<p>That the School Committee support the initiatives outlined in the Superintendent's April 12th Weekly Report to advocate to the Commissioner of Education and the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to pursue greater flexibility from federal regulations in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that would allow Cambridge to get a waiver to participate in a federal pilot program that allows states to pilot new assessments in lieu of our current practice. This would allow Cambridge to advocate for continued accountability with more authentic and meaningful assessments; and Further, that the Superintendent create a working relationship with the Massachusetts Consortium for Innovative Education Assessment (MCIEA) around the idea of creating innovative performance assessments.</p>

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Action Action Date Reconsidered By Referred to Subcommitee
05/07/2019 Substitute Motion Adopted

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