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Jackson Mann Community Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
Tina Wang
41:37
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Terry Yin
42:14
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Krystal Cummings, BPS Community Engagement
47:19
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Juan Bernal BPS Portuguese Interpreter
48:07
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Luz Barreto-Longus
49:10
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Dennisse R (BPS)
49:38
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Dennisse R (BPS)
59:14
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Laura, Jack, Nathan, Alex
01:00:02
Why must we wait until after the closure to begin the community review process for the school to be rebuilt on that site? Isn't that just losing us a year of forward progress? What happened to finding swing space?
Alejandra
01:01:22
I don’t understand didn’t you guys you guys were going to move the school to a different location?
Alejandra
01:01:51
Where is the pictures and proof that you did do work to the building and bring it up to code?
Alejandra
01:03:05
If you close this school this is the only community center!!!
Alejandra
01:03:28
What happens to the teachers?
Laura, Jack, Nathan, Alex
01:03:55
Is that still accurate for the older grades? Because when I transferred my kid in fifth grade there were not available spaces excepting at the JM
Laura, Jack, Nathan, Alex
01:04:18
I also want to know what happens to the teachers.
Jean Powers
01:04:19
What resources are you putting into the other Allston Brighton schools to prepare for the influx of transfers? what is the additional 2021-2022 budget for those schools?
evawebster
01:04:27
Teachers are unionized, they will be fine. The bigger question is how dare the City to leave A-B without a single community center.
Siobhan’s iPad
01:04:28
How many seats are available in A/B and how many A/B kids at JMann
Jean Powers
01:04:37
Will Jackson Mann students receive prioritized transfers to AB schools?
Milly
01:05:02
ok
Alejandra
01:05:25
WILL THEY ACTUALLY BUILD A SCHOOL AGAIN? OR WILL IT BE CONDOS?
Madeline Doherty
01:05:33
Please answer the question about seats available in Allston Brighton for the older grades
kelly mcgrath
01:05:36
It was promised at two meetings that it would be rebuilt as a school
Lynnelle Pittet
01:05:51
Winship has space for extra classes in grades 4, 5, and 6
Jean Powers
01:05:59
Have you compared the numbers for JM and open seats in other AB schools by grade? In other words, is there space in each 6th grade for the JM sixth grade students? Is there space in each k2 for JM K2 students?
Siobhan’s iPad
01:06:02
A new school WAS promised
Carla Lilina Alvarado Padilla
01:06:53
Hola, los niños tienen que registrarse en otra escuela? cuándo debemos hacerlo? Gracias
Jean Powers
01:07:56
How will you handle the autism program? The JM community - caregivers, students, teachers, etc - should lead this process. If they choose to move as a unit, where will they go? Any decision made for this group should be accompanied by a legally binding agreement. In the past, BPS made promises to the WREC community that were not upheld.
Laura, Jack, Nathan, Alex
01:08:22
^agree
Brenda Cassellius
01:10:00
We do not have an announcement on the next school leader for the Jackson Mann tonight. We hope to have that information soon
Siobhan’s iPad
01:10:03
What happened with looking at 3rd floor in Brighton high, did you even look at it
Laura, Jack, Nathan, Alex
01:11:48
Ok, but what can we do to expedite things for that next generation?
Siobhan’s iPad
01:11:59
Bri high would fit the A/B kids
Siobhan’s iPad
01:13:01
There is NOT enough space for jmann in local schools
090450
01:13:15
It’s too bad that Bps is prioritizing the private school leasing the Hamilton over our own BPS students. Very sad
evawebster
01:13:24
The City owns the Hamilton School on Chestnut Hill Ave that is leased to a private Jewish school for girls. It’s bigger than that school’s needs. Can a part of the Hamilton School building be converted to a community center to replace the one at Jackson Mann?
Jean Powers
01:13:51
Will you provide additional counseling for JM fams? This will be a traumatic process?
Siobhan’s iPad
01:13:52
Yes that is very sad, buy out the lease and keep jmann together.
Jennifer Joyce
01:13:57
Jmann is the only awc program in the area also and many of jmann parents who had students go through the program are on this meeting. Can that program be moved?
Jean Powers
01:14:15
Will the programs at the JM move to other schools? Chinese, arts, music, sports, etc.
Alejandra
01:14:22
HI MY HAND IS RAISE. I HAVE 2 questions
Madeline Doherty
01:14:34
What do you mean by “priority in the process?” Can you please be more specific.
Siobhan’s iPad
01:14:46
Once again A/B gets screwed over
Carol Rodriguez
01:14:51
You state there are empty seats but how much support will these students have in bigger classes? With the pandemic may students need the additional educational support and putting more students in the class is not an effective . Bigger class sizes is not solution despite having " seats.
Siobhan’s iPad
01:16:10
Jmann teachers rock. Happy teacher appreciation week to them
Monica Roberts - BPS
01:16:12
@Madeline, We give what we call a present school priority for school closures. The only higher priority is sibling priority. If families at the JM have siblings in other schools, they will receive both.
Lynnelle Pittet
01:16:16
Winship has room for an additional 4th grade class, an additional 5th grade class, and 6th grade. When will that expansion happen to help J/M families transition?
Jean Powers
01:17:09
We have 31 students in our JM sixth grade class right now.
Madeline Doherty
01:17:36
You met with staff for 17 minutes.
Jean Powers
01:17:40
Will you guarantee at least 2 city connects or comparable positions at each Allston Brighton school?
Jennifer Joyce
01:18:11
Thank you families for all your support also
Ms. Henry
01:18:33
^ Yes, thank you!
Fran Ahearn
01:18:44
Yes, thank you families!
Brian
01:19:01
Are all staff guaranteed other placements in BPS, or might some be laid off?
Caitlyn Albano
01:19:18
Thank you for your support, families.
078156
01:19:30
Thank you families for your support!!!
Jean Powers
01:20:09
What will happen to our JM teachers? Our AWC teachers are heroes. They are the only reason we made it through the past year.
Laura, Jack, Nathan, Alex
01:20:21
How does staff "prepare for the next year" on a professional development level while also doing what they are currently doing? Teaching bot remote and in-person. Providing a high level of support for kids and families already dealing with trauma related to over a year of pandemic? Will JM staff also be given priority when you are making hiring decisions?
Lynnelle Pittet
01:20:26
Winship has empty classrooms for 4th, 5th, and 6th grades. When will BPS expand those classes?
Jean Powers
01:21:10
HI JACOB
Laura, Jack, Nathan, Alex
01:21:15
Applying and interviewing is a labor intensive process.
Jennifer Joyce
01:21:18
Thank you ms. Powers... your support means so much
Laura, Jack, Nathan, Alex
01:22:05
Nathan says hi Ms Joyce
Jennifer Joyce
01:22:23
Hi Nathan!!!
078156
01:23:38
That is not true. BPS took my son’s teacher out of his classroom with no mercy!!!!!!!
Morlyn Dorestant-Josa
01:25:41
There should be socio-emotional support made available for students after students are told. The burden should not just fall on parents and teachers.
Thomas P. Lally
01:26:53
I taught at the Jackson Mann Complex for over 30 years and can personally attest that the teachers at the Jackson Mann and Horace Mann Schools are extremely dedicated, professional and compassionate people. The teachers and the All/Bri community certainly deserve better than this.
Connolly, Jennifer E’s iPhone
01:27:25
yes! we deserved more than a 17 minute rushed zoom meeting
Fran Ahearn
01:27:32
Thank you Mr Lally! Hope you are well.
Jennifer Joyce
01:27:48
Thanks lally
Madeline Doherty
01:27:53
Thank you Mr. Lally!!
Anthony Barros
01:28:05
The whole community has to suffer because of the neglect of the city. Nice!!
Jean Powers
01:28:16
When you build this new "state of the art" school, will you close other, smaller Allston Brighton schools? By your own admission, AB is "underenrolled."
Aaron Cohen
01:28:21
Lally!!!
Laura, Jack, Nathan, Alex
01:28:44
Does that value extend to priority in hiring?
Jean Powers
01:28:47
What is wrong with underenrolled schools? In the suburbs they call that "small class sizes" and "space for labs"
078156
01:31:23
Yes! That is right. BPS separate some of the teachers from their Autist students!!!!
Caitlyn Albano
01:33:52
PLEASE reconsider the Hamilton school
Dennisse R (BPS)
01:34:09
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078156
01:34:52
PLEASE!!!! DO NOT CLOSE OUR SCHOOL!!!!
Madeline Doherty
01:35:38
Should we schedule the next conversation now?
Jean Powers
01:35:44
Thank you to everyone at BPS and to all the participants in this meeting
Jacob deBlecourt
01:36:52
Thanks to all of the interpreters and the intentionality around providing language access services tonight
Jennifer Joyce
01:37:26
Thank you
Mary Driscoll
01:37:36
Thanks everyone
JMCC School
01:37:36
Thank you
Monica Roberts - BPS
01:37:42
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