Category: Schools

School Committee to meet Tuesday, July 16th – NOTE: Early Morning Meeting Time: 8:00 a.m.

The School Committee will meet on Tuesday, July 16th at 8:00 a.m. in Room 210 at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street. The agenda includes the following:

School Committee to meet on Monday, June 17th – Executive Session to discuss several legal filings and strategy for Collective Bargaining and New Location for Brown Solar Panels

The School Committee will meet on Monday, June 17th at 6:00 p.m. in Room 210. According to the agenda, the School Committee will vote to move into Executive Session and move to Room 304 to discuss the following:

  • Strategy with respect to litigation
    • Civil Matter #1581-cv-05863 v. Newton Public Schools
    • DLR Docket No. MUP-19-7229 – Newton Teachers Association v. Newton Public Schools
    • Notice of legal claim for injuries that constitutes likely and imminent litigation arising from incident at NECP (Newton Early Childhood Program) on January 11, 2018
  • Strategy in preparation for Collective Bargaining with the Newton Teachers Association (NTA)

The School Committee will then reconvene in Open Session in Room 210 at approximately 7:00 p.m. The agenda includes the following:

  • New Business –
    • Discussion – Superintendent’s Assessment – see Template
  • Consent Agenda
    • Vote to approve new location of Brown Solar Panel
    • Vote to approve 5/29/2019 Minutes (not available online at time of this posting)

School Committee to Meet – Wednesday, May 29th

The School Committee will meet on Wednesday, May 29th, first at 5:30 p.m. in Room 304 at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street, in Executive Session, to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining (with the NTA) and litigation (Decter v. NPS and Incutto v. City of Newton & NPS). The Committee will then convene in regular open session in Room 210 at 7:00 p.m. The agenda includes the following:

School Committee to Meet on Monday, May 13th

The School Committee will meet on Monday, May 13th at 6:00 p.m. in Room 210 at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street and vote to move into Executive Session and meet in Room 304 to discuss strategy with respect to litigation: Incutto v. Newton Public Schools and City of Newton.

Following Executive Session, the School Committee will reconvene in Open Session in Room 210. The agenda includes the following:

Correction – School Committee to Meet on Wednesday, April 24th – NOT TONIGHT

The School Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 24nd, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 210, at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street. The agenda includes the following:

School Committee to Meet on Monday, April 22nd

The School Committee will meet on Monday, April 22nd, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 210, at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street. The agenda includes the following:

School Committee to Meet on Monday, April 8th

The School Committee will meet on Monday, April 8th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 210 at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street. The agenda includes the following:

  • Superintendent’s Report
  • Public Comment Session
  • Consent Agenda
  • New Business
    • EDCO Update
  • Old Business
    • High School Schedule, Start Time and Transportation Update – See Presentation and see Memo
  • Communications

School Department moves forward with relocation of Newton Early Childhood Program

The School Department is moving forward with plans to move the Newton Early Childhood Program to the Horace Mann Elementary School. The School Building Committee formed a LE/NECP (Lincoln-Eliot/Newton Early Childhood Program) working group that has held meetings since October 2018 to review options the Feasibility Study. Meeting minutes can be found here.

The presentation made to the Design Review Team held on March 27th can be found here. The timeline in the presentation is slightly off.  The April 3rd Public Facilities Committee agenda does not include a public hearing on the proposed Newton Early Childhood Program move toe the Horace Mann Elementary School this week. However, the City’s Design Review Committee does have both the Lincoln-Eliot Elementary School Window Replacement Project and the Newton Early Childhood Program move to Horace Mann (687 Watertown Street) on its April 10th meeting agenda.

 

School Committee to Meet on Monday, April 1st – Public Hearing on FY2020 Budget

The School Committee will meet on Monday, April 1st beginning at 5:45 p.m. Room 210. The Committee will first meet in Executive Session to discuss the Decter et. al. litigation and then hold a public hearing on the proposed FY2020 Budget. (NOTE: The School Committee took a straw vote at its last meeting and voted 9 – 0 to approve). After the public hearing, the Committee will convene a regular meeting. The agenda includes the following: