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FM #824 - Closing out with FPS Supt Sara Ahern - 06/21/22
Episode 8245th July 2022 • Franklin Matters Radio • Steve Sherlock
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This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Franklin Public Schools Superintendent Sara Ahern. We had our conversation in person, in her office at the Municipal building, among boxes being packed as she readied to leave this role for her next chapter.  She is scheduled to take some time off before starting as Superintendent in Barnstable on July 1

We talk about 

  • Her accomplishments over her time here
  • Portrait of a Graduate probably the key item
  • Multiple central office and district positions filled, leaving in good stead
  • Inflection points
  • Space needs & redistricting discussion started
  • Budget always a challenge, perhaps more so with the ARPA funds expiring in 2024

The recording runs about 34 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Sara


Barnstable Public Schools - Superintendent’s page (to be updated with Sara’s information in July, 2022) 


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