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Boston School Committee remote meeting

The Boston School Committee remote meeting will be held on August 4 at 4:30 p.m.

Zoom Webinar Link

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Agenda

    4:30 p.m.

    •   Pledge of Allegiance
    •   Roll Call
    •  Adjourn to Executive Session
    • The Boston School Committee will immediately adjourn to an executive session for the purpose                     of conducting a strategy session related to collective bargaining with the Boston Teachers Union.           The Committee will return to public session.

    5 p.m.

    •   Approval of Minutes: July 14, 2021 Boston School Committee Meeting
    •   Superintendent's Report
    •  General Public Comment
    •  Action Items
    •  In-Kind Donations with a Total Estimated Value of $19,820:

    Donor Name

     

    Donated Item(s)

     

    BPS Recipient (Site)

    BPS Vendor

    (Y/N)

    Estimated Value

    (provided by donor)

    CSforMA, Inc.

     

    89 MakeyMakey kits and Microbit club kits

    Participating K-8 BPS schools in DLCS@BPS initiative

    N

    $19,820

    • Grants for Approval Totaling $17,868,972:

    Amount

    FY

    Grant Name

    Status

    Fund Manager

    Representative Present

    Representative Title

    Focus Area(s)

    Sites

    $462,845

    2022

    Adult Education

    New

    Kristen D’Avolio,

     

    Kristen D’Avolio

     

    Senior Director

    Adult

    Education

    Madison Park

    Adult Ed

    Center

    $569,950

    2022

    Adult Education - Family Literacy

    New

    Kristen D’Avolio,

     

    Kristen D’Avolio

     

    Senior Director

    Adult

    Education

    Madison Park

    Adult Ed

    Center

    $500,000

    2022

    Comprehensive Preschool Partnership Initiative (CPPI)

    New

    David McAuley

     

    David McAuley

     

    Universal Pre-K Finance and Operations Manager

    Early Childhood

    Districtwide

    $400,000

    2022

    Comprehensive School Health Services Grant

    New

    Emily Hwang

    Emily Hwang

    Project Manager

    Health Services

    Districtwide

    $1,809,500

    2022

    Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grant

    New

    Eric Stevens

    Eric Stevens

    Director

    of Finance

    Food and Nutrition Services

    Districtwide

    $624,000

    2022

    Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time - BAA

    New

    Kenyia Elisa-McLaren

    Kenyia Elisa-McLaren

    ELT Manager

    Expanded Learning Time

    Boston Arts Academy

    $735,800

    2022

    Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time - YAA

    New

    Kenyia Elisa-McLaren

    Kenyia Elisa-McLaren

    ELT Manager

    Expanded Learning Time

    Young Achievers Academy

    $548,000

    2022

    McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Grant

    New

    Brian Marques

    Brian Marques

    Senior Director of Opportunity Youth

    At Risk

    Districtwide

    $12,000,000

    2022

    Reimbursable Grant

    New

    Yvonne Macrae

    Yvonne Macrae

    Grants Director

    Reimbursements

    Districtwide

    $20,000

    2021

    Ed-Fi CTA

    Increase

    Monica Hogan

    Monica Hogan

    Program Manager

    College

    and Career

    Readiness

    Districtwide

    $198,877

    2021

    HHS Transportation

    New

    Yvonne Macrae

    Yvonne Macrae

    Grants Director

    Transportation

    Districtwide

    (Action Items Continued)

    • Suspension of the Maximum Age Policy, School Year 2021-2022
    • UP Academy Charter Amendments:
    • UP Academy Boston Memorandum of Understanding
    • UP Academy Boston and UP Academy Dorchester Management Contract with UP Education Network
    •  Reports
    • Preparing for School Year 2021-2022
    • Wellness Policy Update
    • English Language Learners Task Force Co-Chair Nomination
    •  Public Comment on Reports (Optional)
    •  New Business
    •  Adjourn
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