By Ian Hanigan
The IUSD Board of Education will hold a public hearing during its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 3 to hear comments on the latest draft of the district’s new accountability plan.
The Local Control Accountability Plan, or LCAP, is an important component of the state’s new Local Control Funding Formula. Starting this year, all districts are required to prepare LCAPs describing how they intend to meet annual goals for students, addressing both state and local priorities.
The reports, which must be adopted on or before July 1, also require input from local stakeholders, including parents, staff and community members. Though Tuesday’s public hearing represents the latest opportunity to weigh in, IUSD began soliciting input back in March.
Each LCAP must focus on eight areas identified as state priorities, but the plans also have to demonstrate how district budgets will help improve student outcomes — and how progress will be measured.
To meet the eight state priorities detailed in the LCFF legislation, IUSD has developed these four goals: