The Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center, located on 5451 Lemon Hill Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95824, is applying for reaffirmation of accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.
The center wants to provide the public with the opportunity to comment on the institutions qualifications. Anyone can send a written statement regarding this qualification to Executive Director of the Commission, Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Bldg. 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350.
The Sacramento City Unified School District has released the following statement in response to Friday’s announcement from the Sacramento City Teachers Association that they have voted to approve an authorization to call a strike:
We understand that our budget situation demands transparency and fiscal accountability. That is why moving forward we want to make sure members of our community have access to as much information as possible about how we are spending taxpayer dollars.
Dear 8th grade families, we want to notify you that decision letters have been sent out to students who applied to one or more of the District’s high school specialty programs. The decision letters were sent out on Monday, February 25th via U.S. Mail. If you applied to a specialty program, please check your mailbox in the coming days for your decision letter.
The 2018-2019 California Teacher of the Year Program is now open and seeks nomination of pre-kindergarten through grade 12 teachers, including adult education teachers if they are providing in-struction in the same curriculum as those who teach in elementary or secondary grades. Teachers who have some administrative responsibilities are also eligible; however, teaching must be their primary responsibility. All teachers who qualify must have at least seven years of teaching experience.
As has been widely reported, Sacramento City Unified Schools are projected to run out of cash in November. Unless significant spending cuts are made by June to balance the budget and meet state required reserve levels, the district will be taken over. This situation has understandably prompted many questions about what a takeover* would mean. The facts below explain what insolvency and takeover would mean for our schools.
On January 23, 2019 the District shared its proposed changes to the 2019-20 academic calendar. In the past couple weeks District staff has compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions about this proposal. Below are responses to the most common questions received.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is the District proposing to change the academic calendar for next year?
The Sacramento City Unified School District’s general obligation bonds have been downgraded by the Standard and Poor’s rating agency. The new rating (BBB) represents the lowest investment grade bond rating indicating more risk than higher rated bonds.
If you have high academic aptitude, strong character and a commitment to improving your community, but lack the resources then becoming a buck fellow could be the answer to help you reach your potential.
This fellowship will give you one-on-one mentorship, funding for enrichment opportunities, and academic and career guidance.
The program is designed to help you define, shape and realize your personal, professional or academic goals.
These changes will benefit our students academically and also help increase their access to enrichment opportunities. The District has put together a list of some of the benefits of the proposed changes.
On January 10th, Governor Gavin Newsom introduced his budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year. As is our practice, the District has updated its budget projections in response to the Governor’s proposed budget. This email is to update the community on where our budget projections currently stand.