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Boston School Committee remote meeting

The Boston School Committee will hold a remote meeting on September 16 at 4:30 p.m.

Join the Zoom meeting

Or join by phone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

  • US: +1 312 626 6799  or +1 929 205 6099  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782
  • Webinar ID: 919 0030 5122
  • International numbers available

Discussion Topics

  1. 4:30 p.m. Executive Session

    I. Pledge of Allegiance

    II. Roll Call

    III. Executive Session: The Boston School Committee will meet at the date, time and place listed above. The School Committee will immediately adjourn to an executive session to discuss collective bargaining strategy related to the Boston Teachers Union. The School Committee will return to public session.

  2. 5 p.m. Meeting

    Approval of Meeting Minutes: August 19, 2020

    V. Superintendent's Report

    VI. Reports

              ● School Reopening Update September 16, 2020 Remote Boston School Committee Meeting Agenda Zoom Pg. 2 ~ continued ~

              ● Memorandum of Agreement between the Boston Public Schools and Boston Teachers Union, Local 66 AFT-Massachusetts, and the School Committee of the City of Boston Related to the Reopening of Schools for the 2020-2021 School Year during the on-going COVID-19 Pandemic

    VII. General Public Comment

    VIII. Action Items

    ● Grants for Approval Totaling $5,506,693:

     

    Amount FY Grant Name Status Fund Manager Focus Area(s) Sites $10,000 2021 Career and Technical Education Partnership New Kim Connolly Career and Technical Education Districtwide $30,000 2021 Engineering Innovation Pathways Implementation Grant New Kristen Almquist College and Career Readiness Dearborn STEM Academy $20,000 2021 MassGrad Promising Practices Grant – BATA New Benjamin Helfat At Risk Boston Adult Technical Academy $30,000 2021 MassGrad Promising Practices - Charlestown New Morgan Soares At Risk Charlestown High School $30,000 2021 MassGrad Promising Practices – Madison Park New Anthonie Marsh At Risk Madison Park Technical Vocational HS $115,000 2021 McKinney-Vento Homeless Education New Brian Marques At Risk Districtwide $1,632,474 2021 Perkins V New Michelle Sylvaria Career and Technical Education Districtwide $190,909 2021 Promoting Adolescent Health through School-Based HIV Prevention Increase Jill Carter Health and Wellness Districtwide $672,342 2021 Remote Learning Technology Essentials New Mark Racine Career and Technical Education Districtwide September 16, 2020 Remote Boston School Committee Meeting Agenda Zoom Pg. 3 $2,399,620 2021 Title III New Faye Karp Opportunity Gap Districtwide $175,920 2021 Title IV Increase Nathan Kuder Opportunity Gap Districtwide $202,428 2021 USFA Support for Emergency Meals New Eric Stevens Food and Nutrition Services Districtwide

              ● Policy Regarding Preparing and Sharing Student Incident Reports and Other Student Information with the Boston Police Department

              ● Connector System Between Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) Programs and Boston Public Schools (BPS)

              ● Memorandum of Agreement between the Boston Public Schools and Boston Teachers Union, Local 66 AFT-Massachusetts, and the School Committee of the City of Boston Relative to the Reopening of Schools for the 2020-2021 School Year during the on-going COVID-19 Pandem

    IX. Report

              ● Division of Equity, Strategy, and Opportunity

    X. Public Comment on Reports (Optional)

    XI. New Business

    XII. Adjourn