First, the JETTY is back with some important data which most have already learned but my sense is that we never get enough reminders in the area of community or school district communications for our leaders, especially our superintendents. While most of the superintendent’s day is full from beginning to end, time has to be given to the issue of inter-department leader meetings or communication, as this is so important especially when times are bad or crisis issues occur. [ 708 more words ] www.massupt.org/2019/01/18/the-jetty-needs-for-communications-among-local-officials-key-to-solvin...... See MoreSee Less
At the Project Equity forums in early January, superintendents in Fitchburg, Malden, and New Bedford called for action to improve the school funding formula and pointed out the red flags in not taking...
The Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, which has been holding public forums around the state in recent months to advocate for more school funding and exploring a possible lawsuit against the state to secure more aid for districts, isn’t taking a stance on the Promise Act yet, but executive director Tom Scott said the organization is “intrigued.”
“We’re certainly very interested in looking at it,” he said. “We think it moves us toward our goal.”