Board Action Update | Feb 14, 2020

February 13, 2020 Regular School Board Meeting
Posted on 02/14/2020

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Board Meeting Action Update

February 13, 2020

The purpose of this update is to inform the community of the actions that were taken by the Board at the January 23, 2020 Regular School Board meeting.

Board Actions:

Consent Calendar:

Correction - Item 11B (Approve the Certificated Personnel Register), on page 18 the correction from Group D to C for coach-Wrestling

Correction - Item 12B (Staff’s Recommendation for Expulsion), correction for Case# W16-2019/20 , extended the expulsion from 1 semester to 2 semester and suspended enforcement of the expulsion during the second semester

Discussion/Action Items:

Approved - Adoption of Resolution 20-24

Approved - Dual Language Board Policy

Approved - Schools and Communities First Resolution 20-18

Pulled - Item 17D GMP to the Existing Lease-Leaseback agreement between VUSD and Erickson Hall Construction for the Softball field at RBVHS

Approved - Side Letter of Agreement between VUSD and CSEA and its Chapter #389 regarding Assembly Bill 1808

Approved - Approve & Ratify Tentative Agreement between VUSD and Vista Teachers Association

Approved - Vote completed for CSBA Delegate Assembly

Board Business:

Approved - Member Debbie Morton to serve as Board liaison during construction project meetings

Approved - 2 Special Board meetings to discuss Facility Bond set for Feb 25th and March 26th at 5:00 p.m. in the District Office Board Room

Approved - Board Workshop to discuss Equity set for May 11th at 5:00 p.m. in the District Office Board Room

Important Note: During staff reports, the School Board members directed the Superintendent to proceed with the 
purchase of the English Language Arts curriculum program Benchmark Education for all elementary grade levels TK- for the 2020-21 school year. The cost of the curriculum is $2,050,283 ($2,219, 431 with tax). This purchase will include three years of consumable material replacement for every grade level. We are in the process of identifying restricted funding sources to pay for the materials so that this purchase does not impact our general fund budget solutions. Our goal is to provide an initial curriculum training for all teachers before the end of the school year and get the materials into the teacher’s hands before they go on summer break.