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#MASSPchat 5/2 - Building a Master Schedule

The Topic:
For principals, the spring brings with it quite a barrage of work – summative evaluations, school improvement plans, spring testing, and for HS principals, graduation. While all of these things are demanding, building the master schedule for the upcoming year is one of the most critical jobs of the building administrator. There are few things we can control, but building a master schedule and assigning teachers is one of them. Join us as for #MASSPchat as we discuss strategy and philosophy for building a master schedule.

Chelsey Martinez's picture

Jim French Voted MASSP President-Elect

After three weeks of voting by the MASSP membership, Jim French has been chosen as the 2016-17 President-Elect. Jim will serve a three-year term on the MASSP Executive Board leading the Association.

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This Week in Politics in 5 Sentences (or Fewer)

On Thursday, U.S. District Judge John Corbett O’Meara accepted an agreement between the Secretary of State’s office and local governments and school groups, declaring that the election gag order provision in passed last year as part of Public Act 269 is unenforceable thus ensuring that districts can continue to educate their parents and communities about ballot initiatives so voters can be fully informed and understand how a local ballot issue would affect them.