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Date:
April 28, 2016
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 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 (Town Hall, School Committee Room, 5th Floor)

Thursday, April 28, 2016


DOCKET
SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016
6:00 PM – 7:55 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.
6:00 PM (5 minutes)
1. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (Susan Wolf Ditkoff)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
i. Past Record: March 10, 2016 School Committee Meeting
ii. Past Record: April 14, 2016 School Committee Meeting
6:05 PM (30 minutes)
2. SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS
a. Finance (Beth Jackson Stram)
b. Capital Improvements (David Pollak)
c. Curriculum (Helen Charlupski)
d. Government Relations (Rebecca Stone)
i. School Committee Position on 2016 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Article 14: To see if the Town will accept the provisions Section 148C of Chapter 149 of the Massachusetts General Laws, the Earned Sick Time Law, pursuant to Article CXV of the Amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth (Proposed Vote)
e. Policy Review (Lisa Jackson)
i. Proposed Changes to the Public Schools of Brookline Physical Restraint Policy-Section E2b (2nd Reading/Vote)
ii. Proposed New Public Schools of Brookline Earned Sick Time Policy for Less than Half-time, Temporary, and Certified Seasonal Employees (2nd Reading/Vote)
f. Additional Liaisons and Updates
6:35 PM (15 minutes total; 3-5 minutes/person, depending on number of speakers)
3. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.
6:50 PM (5 minutes)
4. STUDENT REPORT (Ethan Kahn)
6:55 PM (10 minutes)
5. INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Joe Connelly)
7:05 PM (15 minutes)
6. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
a. FY 2016 3rd Quarter Financial Report (Beth Jackson Stram)
i. Proposed FY 2016 Budget Transfers
7:20 PM (5 minutes)
7. NEW BUSINESS
7:25 PM (30 minutes)
8. POSSIBLE EXECUTIVE SESSION
For Purpose 3, to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining (Brookline Educators Union-Units A, B, and Paras)
9. ADJOURNMENT