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June 12, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Remote Meeting via Webex
Brookline, MA 02445
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Remote Learning Task Force Expert Advisory Panel 4: Public Health, Safety and Logistics

Friday, June 12, 2020

School Committee Ad Hoc Task Force on Remote Learning
Expert Advisory Panel 4: Public Health, Safety and Logistics
Friday, June 12, 2020

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  1. Introductions and logistics
  2. Discussion of Massachusetts Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education guidance issued to date and expected in the coming weeks:
  3. Discussion and possible vote(s) regarding goals of the Panel
  4. Discussion and possible vote(s) regarding first round of questions from PSB leaders, including (but not limited to):
    • Is there a ratio the schools should go by using square footage when thinking about total # of people in a building at once, or in classroom?
    • Is it safer to have teachers switch classrooms instead of students?
    • Should we have a maximum number of students allowed in multi-stall bathrooms at one time?
    • How to handle at-risk populations of adults and students?
      • Is it possible to keep at-risk students (e.g., diabetics) together and have teachers come to them vs. the kids moving around the building? 
      • How to handle this with applicable privacy laws?
      • What are the recommendations for those who are immunocompromised with respect to separate entrances, exits, classrooms?
    • Do we need plexi-glass at student desks?  Is it recommended?
  5. Additional matters raised by Panel members or other attendees
  6. Adjournment