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Boston School Committee Remote MA School Choice Plan Public Hearing

The Boston School Committee will be holding a remote MA School Choice Plan public hearing and meeting on May 25 at 5 p.m.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

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PUBLIC COMMENT: Please sign up online to testify. Sign up for public comment will close at 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Agenda
    •    Pledge of Allegiance
    •    Roll Call
    •    Public Hearing: Massachusetts School Choice Plan, School Year (SY) 2022-2023
    •    Adjournment of MA School Choice Plan Public Hearing, SY 2022-2023
    •    Approval of Meeting Minutes: May 11, 2022
    •    Superintendent's Report including Update on MA Department of Elementary and Secondary
    • Education (DESE) Review
    •    Report
    • UP Academy Boston and UP Academy Dorchester Schedule Amendment
    •    General Public Comment
    •    Action Items
    • Grants for Approval Totaling $955,926

    Amount

    FY

    Grant Name

    Status

    Fund Manager

    Focus Area(s)

    Sites

    $6,665

    2022

    GED/HiSet Testing Program

    New

    Kristen D’Avolio

    Adult Education

    Districtwide

    $16,000

    2022

    Comprehensive School Health Services

    Increase

    Lucrecia Rodriguez

    Health Services

    Districtwide

    $313,554

    2022

    ARP IDEA Early Childhood (FC 264)

    New

    Nadine Ekstrom

    Special Education

    Districtwide

    $339,707

    2022

    Supporting Students’ Social Emotional Learning, Behavioral & Mental Health & Wellness (FC311)

    New

    Farah Assiraj

    Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

    Districtwide

    $280,000

    2022

    Career Technical Initiative

    New

    Kristen D’Avolio

    Adult Education

    Madison Park Technical Vocational HS

    • Total: $955,926
    • Withdrawal from Massachusetts School Choice Plan, SY 2022-2023
    • UP Academy Boston and UP Academy Dorchester Schedule Amendment
    •   Reports
    • Summer Learning Update
    • Superintendent Search Process Update
    •   Public Comment on Reports (Optional)
    •   New Business
    •   Adjourn
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