School Committee Meeting Agenda: October 19, 2021

From the Office of the Executive Secretary to the School Committee

School Committee - Regular Meeting
October 19 2021 | 6:00 pm


1. Public Comment (3 Minutes):

2. Student School Committee Report:

3. Presentation of the Records for Approval: None

4. Reconsiderations: None

5. Unfinished Business/Calendar:

6. Awaiting Reports:
C21-311 Joint Order by Member Fantini, Member Wilson and Mayor Siddiqui

That the School Department work with the City to develop a plan to support transporting students attending after school programs given the issues that DHSP has with after school this year

7. Superintendent’s Agenda:

7a. Presentations:
COVID-Update: Vaccination Mandate
Victoria L. Greer, Interim Superintendent of Schools

College & Career Readiness: Postsecondary Outcomes
Nicole Gittens, Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education

7b. CPS District Plan: None

7c. Consent Agenda:

#21-312 Recommendation: Contract Award: Day & Residential Program Services not
Available from Cambridge Public Schools

#21-313 Recommendation: Contract Award: Cambridge Health Alliance:
Special Education Services

#21-314 Recommendation: Contract Award: The Prophet Corp DBA Gopher Sport:
Instructional Materials

#21-315 Recommendation: Contract Award: Creative Office Pavilion: Office Furniture

#21-316 Recommendation: Contract Award: Norton Staffing & Recruiting:
Special Education Staffing Services

#21-317 Recommendation: Gifts/Miscellaneous Receipts

#21-318 Recommendation: Grant Award: FY22 ARP Special Education IDEA (SC22610)

#21-319 Recommendation: Grant Award: FY22 ARP Early Childhood IDEA (SC22611)

8. Non-Consent Agenda:

9. School Committee Agenda (Policy Matters/Notifications/Requests for Information):

#21-320 Joint motion from the Building & Grounds Subcommittee
WHEREAS: The Cambridge Election Commission needs to hold special elections in December and January around a vacated state senate seat, in addition to the already scheduled municipal elections, and
WHEREAS The Cambridge Election Commission continues to face challenges securing election-compliant polling places, now therefore be it
RESOLVED: That the Cambridge School Committee allow the Cambridge Election Commission to use the Martin Luther King and the Morse school for the special election, following the same health & safety protocols used in the municipal elections, and be it further
RESOLVED: That the School Committee will request a roundtable discussion with the City Council and the Cambridge Election Commission to discuss the challenges of using school buildings as polling sites and what other options are available for the Election Commission

10. Resolutions (letters of congratulations, letters of condolence): None

11. Announcements:

12. Late Orders:

13. Communications and Reports from City Officers: None

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