Event Detail – Joint Committee on Education


Event Date:5/10/2011

Start Time:10:00 AM

Location: A2 Get Directions

Event Description

MCAS and Accountability

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 H134 An Act relative to directing the Massachusetts Department of Education be directed to establish seperate Massachusetts comprehensive assessment system, MCAS, examinations for special and vocational students Demetrius J. Atsalis
2 S191 An Act supporting the local determination of educational competency and multiple forms of academic assessment. Cynthia S. Creem
3 H164 An Act relative to the MCAS appeals process. Frank I. Smizik
4 H1944 An Act relating to high school graduation requirements for students with learning disabilities Alice Hanlon Peisch
5 H149 An Act relative to students with severe disabilities John V. Fernandes
6 H141 An Act to establish a special commission on high school graduation. Antonio F. D. Cabral
7 H140 An act to improve graduation requirements. Antonio F. D. Cabral
8 S258 An Act relative to high school graduation requirements Steven A. Tolman
9 H167 An Act relative to the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System tests. Theodore C. Speliotis
10 H1946 An Act to promote greater fairness, accountability and public confidence in the MCAS Alice Hanlon Peisch
11 H1933 An Act relative to non-public school student access to the MCAS exam Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
12 H1955 An Act to improve assessment and accountability to ensure students acquire 21st century skills Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.
James B. Eldridge
13 S241 An Act relative to DESE contracts Bruce E. Tarr
14 H144 An Act relative to accommodations for special needs students taking the MCAS examination James M. Cantwell
15 H1938 An Act to expand access to the MCAS appeals process Elizabeth A. Malia
16 H1958 An Act to eliminate the use of the MCAS for high school graduation Benjamin Swan
17 S230 An Act relative to the Audit/Accountability office Richard J. Ross
18 H1929 An Act relative to school improvement plans Patricia A. Haddad
19 H3349 An act relative to scholastic achievement in the commonwealth Todd M. Smola
Stephen M. Brewer
20 S223 An Act relative to the competency determination for high school graduation Richard T. Moore