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Boston School Committee Meeting

School Committee will be having a board meeting on December 14, 2016

Discussion Topics

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Presentation of Citations: BPS Employees Who Received Their Doctorates in 2016
  4. Approval of School Committee Meeting Minutes: December 7, 2016
  5. Approval of Executive Session Meeting Minutes:

     * October 16, 2013                 July 16, 2014                        July 15, 2015

     * February 24, 2016               April 27, 2016                       July 20, 2016

  6. Superintendent's Report
  7. General Public Comment
  8. Action Items

     * Grants for Approval

    Fiscal Year

    Grant Name

    Sites

    Status

    Amount

    2017

    High School Graduation Rates and Postsecondary Readiness among First Language is not English (FLNE) Students (Fund Code 695)

    Madison Park Vocational Technical High School and Margarita Muniz Academy

    New

    $                6,000.

    2017

    Social Emotional Learning In School and Out-of-School Setting Initiative Planning Grant

    District-wide

    New

    200,000.

    2017

    Strategic Support for Level 3 Schools 

    District-wide

    New

    450,000.

     

     

     

    Total

    $ 656,000.

     

    * Innovation School Proposals: 

    Eliot K-8 Innovation School – Renewal

    Jeremiah E. Burke High School – Conversion

    Oliver Wendell Holmes Elementary School – Conversion

    * Grade Configurations

  9. Reports

    * Introduction to Fiscal Year 2018 Planning

    * Update on the Instructional Vision and Initiatives

    * New Mission High School – Expansion

  10. Public Comment on Reports (Optional)
  11. New Business
  12. Executive Session

    The School Committee will adjourn to executive session to discuss collective bargaining strategies related to the Boston Association of School Administrators and Supervisors, Boston Teachers Union, and Administrative Guild, as required by Mass. General Laws, Chapter 69, Section 1J; also collective bargaining strategies related to the Boston School Police Superior Officers Federation and the Boston School Police Patrolmen’s Association.  The Committee will not return to public session.

  13. Adjourn