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SW Education Forum

This group is intended for use as a forum for discussing Education topics of interest to our SW Rochester community and for organizing information on our public schools, the RCSD and other education topics.

Location: Rochester, NY
Members: 39
Latest Activity: on Thursday

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SWCC Education Committee Meeting are held on the 4th Wednesday at 6:00pm, On Zoom.  All are welcome.  Contact Jboutet@frontiernet.net for the Zoom Link.

Hopefully this is enough to get us off and running. Don't hesitate to email or call if you have questions.  jboutet@frontiernet.net 328-4271   

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SWCC Education Committee Meeting on Zoom 2023-01-25

Started by John Boutet Jan 28. 0 Replies

The Education Committee of the SW Common CouncilWednesday, 1/25/236-7:30 pmFor Zoom Link, Contact John Boutet @ jboutet@frontiernet.netA PDF of the minutes are here:…Continue

Rochester Coalition for Public Education 2023-01-20 Meeting on Zoom

Started by John Boutet Jan 22. 0 Replies

From: Dan Drmacich <dandrmacich123@gmail.com>To: David Long,Sean Smith,Dave Atias,Eileen,David Kurtz and 77 more...Sat, Jan 21 at 10:42 AM1/20 Rochester Coalition for Public Education MinutesAttendance: Howie Maffucci, Don Bartalo, Chojy…Continue

Rochester Coalition for Public Education 2023-01-07 Meeting on Zoom

Started by John Boutet Jan 8. 0 Replies

From: Dan Drmacich <dandrmacich123@gmail.com>To: David Long,Sean Smith,Dave Atias,Eileen,David Kurtz and 78 more...Cc: Reidy-Vedder, Kara ASat, Jan 7 at 11:14 AM2023/01/06 Rochester Coalition for Pub. Ed. Meeting MinutesPresent: Howie…Continue

Rochester Coalition for Public Education 2022-12-16 Meeting on Zoom

Started by John Boutet Jan 2. 0 Replies

From: Dan Drmacich <dandrmacich123@gmail.com>To:David Long,Sean Smith,Dave Atias,Eileen,David Kurtz and 78 more...Sat, Dec 17, 2022 at 10:21 AM2022/12/16 RCPE Meeting MinutesAttendance: Howie Maffucci, Chojy Schroeder, John Boutet, Don…Continue

SWCC Education Committee Meeting on Zoom 2022-12-28

Started by John Boutet Dec 29, 2022. 0 Replies

The Education Committee of the SW Common CouncilWednesday, December 28, 20226-7:30 pm atFor Zoom Link, Contact John Boutet @ jboutet@frontiernet.netA PDF of the minutes are here:…Continue

19WCA Schools Committee Meeting Minutes - December 6th, 2022 on Zoom

Started by John Boutet Dec 28, 2022. 0 Replies

19th Ward Schools Committee7:00 pm, 6 December 2022Present by Zoom: John Boutet, Jane Braband, Douglas Giebel, Phyllis Moss, Elisa Ruise, Sarah Yaworsky.Dr. Phyllis Moss, chair of the committee, began the meeting by having the participants introduce…Continue

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Comment by John Boutet on April 6, 2018 at 3:23am

-> Natalie Sheppard RCSD commissioner made a very passionate presentation at the March 29th School Board meeting.  It is worth listening to.

https://www.democratandchronicle.com/videos/news/2018/03/29/school-...

Comment by John Boutet on March 19, 2018 at 1:00am
Comment by John Boutet on February 23, 2018 at 4:55pm

Good news for opting students out of State Tests:  http://www.fairtest.org/why-you-can-boycott-testing-without-fear

Comment by John Boutet on January 30, 2018 at 3:38am

->    Good article by Justin Murphy on Path Forward options:

RCSD considers placement changes as part of 'Path Forward'

The demographic study of the city is an important piece of information to look at the best way forward.

You can also check this link:

Pathways/Response for Student Assignment in the RCSD

Second Draft 01-22-2018

Comment by John Boutet on December 9, 2017 at 12:44pm

Here is a great video about two school districts: https://vimeo.com/223637669

Comment by Mark Sweetland on May 5, 2017 at 6:12am

Very good article about new school superintendent, from D&C:

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2017/05/04/barbara-d...

Comment by Mark Sweetland on April 7, 2017 at 12:42am

Best news I have seen on City School situation in 10 years.  Congratulations, Barbara, and I hope you have great success!

Comment by John Boutet on April 7, 2017 at 12:00am

Here is a great piece on Superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams by Tim Macaluso of City Newspaper.  From what we have seen this is an accurate assessment.

Comment by Mark Sweetland on March 23, 2017 at 6:03am
Comment by John Boutet on January 22, 2017 at 1:26am

BETSY DEVOS>  In case the goings-on in Washington have you upset about what the perils are for education, here it is put to music:  https://www.facebook.com/baldpianoguy/videos/1627517420887971/

This is the time for us to get involved with our schools and safeguard them.  Come to the January 25th SWCC Education Committee Meeting at the Arnett Library to learn about the change in design plan for School 16.  We meet on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm.

 
 
 

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