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Last updated: 05/08/2017 - 3:12pm

School Committee Meeting

The Boston School Committee will hold a hearing on the MA School Choice Plan at 6 p.m.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Approval of Meeting Minutes: April 26, 2017
  3. Superintendent's Report
  4. General Public Comment
  5. Action Item

    Consent Calendar

    Grants for Approval:

    Amount

    FY

    Grant Name

    Status

    Focus Area(s)

    Sites

    $18,717

    2017

    ALI Capacity Building Grant (Improving and Expanding The Adult Diploma Program)

    New

    Adult Education

    Dept. of Adult Ed-Boston Central Adult High School

    $23,301

    2017

    Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE) – Summer CNA

    New

    Adult Education

    Dept. of Adult Ed-Boston Central Adult High School

    $244,630

    2018

    Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments (IPLE)

    New

    Early Childhood

    Haynes EEC

    $20,000

    2017

    Preschool Expansion Sustainability Planning

    New

    Early Childhood

    Districtwide

    $150,000

    (Estimated Value)

    2017

    Shah Family Foundation Equipment Donation

    New

    Food and Nutrition Services

    East Boston High School, East Boston EEC, PJ Kennedy, The Bradley

    $43,286

    2017

    Summer Food Service Program: Expansion, Access, Training, & Start-Up

    New

    Food and Nutrition Services

    Districtwide

    $1,500,000

    2018

    Summer Food Service Program Reimbursement (USDA)

    New

    Food and Nutrition Services

    Districtwide

    $37,279

    2017

    Title II-A Improving Educator Quality

    Increase

    Educator Effectiveness

     

    Districtwide

    Total: $2,037,213
     

    International Travel Request: Boston Latin School – Quebec, Canada – May 26-29, 2017

    International Travel Request: McCormack Middle School – Costa Rica – June 5-17, 2017

    Massachusetts School Choice Plan, SY 2017-18

  6. Reports

    Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) Annual Report

    Food and Nutrition Services Update

    Update: Mattahunt Elementary School Closing and Mattapan Early Elementary School Opening

     

  7. Public Comment on Reports (Optional)
  8. New Business
  9. Executive Session

    The School Committee will adjourn to executive session to discuss strategies related to litigation. Such a discussion in an open session would have a detrimental effect on the litigating position of this body. The Committee will not return to public session.

  10. Adjournment