San Diego Unified announces historic progress in closing achievement gap

Posted: Friday, June 10th 2016


With graduation just over a week away, San Diego Unified is reporting historic progress in closing the achievement gap. Following up on the announcement of 92 percent of high school seniors on track to graduate district wide, San Diego Unified released figures for subpopulations on track to graduate, including African American, Hispanic and English learner students.

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LCAP includes plans for enhanced family/community engagement

Posted: Friday, June 10th 2016


Educational research validates that support at home is critical to a student’s academic success. San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten is making the commitment to enhance family engagement in the 2016-17 school year by implementing a new Framework for Family and Community Engagement. The framework aligns with the district’s Vision 2020 of creating quality schools in every neighborhood and is a priority in the district’s 2016-17 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).

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Early draft LCAP review begins

Posted: Monday, May 9th 2016


The early draft of the 2016-17 LCAP is now available online at www.sandiegounified.org/lcap for review by parents, staff, students and other stakeholders. The early draft includes edits and changes based on our 2015-16 experiences and feedback/suggestions from our stakeholders. All changes are noted in gray highlight.

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'State of the District' sets course for school year

Posted: Thursday, October 22nd 2015


Board of Education President Marne Foster and Superintendent Cindy Marten charted a course for the 2015-16 school year, highlighted the district's accomplishments and its challenges, during the 2015 State of the District Address at Lincoln High School.

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San Diego Unified Board approves $1.37 Billion 2015-16 budget

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th 2015


The San Diego Unified Board of Education unanimously approved the district's $1.37 billion “students first” budget for 2015-16 that will provide for further reduction of class sizes in lower grades, additional certificated staff at high needs schools, enhanced nursing and counseling services, and more support for English Learners, Special Education and African/African American students.

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Welcome back message from Superintendent Cindy Marten

Posted: Thursday, September 4th 2014


Welcome to the 2014-15 School Year!
 
Lincoln High First Day 2014 As a teacher, principal and now superintendent, those words carry a great deal of meaning for me. The opening of a new school year offers us amazing opportunities to make a difference in the lives of our students. I am looking forward to the year ahead.

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Questions, answers about 2014-15 budget: Prop. 30 funding, 3-year budget strategy, no teacher layoffs

Posted: Wednesday, June 11th 2014


Proposition 30 turned the corner on education funding, but we still have a long way to go. It will take us three years after Prop 30 to have the state funding come up to the level of our current school operations. We are bridging the gap with property sales and an early retirement incentive with no teacher layoffs in 2014-15. We will direct our limited funds to those budget lines that improve student achievement. Dr.

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Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Update

Posted: Friday, April 25th 2014


lcap Since January, San Diego Unified has been actively engaged in the development of our three-year Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). The LCAP is a new requirement by the state of California, in which district’s identify annual goals, specific actions, and measure progress for student subgroups across eight performance indicators.

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