School Committee Meeting
Thursday, April 11, 2013, 6:00PM – 9:30PM

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SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013
6:00 PM — 9:25 PM
JAMES F. WALSH SCHOOL COMMITTEE ROOM, 5TH FLOOR, TOWN HALL
STATUTORY NOTICE OF THIS MEETING HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK.
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND.
NOTE: All times are approximate.

6:00 PM (1 hour)
1. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
(Town Counsel Jenifer Dopazo Gilbert will appear to discuss strategy with respect to litigation
and to discuss negotiations surrounding the value and lease of certain real property.)

7:00 PM (5 minutes)
2. ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS (Alan Morse)
a. Calendar: See Page 3
b. Consent Agenda
1) Past Record: March 14, 2013 School Committee Meeting
2) Past Record: March 21, 2013 School Committee Meeting
3) Past Record: April 4, 2013 School Committee Workshop
4) Establishment of the Jose Vazquez Vinasco Courage and Excellence Scholarship

7:05 PM (15 minutes)
3. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
a. Report on 2013 Brookline High School Cambodia Trip (Dan Green, Brookline Social Studies Teacher, and Students)
b. Preliminary Review of 2014 Brookline High School High School
Cambodia Trip

7:20 PM (45 minutes)
4. SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS
a. Finance (Amy Kershaw)
b. Capital Improvements (Helen Charlupski)
c. Curriculum (Barbara Scotto)
d. Government Relations (Rebecca Stone)
1) Discussion and proposed Brookline School Committee vote to join
the Acton, Acton/Boxborough, Somerville, Arlington, Westborough,
and Worcester School Committees in sending a letter urging our elected
state and federal officials to take action to enact rational gun safety measures.
e. Negotiations (Henry Warren)
f. Policy Review (Rebecca Stone)
g. Additional Liaisons

8:05 PM (15 minutes total; 5 minutes/person)
5. PUBLIC COMMENT People may sign up in advance, or sign in upon arrival.

8:20 PM (5 minutes)
6. STUDENT REPORT (Sam Reed)

8:25 PM (10 minutes)
7. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT (Bill Lupini)

8:35 PM (5 minutes)
8. SCHOOL COMMITTEE ACTION
a. 2013-2014 School Calendar with Early Dismissal Dates (1st Reading) (Bill Lupini)

8:40 PM (15 minutes)
9. FY 2014 BUDGET UPDATE (Bill Lupini)

8:55 PM (15 minutes)
10. SCHOOL COMMITTEE PROPOSED VOTE
a. FY 2014 Budget (assumes no funds for School Choice)

9:10 PM (10 minutes)
11. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS OF CURRENT ISSUES
a. Report on School Committee Workshop (Alan Morse)

9:20 PM (5 minutes)
12. NEW BUSINESS

13. ADJOURNMENT
Location Town Hall, 333 Washington Street Room #:James F. Walsh School Committee Room, 5th Floor
Contact Robin Coyne,617-730-2430,robin_coyne@brookline.k12.ma.us
SC Docket 4.11.13.pdfhttp://brooklinema.gov/images/stories/jevents/515d9401d3e570.53568923.pdf
The Town of Brookline does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities. Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication in programs and services of the Town of Brookline are invited to make their needs known to the ADA Coordinator, Stephen Bressler, Town of Brookline, 11 Pierce Street, Brookline, MA 02445. Telephone (617)730-2330; TDD (617)730-2327; FAX 617-730-2296; by e-mail at sbressler@brooklinema.gov

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