Thursday, May 30, 2019

FM #163 - School Start Times update

FM #163

This internet radio show or podcast is number 163 in the series for Franklin Matters.

This recording shares the School Start Times update from the Franklin School Committee meeting held on May 28, 2019.

The update is one of an undetermined series as the administration continues to work out details on the proposal for school start times.

Superintendent Sara Ahern provides the update. The slides she refers to are linked in the show notes so you can follow along. At the end several members of the community take an active role in commenting or raising questions.

Per the Superintendent, the second update will come in September. Some number of updates may follow depending upon the progress in answering questions and developing a set of answers for a plan to change start times. If and when there is a proposal, there will be advance notification before the School Committee takes a vote.

Without further ado, here is the audio recording (approx 1 hour 20 minutes).


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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana" c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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School Start Times Background Information:

The School Start Times presentation to the School Committee was March 26, 2019. The audio of the presentation was posted here on Wednesday:

The Summary document was released on Friday and published here on Saturday, March 30

The recap of the full School Committee meeting was posted here on Sunday

Additional info on the work of the School Start Times Advisory Committee

School Start Times Advisory Committee
School Start Times Advisory Committee

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