Charles Stead

Charles Stead
2009 Candidate for Cambridge School Committee

Home address:
598 Putnam Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

Contact information:
Tel: 617-596-9607

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This candidate did not respond to the suggested topics for this year:

1) Background (biographical, etc.)

2) Top Priorities (List about three - then elaborate below)

3) School Department Administration and Superintendent

4) School Department Budget and Capital Needs (including CRLS renovations, and the disposition of surplus buildings)

5) Controlled Choice, Student Assignment Policies, and the "Achievement Gap"

6) Enrichment Programs (honors classes, after-school opportunities, etc.)

7) Enrollment and the Marketing of Public Schools vs. Charter Schools and Private Schools

8) Elementary Schools and Curriculum (positives and negatives, middle school proposal, other changes you would support)

9) High School Programs and Curriculum (positives and negatives, and changes you would support)

10) MCAS and Measuring Student Achievement (pros, cons, alternatives)

11) Teacher Evaluations and Performance Measures

12) School Safety and Student Behavior

13) Parent Involvement and School Councils

14) Other (include additional topics, if you wish)

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