Tuesday, December 5, 2023

School Committee hears from Parmenter, FHS Art Honor trip & District educational assessment (audio)

FM #1111 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 1111 in the series. 

The Franklin (MA) School Committee met on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 as scheduled.  All seven newly elected members participated, one remotely.

Quick recap:

  • Parameter update from Principal Chelman, and Asst Principal Harvey

  • FHS Art Honor Society proposal for two museums in one trip

  • District Assessment presentation, Dr Rogers remote; Dr Frazier, Director of Curriculum for humanities; Eric Stark, Director of Curriculum for STEM

    • Al Charles speaks to the point of success seen a couple of years after the SchCmte funded the curriculum investments made in Math

    • It is important to know that MCAS is just one data point and that it takes more than that for students to strive

Let’s listen to the School Committee meeting of Nov 28. The total meeting audio runs about 1 hour & 40 minutes. Audio link -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-1111-franklin-ma-school-committee-meeting-11-28-23


School Committee page -> https://www.franklinps.net/district/school-committee 

The agenda -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2023/11/franklin-ma-school-committee-agenda-for_0289625050.html 

Meeting Packet folder -> 


Franklin TV video link -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2J9NdQCWqlM 

My notes collected via PDF (captured during meeting via Twitter)


Parmenter presentation (photos) -> https://photos.app.goo.gl/YqoHEk15yf9shdmUA 

FHS Honors Art field trip proposal -> https://photos.app.goo.gl/h2RijFLcBVSmMyxg9 

FPS Assessment presentation (photos) ->  https://photos.app.goo.gl/usVENZQpJ6up78RD6 


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School Committee - Agenda for Meeting Tuesday, Nov 28, 2023
School Committee - Agenda for Meeting Tuesday, Nov 28, 2023

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