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Boston School Committee meeting

The Boston School Committee will be holding a meeting on June 12 at 4:30 p.m.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. 4:30 p.m.

    Pledge of Allegiance

    Executive Session: The Boston School Committee will meet at the date, time and place listed above. The Committee will adjourn immediately to executive session for the purpose of discussing strategy related to negotiations with the Boston Teachers Union. Such a discussion in an open session would have a detrimental effect on the bargaining position of this body. The Committee will return to public session.

  2. 5 p.m.

    Citations: Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) Graduating Seniors

    Approval of Meeting Minutes: May 22, 2019

    Interim Superintendent's Report

    General Public Comment

    Action Items

    • Consent Calendar
      •  International Travel Request: Boston Latin Academy – Italy – July 24-31, 2019
      •  International Travel Request: Boston Latin School – Scotland – August 1-10, 2019
    •  In-Kind Donations with a Total Estimated Value of $500,564.42:

     

    Donor Name

    Donated Item(s)

    BPS Recipient (Site)

    BPS Vendor

    (Y/N)

    Estimated Value (provided by donor)

    Boston Calm

    Weighted lap pads, interactive stuffed animals, fidget toys

    Special Education dept

    No

    $968.79

    Lang Lang International Music Foundation

    Roland Piano labs, including electric pianos, music curriculum, and teacher professional development

    Edison K8 School; John F Kennedy School

    No

    $100,000.00

    Martellus Bennett & I Love Boston Sports Store

    128 copies of Martellus Bennett’s book Dear Black Boy in coordination with the author reading the book to 2nd & 3rd graders at the Mildred Ave. K-8 School  

    BPS Elementary and Middle Schools via Library Services

    No

    $2,000.00

    DonorsChoose.org*

    Various School Projects, January to May

    BPS Schools (see attached)

    No

    $397,595.63

    • Grants for Approval Totaling $1,203,144

    Amount

    FY

    Grant Name

    Status

    Sites

    $10,000

    2020

    Career and Technical Education Partnership Planning Grant

    New

    Madison Park

    $40,000

    2020

    ESOL Culinary Training

    New

    Madison Park

    $7,164

    2020

    GED/HiSET Testing Program

    New

    Madison Park

    $673,750

    2019

    Higginson School Playground

    New

    Higginson

    $30,000

    2020-

    2022

    i3 Scale Up Grant

    New

    Brighton and Excel

    $440,200

    2019

    Otis School Playground

    New

    Otis

    $2,000

    2019

    WGBH Ready To Learn Community Collaborative For Early Learning & Media

    New

    Madison Park

    • Revised Maximum Age Student Assignment Policy
    • BuildBPS Grade Reconfiguration Strategy: K-6/7-12 and K-8/9-12 Models
    • BuildBPS McCormack Middle School and Boston Community Leadership Academy Merger for a New 7-12 School
    • BPS District Wellness Policy Revision: Comprehensive Health Education
    • Reports
      •   Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) Annual Report
      •   Boston Teachers Union Tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement
      •   Planning and Engineering SEIU 888 Collective Bargaining Agreement
      •   Academics and Student Support Service for Equity Team (ASSET) Update
      •   UP Boston and UP Dorchester Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Extensions and

          Accountability Plans

    Public Comment on Report (Optional)

    New Business

    Adjourn