WSESD Policy & Amendment Committee Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Policy & Amendment Committee
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301

The Windham Southeast School District Policy & Amendment Committee will meet at
12:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 9 in the BUHS Principal’s Office, 131 Fairground Rd,
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I Call to Order – Anne Beekman

II Approval of Minutes of May 7, 2021

III Revisions to the BUHS Diversity Education Course – Steve Perrin and Tessa Anders

IV New Policy discussion:
F40 School Enrollment
Each student enrolled in the grades for which the District operates multiple school buildings will attend the school in the student’s town of residence; provided however, that the School Board may grant a parent’s or guardian’s request for student enrollment in a different school operated by the District, based on the Superintendent’s recommendation, determined by individual student circumstances and evaluation of the school’s capacity to serve the child.

V Policy G10 mandatory required by Jan 15, 2022
New policy
Old policy

VI Other business

VII Adjourn

May 7, 2021

Members present – Anne Beekman, Shaun Murphy, Liz Adams, David Schoales, 5:32 Tim
Staff present – Andy Skarzynski

Convened at 4:32 PM

1. Minutes for March 24, 2021 approved.

2. E-13 Security Badge Procedures – recommended updated. Approved to pass to the full board for ratification.

3. C- 6 Board-Superintendent Relationship. Approved after clarifying the paragraph regarding the SU responsibility for evaluating the Superintendent. Approved 3-1.

4. Ongoing Commitment Policies – Considered developing policies stemming from the specific commitments in the previously adopted “Ongoing Social Justice and Anti-racist Commitment.”

David will develop drafts and look into existing Policies for related topics.

5. Other Business – Do we need a policy around protecting students affected by restraining orders? Andy will follow up with Pietro.

Adjourned 5:56.

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