Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Boston School Committee meeting agenda

Here is the draft agenda for the Boston School Committee meeting, scheduled for Wed., Sept. 23, at 6 p.m. at 26 Court Street in Boston.

Regarding the Readiness Schools report to be discussed, this summer, Boston received $36,000 from the state to support creating a grade 6-12 school and converting two high schools into Advantage Schools, in which "school faculty and leadership primarily will be responsible for developing the 'innovation plan' and performance contract under which the school operates." The Massachusetts Teachers Association states its position on Readiness Schools here.

Call to Order
I. Pledge of Allegiance
II. Superintendent's Report
III. Public Comment on Action Items
IV. Action Items
· Grants for Approval
V. Reports
· Vocational Requirements Update
· 2009 MCAS Results
· Readiness Schools Update
VI. General Public Comment
VII. New Business

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