Ears on the Board of Education: October 18, 2018

by Lynda Rubin Eight of the nine Board members and the two student Board representatives were present. Leticia Egea-Hinton was absent. The meeting began with a beautiful performance by the Central High School String Quartet, with string specialist Matt Roberts, under the direction of Ben Blazer. General Counsel Lynn Rauch announced that the Board met … Continue reading Ears on the Board of Education: October 18, 2018

Board of Education Policy Committee Meeting: October 11, 2018

By Karel Kilimnik Policy Committee Meeting Convenes for First Time Policy ¬†Committee Chair Wayne Walker called the meeting to order. Also present were Committee members Julia Danzy, Lee Huang, and Chris McGinley. Board members (but not Policy Committee members) Mallory Fix Lopez, Angela Mc Iver, and Leticia Egea-Hinton sat with members of the public attending … Continue reading Board of Education Policy Committee Meeting: October 11, 2018

Student Achievement and Support Committee: October 11, 2018

by Diane Payne Present at this second meeting of the Student Achievement and Support were Board Co-chairs Chris McGinley and Angela McIver, along with Committee members Julia Danzy, Leticia Egea-Hinton, Mallory Fix-Lopez, and Maria McColgan. ¬†Three APPS members attended, two testified. Lisa Haver asked about the indefinite postponement of charter renewals which result in de … Continue reading Student Achievement and Support Committee: October 11, 2018

Eyes on the Board of Education: October 18, 2018

by Karel Kilimnik As the Board of Education continues threading its path through the thicket of District policies and funding challenges, we are witnessing several changes. There are now four Board Committees working to improve public participation: Finance and Facilities, Student Achievement and Support, Policy, and Community Engagement. Board members are certainly more friendly and … Continue reading Eyes on the Board of Education: October 18, 2018