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Date:
December 3, 2015
Time:
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:
Town Hall - School Committee Meeting Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
5th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
Contact:
617-730-2430
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School Committee Meeting/Public Hearling (Town Hall, School Com. Room & Sel. Hearing Room)

Thursday, December 3, 2015


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2015
5:00 PM – 9:30 PM
JAMES F. WALSH SCHOOL COMMITTEE ROOM, 5TH FLOOR, TOWN HALL
STATUTORY NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK.
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND.
NOTE: All times are approximate.
5:00 PM (1 hour)
1. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
(To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining and to comply with, or act under the authority of, any general or special law or federal grant-in-aid requirements, specifically, to review executive session minutes pursuant to G.L. c. 30A, ss. 22(a) and 22(f).
6:00 PM (5 minutes)
2. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: December 1, 2015 School Committee (Government Relations) Meeting
ii. Past Record: November 24, 2015 School Committee Meeting
iii. Past Record: November 12, 2015 School Committee Meeting
iv. Past Record: October 29, 2015 School Committee Meeting
v. Establishment of the Peter F. McNulty Memorial Scholarship
6:05 PM (30 minutes)
3. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Finance (Beth Jackson Stram)
b. Capital Improvements (David Pollak)
c. Curriculum (Helen Charlupski)
d. Government Relations (Rebecca Stone)
i. Legislative Priorities (1st Reading)
e. Policy Review (Lisa Jackson)
f. Superintendent Transition Process (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
g. Additional Liaisons and Updates
6:35 PM (15 minutes total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
4. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
(Note: Comments on 9th Elementary School Options should be made during the Public Hearing on 9th Elementary School Options (Docket Item #9; scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM in the Selectmen’s Hearing Room)
6:50 PM (10 minutes)
5. INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Joe Connelly)
7:00 PM (15 minutes)
6. SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTIONS
a. Proposed Changes to the Public Schools of Brookline Policy on Student Admissions-Section J1a (2nd Reading/Vote) (Lisa Jackson)
b. 2016-2017 School Calendar with Early Dismissal Dates (1st Reading) (Joe Connelly)
7:15 PM (10 minutes)
7. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
a. FY 2016 1st Quarter Financial Report (Beth Jackson Stram)
7:25 PM (5 minutes)
8. NEW BUSINESS
7:30 PM (2 hours; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
9. PUBLIC HEARING ON 9TH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OPTIONS
This is a Joint Meeting of the School Committee and Board of Selectmen. Hearing will take place in the Selectmen’s Hearing Room, 6th Floor, Town Hall.
10. ADJOURNMENT