MASC Research Report Finds Charter Schools Significantly Underserve Special Needs, ELL, High Risk Student Populations MASC brought this and related testimony to the Joint Education Committee hearing on proposed charter school legislation in Massachusetts. For more information, see the complete MASC â€œWho is Being Servedâ€ report on Massachusetts charter schools and the MASC Press Release.
Paul Schlichtman, MASC Past President, reviews questions and misconceptions around how the cap on charter school payments is calculated, and explains how the bottom ten percent of underperforming districts are identified.
Education advocacy is one of a school committee member’s most powerful, and critical, roles. You are the link between the
Day on the Hill is MASCâ€™s annual legislative advocacy day. Typically, this event brings hundreds of school committee members, superintendents and student leaders to the State House in Boston to meet with the executive and legislative leadership as well as local senators and representatives. This event is an increasingly critical moment for MASC members to advance the message of the value of public education and ensure that legislators and other key decision/policy makers understand the issues and challenges that you confront and that they can support.
The MASCÂ team that will assist you includes present and former school committee members who truly understand a school committeeâ€™s concerns when seeking a new school Superintendent or other school leader. With over 30 yearsâ€™ successful search consulting experience, the Massachusetts Association of School Committees has provided technical assistance and/or complete search management to more than 200 member school districts across the state. We uphold our commitment to you, our members, by maintaining the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and accountability. As your Association,Â MASCÂ is committed to helping you find the best leader for your particular district.