<p>Whereas the Cambridge Public School District closed its school buildings to scholars and educators to slow the spread of COVID-19 on March 13th, and; </p> <p>Whereas the Superintendent reviewed recommendations from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education about grading for quarters three and four and determined that Q3 grades will remain A-F Q4 grades will be administered on a Credit or No Credit basis, and; </p> <p>Whereas many high school seniors (and other scholars) are challenged by working as essential employees, caring for younger siblings and family members with disabilities, dealing with mental health, and; </p> <p>Whereas the transition to remote schooling and diminished time for in-person structured classes may have resulted in a reduction in learning and assignment completion, now therefore be it;</p> <p>Resolved that the Superintendent will report to the School Committee on how many senior scholars will not be graduating from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School and the High School Extension Program this month as compared to the Class of 2019 and Class of 2018, and will further disaggregate the data by race, socio-economic, disability and English learner statuses, and be it further;</p> <p>Resolved that, by June 26th, the Superintendent will provide the School Committee and CRLS families with detailed credit recovery options for senior scholars to earn their diplomas by the end of summer 2020</p>

School Committee Actions

Action Action Date Reconsidered By Referred to Subcommitee
06/02/2020 Adopted

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