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From the Office of the Executive Secretary to the School Committee

January 7, 2020 | 06:00 pm

1. Public Comment (3 Minutes):

2. Student School Committee Report:

3. Presentation of the Records for Approval:

• Regular Meeting, December 10, 2019
• Regular Meeting, December 17, 2019

4. Reconsiderations:

5. Unfinished Business/Calendar:

6. Awaiting Reports:
#19-178 Joint Motion by Member Nolan, Vice Chair Kelly, Member Fantini

That Whereas the district has a commitment to all learners; and
Whereas the position of lead teacher for advanced learners has not had stable leadership for some time; and

Whereas the district has been reviewing protocols to address advanced learners needs; and

Whereas at times circumstances are such that students' needs cannot be met in a classroom;That the School Committee request, before the next school year begins, a report on recruitment efforts for the position, on supports for learners, including existing statistics on existing plans, and future updates to procedures, policies and protocols, including changing the existing system of relying on parents and guardians to identify students, which is inherently inequitable, and to ensure transparency and clarity, and under what circumstances a student may advance a grade (C19-205).

7. Superintendent’s Agenda:

7a. Superintendent's Update:
7b. Presentations:

Presentation- FY20-21 Budget Process & Key Dates
Claire Spinner, Chief Financial Officer

7c. CPS District Plan:

7d. Consent Agenda:
#20-01 Recommendation: Recommendation: Day; Residential Program Services not Available From the Cambridge Public School Department
#20-02 Recommendation: Recommendation: Contract Award: Norfolk County Agricultural High School: SY19/20 Student Tuition
#20-03 Recommendation: Recommendation: Contract Award: Essex Shore Agricultural & Technical School: SY19/20 Student Tuition
#20-04 Recommendation: Recommendation: Contract Award: NOVAtime Technology Inc.: Software Maintenance for Time & Attendance System

8. Non-Consent Agenda:

9. School Committee Agenda (Policy Matters/Notifications/Requests for Information):

10. Resolutions:

11. Announcements:

12. Late Orders:

13. Communications and Reports from City Officers: None
Updated on 04/30/2021