Sacramento, CA – The Sacramento City Unified School District Board voted today to approve the annual employee performance evaluation for Superintendent Jorge Aguilar, resulting in a satisfactory rating for the 2021-22 school year, and issued the following statement:
“The Sacramento City Unified School District Board is committed to success for all students and addressing the long-term needs of our district. Our Board and Superintendent Jorge Aguilar have engaged in hard work to form a cohesive governance team that is focused on these goals.
Sacramento City Unified to Distribute Narcan to All Schools Starting Week of October 10
SCUSD Board of Education approves revision to Board Policy on Administering Medication and Monitoring Health Conditions
Sacramento, CA - Sacramento City Unified announced plans to distribute Narcan to all school sites starting the week of October 10th. Thursday night, the SCUSD Board of Education voted unanimously to revise Board Policy 5141.21: Administering Medication and Monitoring Health Conditions.
Sacramento City Unified Provides Update on Summer Construction Projects
Summer 2022 Construction Projects prioritized from SCUSD’S Award Winning Equity Based Facility Master Plan
Sacramento, CA - Sacramento City Unified provided an update today on construction projects occurring throughout the district this summer. Projects were prioritized according to SCUSD’s Facility Master Plan. This past spring, the California Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH) honored SCUSD with the Award of Excellence in Master Planning and called our Equity Based Master Plan a “refreshing and thoughtful approach”.
Food Literacy Center Celebrates Grand Opening of New Facility at Leataata Floyd Elementary School
New state-of-the-art facility to serve Sac City Unified Students, families, and community members
Sacramento, CA - After more than seven years in the making, the Food Literacy Center has a new home. The 4,500 square-foot facility at Leataata Floyd Elementary now serves as the headquarters for the nonprofit. The 2.5-acre facility features a cooking classroom, commercial kitchen, and student gardens to provide Food Literacy Center the space to advance their mission of developing food literacy in children across Sacramento.
Media Availability: Check out the SCUSD Mobile Food Pantry
Available Five Days a Week For All Community Members
Sacramento, CA - The Sacramento City
Unified School District (SCUSD) Nutrition Services Department is
providing a mobile food pantry this summer for Sacramento
community members, no SCUSD enrollment is necessary.
Sacramento, CA - Beginning today, Thursday, June
30, 2022, the Sacramento City Unified School District’s (SCUSD)
Nutrition Services Department is offering breakfast and lunch at
more than 30 SCUSD school locations.
All children 18 years-old and under can receive a meal, no paperwork necessary and enrollment is not required. The summer meal program is available Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch through Friday, July 29, 2022. Breakfast is served from 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and lunch is served from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Sacramento, CA - An investigation into racist graffiti and social media activity at West Campus High School in November 2021 is now complete and a report has been issued. The Sacramento City Unified School District immediately retained a neutral outside investigator who spent six months looking into the complaints about West Campus. This investigation was separate from the Sacramento Police Department’s criminal investigation of the matter.
The investigator was tasked with determining:
Sacramento, CA - The Sacramento City
Unified School District has received notification that Dr. Elysse
Versher intends to resign from her position as Vice Principal at
West Campus High.
Sacramento, CA - SCUSD is aware that the Sacramento City Teachers’ Association (SCTA) filed an Unfair Practice Charge with the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) alleging bad faith bargaining and interference with SCTA’s rights. The District denies the allegations made in the complaint and will respond to the charge.
Sacramento, CA - The Sacramento City Unified School District has ended its employment relationship with a teacher who used racist language in a classroom at Kit Carson International Academy last June. The district quickly removed the teacher from the classroom following the incident, and the teacher was placed on administrative leave during an investigation about the matter.
Sacramento, CA - The Sacramento City Unified School District Board of Education tonight approved contract agreements that were recently negotiated with SCTA and SEIU. Our focus has now turned on recovering learning time that was lost due to the recent strike, which our students and families deserve.
Sacramento, CA - The Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) and the Sacramento City Teachers Association (SCTA) have taken an important step toward reaching an agreement on how to recover school days and instructional time that were lost due to the strike, which began March 23rd.
Sacramento City Unified to Align with State Masking Guidelines Starting Monday, April 18
Masking will be Strongly Encouraged After Metrics on Low Community Spread of COVID-19 Have Been Met for Four Consecutive Weeks
Sacramento, CA - Sacramento City Unified will shift from requiring masking to strongly recommending masking, starting Monday, April 18. This shift in policy follows the Center for Disease Control report that Sacramento County maintained a low transmission level of COVID-19 for four consecutive weeks.
Negotiations Update: District Reaches Separate Agreements with SCTA and with SEIU to Increase Employee Compensation and End Employment Strike
Sacramento, CA – The Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) has reached agreements with SCTA and with SEIU Local 1021 that end the strike. The agreement with SEIU and SCTA were reached following negotiations sessions throughout the weekend.
Sacramento, CA – The following
provides an update on where negotiations stand with SCTA and
SCTA and SEIU are independent labor unions that are currently striking at the same time. The Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) is in active, yet separate, negotiations with both labor partners. The SCUSD team has devoted considerable hours in the past few days meeting with both union bargaining teams and in caucus to discuss options and ideas for resolving this dispute.
Sacramento City Unified School District Provides Updated Negotiations Frequently Asked Questions – March 31
Sacramento, CA – The following are answers to frequently asked questions about the current labor negotiations between the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) and the Sacramento City Teachers Association (SCTA).
PROVIDING 100% PAID HEALTH CARE COVERAGE FOR SCTA-REPRESENTED EMPLOYEES THAT THE DISTRICT CAN AFFORD
Sacramento, CA – Please see a video message from Sacramento City Unified School District Superintendent Jorge A. Aguilar, recorded earlier today, March 30, 2022.
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Sacramento, CA –
Negotiations Update for Wednesday, March 30
On Wednesday, March 30, the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) negotiations team met with SCTA throughout the afternoon and continues to meet tonight. The district’s negotiations team is also meeting with SEIU this evening.
Sacramento, CA – Please see the following message that was shared with district families this evening, on Tuesday, March 29, 2022:
Dear Sacramento City Unified School District Families,
On Tuesday, March 29, the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) continued to meet in separate negotiations sessions with SCTA and SEIU. No new counterproposals were passed today, but discussions about the most recent proposals continued. The district also posted additional Negotiations FAQ.