The Boston School Committee
The Boston School Committee is the governing body of the Boston Public Schools. The School Committee is responsible for:
Next Hybrid MeetingSeptember 27, 20235:30 p.m. Executive Session6 p.m. Public Meeting *
- Defining the vision, mission, and goals of the Boston Public Schools;
- Establishing and monitoring the annual operating budget;
- Hiring, managing, and evaluating the Superintendent; and
- Setting and reviewing district policies and practices to support student achievement.
The hybrid Boston School Committee meeting will be held in person at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, 2300 Washington Street, School Committee Chamber, 2nd Floor, Roxbury, MA 02119 and live streamed on Boston City TV (Xfinity Channel 24, RCN Channel 13, and Fios Channel 962) and on Zoom.
Please click the link below to join the Zoom webinar:
Public Comment: Please sign up here to testify. Sign up for public comment will close at 5 p.m. on the day of the meeting. The Committee will offer two public comment periods, with the first comment period limited to one hour. Priority will be given to those testifying in person. Time permitting, the Committee will then open it up to virtual testimony. After one hour, anyone who has not testified will have the opportunity to do so at the end of the meeting. Written testimony can be emailed to esullivan3@bostonpublicschools
.org for distribution to the Committee. If testifying virtually, please unmute yourself and turn on your camera when it is your turn to testify. Only speakers who turn on their camera will be allowed to testify; speakers who do not wish to be on camera can submit their testimony in writing. Speakers are asked to begin their remarks by stating their name, affiliation, and neighborhood of residence. Speakers must sign into the Zoom meeting using the same name that they used to sign up for public comment.
Interpretation: Simultaneous interpretation services will be provided virtually throughout the meeting in Spanish, Cabo Verdean, Haitian Creole, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and American Sign Language (ASL). When you join the meeting, look for the interpretation icon (the globe) at the bottom of your screen and select your language preference. To request interpretation services in a language other than those listed above, please email a request to