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Board of Education Updates

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The following is a summary of actions taken by the Sunnyvale School District Board at the June and August meetings.

June 1:

  • Listened to the annual Citizens Oversight Committee presentation. The Committee reviews the expenses from funds associated with Sunnyvale School District’s facility bond, Measure G of 2013, as well as Measure B, the District’s Parcel Tax of 2011. The Committee reported it is satisfied that the parcel tax revenue and bond funds have been spent appropriately and in accordance with the requirements set forth under Proposition 39 and the language associated with the Measure B Parcel Tax.
  • Approved relocating the Columbia State Preschool to San Miguel Elementary.

June 22:

  • Approved the 2017-2018 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).
  • Adopted the 2017-2018 Budget.
  • Approved contracts for the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment; Deputy Superintendent of Human Resources and Assistant Superintendent of Special Education and Student Services.

August 1 (Special Board Meeting):

  • Revised board policies regarding Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities, Uniform Complaint Procedures, Food Service Operations/Cafeteria Fund, Bullying, Nondiscrimination/Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Married/Pregnant/Parenting Students, Extracurricular and Co-curricular Activities, Athletic Competition, Student Organization and Equal Access, Guidance and Counseling Services, and Education for English Learners.

August 10:

  • Revised board policies regarding Access to District Records, Parent Involvement, Title I Programs.
  • Approved Board Response to Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury Report regarding Exemptions from District’s Parcel Tax.
  • Approved an increase in board member monthly compensation from $265 to $278. The increase can become effective with the new budget year July 1, 2017.

August 24 (Special Board Meeting):

  • Reviewed and discussed District social and emotional learning initiatives, the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Dashboard, the adoption of first-person terminology and board goals, protocols, roles, and responsibilities.

The next Board of Education meeting is September 7.

Board of Education meetings are generally scheduled at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of the month at the Sunnyvale School District Administrative Office, 819 West Iowa Avenue, Sunnyvale.

The Board of Education is the elected governing body of the SSD. Its five members serve four-year terms and are elected by Sunnyvale residents. Learn more about the members, and view their meeting schedule, agendas, and minutes.

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