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Event takes place on October 16, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Dean Technical High Schoool, 1045 Main Street, Holyoke

1.  CALL TO ORDER   ~  ROLL CALL  ~   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

  1. PUBLIC DISCUSSION
  1. STUDENT SHOWCASE – DONAHUE SCHOOL
  1. COMMUNICATIONS  &  REPORTS
  • Student Reports
  • Receiver’s Communications
    • Student Representatives
    • Transitions Program Update 
    • High School Improvement Efforts
      • Coaching
      • On-Track / Student Success Teams
    • Holyoke High Assembly – Next Steps
    • Enrollment Update
    • Superintendent Updates
      • Students Arriving from Puerto Rico
      • Article featuring The Newcomer Academy 
      • Communication from community member complimenting teacher enthusiasm and dedication to students 
  1. NEW BUSINESS
  • Minutes of Meetings
    • Regular Meeting of September 18, 2017 

      RECOMMENDATION:  That the School Committee vote to accept the minutes.

  • Charter School Reimbursement

RECOMMENDATION:  That the members of the Holyoke School Committee vote to request the Holyoke City Council file with the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the General Court, a home rule petition requiring full state reimbursement to the City of Holyoke of charter school expenses based upon M.G.L c. 71 Section 89 funding formula.

  1. OLD BUSINESS
  1. ANNOUNCEMENTS

The listing 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.

 

*The Holyoke Public Schools makes available a public discussion period for persons in the audience to address the Committee on specific agenda items. In order to hear as may speakers as possible, the Committee asks individuals to continue their remarks to two (2) minutes.  Any person wishing to submit longer testimony should give copies to the Committee Secretary before the meeting so that it may be distributed to Committee members.  The speaker can then summarize this testimony at the meeting within the two (2) minute time period.  Persons wishing to speak should register with the Committee Secretary immediately before the meeting begins. Individuals who request specific items to be included on the Committee’s agenda should mail a written request fifteen (15) days in advance of a Committee meeting date to Liz Lafond, in care of the Receiver’s Office, 57 Suffolk Street, Holyoke, MA  01040


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