Manchester, Connecticut

SMARTR

School Modernization and Reinvestment Team Revisited (SMARTR)


During their Joint meeting on January 30, 2012, the Board of Directors and Board of Education proposed establishing a working group, School Modernization and Reinvestment Team Revisited (SMARTR), to develop and recommend a long term big picture strategy for finishing this decade’s school building investments to include recommendations for:

 

1. The number of schools required to provide appropriate and sustainable educational facilities for the next generation.

2. The impact of enrollment data and student demographic data on grade level configuration and racial balance in our schools.

3. The impact of curriculum and instructional changes over the next twenty years on school design and functional use of school building space.

4. Capital Improvements necessary for appropriate and quality space given a recommended strategy including priority immediate investments.

 

Team membership shall consist of:

 

4 members of the Board of Education, selected by the Board of Education;

4 members of the Board of Directors, selected by the Board of Directors;

1 member of the Building Committee, recommended by the Committee to the Board of Directors for approval;

4 members of the public to be approved by the Majority and Minority Leaders of both Boards.

 

The team shall have an initial budget of $30,000 with which to engage appropriate expert advice/analysis. The team shall report out to the Board of Directors and Board of Education jointly at the end of July 2010 or sooner if the process dictates.

 

SMARTR Guiding Principles

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Oct 09, 2013 Minutes
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Feb 06, 2013 Minutes
Jan 02, 2013 Minutes