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Upcoming 2018-19 Meetings

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March 19
April 23
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Regular meetings held at The Hickcok Meeting Room, Summit Public Library, 9:15 a.m.

BOE Workshop Meeting 10/13/16 Notes

If you plan on tuning in to last night’s Board of Education workshop when it airs next week to view another drawn-out discussion on the pros and cons of our existing full-day kindergarten program, free universal FDK, or no program at all, you are advised not to bother making the Jiffy Pop. The meeting opened […] […]

September 8, 2016 Board of Ed Workshop Meeting Recap

Bittersweet: my last Back-to-School Speak Up Summit post. For those of you new to the district, or who have not yet done so, please “like” the Speak Up Summit Facebook page for regular school updates, and click the “donate” button at the top to make your donation for the 2016-17 school year. The page is where you […] […]

2016 School Budget Concerns

We have a potential budget situation on hand. Speak Up Summit could not attend the workshop meeting on March 11th…so I am not reporting 100 percent of the facts. But as I understand it, we may be in danger of having to CUT $800-900,000 from the budget!! This makes no sense. If you consider that […] […]

October 2015 BOE Workshop Meeting Recap

Main takeaways from last night’s October 2015 Board of Education Workshop? A lot more still has to be discussed and decided. Full-day kindergarten: The district’s $5,000 investment toward the $25,000 that funded a study of last year’s FDK students was inconclusive. A study of 40 students (less, actually, because some dropped out) cannot provide the […] […]

April 2015 Meetings

The longest post ever. I dare you to read it all and then prove that you did!!! April Meetings Summary This ridiculously long blog post will summarize things that happened at three separate meetings that you may not have heard about somewhere else: the Board of Ed workshop on April 16, the Speak Up Summit meeting […] […]