Frequently Asked Questions
Are School Committee meetings open to the public?
Yes. In accordance with the State’s Open Meeting Law, anyone may attend a public meeting of the Boston School Committee. They are also broadcast live on Boston City Cable, Comcast Channel 24 or RCN Channel 13. You can also watch a live stream on the web here.
How can I participate in public comment?
You may request to testify during the public comment period in advance of any meeting by contacting the School Committee office, or you can sign up at the meeting by speaking to the Executive Secretary.
How can I find out what took place at a School Committee meeting?Minutes of School Committee meetings are posted on the meeting archives page or can be sent to you via fax or U.S. mail by request.
School Committee members welcome the opportunity to attend school events and other activities in the district. Please send invitations in writing to the School Committee office at least two weeks prior to your event.
How can I contact a member of the School Committee?
Please email or call the School Committee office. Your message or correspondence will be directed to the appropriate School Committee member(s). Members' individual email addresses are also posted on the School Committee member pages or you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.