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02/22/21

Boston School Committee Feedback Form on Draft Goals & Feb 24th Meeting

School Committee Priority Setting: Goals and Guardails 

The Boston School Committee is seeking community feedback on a draft set of goals and guardrails that will strengthen the Committee’s focus on student outcomes.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 5 p.m. 

Agenda- EnglishArabic/ العربيةCaboverdean/ CaboverdeanoChinese/中文French/ FrançaisHaitian/Kreyòl Ayisyen, Portugese/PortuguêsSomali/ Soomaali, Spanish/españolVietnamese/Tiếng Việt

Zoom Webinar Link:

https://k12-bostonpublicschools.zoom.us/j/86431426957

Or iPhone one-tap :

    US: +16465588656,,86431426957#  or +13017158592,,86431426957#

Or Telephone:

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

        US: +1 646 558 8656  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 669 900 9128  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799

Webinar ID: 864 3142 6957

    International numbers available: https://k12-bostonpublicschools.zoom.us/u/kezbec7COc

Public Comment:

To sign up for public comment, please complete this brief Google Sign Up Form. Sign up for public comment will close at 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting.
 

THE BOSTON SCHOOL COMMITTEE
  •  The Boston School Committee is the governing body of the Boston Public Schools. The School Committee is responsible for:

    • Defining the vision, mission, and goals of the Boston Public Schools;
    • Establishing and monitoring the annual operating budget;
    • Hiring, managing, and evaluating the Superintendent; and
    • Setting and reviewing district policies and practices to support student achievement.
Interpretation: 
Simultaneous interpretation services will be provided throughout the meeting in Spanish, Cabo Verdean, Haitian Creole, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and American Sign Language (ASL). When you join the meeting, look for the interpretation icon (the globe) at the bottom of your screen and select your language preference.
To request interpretation services in another language, please complete the Google Sign Up Form. Every effort will be made to fulfill the request.
A video recording of the meeting will be posted on the City of Boston’s YouTube channel and at bostonpublicschools.org/schoolcommittee.
Exam Schools Admissions Task Force Remote Organizational Meeting:

February 23, 2021

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Agenda/Public Notice

Zoom Webinar Link: https://k12-bostonpublicschools.zoom.us/j/89115960641

Or iPhone one-tap :

US: +13126266799,,89115960641# or +16465588656,,89115960641#

Or Telephone:

Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128 or +1 253 215 8782

Webinar ID: 891 1596 0641

International numbers available: https://k12-bostonpublicschools.zoom.us/u/kith2LQsp

Public Comment: Please complete this brief form to sign up for public comment. For the February 23, 2021 organizational meeting, public comment will be limited to a total of 15 minutes. Sign up for public comment will close when full.

Next Remote FY22 Budget Hearing
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 5 p.m.
Focus on Central Budget
Zoom Interpretation Instructions: 
The School Committee meeting agenda, Zoom link, and public comment sign up form are posted 48 hours prior to each meeting.
02/10/21

School Committee Community Listening Sessions

Feedback form (English)Arabic/ العربية, CaboverdeanCaboverdeanoChinese/中文French/ FrançaisHaitian/Kreyòl AyisyenPortugese/PortuguêsSpanish/españolSomali/ Soomaali, Vietnamese/Tiếng Việt

Upcoming listening sessions:

Wednesday, February 10th

6 – 7:30 p.m.
Interpretation services will be provided in Arabic, French, and Somali
 
Saturday, February 13th 
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Interpretation services will be provided in Portuguese, Spanish, and Cabo Verdean.
 
Tuesday, February 16th
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Interpretation services will be provided in Arabic, Somali, and French.
Additional information is available at https://www.bostonpublicschools.org/schoolcommittee.
01/20/21

School Committee Retreat & Next Meeting

Virtual Retreat:

The Boston School Committee will hold a two-day virtual retreat.
 

 

January 21st from 4-8 p.m. (Day 2 of 2)

 

 

Public Comment:

To sign up for public comment, please complete this brief Google Sign Up Form for January 20th or January 21st.  At each session, sign up for public comment will close at 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting, OR when full.
 

Interpretation: 
Simultaneous interpretation services will be provided in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and American Sign Language (ASL). When you join the meeting, look for the interpretation icon (the globe) at the bottom of your screen and select your language preference. Note: In order to access this feature, you must first update to the latest version of Zoom; please visit https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362233-Upgrade-update-to-the-latest-version.
To request interpretation services in another language, please complete the Google Sign Up Form above. Every effort will be made to fulfill the request.

Next Remote Meeting:

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 5 p.m. 
The School Committee meeting agenda, Zoom link, and public comment sign up form are posted 48 hours prior to each meeting.
Zoom Interpretation Instructions: 
12/14/20

Sign up to Speak at Boston School Committee

THE BOSTON SCHOOL COMMITTEE

  •  The Boston School Committee is the governing body of the Boston Public Schools. The School Committee is responsible for:

    • Defining the vision, mission and goals of the Boston Public Schools;
    • Establishing and monitoring the annual operating budget;
    • Hiring, managing and evaluating the Superintendent; and
    • Setting and reviewing district policies and practices to support student achievement.

     

    Next Remote Meeting:

    Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 5 p.m.

    To sign up for public comment, please complete this brief Google Sign Up Form

     

    Zoom Webinar Link: https://k12-bostonpublicschools.zoom.us/j/84405143167

    Or iPhone one-tap :

        US: +16465588656,,84405143167#  or +13017158592,,84405143167#
    Or Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
    US: +1 646 558 8656  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 669 900 9128  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799
    Webinar ID: 844 0514 3167
    International numbers available: https://k12-bostonpublicschools.zoom.us/u/kccQZIu0va

    Public Comment:

    To sign up for public comment, please complete this brief Google Sign Up Form.   . Sign up for public comment will close at 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting.
    Interpretation: 
    Interpretation services will be provided throughout the meeting in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and American Sign Language (ASL). When you join the meeting, look for the interpretation icon (the globe) at the bottom of your screen and select your language preference. Note: In order to access this feature, you must first update to the latest version of Zoom: please visit https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362233-Upgrade-update-to-the-latest-versionTo request interpretation services in another language, please complete the Google Sign Up Form. Every effort will be made to fulfill the request.
    Zoom Interpretation Instructions: 

     

     

    * The School Committee meeting agenda, Zoom link, and public comment sign up form are posted 48 hours prior to each meeting.

11/16/20

Sign up for Public Comment at School Committee

To sign up for public comment, please complete this brief Google Sign Up Form.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 

5 p.m. Public Meeting

 

Or iPhone one-tap :

US: +13126266799,,91974539969#  or +19292056099,,91974539969#

Or Telephone:

Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 312 626 6799  or +1 929 205 6099  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782

Webinar ID: 919 7453 9969

International numbers available: https://bostonpublicschools.zoom.us/u/acyOoRY9lZ

Public Comment:

To sign up for public comment, please complete this brief Google Sign Up Form.   Sign up for public comment will close at 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting.
Please note: 
  • Interpretation services will be provided throughout the meeting in Spanish and American Sign Language (ASL). To request interpretation services in another language, please complete the Google Sign Up Form. Every effort will be made to fulfill the request.
  • A video recording of the meeting will be posted on the City of Boston’s YouTube channel and at bostonpublicschools.org/schoolcommittee.
11/3/20

Next Remote School Committee Meeting on November 18th

Next Remote Meeting:

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 5 p.m.

In light of the November 3rd national election, which may be a long and emotional day for our nation, the Boston School Committee has made the decision to cancel its meeting scheduled for November 4th. We recognize the significance of the election day and want to ensure our students, families, staff, and community have the opportunity to fully process the day. The Committee will reconvene for its next scheduled meeting on November 18.

10/17/20

Apply for a 4-year term on Boston School Committee

The Citizens Nominating Panel is now accepting applications for a four-year term on the Boston School Committee. The term currently held by Michael O’Neill will expire in January 2021. Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on Monday, November 16, 2020. Download the application here. Please direct all questions and submit completed applications to:  scnominatingpanel@boston.gov.

The Boston School Committee is the governing body of the Boston Public Schools. The School Committee is responsible for:

 

  • Defining the vision, mission and goals of the Boston Public Schools;
  • Establishing and monitoring the annual operating budget;
  • Hiring, managing and evaluating the Superintendent; and
  • Setting and reviewing district policies and practices to support student achievement.

 

08/19/20

School Committee Meeting: School Reopening Plan Update_8/19

BOSTON SCHOOL COMMITTEE REMOTE MEETING

The Boston School Committee will be meeting remotely on August 19 at 5 p.m.

JOIN THE ZOOM MEETING

Or join by phone:

 Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

 US: +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 929 205 6099  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833

 Webinar ID: 992 7735 9753

   International numbers available

DISCUSSION TOPICS

  1.  Agenda
    • Pledge of Allegiance
    • Roll Call
    • Approval of Meeting Minutes: August 5, 2020
    • Superintendent’s Report
    • Reports
      • School Reopening Planning Update
      • Policy Regarding Preparing and Sharing Student Incident Reports and Other Student Information with the Boston Police Department
    • General Public Comment
    • Action Items
      • Grants for Approval Totaling $62,889,945
    • Temporary Suspension of Maximum Age Assignment and Enrollment Policy
    • Superintendent’s School Year 2019-2020 Final Performance Evaluation Rating and SY 2020-2021 Goals
    • Report
    • Connecting Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) and Boston Public Schools (BPS): Proposal for a Connector System between UPK programs and BPS
    • Public Comment on Reports (Optional)
    • New Business
    • Adjourn