Sunday, October 23, 2016

DESE wants to hear from YOU on accountability!

As the state needs to submit a new plan under the new federal education law (ESSA), they are going out to hear from the public for feedback. The following is from this week's Commissioner's Update:

Public Forums on Changes in Light of the Federal Every Student Succeeds Act: 

The Department continues to seek input on possible changes to the Massachusetts' accountability system and other aspects of education in light of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). As ESE starts to draft the Commonwealth's ESSA plan, ESE will hold five public forums to gather feedback. Register here for one of the following events, all of which will run from 6-7:30 p.m.: 

  • Monday, November 14, second floor of the Bolling Building, 2300 Washington St., Roxbury Monday, November 21, Oak Middle School, 45 Oak St., Shrewsbury 
  • Tuesday, November 29, Brockton High School, 470 Forest Ave., Brockton T
  • Thursday, December 1, Holyoke High School, 500 Beech St., Holyoke 
  • Tuesday, December 6, Collins Middle School, 29 Highland Ave., Salem

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