Cluster meetings provide setting for community input on the district's LCAP

Posted: Thursday, March 13th 2014


Thanks to the hundreds of parents, students,administrators, teachers, support staff and community members who participated in the district’s five Vision 2020 forums, centered around creating quality schools in every neighborhood. Your input was vital to the future of our schools as well to the development of the district's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). Looking ahead, LCAP workshops have now been scheduled at the Cluster level.

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Budget process for 2014-15 "puts students and schools first"

Posted: Wednesday, January 22nd 2014


Planning for the 2014-15 school year "reflects our collective vision" and is being shaped by a multi-disciplinary team, Superintendent Cindy Marten told the Board of Education when she presented her proposed 2014-15 budget on Jan. 21. The team approached the process, Marten explained, by reviewing the district’s vision for equity and excellence in all schools and classrooms rather than asking how much money is available and how much needs to be cut. The proposed budget puts the priorities squarely on students with improvements and enhancements to educational program, including:

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New laws affect education in 2014

Posted: Saturday, January 11th 2014


Here's a rundown on new laws that affect education in California.

SB 73 (Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review, Chapter 29) Energy: Proposition 39 Implementation. Effective immediately.

This is the budget vehicle for the allocation of Proposition 39 energy efficiency funds for local educational agencies and community college districts. Stipulates the minimum required information the recipients of the funds must submit in order to receive the funds. Makes LEAs subject to front-end verification and back-end public tracking and reporting.

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September 3, 2013

Posted: Wednesday, September 4th 2013


Board Actions Summary Report for the Meeting of Sept. 3, 2013:

John Lee Evans, Kevin Beiser, Scott Barnett, Richard Barrera and Marne Foster were present.

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Supt. Marten welcomes all to the 2013-14 school year

Posted: Friday, August 30th 2013


Cindy and Student at Elementary Promotion Welcome to the 2013-14 School Year! Those are words that carry a great deal of meaning to me as opening a new school year enforces my belief that we have amazing opportunities to make a difference in the lives of our students.

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