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Board Actions Summary and Public Testimony 3-16-21

Board Actions Summary and Public Testimony 3-16-21
Posted on 03/17/2021

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3-16-21 Board Actions Summary, Special Joint Meeting of the San Diego Unified School District and San Diego Community College District Boards

SDUSD Trustees Barrera, Bazzo, Beiser, McQuary and Whitehurst-Payne, and Student Board Member Patterson; and SDCCD Trustees Arroyo, Graham, Milgram, Rhinerson,  Senour, and Student Trustee Gallegos-Munoz were present via Zoom Webinar. 

The meeting video is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RycseiSrJPI

A.1. Call to Order, Roll Call, Establish Quorum

A.2. Pledge of Allegiance

A.3. Public Testimony on Agenda Items (none)

B.1.  Facilitator Remarks by Dr. Carl Luna, Political Science Professor, San Diego Mesa College and Director for the Institute for Civil Engagement

C.1. Opening Remarks - Cindy Marten, Superintendent, San Diego Unified School District

C.2. Opening Remarks - Dr. Constance Carroll, Chancellor, San Diego Community College District

The following items were heard as Informational only:

D.1. Welcome and Setting the Theme: Strengthening Pathways and Closing Equity Gaps

D.2. Partnerships for Student Equity and Access - Strengthening Post-Secondary Engagement Opportunities for Students


D.3. Partnerships for Increased Pathways - Strengthening Alignment, Supporting Seamless Transitions, and Providing Early College Credit Opportunities 

D.4. Trustee Discussion, Dr. Carl Luna - Facilitator

The SDUSD Board voted to support of the following agenda items (5-0, unless noted; [student preferential vote* shown in brackets]):

E.1.  Assembly Bill 927 (Medina): Statewide Community College Baccalaureate Program [ yes ]

E.2. Assembly Bill 421 (Ward): Career Development and College Preparation Courses  [ yes ]

E.3. Assembly Bill 576 (Maienschein): Waiver of Open Course Provisions: Military Personnel  [ yes ]


 Board voted to support of the following agenda item:

E.4. Assembly Bill 22 (McCarty): Universal Transitional Kindergarten 

The next regular meeting will be held on March 23, 2021.