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Lowell Public School Committee
Regular Meeting Agenda 


Date:         

November 16, 2022

Time:

6:30PM

Location:

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

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1.

SALUTE TO FLAG



2.

ROLL CALL



3.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

4.

MINUTES

4.1.

Approval Of The Minutes Of The Special Meeting Of The Lowell School Committee Meeting Of Wednesday, November 2, 2022

4.2.

Approval Of The Minutes Of The Regularly Scheduled School Committee Meeting Of Wednesday, November 2, 2022

5.

PERMISSION TO ENTER

5.1.

Permission To Enter : November 16, 2022

6.

MOTIONS

6.1.

[by Eileen DelRossi]:

Request the superintendent to report on the accountability of Lowell Public Schools with the outsourcing of our bus students on NRT Transportation?  What is the protocol for when a bus driver is absent and a substitute bus driver is needed?  Where do the substitute bus drivers obtain bus routes from?  How substitute drivers assure accuracy of bus routes is with NRT or Lowell public Schools?

6.2.

[by Eileen DelRossi]:

Request the Superintendent to evaluate and report on the diversity of special education programs (CSA, LEAP, Language Based, DEAF/Blind) throughout the district as to assure equitable and inclusive special education programming to all schools.

7.

SUBCOMMITTEES

7.1.

Joint Human Resources & Labor Relations and Equity & Access Subcommittee

Report and Approval of the Meeting of Wednesday, October 26, 2022 [Stacey Thompson, Chairperson and Connie Martin, Chairperson]

8.

REPORTS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

8.1.

Update on Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER)

8.3.
8.5.

YTD Budget Report

8.6.

Response To Motion 08. CFO Of 10/05/22 By Eileen DelRossi Regarding Mass Safe and Supportive Schools Grant

8.7.

Response To Motion 18. COO Of 10/05/22 By Eileen DelRossi Regarding Special Education Clerks

8.8.

Response To Motion 08. COO Of 07/13/22 By Connie Martin Regarding Staff Turnover

8.9.

Response To Motion 25. COO Of 11/02/2022 By Eileen DelRossi Regarding LHS Bathrooms

8.10.

Response To Motion 09. CFO Of 11/02/22 By Connie Martin Regarding Overtime Payments

8.11.

Response To Motion 17. COO Of 09/21/22 By Eileen DelRossi Regarding Compressor at the McAuliffe School

9.

NEW BUSINESS

9.1.

Budget Transfer

9.2.

Final Review & Approval Of The SY2022-2023 Strategic Goals, Actions And Deliverables

Documents:
  1. Goals SY22.23.pdf
9.3.

Approval of a Doctoral Research Proposal for Ashley Reis Dupere

9.4.

Vote to Accept a Donation of $2,377 from the Greater Lowell Community Foundation

9.5.

Vote To Accept Donation Of $5,000 From Home Depot

10.

CONVENTION/CONFERENCE REQUESTS

10.1.

International and Overnight Travel Request: LHS Students & Chaperones to Travel to Hawaii

10.2.

International and Overnight Travel Request: LHS Students & Chaperones to Travel to Athens and the Islands

11.

COMMUNICATIONS

11.1.

Communication from the LPS Transportation Department Regarding Student Drop Off Protocol

12.

ADJOURNMENT



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