Agenda #4 August 14, 2012

School Committee
Committee Members
John F. Monfredo, - Chairman
Donna M. Colorio - Vice-chairman
John L. Foley
Administrative Representative
Helen A. Friel, Ed.D
Stacey DeBoise Luster

OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE
WORCESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
20 IRVING STREET
WORCESTER, MA 01609


AGENDA #4


The Standing Committee on GOVERNANCE AND EMPLOYEE ISSUES will hold a meeting:
on:   Tuesday, August 14, 2012
at:    3:00 p.m.
in:    Room 410, DAB
ORDER OF BUSINESS
ANNEX

I.      CALL TO ORDER – REGULAR MEETING

II.     ROLL CALL

III.    GENERAL BUSINESS

gb #0-262 - Mr. O’Connell/Ms. Novick/Mr. Monfredo (September 23, 2010)
 
To consider adoption of a policy on Facebook and social networking sites, modeled on the draft policy of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees (File IJNDD).
gb #1-232 - Mr. O'Connell/Miss Biancheria/Mr. Monfredo/Ms. Novick (August 11, 2011)
 
To forward the recommendations and advice of the Worcester School Committee to Senators Kerry and Brown, and to Congressman McGovern, regarding the following proposals now pending in Congress:
 
H.R. 1891 - Setting New Priorities in Education Spending Act
H.R. 2445 - State and Local Funding Flexibility Act
c&p #2-8 - Clerk   (May 29, 2012)
 
To consider a communication from a citizen regarding the removal of shrubs in the parking lot at the Durkin Administration Building which has had a negative impact on the Crown Hill neighborhood.
gb #2-87 - Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria/Ms. Colorio/Mr. O’Connell (March 19, 2012)
 
To review safety guidelines for playground equipment currently in use in the Worcester Public Schools.
 
gb #2-127 - Mr. O'Connell/Miss Biancheria/Ms. Novick/Mayor Petty (April 10, 2012)
 
To propose any appropriate resolutions prior to June 13, 2012 for consideration at the Annual Business Meeting of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees.
gb #2-150 - Ms. Colorio/Mr. Monfredo/Ms. Novick/Mr. O'Connell (April 17, 2012)
 
To develop an optional e-mail distribution list for Worcester’s middle schools, to permit distribution of activities and program lists and related publicity material from the school to parents and other interested parties who ask to be included on the list.
motion gb #1-74 - Ms. Novick (March 17, 2011)
 
Request that the School Committee discuss with the legislative delegation the possibility of, at some point, including K-4 programs in the Foundation Budget.
 
IV.    ADJOURNMENT
Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.
Clerk of the School Committee

 

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