Focus on Education (03/27/14)

03/26/2014 8:36 PM

03/26/2014 8:37 PM


The Turlock Unified School District board will meet today to discuss public input for its Local Control Accountability Plan and consider a draft of the report that will guide 2014-15 spending, particularly of extra funding to help low-income students, foster kids and English learners. Trustees will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Professional Development Center, 1100 Cahill Ave. The plan, which was not available online, is the only item on the agenda.


Virtual school California Connections Academy @ Ripon has opened enrollment for the 2014-15 school year. The school will have a family information session from 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 24 at the Holiday Inn Express Modesto-Salida, 4300 Bangs Ave. The online public charter enrolls students, kindergarten through high school, from Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Santa Clara and Stanislaus counties.


The Stanislaus County Superintendents’ Council that oversees special education outside Modesto City Schools will meet at 9 a.m. Friday in the Stanislaus SELPA conference room, 1404 Stonum Road, Ceres. The panel will consider budget development for SELPA and review its policies on testing. See the agenda at


The Manteca Unified School District is accepting nominations through April 3 of names for the administration office at Sierra High School. Two submissions will sent forward by the naming committee to the school board for final selection and approval. Nominations should include a submission form and no more than one page of pertinent information. For forms and information, call the superintendent’s office at (209) 858-0729. Submit nominations to: Superintendent’s Office, Manteca Unified School District, P.O. Box 32, Manteca 95336; drop off at 2271 W. Louise Ave., Manteca; email to; or fax to (209) 858-7570.

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