BOARD OF EDUCATION
Regular Board Meeting/Annual Organizational Meeting
5:00 p.m. Open Session
San Joaquin Elementary School
In accordance with Executive Order N-29-20 Paragraph 3, December 05, 2023, the Board of Education meeting will be held teleconferencing and will be available for all members of the public seeking to observe through the following teleconference numbers listed below: Individuals who wish to address the Board may do so by doing one of the following no later than 4:00 PM on the day of the Board meeting
Livestream on Youtube:
Meeting ID: 840 3497 2511
Individuals who wish to address the Board may do so by doing one of the following no later than 3:00 PM on the day of the Board meeting:
● Leaving a voice message by calling 559-210-5803 (voice message will be transcribed). Please include your name, agenda item number or subject matter being addressed, along with a 250-word description of the subject matter being addressed. Voicemails and online form submissions will be part of the record for the Board’s information and/or discussion, will be posted on http://www.gpusd.org/board/past-board-agendas-and-minutes, and will be included in the minutes. Please note, consistent with Board Bylaw 9323, any statements submitted for public comment that are inappropriate in nature, including, but not limited to statements that are obscene, threatening, or substantially disruptive to school operations, will either be redacted or will not be posted.
● In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, those requiring special assistance to access the teleconference line and/or the electronic platform, to access written documents being discussed at the Board meeting, or to otherwise participate at Board meetings, please contact the district assistant at 559-210-5801. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the Board meeting and to provide any required accommodations.
● Public materials are available for public inspection at: http://www.gpusd.org/board-meetings
Golden Plains Unified School District is committed to providing high quality education to all students. Our staff provides a caring and compassionate environment as well as rigorous and challenging curriculum. Communication between parents, community and school is imperative.
The A-G grant provides support to increase the number of California high school pupils, particularly unduplicated pupils, who graduate from high school with A–G eligibility requirements completed for admission to California State University and University of California.
GPUSD has partnered with West Hills Community College to bring the students of our community the Dual enrollment Program. The term dual enrollment refers to students being enrolled—concurrently—in two different educational institutions. This means that a student enrolled in high school may be dual enrolled at a local institution of higher learning, in this case West Hills College Lemoore or West Hills College Coalinga. If students pass their college classes, they receive credit that may be applied toward their high school diploma and toward a West Hills College degree or certificate.
The Dual-Language Immersion Program provides the students the opportunity to acquire a second language. Dual-language immersion programs are additive programs in that a second language is acquired while maintaining the first language of the students.
The Early Literacy Support Block (ELSB) Grant Program who is commitment to strengthen, develop, and implement evidence-based literacy instruction and support programs for students in transitional kindergarten through grade three (TK-3) over a period of three and a half years.
Funding for county offices of education, school districts, charter schools, and state special schools for professional learning for teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals that work with pupils, and classified staff that interact with pupils.
The LCAP is a three-year plan that describes the goals, actions, services, and expenditures to support positive student outcomes that address state and local priorities. The LCAP provides an opportunity for local educational agencies (LEAs) to share their stories of how, what, and why programs and services are selected to meet their local needs.
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The student handbook is the official statement of school rules. It usually contains the student code of conduct, general rules, principles and guideline, and contacts of administrators and school board.
Since November 1988, state law has required that schools receiving state funding to prepare and distribute a SARC. A similar requirement is also contained in the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The purpose of the report card is to provide parents and the community with important information about each school. A SARC can be an effective way for a school to report on its progress in achieving goals. The public may also use a SARC to evaluate and compare schools on a variety of indicators.
The School Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) is a comprehensive document providing details about the school’s planned actions and expenditures to support student outcomes and overall performance, and how these actions connect to the District’s Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), which lays out goals for the entire District.