"The town's schools have made strides in communicating to parents and the community at large, district officials reported in a mid-year review.
The officials spoke at Tuesday's School Committee meeting about progress made thus far on the District Improvement Plan and School Improvement Plans over the 2016-2017 school year. Goals in those plans included improving communication, implementing social/emotional learning in the classroom, promoting a culture of responsibility and aligning curriculum to meet student needs.
Superintendent Maureen Sabolinski said there had been an emphasis on improved communication.
"We've been pushing community engagement a lot," she said. "The (Annie) Sullivan (Middle) School has been amazing at using Twitter this year."
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A current example of the use of Twitter
|Keller School Best Buddies at the Celtics game|
Beyond proud of #1bbkeller. Thanks @FranklinPSNews @fps4students @BestBuddiesMA and @celtics for believing in #FranklinKellerKids pic.twitter.com/xHyTIdVDfX— Helen Keller School (@KellerSchool) January 12, 2017
Additional information on the District Improvement Plan update can be found in the live reported notes from the School Committee meeting on Tuesday (The full summary should be available this weekend)