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Action Action Date Reconsidered By
08/04/2020 Adopted

Recommendation Information

That Superintendent's Recommendation #20-202, Grant Award, be adopted as follows: that the School Committee accept and approve the grant award in the amount and for the period indicated as detailed in the document.

Description: The FY21 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 either ELA and/or Math intervention and targeted support to at-risk students. At Cambridge Street Upper School, the Title 1 grant will fund a 1.0 Reading Interventionist, and at Putnam Ave, the Title 1 grant will fund a 1.0 Math Interventionist. In addition, the grant will fund tow half-time Reading Recover Teacher Leaders who will provide professional d4evelopment for all district early literacy interventionist, a .75 family liaison, and a .6 clerk. The grant budget also provides funding for services for homeless students, professional development, parent involvement, printing and supplies, as well as services to eligible students in private schools.