenarios, COVID-19 Testing Program, Info for School Health Offices
08/16/2021 View HTML Page  Fall 2021 Early College and Innovation Pathways Data Reporting Webinar
08/16/2021 View HTML Page  Early Childhood Educators — Professional Learning Opportunities Related to SEL & Family Engagement — Fall 2021
08/09/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 8 9 21 - Learning Acceleration Workshops, COVID-19 Testing Program, Promoting Students' Wellbeing
08/09/2021 Download Word Document  Initial Release of the 2021–2022 MCAS and ACCESS for ELLs Testing Schedule
08/09/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update August 9, 2021, Special Edition
08/09/2021 View HTML Page  Priority 3 - Building Equitable Structures in CVTE workshop
08/09/2021 View HTML Page  Priority 1 - Data-Informed Decision-Making in CVTE workshop
08/09/2021 View HTML Page  Priority 2 — English Learner Recruitment and Success in CVTE
08/06/2021 View HTML Page  IDEA Equitable Services Resolution Funds
08/02/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 8 2 21 - Fall Guidance, Onsite Vaccination Clinics, School Mental Health Systems PD, Low-Income Data Collection, and more
07/30/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Releases Fall 2021 COVID-19 Guidance for Districts and Schools
07/27/2021 View HTML Page  Spaces Remain for Online STEM AP Courses This Fall
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
07/23/2021 Download Word Document  FY2022 Grants Management July Update
07/22/2021 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: Release of ACCESS for ELLs Test Results
07/21/2021 View HTML Page  Projected FY22 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
07/20/2021 View HTML Page  Update: Alternative Assessments to the Communication and Literacy Skills (CLST) MTEL
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
07/15/2021 View HTML Page  Office of Special Education Planning and Policy is Seeking Interns
07/12/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update - School mental health PD, EL information, Safe Kids Thrive! training, LearnLaunch opportunities, and more
07/09/2021 View HTML Page  DLCS MTEL coming in September!
07/09/2021 Download PDF Document  2021 DLCS Curriculum Guide for Massachusetts Districts
07/09/2021 View HTML Page  Upcoming MTEL for Digital Literacy/Computer Science
07/06/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: July 2021
07/06/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 7 6 21 - Acceleration Roadmap Support, Early-Release MCAS Data, Restraint Reporting
07/06/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update July 6, 2021, Special Edition
07/05/2021 View HTML Page  Perkins V Public Comment
07/02/2021 View HTML Page  SY22 ELE TFM Reviews Orientation Webinar
07/02/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update July 2, 2021, Special Edition
06/30/2021 View HTML Page  Release of Spring 2021 MCAS Items
06/29/2021 Download Word Document  FY2021 Grants Management June Update
06/28/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 28 21 - Board Recap, Leveraging Tech to Strengthen Learning, Acceleration Roadmap Support
06/25/2021 View HTML Page  Special Education Leadership Institutes Registration Information
06/24/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment on the Proposed Amendments to 603 CMR 30.00, Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System and Standards for Competency Determination Regulations
06/24/2021 View HTML Page  Final FY21 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
06/23/2021 View HTML Page  Licensure Welcome Center Opens on June 23, 2021
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
06/21/2021 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for June 2021: Planning for Student Success in STEM, Implementation Support for the Acceleration Roadmap, More MTEL Committees!
06/17/2021 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: End of Year Reminders
06/16/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update June 16, 2021
06/15/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update June 15, 2021, Special Edition
06/15/2021 View External Link  Edwin Office Hours: Exploring Edwin
06/14/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 14 21 - Further Guidance on Allocating Resources for Recovery and Acceleration, Summer Opportunities
06/10/2021 View HTML Page  EL Leadership Network Meetings SY 21-22
06/09/2021 View HTML Page  Draft VTE Frameworks for Public Comment
06/09/2021 Download Word Document  Center for Instructional Support Professional Development Offerings for Summer 2021
06/09/2021 View HTML Page  Seal of Biliteracy Implementation Series
06/08/2021 View HTML Page  World Languages Leadership Network Meetings 2021-2022
06/08/2021 View HTML Page  Career and Technical Vocational Education SEI Guidance
06/08/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update June 8, 2021
06/07/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update June 7, 2021, Special Edition
06/07/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 7 21 - Heat Days, Weekly COVID-19 Reporting to End, MTEL Committees
06/04/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: June 2021
06/03/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update June 3, 2021, Special Edition
06/01/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 6 1 21 - Board Recap, Updated COVID-19 Guidance and FAQ
05/31/2021 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for May 2021: Mindful Mondays, MATOY Semifinalists and PAEMST Finalists, and MTEL Committees
05/28/2021 Download Word Document  FY2021 Grants Management May Update
05/26/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update May 26, 2021
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
05/24/2021 View HTML Page  Edwin Office Hours: Exploring Edwin
05/24/2021 View HTML Page  CVTE Student Support—Impact and Recovery Fund Code 433
05/24/2021 View HTML Page  Early College Annual Reporting Webinar - June 2021
05/21/2021 View HTML Page  Critical Shortage Waiver — 2021 Update
05/20/2021 View HTML Page  MA DESE Public Announcement on the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
05/20/2021 View HTML Page  Safety Stop - Ergonomics
05/19/2021 View HTML Page  Edwin Is Changing!
05/19/2021 View HTML Page  Administrative Advisory on Assignment of Financial and Programmatic Responsibility for Special Education and Enforcement of Assignments
05/18/2021 View HTML Page  IDEA Equitable Services Resolution Funds' Allocation for Fiscal Year 2022
05/17/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 5 17 21 - COVID-19 Updates, Info on Vaccines for Ages 12+, Presidential Scholars
05/17/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update May 17, 2021, Special Edition for Grades 3–8
05/17/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: May Special Edition 2021
05/17/2021 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: Returning Test Materials and Provisional Report
05/14/2021 View HTML Page  English, Mathematics (Middle School), and Mathematics (Secondary) MTEL Release and Score Report Information
05/12/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update May 12, 2021
05/10/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 5 10 21 - National School Nurse Day, AAAC to Meet, Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
05/10/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: May 2021
05/07/2021 View HTML Page  Administrative Leadership for Enacting the New World Languages Framework
05/07/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update May 7, 2021, Special Edition
05/06/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Annual State Application (update of March 03, 2021 posting)
05/06/2021 View HTML Page  Expanding Access to STEM AP Courses
05/04/2021 View HTML Page  Introduction to the Innovation Pathways Data Dashboard and Annual Report
05/04/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update May 4, 2021
05/04/2021 View HTML Page  Fund Code 106 Career Vocational Technical Equitable Access Grant
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
05/03/2021 Download Word Document  Multi-Year FAQ and How to
04/30/2021 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for April 2021: Revised World Languages Framework, Extended Licenses Expire July 31, SEI Guidance for CTE Educators
04/28/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update April 28, 2021
04/28/2021 View HTML Page  Public Comment on Proposed Amendment to the "Lowest 10 Percent" Ranking in the Charter School Regulations
04/27/2021 View HTML Page  High School Participation Guidelines for the Spring MCAS Tests
04/27/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE High Schools in the Commonwealth Required to Bring Students Back Fully In-Person by May 17, 2021
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
04/26/2021 View HTML Page  Summer Acceleration to College Program for Students Earning the Modified Competency Determination
04/23/2021 View HTML Page  Introduction to the 2021 World Languages Curriculum Framework
04/22/2021 Download Word Document  April/May 2021 MCAS-Alt Newsletter
04/22/2021 Download Word Document  FY2021 Multi-Year Information
04/22/2021 View HTML Page  Determining EL linguistic and academic needs for the purpose of instructional planning
04/22/2021 View HTML Page  SEL for ELs returning to in-person learning
04/22/2021 Download Word Document  FY2021 Grants Management April Update
04/22/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment for the Proposed Amendments to 603 CMR 7.00, Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval Regulations
04/22/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment for the Proposed Amendments to 603 CMR 4.03(6)(a), Vocational Technical Education Regulations
04/22/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment on the Amendments to 603 CMR 2.00, Accountability and Assistance for School Districts and Schools Regulations
04/22/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment on Amendments to 603 CMR 1.00 Charter School Regulations
04/21/2021 View HTML Page  Preliminary FY21 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
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
04/16/2021 View HTML Page  Updated MTEL Revisions and Timeline
04/14/2021 View HTML Page  Projected FY22 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
04/14/2021 View HTML Page  Request for Public Comment: Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) Endorsement Guidance for Career Vocational Educators
04/14/2021 View HTML Page  Prepare for FY21 SFSP Summer
04/14/2021 View HTML Page  SFSP Application Overview Webinar
04/13/2021 View HTML Page  GSA Leadership Summit 2021
04/13/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update April 13, 2021
04/13/2021 Download Excel Document  February Biology 2021 Conversion Table
04/13/2021 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: WIDA Screener for Kindergarten and Important Reminders
04/13/2021 Download PDF Document  Massachusetts Dyslexia Guidelines
04/12/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 4 12 21 - Pooled Testing Webinar, MCAS Updates, Dyslexia Guidelines
04/12/2021 View External Link  Free DLCS PD Opportunity and STEM News
04/12/2021 View HTML Page  Applying for MA Early College Designation Webinar - Spring 2021
04/09/2021 View HTML Page  Massachusetts Work Immersion Network RFP (Round 2) Posted
04/07/2021 Download Word Document  Spring 2021 Statewide Testing Schedule for Grades 3–8 and High School MCAS, MCAS-Alt, and ACCESS for ELLs — updated April 7, 2021
04/05/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 4 5 21 - MCAS Updates, Free PPE Supplies, Prom Guidance
04/05/2021 View HTML Page  Protocols for Remote Testing for Grades 3–8
04/05/2021 View HTML Page  2021-2022 Innovation Pathways Designation and Planning Grant Opportunity
04/02/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: April 2021
04/01/2021 View External Link  PRESS RELEASE DESE Makes Changes to MCAS Schedule, Graduation Requirements for 11th Graders
04/01/2021 View HTML Page  Spring 2021 Signal Success Training for Work Readiness for High School Students
04/01/2021 View External Link  Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Makes Changes to the MCAS Schedule, Graduation Requirements for 11th Graders
03/30/2021 View HTML Page  Signal Success Workshops - Spring 2021 - Professional Development
03/30/2021 View HTML Page  2021-2022 Charter School Pre-Enrollment Report
03/30/2021 View HTML Page  Spring 2021 Legacy High School ELA and Mathematics Resources
03/30/2021 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for March 2021: Guidebook of Diverse Artists, Seeking Distinguished Educators, Be an Ed Prep Reviewer
03/29/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 3 29 21 - Pooled Testing Costs Covered, Academic Excellence Roadmap, Special Ed Transportation
03/26/2021 View HTML Page  Massachusetts Work Immersion Network (MassWIN) Information Session
03/26/2021 View HTML Page  Preliminary FY21 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
03/24/2021 Download Word Document  March 2021 Special Edition Newsletter
03/23/2021 View HTML Page  Technical Assistance Advisory on Students with Autism and Application for Department of Developmental Services Adult Eligibility
03/22/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 3 22 21 - Graduation Guidance, New FAQs, Summer Programming Survey
03/19/2021 Download Word Document  FY2021 Grants Management March Update
03/18/2021 View HTML Page  No Cost Online Academic Support Services for High School Students
03/17/2021 Download PowerPoint File  Slide Template for Training Test Administrators
03/16/2021 View HTML Page  Regulatory Pilot — Information about the Alternative Assessments to the MTEL
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
03/10/2021 View HTML Page  Early Childhood Educators — Professional Learning Opportunities Related to SEL & Family Engagement
03/09/2021 View HTML Page  2021 Spring PD Provider Application
03/09/2021 View HTML Page  Innovation Pathways: New Designee Welcome Event
03/08/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 3 8 21 - Board Recap, School Staff Eligible for Vaccine, 3-8 MCAS Postponed
03/08/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment on Amendments to 603 CMR 27.00, Student Learning Time Regulations — Adopted as Emergency Regulations on 3/5/2021
03/08/2021 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: "Office Hours" Sessions and Reminders
03/05/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: March 2021
03/05/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update: New Tentative MCAS Administration Dates for Spring 2021 for Grades 3–8
03/04/2021 View HTML Page  Notice of Public Comment on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Annual State Application. The deadline for submission of public comment is April 2, 2021.
03/03/2021 View HTML Page  CVTE C74 Waitlist Tool
03/02/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update March 2, 2021, Special Edition
03/01/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 3 1 21 - Board Recap, Pooled Testing, Indoor Singing
03/01/2021 Download Word Document  FY2021 Grants Management February Update
02/27/2021 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for February 2021: Mass Literacy Getting Started Series, Share-a-thon on Assessment Strategies, Student Voice and Antiracist Education
02/23/2021 Download Word Document  Student Assessment Update February 23, 2021
02/22/2021 View HTML Page  STEM AP Access Expansion Opportunity Family/Parent Information Session
02/22/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 2 22 21 - Board to Meet, GSA Student Leadership Council, Info Session on Expanding STEM AP Access
02/22/2021 View HTML Page  2021 Spring Administration Manuals
02/19/2021 View HTML Page  Save-the-date: Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) annual Pre-ETS Vision of Collaboration Conference. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. ET, virtual conference
02/19/2021 View HTML Page  English Learner Dropout Prevention Convening
02/19/2021 View HTML Page  OASES Midcycle Review Training for 2021-2022 Reviews
02/19/2021 View HTML Page  OASES Program Review Training for 2021-2022 Reviews
02/19/2021 Download Word Document  February/March 2021 MCAS-Alt Newsletter
02/19/2021 View HTML Page  Collaborative Midcycle Review Training for 2021-2022
02/19/2021 View HTML Page  Collaborative Program Review Training for 2021-2022
02/18/2021 View HTML Page  Early College Accelerated Designation Webinar - 2021
02/16/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 2 16 21 - ESSER II RFP, FAFSA Grant, Emergency Licenses
02/12/2021 Download Word Document  FY2022 Pre-Enrollment and Waitlist Data Submission Memorandum and Instructions
02/12/2021 View HTML Page  Emergency License Extended
02/12/2021 View External Link  STEM Newsletter: February 2021
02/12/2021 View HTML Page  Regulatory Notification of 2021-22 "At-Cap" and "Near-Cap" Sending Districts for Commonwealth Charter Schools: Guidance for FY22 Pre-Enrollment
02/11/2021 View HTML Page  Foundations of Reading MTEL Release and Score Report Information
02/11/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update February 11, 2021
02/10/2021 View HTML Page  EL Assessment Update: School and District ACCESS Planning Guide and Release of 2020 Reporting Elements
02/10/2021 Download Word Document  School and District ACCESS for ELLs Planning Guide During COVID-19
02/09/2021 View HTML Page  Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief II Fund (ESSER II) — RFP now available
02/08/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 2 8 21 - COVID-19 Vaccine, Pooled Testing Update, Vacation Reminder
02/05/2021 View HTML Page  2021 Claim Form Reporting
02/03/2021 View HTML Page  Information Session — STEM AP Access Expansion Opportunity
02/03/2021 View HTML Page  Projected FY2022 Charter School Tuition and Enrollment
02/03/2021 View HTML Page  Pre-Administration Tasks for Technology Staff
02/02/2021 View HTML Page  STEM AP Access Expansion Opportunity Information Session
02/02/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update February 2, 2021
02/01/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 2 1 21 - Board Recap, Increasing FAFSA Completion, Updated CVTE Early Childhood Guidance
01/29/2021 View HTML Page  21st CCLC Grant Sites Information Session for New Sites
01/29/2021 View HTML Page  Early College and Innovation Pathways Data Webinar
01/28/2021 View HTML Page  Increasing FAFSA Completion
01/27/2021 View External Link  Invite for schools to participate in the grade 8 civics pilot assessment — complete by February 5, 2021
01/25/2021 View External Link  Commissioner's Weekly Update 1 25 21 - Board to Meet, School Nurses, Vaccination Updates
01/25/2021 View External Link  Student Assessment Update January 25, 2021
01/25/2021 View HTML Page  Register for Feb. 1 SR/PNP Training
01/22/2021 View External Link  Teachers' Top 3 for January 2021: Culturally Responsive Teaching Task Force, January Share-a-Thon, Honoring Teachers
01/21/2021 View HTML Page  PSM Indicator Session for FFY 20
01/21/2021 View HTML Page  Tasks in PearsonAccess Next During and After Testing
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