Monday, September 27, 2010

NEWS RELEASE -- Two School District Forums Slated This Week

NEWS RELEASE from the San Diego Unified School District, Sept. 27, 2010


Two San Diego Unified community forums to discuss goals for student
achievement, the budget crisis and the Proposition J Parcel Tax measure are
scheduled this week: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, at Scripps Ranch High
School, 10410 Treena St. (92131), and on Thursday, Sept. 30, at Crawford
High, 4191 Colts Way (92115).

The town hall meetings give parents, guardians and community residents an
opportunity to meet senior district staff and their local Area
Superintendent and run through Oct. 21. One meeting will be held in each of
the nine Area Superintendent regions, with Area 5 Superintendent Angela Bass
hosting Wednesday's meeting and Rupi Boyd, EdD., Area 2 Superintendent,
hosting on Thursday.

Although there will be time for attendees to ask questions on any topic,
district staff will be making brief presentations on: the Community-Based
School Reform Model; the recently released state test scores; and the fifth
year of severe budget cuts, with $141 million projected reduction in state
funding for 2011-12.

The meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call San
Diego Unified's District Relations Office at (619) 725-5575.

Future meetings are scheduled at the following times:

-- Wednesday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m., Pt. Loma High School, 2335 Chatsworth Blvd.
(92106). Area 7, Mission Bay and Pt. Loma High schools, Dianna Carberry,
Ed.D., Area Superintendent.

-- Thursday, Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m., University City High School, 6949 Genesee
Ave. (92122). Area 6, University City and La Jolla High school areas, Mike
Price, Area Superintendent.

-- Monday, Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m., Cherokee Point Elementary School, 3735 38th
St. (92105). Area 9, Hoover and Kearny High school areas, Tony Burks, Ed.D.,
Area Superintendent.

-- Thursday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m., Porter North Elementary School, 445 S. 47th
St. (92113). Area 1, Lincoln and Morse High schools area, Brenda Campbell,
Ed.D., Area Superintendent.

-- Monday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m., Darnall Charter School, 6020 Hughes St.
(92115-6520). Charter schools, Rupi Boyd, Ed.D., Area Superintendent.

-- Wednesday, Oct. 20, 6:30 p.m., Serra High School, 5156 Santo Rd. (92124).
Area 8, Patrick Henry and Serra high schools area, David Lorden, Area

-- Thursday, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m., Clairemont High School, 4150 Ute. Dr.
(92117). Area 4, Clairemont and Madison High schools area, Marian
Kim-Phelps, Area Superintendent.

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Jack Brandais
Communications Department
San Diego Unified School District
(619) 725-5570 (desk)
(619) 607-0477 (cell)

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