Agenda #2 - January 25, 2013

School Committee

 

AGENDA #2


 
The School Committee will hold a meeting:
 
on:   Friday, January 25, 2013
at:    8:00 a.m. – Regular Session
in:    Mutli-purpose Room at WTHS



ORDER OF BUSINESS
ACTION
  I.      CALL TO ORDER – REGULAR MEETING
    
 
INVOCATION - NONE
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE/NATIONAL ANTHEM
 
II.     ROLL CALL

 
III.    APPROVAL OF RECORDS - NONE
 
 
IV.    MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION  - NONE
 
V.     IMMEDIATE ACTION - NONE
 
VI.    REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT - NONE
 
VII.    COMMUNICATION AND PETITION -NONE   
   
 
VIII.   REPORT OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE  
                                 NONE



IX.    PERSONNEL - NONE   
 
X.     GENERAL BUSINESS  
gb #3-30 -       Mr. Foley
                        (January 16 2013)
 
To discuss the Governor's FY14 Education Budget Preview and the prospects for success in the legislature with the following:
 
-   Full Funding of Foundation Budget
-   Lift Cap on Number of Pre‐School Students Counted in Foundation Budget ($1 m)
-   Extended Day in High‐Need Middle Schools
-   Increases assumed cost of the average out-of-district special education placements
     ($1.5 million for each ¼% change)



 
gb #3-31 -     Ms. Novick
                        (January 16, 2013)
 
Request that the Administration make a brief preliminary overview of the FY14 Budget.
 
 
Annex A (15 pages)




gb #3-32 -     Administration
                        (January 16, 2013)
 
To discuss funding for full day Pre-k and MSBA projects.

Annex A (1 page)



gb #3-33 -     Mr. Monfredo
                        (January 16, 2013)
 
To discuss the Foundation Budget's Adequacy Study and the issues of full funding of circuit breaker reimbursement.
 
   
   
XI.    ADJOURNMENT
Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.
Clerk of the School Committee
 
   
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