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Action Action Date Reconsidered By
06/18/2019 Adopted

Recommendation Information

That Superintendent's Recommendation #19-171, Grant Award, be adopted as follows: that the School Committee accept and approve the grant award in the amount and for the period indicated:

Nellie Mae Education Foundation-Building Equity Bridges (SC20144) in the amount of $125,000.00 for the period July 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020.

Description: This grant will continue to support a district-community process that is engaging a wide field of community stakeholders in dialogue in order to identify the root causes of the persistent gaps in college and career readiness affecting the future prospects of our high school graduates.In collaboration with technical assistance providers, we will continue to 1) analyze historical barriers and other patterns that prevent us from equitably preparing all students for post-graduation success and 2) identify student-centered practices and other appropriate interventions that will address the identified equity barriers.The grant funding will be complemented by funding in the general budget to support the Building Equity Bridges implementation.