By Ian Hanigan
IUSD wants to know what you think of the latest draft of its new state accountability plan.
As we’ve mentioned here before, California’s new funding model for K-12 education also features a new accountability measure. Specifically, under the Local Control Funding Formula, school districts and county offices of education must each develop, adopt and annually update a three-year Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) with input from parents and other key stakeholders.
Districts are required to identify annual goals, take action and measure progress for student subgroups across multiple performance indicators, including academic achievement, school climate, access to a broad curriculum and parent engagement.
IUSD’s plan isn’t due to the county until July 1, but you can get an overview by checking out this recap of the Board of Education’s April 29 Study Session or taking a look at this slide presentation from the same meeting. Of course, you can also view the latest draft of the plan by clicking here.
Then share your thoughts on the plan through this online input form. Whether you’ve got a little or a lot to say, this is an important part of the budgeting process, and the district is hoping to hear …read more
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