Agenda #1 School and Student Performance 5-6-19

Committee Members   Administrative Representative
Dianna L. Biancheria, Chairman   Susan Hodgkins, Ph.D.
Dante Comparetto, Vice-Chairman    
Brian A. O’Connell, Esquire    

 

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

AGENDA #1

The Standing Committee on SCHOOL AND STUDENT PERFORMANCE will hold a meeting:
on: Monday, May 6, 2019
at: 5:30 p.m.
in : Room 410, Durkin Administration Building

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS ACTION
I. CALL TO ORDER  –
II. ROLL CALL
III GENERAL BUSINESS
gb #6-41.1  –  Administration/Ms. Colorio/Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Miss Biancheria/Miss McCullough  (March 9, 2016)

Response of the Administration to the request to provide a chart indicating the number of school behavior referrals, by school, for the 2014-15 academic year.

gb #6-153.11  – Administration/Miss Biancheria/Ms. Colorio/Mr. O’Connell  (November 3, 2017)

Response of the Administration to the following motions to:

– Request that the Administration investigate options relative to cost effective means of providing appropriate and necessary translation services

–  Request that the Administration consider the list issued by trial court in terms of translators that are available for translation services

–  Request that the Administration report on the number of the translators in the system

–  Request that the Administration provide a list of teams fielded at each of the secondary schools and

–  Request that the Administration provide a report on Staff Development in teacher content training.

gb #6-187.1  –      Administration/Miss Biancheria/Ms. Colorio/Mr. Foley/Mr. Monfredo/Miss McCullough    (November 1, 2016)

Response of the Administration to the request to provide a report on the services provided, including reading services, for students classified as deaf and in need of services in the Special Education Department.

Annex A ( 1 page)
gb #7-260  –  Miss Biancheria/Mr. Foley/Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo/Ms. Colorio  (July 10, 2017)

Request that the Administration review the School Choice Program Summary Report which indicated:

–   the number of students who opted for inter-district School Choice (502) and the names of the receiving schools and

–   the number of students who opted into the Worcester Public Schools (85) from other districts

Annex A ( 2 pages)
gb #7-297  – Miss Biancheria/Miss McCullough/Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Monfredo  (August 30, 2017)

Request that the Administration provide a list of the Chapter 74 courses and also provide the site, the career path and the year of graduation for the students in the program.

Annex A ( 2 pages)
gb #8-54  –  Mr. Monfredo/Mr. O’Connell/Mr. Comparetto/Miss McCullough/Miss Biancheria  (February 2, 2018)

Request that the Administration provide a report on the accountability changes made by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Annex A (16 pages)
gb #8-180  –  Mr. Comparetto/Mr. Foley/Mr. Monfredo   (May 30, 2018)

To consider establishing a committee, in conjunction with the Administration, to reduce school suspensions.

Annex A ( 4 pages)
OTHER AGENDA ITEMS
gb #8-179  –  Mr. Comparetto/Mr. Foley/Mr. Monfredo   (May 30, 2018)

Request that the Administration provide a report on suspensions.

XI. ADJOURNMENT

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

 

 

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