Focus on Education (11-04-13)

November 3, 2013 

PATTERSON TO MEET:

The Patterson Joint Unified School District Board will meet at 7 p.m. today at the district office, 510 Keystone Blvd. Trustees will vote on subleasing the Zacharias Road property to the highest bidder. The board will hear a report on high school class sizes and a quality review of Patterson High. See the full agenda at http://bit.ly/Pattersonboard.

TURLOCK TO MEET:

The Turlock Unified School District Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Professional Development Center, 1100 Cahill Ave. Trustees will honor students who earned the Stanislaus County Seal of Multilingual Proficiency and hear a report on transitioning to Common Core standards. The board will vote on seeking energy audits for its sites. See the full agenda at http://bit.ly/TurlockBoard.

RIVERBANK TO MEET:

The Riverbank Unified School District Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the district boardroom, 6715 Seventh St. Trustees will hear a presentation by the special education Community Advisory County parent representative. The board will also vote on formalizing its February approval of the elimination of board member health benefits and discuss raising substitute teacher pay. See the full agenda at http://bit.ly/RiverbankBoard.

MANTECA TO MEET:

The Manteca Unified School District Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the district board room, 2271 W. Louise Ave. Trustees will recognize students who achieved a perfect score on state tests given in the spring. The board will vote on increasing pay for substitutes. It will also consider a proposal to exchange Union Ranch East and Tesoro School sites for a portion of another parcel, and hear a facilities plan update. See the agenda at http://bit.ly/1cEVps5.

NEWMAN-CROWS LANDING TO MEET:

The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the McConnell Adult Education Center, 1348 Patchett Drive. The board will vote on a Common Core funding plan. Trustees will also recognize spelling bee winners and hear first readings of a number of board policies. See the agenda at http://tinyurl.com/NCLUSDagenda.

CERES TO MEET:

The Ceres Unified School District Board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the district board room, 2503 Lawrence St. The board will consider creating a leadership and character development magnet school at Patricia “Kay” Beaver Elementary, which will open in 2014-15. Trustees will also vote on increasing pay for substitute teachers and discuss a revised budget showing more concrete numbers from the state’s new funding formula. See the agenda at http://boardmeetings.ceres.k12.ca.us.

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