Public comment on the Massachusetts draft state plan for ESSA closes on March 9, 2017 Please submit feedback through this survey, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The
Rules governing amending regulations are similar for all agencies. Let’s focus on how to comment on regulatory changes proposed by the Department of Elementary and Secondary
On February 27, 2017, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) voted on proposals for new charter schools and expansions of existing charter schools.
Commissioner Mitchell Chester is proposing to freeze school and district accountability for level 1-3 for 2017-2018. A proposed change to the regulations was voted to
Changes to educator licensure are open for public comment. The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted to solicit comment on the proposed changes to
Can’t make it? Watch it live on Livestream at https://livestream.com/accounts/22459134. From the Commissioner’s Update 2-24-17 The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will meet Monday, February 27
The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) is voting to approve the final changes to the regulations on the statewide educator evaluation system on
The agenda has been posted for the February 27-28, 2017 Board of Elementary and Secondary Education meeting in Malden. This month, BESE will be voting
DESE has released the set of proposed changes to educator license regulations as part of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education meeting documents for
Fire up the comment machines. Massachusetts’s draft state plan for school and district accountability is now available. Public comment is open until March 9, 2017.
It appears that the Obama-era regulations governing school and district accountability under ESSA and teacher preparation programs under the Higher Education Act are facing the
Massachusetts wonks got a late holiday gift in the release of two sets of reports on school and district turnaround practices. The Commonwealth released the
LiveStream videos of the BESE/BHE January meetings are available! Monday, January 23, 2017 The BESE discussed the proposed state plan under the Every Student
An executive order by the current White House administration to delay any regulations that have not yet taken affect for up to 60 days. This
https://www.theatlantic.com/liveblogs/2017/01/senate-confirmation-hearings-day-4/513287/ Follow along at home and enjoy the Betsy DeVos hearing tonight with The Atlantic.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is diving into the past and reviewing the History and Social Sciences Curriculum Frameworks in preparation for
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has revised the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics. The revised drafts for the Curriculum
Watch the excitement of policy making from the comfort of your own couch. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education meetings are now live-streamed! MA ESE
Do you have an opinion about your schools? Probably. Does your opinion match with what MAssachusetts uses to measure schools and district performance? Probably not.
The United States Department of Education has released guidance on stragies for supporting innovation in high schools. Spoiler alert: Nothing in these proposals are new
The federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was reauthorized in December 2015. The most recent iteration of this law is know as ESSA –