In accordance with the provisions of the Massachusetts General laws, Chapter 30A, Section 20, notice is hereby given for the following meeting of the:

Arlington School Committee
School Committee Regular Meeting
Thursday, April 9, 2020
6:30 PM

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6:30 p.m. Public Comment

There will be no live comment during the meeting.  Instead, members of the public are asked to send written comment to which will be summarized and/or read by the chair. 

6:40 p.m. COVID-19 update, K. Bodie
  • Remote learning plan 
  • April Break
  • Budget update
  • Other updates
7:40 Student Opportunity Act Plan update
7:50 p.m. Superintendent's Report, K. Bodie
AHS Building Committee update
8:00 p.m Consent Agenda
All items listed with an asterisk are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the committee so requests, in which event the item will be considered in its normal sequence:

Approval of Warrant Number 20243, Dated 3/31/2020 in the Amount $261,977.04

Approval of Minutes: None

8:05 p.m. Subcommittee/Liaison Reports/Announcements
  • Budget:  Kirsi Allison-Ampe, Chair
  • Community Relations:  Jennifer Susse, Chair
  • Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Accountability: Jane Morgan, Chair         
  • Facilities:  Bill Hayner, Chair
  • Policies & Procedures:  Paul Schlichtman, Chair
  • Arlington High School Building Committee:  Jeff Thielman, (Chair), Kirsi Allison-Ampe
  • Calendar Committee:  Jennifer Susse
  • Election Modernization Committee:  Jennifer Susse
  • Traffic Negotiations:  Jane Morgan, Bill Hayner
  • AEA Negotiations: Len Kardon, Paul Schlichtman
  • AEA Negotiations:Remote Learning Plan: Len Kardon, Paul Schlichtman 
  • Liaisons Reports
  • Announcements
  • Future Agenda Items
8:15 p.m. Date for next School Committee meeting
8:25 p.m. Adjournment
The listings of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair, which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.
Stated times and time amounts, listed in parenthesis, are the estimated amount of time for that particular agenda item. Actual times may be shorter or longer depending on the time needed to fully explore the topic.
Submitted by Len Kardon, Chair
Correspondence Received:

Warrant dated 3/31/2020

Financial Reports 4/9/2020 MMason

C19 Program of Studies Policy Review for SC 4 9 2020

Emails from parents regarding April Vacation 2020 

Dept of Planning email to School Committee re: Focus group Transportation



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