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Boston School Committee budget hearing and meeting

The committee is holding a hearing and meeting on March 15. The FY18 budget hearing starts at 5 p.m. and the School Committee meeting starts at 6 p.m.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approval of Meeting Minutes: February 11, 2017 and March 15, 2017
  4. Superintendent's Report
  5. General Public Comment
  6. Action Items
  7. Consent Calendar

    Grant for Approval

    Amount: $90,000
    FY: 2017
    Grant Name: STARTALK
    Status: New
    Focus Area: Foreign Language
    Site: Charlestown High School 
    Total: $90,000

    International Travel Request: Boston Green Academy – Guatemala – April 6 - 17, 2017
    International Travel Request: Joseph Lee K-8 School – Costa Rica – April 17 - 25, 2017
    International Travel Request: Young Achievers Science and Math K-8 Pilot School – Costa Rica – April 9 - 17, 2017

    2017 Massachusetts School Building Authority Accelerated Repair Program: Statements of Interest

    Chittick Elementary School
    East Boston High School
    James Curley K-8 School
    Joyce Kilmer K-8 School
    Marshall/UP Academy K-8 School
    O’Donnell K-5 School
    Oliver Perry K-8 School
    Russell K-5 School
    Sumner K-5 School 
    timilty Middle School 
    Tobin K-8 School  

  8. Reports

    Build BPS 10-Year Educational and Facilities Master Plan

    Superintendent’s Final FY18 Budget Analysis and Recommendation

  9. Public Comment on Reports (Optional)
  10. New Business
  11. Executive Session
  12. The School Committee will adjourn to executive session to discuss collective bargaining strategies related to the Teamsters Local Union No. 25 and Transdev North America, Inc.

    The Committee has determined that an open discussion on these matters would have a detrimental effect on the collective bargaining process.  The Committee will not return to public session. 

  13. Adjournment
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