December 20th DESE Meeting: time, place, agenda

The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Documents - December 2016

Regular Meeting

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
DESE, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA
Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Comments from the Chair
Comments from the Commissioner
Comments from the Secretary
Statements from the Public*

Routine Business:

Approval of the Minutes of the November 15, 2016 Retreat and November 29, 2016 Regular Meeting - Vote

Items for Discussion and Action:

  1. Progress Report on Holyoke Public Schools: Stephen Zrike, Receiver - Discussion
  2. PISA Results for Massachusetts - Discussion
  3. Every Student Succeeds Act: Stakeholder Outreach, New Federal Regulations, and Next Steps - Discussion
  4. Educator Licensure: Overview of Policy Issues and Potential Regulatory Changes - Initial Discussion
  5. Next-Generation MCAS: Plans for High School Assessments - Discussion
  6. Report to the Legislature on Calculation of Low-Income Students - Discussion
  7. Report on Probation: Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School of Excellence - Discussion
  8. Boston's Decision on Level 4 School (Mattahunt) - Continuing Discussion

Other Items for Information:

  1. State Education Budget Transmittal Letter from Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
  2. Report on Grants and Charter School Matters Approved by the Commissioner