Category: Schools

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:

School Committee Meeting – Monday , March 25th – Equity Policy and Proposed FY2020 Budget on the Agenda

The School Committee will meet on Monday, March 25th at 7:07 p.m. in Room 210 at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street. The agenda includes the following:

School Committee – Budget Meetings – Monday, March 18th and Thursday, March 21st

The School Committee will meet twice this week:

  • Monday, March 18th at 7:00 p.m. at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street in Room 210 to review the proposed FY2020 Instructional Budget – Instructional Areas – Elementary, Secondary and Teaching and Learning – see Meeting Notice/Agenda
  • Thursday, March 21st at 7:00 p.m. at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street in Room 210 to review the proposed FY2020 Instructional Budget – Non-Instructional Areas – Student Services and Special Education – see Meeting Notice/Agenda

There will be no public comments taken at these meetings.

The Superintendent’s Proposed FY2020 Budget can be found here.

The Superintendent’s Proposed FY2020 Budget Presentation can be found here.

SEPAC to Meet on Tuesday, March 12th

SEPAC will meet on Tuesday, March 12th at 7:30 p.m. in Room 210 at the Ed Center, 100 Walnut Street. There will be a presentation by Dr. Kerim Munir, MD, MPH, DSc, Director of Psychiatry at the University Center of Excellence in Development Disabilities at Boston Children’s Hospital on:  Mental Health in Children and Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities.  The Notice can be found here.