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Boston School Committee Remote Meeting

The Boston School Committee will hold a remote meeting on August 10 at 5 p.m.

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PUBLIC COMMENT: Please sign up online to testify. Sign up for public comment will close at 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Meeting Minutes: July 13, 2022
  4. Acting Superintendent's Report
  5. General Public Comment
  6. Action Items
    • Grants for Approval Totaling $11,185,345 

      Amount

      FY

      Grant Name

      Status

      Fund Manager

      Focus Area(s)

      Sites

      $866,313

      2022

      JP Morgan Chase New Skills Ready Grant – EdVestors

      Continuation

      Michelle Sylvaria

      Career & Technical Education

      Districtwide

      $17,059

      2022

      Comprehensive Preschool Partnership Initiative (CPPI).

      Increase

      David McAuley

      Early Childhood

      Districtwide

      $7,017,665

      2023

      Boston Quality Pre-K Fund

      New

      David McAuley

      Early Childhood

      Districtwide

      $100,000

      2023

      OST Strategic Support Grant

      New

      Margaret Reardon

      School Turnaround

      Dever Elementary

      $75,000

      2023

      Burke Skills Capital Grant

      New

      Jennifer Lillis

      College & Career Readiness

      Burke High

      $1,625,143

      2023

      Perkins Grant

      New

      Michelle Sylvaria

      Career & Technical Education

      Districtwide

      $13,811

      2023

      Investigating History Grant

      New

      Angela Hedley-Mitchell

      Curriculum & Instruction

      Curly K8 & Gardner Pilot K8

      $452,638

      2023

      Adult Education

      New

      Kristen D’Avolio

      Adult Education

      Madison Park Adult Ed. Center

      $641,574

      2023

      Adult Ed. Family Literacy

      New

      Kristen D’Avolio

      Adult Education

      Madison Park Adult Ed. Center

      $40,000

      2023

      CommCorp: Career Technical Initiative Start-Up

      New

      Kristen D’Avolio

      Adult Education

      Madison Park Adult Ed. Center

      $111,500

      2023

      CommCorp: Career Technical Initiative Round 2 & 3

      New

      Kristen D’Avolio

      Adult Education

      Madison Park Adult Ed. Center

      $224,642

      2023

      Madison Park Skills Capital Grant

      New

      Mary Frances Brangma

      College Career & Readiness

      Madison Park

       

    • New Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Membership:
    • Boston Arts Academy
    • Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers
    • McCormack/BCLA 7-12
    • BPS Alternative Schools Network
      • Boston Adult Technical Academy
      • Boston Day & Evening Academy
      • Boston Collaborative High School
      • Community Academy
      • Greater Egleston High School
    • Superintendent Mary Skipper’s Employment Contract Approval
  7. Report
    • Systemic Improvement Plan Implementation Update: Data; English Learners; Facilities; Special

    Education; Student Safety; Transformation Schools; and Transportation

  8. Discussion: Structure and Processes of School Committee Meetings
  9. Public Comment on Reports (Optional)
  10. New Business
  11. Adjourn
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