Mass. Education Board to discuss MCAS, teacher licensure
MALDEN, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will hold a meeting on Tuesday at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) offices in Malden.
Topics on the agenda include discussion on an amendment to the Regulations on MCAS and the Competency Determination that would create a new passing standard for the Competency Determination for the classes of 2026 through 2029 for English language arts, mathematics, and science and technology/engineering.
Amendments will also be proposed to the Career/Vocational Technical Education (CVTE) educator licensure regulations and extending Education Licensure flexibility through the 2022-2023 school year.