SACRAMENTO - All school districts face multiple challenges in planning the 2020-21 school year including how to safely continue with robust athletic and sports programs. Sports play a significant role in the culture and communities of our schools, and the lives of many dedicated student-athletes.
SACRAMENTO – Sacramento City Unified School District and 13 other local school districts, as part of an effort coordinated by the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE), today shared SCOE’s document of guiding principles and planning considerations regarding reopening schools for the 2020-21 school year.
SACRAMENTO – Sacramento City Unified School District leaders issued the following statements on the killing of George Floyd and the trauma to communities throughout the United States, including Sacramento:
SACRAMENTO, CA – Sacramento City Unified School District leaders issued the following statements in response to Governor Newsom’s May revised budget:
SACRAMENTO, CA – Sacramento City Unified School District will honor students from the Class of 2020 by holding virtual graduation ceremonies for each Sac City Unified high school.
SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento City Unified School District Student Support and Health Services team created a Virtual Calming Room page for students, families, and staff to find tools and strategies for managing emotions.
SACRAMENTO - Sacramento City Unified School District today announced a new grading policy that will encourage success not stress for its students engaging with distance learning. The district – like many districts throughout the state – recognized that it must strike a balance between keeping students engaged while also addressing inequity and that may be exacerbated by distance learning and that many families are facing additional challenges during the COVID-19 crisis.
SACRAMENTO - Sacramento City Unified Superintendent Jorge Aguilar issued the following statement today regarding Governor Newsom’s announcement of budget cuts, including cuts to education:
Sac City Unified, City of Sacramento, and Comcast Team Up to Provide Free Internet to Qualifying SCUSD Families
Sac City Kids Connect to give eligible families free internet for six months
SACRAMENTO, CA — Sacramento City Unified School District, the City of Sacramento, and Comcast today announced a new effort to provide Sac City Unified families with free internet access. The new initiative, called Sac City Kids Connect, provides Comcast’s Internet Essentials program to qualifying low income families with internet access, provided they live in a Comcast service area. As part of the Sac City Kids Connect program, eligible families will be provided with a special code to access six months of free internet.
Sac City Unified Provides Over a Million Meals Since Start of COVID-19 School Closures Celebrates School Lunch Hero Day
SACRAMENTO – Sacramento City Unified School
District is celebrating its role in combating hunger in
Sacramento by marking the distribution of the millionth meal
since school sites were closed due to the COVID-19 global
SACRAMENTO, CA – Sacramento Unified School District has announced it earned the California Department of Education’s 2020 California Green Ribbon Award. Sac City Unified was among eight districts and 25 schools state-wide to receive the award.
Sac City Unified Implements Engagement and Outreach Program to Keep Students from Falling Through the Cracks During Distance Learning
District continues to work to meet students’ academic, social and emotional needs during school closure
SACRAMENTO, CA - Sacramento City Unified School District announced today a program to collect and track student engagement data as part of its distance learning plan. The district’s program involves a survey and extensive outreach to track students who have been unaccounted for or disengaged during its distance learning plan and to use that information to make contact with those students to check on their academic, social and emotional needs.
Sac City Unified Presents its Distance Learning Plan
Students to begin distance learning on April 13
SACRAMENTO, CA — On April 13, Sacramento City Unified School District will begin the implementation of its strong distance learning plan to ensure students continue their academic journey during the district’s school closure due to COVID-19.
SACRAMENTO, CA — The Sacramento City Unified School District announced today that it had reached a vital agreement with the United Professional Educators (UPE) outlining the role of principals in distance learning during the period of school closures.
Sac City Unified Teams up with Local Chef, Sacramento Food Bank, and Sac Republic to Address Hunger in Sacramento
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento City Unified School District is working with the Sacramento Food Bank, volunteers from the Sacramento Republic FC, and local chef Patrick Mulvaney to help address hunger in Sacramento
Sac City Unified Announces Extension of School Closure Through June 11
District plans to begin distance learning by April 13
SACRAMENTO, CA — The Sacramento City Unified School District today announced an extension of its school closure through its academic year ending on June 11, 2020. The announcement was made as part of the district’s efforts to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The district made the decision after consultation with the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) and with full support of Sacramento County Public Health.
Sac City Unified Begins Teacher Training for Distance Learning, Secures 20,000 Chromebooks for Students
SACRAMENTO, CA — The Sacramento City Unified School District has announced it has begun a teacher training program to implement distance learning for students during the COVID-19 closure. The district proposes to begin the formal distance learning plan by April 13. The training is offered online and was first posted on March 30. The district also placed an order last week for 20,000 Chromebooks to provide to students for distance learning.
SCUSD, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, and SCTA Statement on Passing of Substitute Teacher Due to Complications of COVID-19
Sacramento City Unified School District Superintendent Jorge Aguilar, Mayor Darrell Steinberg, and SCTA President David Fisher today issued the following statement after being informed that an individual who worked as a substitute teacher in the Sacramento City Unified School District has died of complications of COVID-19.
Sacramento City Unified to Partner with KVIE to Support Student Learning Throughout the Region During School Closures
Students in Sacramento will have access to educational programming that supports standards-based learning while schools are closed to mitigate spread of Coronavirus. Starting on Monday, March 16, from 6:00 am – 6:00 pm, KVIE, the region’s PBS station will offer CA standards aligned content for students in grades Pre-K through 12 on its KVIE 2 channel.
All high school juniors in the Sacramento City Unified School District will take the SAT this Wednesday, March 4. The 11th grade students will take the SAT at their high school campus, and Sac City Unified is covering the cost of the exam for all students.