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Board Addresses Safety, Transportation Issues; Enrollment Up By 346

Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting (October 26, 2016): A2 STEAM@Northside, 912 Barton Dr

Some scheduling changes for the regular meeting: An executive session, scheduled for 5:30 PM, for the purposes of attorney/client privilege, has been cancelled. The regular meeting, previously scheduled at 7:00PM, was moved up to the 5:30 PM start time. The time change was posted yesterday morning.

The meeting will begin with a moment of silence for Community High student Justin Tang, who passed away Tuesday morning.

The trustees will hear an informational report on preliminary student enrollment and class size for the 2016-17 school year.

There are no first briefings scheduled.

A second briefing will be held on a teacher and administrator laptop purchase recommendation. The district is looking to purchase 94 Apple laptops, all bundled with the AppleCare Protection Plan. The purchase would be for a total of $112,248, paid out of the 2012 Technology Bond.

The trustees will take board action on voting to adopt a resolution on high school assessment.

Voting will be on the laptop purchase recommendation.

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AAPS Board Hears M-STEP Results, Annual Tech Report

Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting (February 3, 2016): Forsythe Middle School, 1655 Newport Rd

During tonight’s regular meeting, beginning at 7:00 PM, the trustees will hear two informational items: the MSTEP achievement report and the annual technology report.

There will be a first briefing on a sunset review of the Human Resources 4000 Policies.  The Governance Committee recommends changes to some, but not all, of the policies.

Second briefings will be the Internet Service Expansion and the Technology Firewall Purchase.

Voting tonight will be on the Internet service expansion and the firewall purchase.


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