Episode 979

FM #979 - Franklin (MA) School Committee Mtg - 04/25/23

Published on: 28th April, 2023

This session of the radio show shares part of the Franklin, MA School Committee meeting held on Tuesday, April 25, 2023.

The meeting was conducted in a hybrid format: all of the School Committee members, school district personnel along with some of the public were in the Council Chambers. Some members of the public participated via Zoom conference bridge.

Quick recap:

  • Heard from an update from Remington on their “Power of Moments” approach
  • Listened to and questioned the proposal for redistricting effective in Sep 2024 with an option for some affected by it to move to their ‘new’ school in Sep 2023. The Committee is scheduled to vote on the proposal at their May 9 meeting
  • Approved the middle school trip to the Grand Canyon and nearby national parks scheduled for April 2024
  • Approved the consent agenda
  • Entered executive session to continue negotiation with ESP/LPN bargaining unit and did not return to open session

Links to the meeting agenda and associated documents released for this meeting are included in the show notes. The link to my notes taken during the meeting is also provided.

Let’s listen to this segment of the School Committee meeting April 25, 2023


Agenda document -> 


Remington’s presentation document


Redistricting Analysis Report


Packet folder contains the documents released for this meeting 


My notes captured during the meeting (in one PDF file)



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