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FM #1052 - Chalkboard Chat - #02 with Dave Callaghan - 08/29/23
Episode 105231st August 2023 • Franklin Matters Radio • Steve Sherlock
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This session of the radio show shares my recorded conversation with Franklin School Committee member Dave Callaghan. We had our conversation via Zoom on Tuesday, August 29, 2023. 

Our primary topic was a recap of the School Committee meeting held on Tuesday, Aug 22. 

We touched on hiring status, competitive salaries negotiated with the teachers union, handbook approvals, use of artificial intelligence (AI), communication guidelines, please drive safely with schools in session, buses, bikes and walkers will be on the way to school.

The recording runs about 35 minutes so let’s listen to my “chalkboard chat” with Dave Callaghan.


School Committee page => 

School budget -> 

The agenda doc 

The packet folder can be found ->   

YouTube link -> 

My notes can be found in one PDF file -> 

The “Chalkboard Chat” image was the result of a joint collaboration with Mickayla Callaghan. Thank you!


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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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