Agenda #2 January 31, 2013

School Committee
Committee Members
Brian A. O'Connell - Chairman
John F. Monfredo - Vice-chairman
Dianna Biancheria
Administrative Representative
Dr. Marco Rodrigues

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


AGENDA #2

The Standing Committee on TEACHING, LEARNING AND STUDENT SUPPORTS will hold a meeting:
on:   Thursday, January 31, 2013
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 #2-36 - Ms. Novick/Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo (January 25, 2012)
 
To review the status of the curriculum review process.
 
gb #2-217 -   Miss Biancheria/Ms. Novick/Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O'Connell 
(July 9, 2012)
 
Request that the Administration review the policy for participation in the Crew team and provide a report regarding all costs for student participation in this sport.
gb #2-218 -   Miss Biancheria/Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O'Connell   (July 9, 2012)
 
Request that the Administration review the application process and timeframes for registration of pre – k students.
gb #2-227 -   Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O'Connell/Ms. Novick   (July 25, 2012)
 
Request that the Administration provide an update on the implementation of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
gb #2-314 -   Mr. O'Connell/Miss Biancheria/Mr. Monfredo/Ms. Colorio (November 9, 2012)
 
To consider whether the students of the Worcester Public Schools should be encouraged or required to demonstrate an appropriate mastery of basic civics prior to their graduation, and, in this regard, to consider administering the civics portion of the United States Naturalization Test to seniors, or to a representative sample of seniors, on a pilot basis.
 
IV.    ADJOURNMENT
Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.
Clerk of the School Committee
 
The Worcester Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educational Institution and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or homelessness. The Worcester Public Schools provides equal access to employment and the full range of general, occupational and vocational education programs. For more information relating to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action contact Stacey DeBoise Luster, Human Resource Manager, 20 Irving Street, Worcester, MA  01609. 508-799-3020.