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From the Office of the Executive Secretary to the School Committee

January 2, 2024 | 06:00 pm

1. Public Comment (3 Minutes):

2. Student School Committee Report:

3. Presentation of the Records for Approval:
  • December 19, 2023 Regular Meeting

4. Reconsiderations:

5. Unfinished Business/Calendar:

6. Awaiting Reports:

7. Superintendent’s Agenda:

7a. Superintendent's Update:

Morse School: Recognized as a 2023 National ESEA Distinguished School

Samantha Headley, Morse School Interim Principal

7b. Presentations:

Human Resources Update: Recruiting, Hiring & Retention & Human Resources Improvements

Corey Dotson, Chief Talent Officer

Rasheeda Abdul-Musawwir, Director of Talent Acquisition & Management

7c. CPS District Plan:


7d. Consent Agenda:
#24-001 Recommendation: Approval of Revisions to the Controlled Choice Policy Regarding the Cambridge Preschool Program Admissions & Matriculation (First Reading)
#24-002 Recommendation: Day & Residential Program Services not Available from the Cambridge Public Schools
#24-003 Recommendation: Contract Award: 1722 Behavior & Consulting: Special Education Services
#24-004 Recommendation: Contract Award: Benjamin Franklin Cummings: Instructional Services-Amended
#24-005 Recommendation: Contract Award: Metropolitan Foods dba Driscoll Foods: Groceries
#24-006 Recommendation: Gifts/Miscellaneous Receipts
#24-007 Recommendation: Grant Award: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B (IDEA) Federal Targeted Special Education Program Improvement Grant (SC244674)

8. Non-Consent Agenda:

9. School Committee Agenda (Policy Matters/Notifications/Requests for Information):
#24-008 Motion by Communications & Community Relations Sub-committee
  • Report of the December 13, 2023 Communications and Community Relations Subcommittee Meeting

10. Resolutions:

11. Announcements:

12. Late Orders:

13. Communications and Reports from City Officers:


Updated on 12/27/2023