The following is a press release submitted to SOURCE media.
FRAMINGHAM – Please join Framingham Public Schools, the Framingham Teachers Association, and School Committee Members for a community celebration and discussion on the Student Opportunity Act (SOA).
WHAT: Community Celebration and Discussion on the Student Opportunity Act (SOA)
WHEN: Wednesday, March 4
TIME: from 6:15pm – 8 p.m.
WHERE: Barbieri Elementary School (100 Dudley Road, Framingham)
What is the Student Opportunity Act (SOA)?
The main focus of the legislation is to invest in evidence based areas to improve student outcomes within subgroups who are not achieving at the same high levels as their peers. The Framingham Public School’s role is to prepare a SOA implementation plan by engaging with stakeholders, building on current programs, and ultimately proposing to invest in evidence-based initiatives to deepen success.
Why community members should attend this event!
Celebrate the recent legislation, learn about the school budget process, and share YOUR ideas, priorities, and vision as part of the FY21 FPS budget planning process. There will be dedicated time for public participation. Child care and translation services will be available.