There is urgent work necessary to support our African American students in reaching their full potential. As educators and leaders in our community, we are obligated to change outcomes for African American students on a variety of key district student outcome indicators, including grade level readiness, graduation, A-G completion, and college and career readiness measurements.
During the March 2020 election, Sacramento City USD voters approved Measure H, the District’s $750 million bond proposal, to provide safe, environmentally adaptable, modern schools and playfields through an equitable framework. Please refer to the Board Resolution and Bond Project List for more information on Measure H.
The Sacramento City Unified School District’s (SCUSD) Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) is an oversight body to the District on matters related to the Measures Q & R construction bond program implementation as required by California’s Strict Accountability in Local School Construction Bond Act of 2000
The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) acts in an advisory capacity to the Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA). The Community Advisory Committee supports individuals with exceptional needs ages 0-22 years and their families who are served by the Sacramento City Unified School District. This committee provides an opportunity for parents, professionals and other community members to provide important input as it relates to our special education programs.
For the first time in two centuries, the current generation of children in America are on trend to have shorter life expectancy than their parents. Only 4% ofAmerican children eat their recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables. Overconsumption of sugar and junk food have impacted health outcomes for ourstudents. Diet related diseases like Type 2 diabetes, obesity and heart disease are preventable when children regularly eat a healthy diet. Adopting these healthy behaviors is easier during childhood and adolescence, compared to changing unhealthy behaviors during adulthood.
One key aspect of the LCAP process is the engagement of all community members. Staff, teachers, administrators, bargaining partners, community members, parents/guardians and students — including foster youth, homeless, and those from low-income and English learner communities — are to be consulted to provide feedback on the plan.
The Student Advisory Council (SAC) is a year round program that introduces students to concepts of policy advocacy, applied social research, democratic governing, and grassroots organizing. The Student Advisory Council strives to promote student voice within the district, and works to take action against problems faced by students.
The School Safety is a Task Force consists of grassroots organizations, student advocates, family serving organizations, caregivers and students.
We are honored to have been tasked with the opportunity to identify and make recommendations to change systemic processes that historically generate inequity and disparity. We aim to establish a new definition and approach to student and staff safety inclusive of the perspective, concerns and contribution of our community.