Agenda #3 April 24, 2017

School Committee

  Committee Members
Brian O'Connell - Chairman
John Monfredo - Vice-Chairman
Molly McCullough
  Administrative Representative
Dr. Marco Rodrigues

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

AGENDA #3 

The Standing Committee on  Teaching, Learninga and Student Supports will hold a meeting:
on:  Monday, April 24, 2017
at: 5:30 p.m.
in: Room 410, Durkin Administration Building

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS ANNEX
I. CALL TO ORDER – REGULAR MEETING  
II. ROLL CALL  
III. GENERAL BUSINESS

 
  gb #5-244  -  Mr. O’Connell/Miss Ramirez/Mr. Foley/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria/Mayor Petty (September 10, 2015)

To review the scores achieved by Worcester students in the Spring 2015 administration of the Advanced Placement examinations, in all courses and at all levels.

Backup
Annex A (1 page)
  gb #6-50.1  -  Administration/Mayor Petty/Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss McCullough (March 9, 2016)

Response of the Administration to the request to consider joining and fully funding Worcester Technical High School’s schoolwide participation in SkillsUSA.

Backup
Annex A (1 page)
Annex B (6 pages)
  gb #6-270  -  Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell/Ms. Colorio/Miss McCullough/Miss Biancheria  (July 22, 2016)

Request that the Administration provide a report on the summer school programs to include:

-academic progress

-attendance

-community involvement

-engagement of colleges in summer activities

-number of ELL students

-number of grade 1 and 2 students

and suggest improvements for next year.

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Annex A (6 pages)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  gb #6-308  -  Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Ms. Colorio/Miss Biancheria  (September 7, 2016)

To discuss the impact of radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation from wifi and cellular towers on students and staff in schools, potentially including neurologic impairment and malignancy, and to consider means of minimizing any such risk within the Worcester Public Schools by changes as to practice and policy.

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Annex A (1 page) 

 

  gb #7-59  - Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Colorio/Miss Biancheria/Miss McCullough  (February 6, 2017)

To reestablish the PEAK ("Providing Enrichment for Able Kids") Program in the Worcester Public Schools.

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Annex A (1 page)
  gb #7-60  - Miss Biancheria/Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Colorio/Miss McCullough  (February 7, 2017)

Request that the Administration study the feasibility of establishing competitive wrestling teams in the Worcester Public Schools.

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Annex A (1 page)
     

IV.

ADJOURNMENT

Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.
Clerk of the School Committee

 

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