Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 2/9/2021 - 5:30 PM
Type: Action
Subject: 1. Action on Resolution 2021R-019 by Director Phillips Regarding Programming that Focuses on Girls and Creation of an Annual Survey
Strategic Plan Compatibility Statement:
Goal 1
Academic Achievement
Goal 2
Student, Family and Community Engagement
Policy: Admin Policy 1.01 - Vision, Mission, Core Beliefs, and Goals
Attachments Resolution 2021R-019
File Attachment:
Resolution 2021R-019 .pdf
Background: At its December 17, 2020 meeting, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors referred Resolution 2021R-019 by Director Phillips to the Committee on Parent and Community Engagement (PACE).

The Administration is in agreement with the intent of the resolution with minor amendments as detailed in the attachment to allow for additional flexibility and broad student participation. In order to align efforts for greatest efficiency and to realize greatest student participation in the proposed surveying, the Administration is suggesting the exploration of current district survey mechanisms within which the proposed survey areas could be included.
Fiscal Impact Statement: This item does not authorize expenditures.
Implementation and Assessment Plan Upon approval by the Board and for the purpose of efficiency and alignment of efforts, the Administration will explore current annual MPS survey mechanisms of students that could be used to address the following as they relate to race, gender, and ability:

• self-confidence and self-image;
• indicators of self-harm and suicidal ideation;
• rates of traditional and social media consumption;
• attitudes/behaviors as it relates to relationships
• violence against students; and
• bullying.

Once this exploration has been completed, the Administration will collaborate with psychologists, social workers, school counselors and appropriate community partners relative to next steps.
Recommendation: The Administration recommends that the Board adopt Resolution 2021R-019 by Director Phillips as attached.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Marla Bronaugh - Chief Communications and School Performance Officer
Signed By:
Keith Posley, Ed.D. - Superintendent