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Lowell Public School Committee
Regular Meeting Agenda




Date:        

September 4, 2019

Time:

6:30PM

Location:

City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA 01852



1.

SALUTE TO FLAG



2.

ROLL CALL



3.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

3.I.

Appointment of Director of Special Education Michael Lovato

4.

MINUTES

4.I.

Approval of The Minutes Of The Special Meeting Of The Lowell School Committee Meeting Of Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

4.II.

Approval of The Minutes Of The Regularly Scheduled Lowell School Committee Meeting Of Wednesday, August 21, 2019

5.

PERMISSION TO ENTER

5.I.

Permission To Enter: September 4, 2019

6.

MOTIONS

6.I.

[by Andy Descoteaux}:

In light of recent events at Lowell High, ask the Superintendent to review ALL safety procedures at ALL of our schools.  Principals should be asked if all of their outside doors are locked and/or lockable.


6.II.

[by Mayor William Samaras and Gerard Nutter]:

Administration to review the JCA – School Assignment  Policy and provide recommendations especially with regard to siblings and the importance of family along with the student living within the school neighborhood street directory criteria.


6.III.

[by Gerard Nutter and Andy Descoteaux ]:

Administration to explain the change in philosophy regarding class location for the Latin Lyceum and Freshman Academy.   


7.

REPORTS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

7.I.

Site-Based Budgeting Update

7.III.

Report on Motions

7.IV.
7.V.

Home Education

8.

NEW BUSINESS

8.III.

Approval Of Boston University Research Proposal

8.IV.

Policy Change Recommendation - Emergency Procedures File EBCD

9.

ADJOURNMENT



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