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Action Action Date Reconsidered By
08/06/2019 Adopted

Recommendation Information


That Superintendent's Recommendation #19-197, Grant Award, be adopted as follows: that the School Committee accept and approve the grant award in the amount and for the period indicated:

FY20 Title I Distribution (SC20604) in the amount of $1,328,198.00 for the period September 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

Description:The FY20 Title I grant will fund additional teaching staff at four elementary and two upper schools.Intervention teachers allocated to the Kennedy Longfellow, King Open, Morse, and Fletcher Maynard Academy will provide ELA and Math intervention and targeted support to at-risk students.At Cambridge Street Upper School, the Title I grant will fund a .5 Reading Interventionist, and at Putnam Ave, the Title I grant will fund a .5 Math Interventionist and 1.0 Literacy Interventionist.In addition, the grant will fund two half-time Reading Recovery lead teachers who will provide professional development for all district early literacy interventionists, a .75 family liaison, a .6 clerk and the Title I Coordinator.The grant budget also provides stipends for after school and summer school programs, funding for services for homeless students, professional development, parent involvement, printing and supplies, as well as services to eligible students in private schools.