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Last updated: 02/25/2019 - 2:46pm

Boston School Committee meeting

The School Committee will be holding a meeting on February 27 at 6 p.m.

Discussion Topics

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Approval of Meeting Minutes: February 6, 2019
  3. Interim Superintendent's Report
  4. General Public Comment
  5. Action Items
    • Consent Calendar
      • Grants for Approval Totaling $794,297
    Amount FY Grant name Status Focus area(s) Sites
    $9,689 2019 CBHM Implementation & Research/Evaluation Increase Health and Wellness Districtwide
    $175,787 2019 Children’s Pilot Funds New Health and Wellness Districtwide
    $413,409 2019 Comprehensive Preschool Partnership Initiative (CPPI) New Early Childhood Districtwide
    $20,140 2019 Emergency Impact and Assistance Aid for Homeless Children and Youth New At Risk Districtwide
    $10,000 2019 Massachusetts 21st Century Community Learning Centers New Extended Learning Time Gardner
    $90,000 2019 STARTALK Arabic Summer Academy New Foreign Language Charlestown
    $75,272 2019 Summer Food Service Program: Expansion, Access, Training, and Start-Up (SFSP EATS) New Food and Nutrition Services Districtwide

    Action Items Continued


    • International Travel Request: Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot School –

                      Costa Rica – March 27-April 4, 2019

    • Opportunity and Achievement Gaps Task Force Nominations:
      • Rev. Willie Bodrick II, Boston Network for Black Student Achievement
      • Dr. Lisa Gonsalves, UMass Boston
      • Dr. James Jennings, Tufts University
    • Boston Day and Evening Academy: A Horace Mann Charter School Amendment Requests: Updated Enrollment Policy and Increased Enrollment Capacity
  6. Reports
    • Update on Opportunity & Achievement Gaps Policy Implementation Plan/Opportunity & Achievement Gap Task Force Update
    • Build BPS Phase II Update
    • English Language Learners Task Force Co-Chair Nomination: Dr. Lorna Rivera, Boston School Committee
  7. Public Comment on Reports (Optional)
  8. New Business
  9. Adjourn