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Policy Subcommittee Meeting 7/12/2021

Present: School Committee District Administration
Terri Medeiros, Andrea Thorrold, and Sonia Tellier
Melissa Keefe
Absent: Lori Duerr
Date: Monday, July 12, 2021
This meeting was conducted virtually via a Zoom Webinar.
• Review and Approve Minutes
Members reviewed the draft minutes from June 30, 2021 and July 8, 2021. The minutes for June 30, 2021 were approved as
written and subsequently forwarded for posting. The minutes for July 8, 2021 were amended to include a notation about a request
to review a four-year-old Kindergarten placement and impact on current policy JEB: Entrance Age.
• Discussion of Legal Counsel Review of Handbook Revisions re: Student Discipline
Members reviewed the suggested revisions and organizational adjustments recommended by counsel. Members also took time to
further refine a couple of statements to ensure active voice and clarify intent of language. Members agreed to advance this work
to the full School Committee for a first read on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
• Other: Upcoming Information
üNext Meeting: TBD
Respectfully Submitted by,
Sonia L. Tellier
Assistant Superintendent