By Ian Hanigan
At this week’s yearly organizational meeting, the Board of Education voted unanimously to elect Sharon Wallin to a one-year term as president and Lauren Brooks to a one-year term as clerk.
Newly appointed board member Ira Glasky also formally took the oath of office Tuesday night before the five-member board approved school site liaison assignments, appointed representatives to various committees and established meeting dates through December 2014. The next two regular meetings are scheduled for Jan. 14 and Feb. 4.
Wallin, the new president, is currently serving her third term after winning re-election in November 2010. She has been a strong advocate for emergency preparedness, student safety and adequate state funding for public education.
Board certifies First Interim Report
Also Tuesday, the board voted to certify IUSD’s First Interim Report of 2013-14 as “positive,” meaning the district is expected to meet its financial obligations over the next few years.
Every school district in California is required to examine and certify its financial condition as “positive,” “qualified” or “negative” twice during each fiscal year. Positive is the ideal certification, while qualified indicates a district may not be able to meet its financial obligations for the current year and the …read more
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