From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"The school district has identified several capital needs - including science curriculum materials and replacement Chromebook laptops - for the upcoming year, but officials lamented the uncertainty around funding those items.
Administration members briefed the School Committee on the needs at a Tuesday night meeting, saying the list was developed in consultation with principals, the district business office and the town's building department.
Assistant Superintendent Peter Light said the district had created a list: science materials, Chromebooks, staff laptops, replacement interactive SMART boards, improvements to the Davis Thayer Elementary School building and a new cafeteria freezer.
Assistant Superintendent Joyce Edwards said the top priority was the science materials, as they would help the schools meet new state guidelines on instruction in the subject."
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|Asst Superintendent Peter Light opens the discussion on the capital needs|
My notes for the portion of the meeting (1st hour) I was able to view and report on can be found here
The video replay of the School Committee meeting can be viewed here
|Joyce Edwards, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching & Learning discussing the science curriculum requirements|