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School Committee Meetings

The School Committee meets at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, 459 Broadway, Cambridge in the Dr. Henrietta Attles Meeting Room, formerly known as the School Committee Meeting Room. Please enter through the door marked for the School Committee on Broadway. All meetings are open to the public.

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Meetings

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Regular Meeting
December 2 | 6PM
Notice

Community Relations Subcommittee
November 25 | 4:30 - 6PM
Notice​

Curriculum Subcommittee
November 25 | 9 - 11AM
Notice

Regular Meeting
November 18 | 6PM
There will be a public hearing on the FY16 Budget Guidelines at this meeting.
Notice
Agenda
Video

Special Meeting
November 18 | 5:30 - 6PM
Purpose of entertaining a motion to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of hearing Level III grievances as part of collective bargaining and for the purpose of discussing litigation strategy.
Notice

Roundtable Meeting
November 12 | 4:30 - 6:30PM
Notice​

Roundtable Meeting
October 28 | 6 - 8PM
Notice​
Minutes

Special Meeting
October 28 | 5:30 - 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Curriculum Subcommittee Meeting
October 22 | 4PM
Notice​
Presentation
Data Inventory Sheet

Regular Meeting
October 21 | 6PM
There will be a public hearing on the FY16 Budget Guidelines at this meeting.
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Special Meeting
October 21 | 5 - 6PM
Purpose of entertaining a motion to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing strategy for contract negotiations with non-union personnel.
Notice
Minutes

Regular Meeting
October 7 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Roundtable Meeting
September 30 | 6PM
Notice
Minutes

Regular Meeting
September 16 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
District Review Report
Video

School Climate Subcommittee Meeting
September 16 | 10AM
Notice

Governance Subcommittee Meeting
September 16 | 9AM
Notice

Executive Session
September 9 | 5:30PM
Mayor's Office, Cambridge City Hall
Discussing strategy for contract negotiations with non-union personnel
Notice
Minutes

Curriculum Subcommittee Meeting (CANCELLED)
September 8 | 8:30 - 9:30AM
Cancellation Notice
 
Regular Meeting
September 2 | 6PM 
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Governance Subcommittee Meeting
August 26 | 9:30AM
Notice

Governance Subcommittee Meeting
August 12 | 2PM 
Notice

Regular Meeting
July 29 | 5PM 
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Presentation
Video

School Climate Subcommittee Meeting
July 24 | 10AM
Notice

Regular Meeting
June 17 | 6PM 
Notice
Agenda
Minutes​​​
Video

Executive Session
June 11 | 6:30 - 7:30PM
Mayor's Office, Cambridge City Hall
Discussing strategy for contract negotiations with non-union personnel
Notice

Curriculum Subcommittee Meeting
June 10 | 2:30 - 4PM
Notice

Regular Meeting
June 3 | 6PM 
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Building & Grounds Subcommittee Meeting
June 3 | 4:30 - 6PM
Notice

School Climate Subcommittee Meeting
May 28 | 4PM
Notice

City Council & School Committee Budget Hearing
May 21 | 6PM
Sullivan Chamber, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave.
Notice

Regular Meeting
May 20 | 6PM 
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Governance Subcommittee Meeting
May 19 | 9AM
Notice

Regular Meeting
May 6 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Curriculum Subcommittee Meeting
April 30 | 2:30PM
Notice

Community Relations Subcommittee
April 16 | 9AM
Notice

Regular Meeting
April 1 | 6PM
Vote to adopt the FY 2015 Budget.
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Special Meeting
March 25 | 6PM
Budget Sub-Committee Meeting
Notice
Minutes
Video

Regular Meeting
March 18 | 6PM
Public Hearing on the Budget.
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Special Meeting
March 13 | 6PM
Superintendent's presentation of the Proposed Budget to the School Committee.
Notice
Minutes
Video

Regular Meeting
March 4 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Regular Meeting
February 4 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Special Meeting
January 28 | 6PM
Hearing public input on the FY2015 Budget.
Special Meeting Notice
Video

Regular Meeting
Budget Sub-Committee Meeting
Final Budget Calendar and Guidelines Adopted by School Committee
January 21 | 6PM
Notice
Budget Committee Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Regular  Meeting
January 7 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Video
Curriculum Review Cycle
Curriculum Review Cycle Presentation (8.3MB)
Minutes

School Committee Inauguration
January 6 | 6PM
Lecture Hall, Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge
Notice
Minutes
Video
Regular Meeting
December 17 | 6PM 
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
End of Year Retreat & Informal Discussion
December 13 | 8:30 - 10AM 
Notice
Inauguration Ad-Hoc Committee Meeting
December 11 | 5PM
Notice
Regular Meeting
December 3 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
CANCELED: Special Meeting
November 26 | 5PM
Entertaining a motion to convene in Executive Session to discuss strategy for collective bargaining as an open meeting may have detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the committee.
Notice
Executive Session
November 22 | 12:30PM
Entertaining a motion to convene in Executive Session to discuss strategy for collective bargaining as an open meeting may have detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the committee.
Notice
Regular Meeting
November 19, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
CANCELED: Budget Subcommittee Meeting
October 30 | 5:30PM
Notice
Innovation Agenda Accountability Workshop
October 29, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Video
Special Meeting
October 29 | 4:30PM
Entertaining a motion to convene in Executive Session to discuss strategy for collective bargaining as an open meeting may have detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the committee.
Notice
Minutes
Roundtable Meeting of the City Council and the School Committee
October 28, 2013 | 5:30PM
Sullivan Chamber, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
Discuss the coordination and administration of afterschool programs and activities.
Notice
Building & Grounds Subcommittee Meeting
October 22 | 5 - 6PM
Notice
CANCELED: Regular Meeting
October 15, 2013 | 6PM
 
Special and Regular Meeting
October 1, 2013 | 6PM
Educational presentation by the Superintendent on the issue of increasing/extending instructional time.
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Retreat
September 24 | 6 - 8PM
Mayor's Office, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave.
Notice
Roundtable Meeting of the City Council and the School Committee
September 23, 2013 | 5:30PM
Sullivan Chamber, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
Discuss Pre-Kindergarten and Early Childhood Education
Notice
Regular Meeting
September 17, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Building & Grounds Subcommittee Meeting
September 10 | 3:30 - 5PM
Notice
Community Relations Subcommittee Meeting
September 10, 2013 | 5PM
Notice
Regular Meeting
September 3, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Agenda
Video
Governance Subcommittee Meeting
August 20, 2013 | 11AM - 12Noon
Discussing the awaiting reports section of the School Committee Agenda
Notice

Regular Meeting
July 30, 2013 | 6PM 
Notice
Agenda
Video
Minutes

Special Meeting
July 23, 2013 | 4:30PM
The Chair will entertain a motion to convene in Executive Session to discuss strategy for collective bargaining as an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on he bargaining position of the committee. 
Notice
Minutes

Special Meeting
June 27, 2013 | 8 - 9AM
The chair will entertain a motion to convene in executive session to discuss strategy for collective bargaining as an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the committee. 
Notice
Minutes

Special Meeting
June 25, 2013 | 4:30PM
Cambridge Community Learning Center Conference Room, 5 Western Ave.
Conducting a public hearing on a recommendation for non-participation in state school choice and for voting on the recommendation for non-participation in state school choice. Also for the purpose of conducting an evaluation for the Superintendent of Schools. 
Notice
Minutes
Super's Evaluation
Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting
June 18, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Supplemental
Minutes
Video
Roundtable Meeting of the City Council
June 10 | 5:30PM
Sullivan Chamber, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave.
Discuss issues raised in the FY14 School Department Budget. 
Notice

Regular Meeting
June 4, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Controlled Choice Subcommittee
May 28, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Video
Regular Meeting
May 21, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Community Relations Subcommittee
May 15, 2013 | 6PM
Fletcher Maynard Library
Notice
Controlled Choice Subcommittee
May 14, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Video
Regular Meeting
May 7, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Controlled Choice in Cambridge, a Comprehensive Review and Recommendations
Minutes
Video
Governance Subcommittee
April 23, 2013 | 6 -7:30PM
Notice
Curriculum & Achievement Subcommittee
April 8, 2013 | 5:15PM
Notice
Regular Meeting & Controlled Choice Subcommittee Meeting
April 2, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
STEM Roundtable Meeting
March 28, 2013 | 8:30AM - 3PM
Notice
Regular Meeting
March 19, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Curriculum Subcommittee Meeting
March 19, 2013 | 4:30 - 5:30
Notice
Budget Subcommittee Meeting
March 12, 2013 | 6PM
Superintendent's Presentation for the FY 2014 Proposed Budget.
Notice
Video

NEASC Meeting
March 10, 2013 | 2:15 - 3PM
March 11 - 13, 2013
Career and College Research Center at CRLS
Notice
Regular Meeting
March 5, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
CANCELED: Governance Subcommittee
February 14, 2013 | 4PM
Discuss rules of the School Committee
Notice
Budget Retreat
February 12, 2013 | 6 - 8PM
Notice
Regular Meeting
February 5, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Joint Meeting of the City Council & the School Committee
February 4, 2013 | 5:30PM
Sullivan Chamber, City Hall, 79 Massachusetts Ave.
To discuss out-of-school time.
Notice
Advisory Group to the Controlled Choice Subcommittee
February 2, 2013 | 9AM - 2PM
Notice
Advisory Group to the Controlled Choice Subcommittee
January 31, 2013 | 6 - 9PM
Notice
Budget Retreat
January 29, 2013 | 6 - 8PM
Notice
Minutes
Regular Meeting
January 15, 2013 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Public Hearing
January 12, 2013 | 10AM - 1PM
Presentation and public hearing on the FY2014 School Committee Budget
Notice
Building & Grounds Subcommittee
January 8 | 4:30 - 5:45PM
Notice
Community & Family Engagement Subcommittee
January 8, 2013 | 6PM
No
Roundtable Meeting
December 18 | Following Regular Meeting
Notice
Minutes
Regular Meeting
December 18 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Controlled Choice Subcommittee Meeting
December 11 | 6 - 8PM
Notice
Regular Meeting
December 4 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Controlled Choice Subcommittee Meeting
November 29 | 6 - 8PM
Notice
Special Meeting
November 26 | 5:30PM
Sullivan Chamber, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave.
Notice
Regular Meeting & Budget Subcommittee Meeting
November 20 | 6PM
Notice 1
Notice 2
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Controlled Choice Subcommittee Meeting
November 1 | 6 - 8PM
Notice
Special Meeting - CANCELED
October 29 | 5:30PM
Sullivan Chamber, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave.
Notice
Special Business Meeting
October 23 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Controlled Choice Subcommittee Meeting
October 18 | 6 - 8PM
Notice
Special Meeting: Retreat
October 16 | 4 - 9PM
October 17 | 5 - 9PM
Thoreau Conference Room, 4th Floor, 1 Cambridge Center, Kendall Square
Notice
Regular Meeting
October 2 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Controlled Choice Policy and Practice Changes for First Reading at School Committee
Minutes
Video
Regular Meeting
September 18 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Roundtable
September 11 | 6PM
Hear from school-based administrators on the topic of the discipline policy and a discussion on the student handbook.
Notice
Minutes
Regular Meeting
September 4 | 6
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Community Relations Subcommittee Meeting
August 28 | 5 -7PM
Notice
Controlled Choice Subcommittee Meeting
August 23 | 4PM
Notice
Community Relations Subcommittee Meeting
August 21 | 5 -7PM
Notice
Controlled Choice Subcommittee Meeting
August 16 | 4PM
Notice
Controlled Choice Subcommittee Meeting
August 7 | 4PM
Notice
Regular Meeting
July 31 | 6 - 8PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Roundtable
June 25 | 5:30PM
Sullivan Chamber, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave.
Discussion with the School Committee and the Superintendent of Schools on how the City's five year financial plan will impact the school district's building renovation plan passed as part of the Innovation Agenda.
Notice
Minutes
Special Meeting
June 25 | After Roundtable Meeting
Sullivan Chamber, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave.
Approving contracts and collective bargaining agreements and conducting a pubic hearing on teacher performance standards under the new teacher evaluation requirements
Notice
Agenda
Special Meeting
June 5 | 5PM
Strategy for Collective Bargaining
Notice
Minutes
Regular Meeting
June 5 | 6 - 8PM
End of Year Report on School Committee Goals
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Building & Grounds Subcommittee Meeting
May 29 | 5:30 - 7:30PM
Notice
Roundtable
May 22 | 6 - 8PM
High School Programs
Notice
Controlled Choice Subcommittee Meeting
May 22 | 8:15PM
Notice
Budget Hearing with City Council
May 16 | 6 - 8PM
Sullivan Chamber, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
Notice
Controlled Choice Subcommittee Meeting
May 15 | 8PM
Notice
Regular Meeting
May 15 | 6 - 8PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Building & Grounds Subcommittee Meeting
May 8 | 5 - 6:30PM
Discuss the use of school buildings and an environmental update
Notice
Roundtable Meeting
May 2 | 6PM
Minutes
Regular Meeting
May 1 | 6 - 8PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Special Meeting
April 24 | 6 - 6:30PM
Approving Time Sensitive Financial Contracts
Notice
Minutes
SC Roundtable
April 24 | 6:30 - 8:30PM
School Climate & Advisory Program
School Climate & Advisory
Program Presentation

Minutes
School Climate Subcommittee Meeting
April 13 | 4 - 5PM
Notice
Special Meeting
April 10 | 4 - 6PM
Discussing strategy for collective bargaining with union personnel
Notice
Subcommittee Meeting on Controlled Choice
April 10 | 8 - 9:30PM
Notice
Workshop: Math
April 10 | 6 - 8PM
Notice
Video
Regular SC Meeting
April 3 | 6PM
School Committee vote on Budget. IA Update: Social Science, Science, and World Language
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Ad-Hoc Committee Meeting on the Office of the School Committee
March 29 | 4:30PM
Notice
Regular SC Meeting
March 27 | 6PM
Budget Sub Committee Meeting, Public Hearing on Budget
Notice
Video
Regular SC Meeting
March 20 | 6PM
Presentation: Proposed Budget
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Special Meeting
March 20 | 3:30 - 5:30PM
Presentation: Interest-Based/Collective Bargaining
Notice
Minutes
Special Meeting
March 7 | 4:30 - 6:30PM
Questionnaire Development Session Regarding the Innovation Agenda Parent Survey
Notice
Minutes
Regular SC Meeting
March 6 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Budget Retreat
February 23 | 4:30 - 6:30PM
Location: CRLS Pearl K. Wise Library
Notice
Executive Session
Collective Bargaining
February 14 | 6 - 8PM
Regular SC Meeting
February 7 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
Executive Session | 5PM
Public Comment period on the Academic
Challenge Policy | 6PM
Followed by Budget Retreat with focus on IA
January 24
Location: School Committee Meeting Room. Budget retreat will be at the CRLS Pearl K. Wise Library
Notice
                        plan, upper school math program, appendices. See the School Committee presentation.
Regular SC Meeting
January 17 | 5PM
Notice
Minutes
Video
Retreat on Goals
January 10 | 6 - 8PM
Location: CRLS Pearl K. Wise Library
Minutes
Regular SC Meeting
January 3 | 6PM

Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video
School Committee Inauguration Ceremony
January 2 | 6PM
Location: Fitzgerald Auditorium, CRLS, 459 Broadway
Notice
Location Change Notice
Minutes
Regular SC Meeting
December 20 | 6PM
State of the Schools Address Presentation: 5 Year Financial Forecast
Please Note New Location: School Committee Meeting Room, CRLS, 459 Broadway
Notice
Agenda
Video

Budget Retreat with focus on IA
December 13
 

Regular SC Meeting
December 6 | 6PM
Vote on Budget Guidelines
Evaluation of Intensive Studies Program
Presentation of Facilities Options
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Executive Session
Location: School Committee Meeting Room
November 29 | 5:30PM
Change of Time Notice
Minutes

Academic Challenge Roundtable
Location: Cambridge Public Library, Community Room, 449 Broadway
November 29 | 6 - 8PM

Notice
Agenda

Special SC Meeting
November 18 | 4PM
Strategy for contract negotiations with non-union personnel.
Notice

Regular SC Meeting
November 15 | 5PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Regular SC Meeting
November 1  | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Regular SC Meeting
October 18 
Notice
Agenda
Video

Roundtable Workshop Meeting
October 11 | 6 - 8PM
Senior Center’s Ballroom A located at 806 Massachusetts Avenue
Discussion of MCAS results.
Notice

Regular SC Meeting
October 4 | 5PM
Notice
Agenda
Supplemental Agenda
Video

Roundtable Workshop Meeting
September 27 | 6 - 8PM
Where: Cambridge Public Library | Community Room L-2
Presentation on proposed changes to the Controlled Choice Policy on assignments to Dual Immersion programs, as well as assignments to the Upper Schools.

Notice
School Committee
Discussion on Two-Way
Immersion Programs

Minutes

Regular SC Meeting
September 20 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Regular SC Meeting
September 6 | 6PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Executive Session
August 16
Minutes

Roundtable Workshop Meeting
August 16 | 3 - 5PM
Discussion of the CPS' Controlled Choice program and to develop strategies and process for addressing controlled choice issues.
Notice
Minutes

Roundtable Workshop Meeting
August 2 | 3 - 5:30PM
Discussion of the role of the School Committee in matters relating to the Innovation Agenda.
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Regular SC Meeting
August 2 | 6PM
Notice
Minutes

Special Meeting
July 14, 2011 | 3PM
Discussing the rules of the School Committee and orientation for the new Student School Committee Representatives
Notice

Regular SC Meeting
June 21, 2011 | 6:30PM
Notice
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Special Meeting
June 14, 2011 | 6PM
Discussion on Controlled Choice Policy
Notice
Minutes
Video

Regular SC Meeting
June 7, 2011 | 6PM
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Special Meeting
May 24, 2011 | 6PM
Discussion of the evaluation of the Superintendent of Schools
Minutes

Regular Meeting
May 17, 2011 | 6PM
End of Year Report on School Committee Goals
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Regular SC Meeting
May 3, 2011 | 6PM
Public hearing on statewide school choice & update on differentiated instruction, RTI, & YARD
Agenda
Minutes
Video

Special Meeting
April 21, 2011 | 10AM
Facilities Discussion
Minutes

Special Meeting
April 14, 2011 | 11AM
Ad Hoc Committee Meeting 
Minutes

Special Meeting/Roundtable
April 12, 2011 | 6 - 8PM
Discuss High School programs
Minutes

Regular SC Meeting
April 5, 2011 | 6PM
School Committee vote on FY12 Budget
Minutes
Video

Special Meeting
March 22, 2011 | 6PM
Public Hearing on the FY11-12 Budget and a Special Education Presentation
Minutes
Video

Regular Meeting
March 15, 2011 | 6PM 
Minutes
Video

Special Meeting
March 14, 2011 | 6PM
Hearing public comment on the Superintendent’s Innovation Agenda.
Minutes
Video

Special Meeting
March 12, 2011 | 9AM
Hearing public comment on the Superintendent’s Innovation Agenda.
Minutes
Video

Special Meeting
March 9, 2011 | 6PM
Presentation of the FY11-12 budget.
Minutes
Video

Special Informal Meeting
March 8, 2011 | 6:10PM
Roundtable discussion on the Superintendent’s final proposal of the Innovation Agenda.
Minutes
Video

Special Informal Meeting
March 1, 2011 | 6PM
Roundtable discussion on the Superintendent’s final proposal of the Innovation Agenda.
Minutes

Regular Meeting
March 1, 2011 | 6PM
Minutes
Video

Regular Meeting
February 15, 2011 | 6PM
Minutes

Regular Meeting
February 1, 2011 | 6PM
Minutes

Regular Meeting
January 18, 2011 | 5:30PM
Minutes

Regular Meeting
January 4, 2011 | 6PM
Minutes

Regular Meeting
December 21, 2010 | 6PM
Minutes

Regular Meeting
December 7, 2010 | 6PM
Minutes

Regular Meeting
November 16, 2010 | 6PM
Minutes

Regular Meeting
October 19, 2010 | 6PM
Minutes

Regular Meeting
October 5, 2010 | 6PM
Minutes

Regular Meeting
September 21, 2010 | 6PM
Minutes
Video

Regular Meeting
September 7, 2010 | 6PM
Minutes

Special Meeting
August 27, 2010 | 1PM
Convening in Executive Session.
Minutes

Special Meeting
August 24, 2010 | 6PM
Convening in Executive Session.
Minutes