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Archive: Jan 2013

  1. Legislative Meeting (1/23/2013)

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      A. Preliminary Information          Video of Legislative Meeting Board Members Present: Brentley, Colaizzi, Fink, Hazuda, Holley, Isler, McCrea, Shealey, and Sumpter          Board Members Absent: none          Meeting Time: 7pm-9:30pm          7 Volunteer Contributors  B.  Summary of Meeting Dr. Lane recognized the 9 board members and their dedication to the Pittsburgh Public Schools as […]

  2. Meet our Board of Directors

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      New members and officers were elected last December to our Board of Directors and have begun their terms of service.  From our press release announcing the changes: The Board also elected seven new directors to two-year terms ending Dec. 31, 2014: Kevin Acklin, a partner and member of Leech Tishman’s Management Committee and executive […]

  3. Agenda Review (1/16/2013)

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      *Special Legislative Session-6pm             All board members were present and voted (Shealey over the phone) The board had a special legislative meeting preceding the regularly scheduled Agenda Review session, regarding the following two items:      1) Acceptance of a Grant from the Fund for Excellence for Envisioning a 21st Century Education Model   […]

  4. More public access at Board meetings

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      Since Board Watch’s inception, we’ve asked the Board to “hold meetings in rooms large enough to accommodate the public.”  Today, we are pleased to report that changes are being made to allow more people to be in the room during some Board meetings.  The District has emailed to tell us that “beginning Wednesday, January […]

  5. In the news: A+ Schools Seeks Volunteers to Interview City Principals

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    In case you missed it here are links to the various news stories that came out this week about School Works. Become a volunteer and sign up here. News about School Works Press Release: A+ Schools Seeks Volunteers to Interview City Principals Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: A+ Schools plans to assess impact of cuts in Pittsburgh Public Schools Pittsburgh […]