Saturday, May 16, 2015

What to expect at the next School Board meeting

The next School Board meeting is a Workshop on Tuesday, May 19. Unlike a regular Board meeting, no votes may be taken at a workshop; its purpose is Board discussion of materials presented by District staff.

You can view the agenda on the District's website here.

The meeting will begin with public comments, which, unlike at regular Board meetings, must relate to one of the items on the Workshop agenda. Then the Board will hear staff presentations on three topics:


All three topics should draw interesting public comments. The Assessment presentation, which is in response to Board member Erika Donalds’ request several weeks ago for raw scores so she could do her own analysis of student performance, could draw speakers both in support of and opposed to district-wide end-of-course exams. See my May 8 post “End-of-Course Testing Next Likely Controversy.”

What: School Board Workshop
When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 5:30 P
Where: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Administrative Center, 5775 Osceola Trail, Naples 34109
Watch live: here or Cable 99

Public Comment Policy and Speaker Registration Form: here

And save the date! Plan to attend the June 9 School Board meeting, at which the Board’s self-evaluation and its evaluation of Superintendent Patton will be on the agenda.



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