Professor White To Attend Board of Elementary & Secondary Education Special Meeting on Civic Engagement

white2Professor Charles White will attend and offer testimony at the February 24th, 2014 special meeting of the Massachusetts State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE). Professor White was invited by State Senator Richard Moore.

Below is an excerpt about the special meeting from the State Commissioner’s Weekly Update – February 14, 2014:

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to Meet on Feb. 24-25:

The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will meet on Feb. 24-25 in Malden. At the Feb. 24 special meeting, the Board will discuss the current state of civic engagement in schools and opportunities to strengthen that engagement. State Senator Richard Moore, who chaired the Special Commission on Civic Engagement and Learning, will discuss the Commission’s report and progress made on its recommendations. A team from Malden Public Schools will present on the district’s community-service learning program.