San José Unified Board of Education Selects Finalist for Superintendent

After several months of extensive community engagement and deliberation, the San José Unified Board of Education is pleased to announce the selection of a finalist for the position of Superintendent. Nancy Albarrán was selected from a pool of highly qualified candidates from our local region and across the country. Ms. Albarrán is currently serving as Interim Superintendent following the departure of Dr. Vincent Matthews in October 2015. Her formal approval as the next Superintendent of San José Unified is pending final action at an upcoming, regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting. For further information, please click here

Después de muchos meses de extensiva participación comunitaria y deliberación, la Mesa Directiva tiene el placer de anunciar su elección de la finalista al puesto de Superintendente. La señorita Nancy Albarrán fue electa dentro de un grupo de candidatos altamente calificados locales y de todo el país. La señorita Albarrán funge como Superintendente Interino desde de la partida del Dr. Vincent Matthews en octubre de 2015. Su aprobación formal como la siguiente Superintendente del Distrito Escolar Unificado de San José está en espera de la medida final en una próxima junta ordinaria de la Mesa Directiva.

Senator Wieckowski to honor Lincoln High Donation Pantry co-founder

El Senador Wieckowski honrará a la cofundadora de la Bodega de Donativos de la Preparatoria Lincoln

California Senator Bob Wieckowski announced Kelly Philipps the co-founder of the Spirit of Giving Donation Pantry at Lincoln High School along with the executive director of SAVE (Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments) as Women of the Year in Senate District 10.

“These are two phenomenal women who devote their time to helping people who are escaping violence or going without basic resources,” Wieckowski said. “They are providing assistance when it is most needed to families in Alameda and Santa Clara Counties.”

Phillips, who also serves as the activities director at Lincoln High, helped turn Lincoln’s Spirit of Giving donation drive into a year-round donation pantry for underprivileged students. Phillips…

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SJUSD Announces New Partnership with San Jose Public Library

SJUSD proclama su nueva colaboración con la Biblioteca Pública de San José

Library Partnership

Emily Lowell, Teen Services Librarian from San Jose Public Library, visited Ryan Alpers’ eleventh grade English language arts class at Lincoln High School on Tuesday, March29th to present students with their own public library Teen Card. She shared the benefits of the new Teen Card recently created to expedite student access to an array of library services. These services include library book checkout, electronic research databases, homework help from Tutor.com, code writing from Treehouse.com, and much more!  SJUSD is excited to begin a new partnership with San Jose Public Library for the purpose of advancing our district mission and providing students with the resources and support they need to achieve the finest 21st century education. 

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San José Unified Board Member to Be Honored by Senator Jim Beall

La Presidenta de la Mesa Directiva de SJUSD recibirá una distinción del Senador Jim Beall

Teresa Castellanos, one of San José Unified School District’s Board trustees, will be recognized by Senator Jim Beall as one of the Woman of the Year for the senator’s district. The Senator’s announcement noted: “Every year, each state Senate District selects a Woman of the Year in recognition of her work to make our community a better place. Here in Silicon Valley, there are so many remarkable women in all walks of life that I find it impossible to single out only one person. So this year, I am breaking with tradition by selecting five women for their contributions to our region.”

In observance of Women’s History Month and to honor Mrs. Castellanos and four other women from the Silicon Valley, the Senator will host a…

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San José Unified Leadership Transition - Transición de liderazgo en SJUSD

San José Unified Board of Education Selects Finalist for Superintendent

After several months of extensive community engagement and deliberation, the San José Unified Board of Education is pleased to announce the selection of a finalist for the position of Superintendent. Nancy Albarrán was selected from a pool of highly qualified candidates from our local region and across the country.

 

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress program - CAASPP

Pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 852, each year school districts are required to notify parents or guardians of their pupil’s participation in the CAASPP tests. In addition, districts are required to inform families of their right to exempt their student from taking the CAASPP tests. For families wishing to exempt their student from a CAASPP assessment, a written request specifying the test(s) to be exempted must be submitted annually to the school site.

To learn more about the CAASPP assessments your student may take, or the exemption process, please click here.

Last spring, schools and districts across California participated in the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress program, also known as CAASPP. This set of assessments provides information on student progress under the…

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Evaluación de California del Desempeño y Progreso Estudiantil - CAASPP

De conformidad con las reglamentaciones del Código de California, Título 5, Artículo 852, cada año a los distritos escolares se les requiere que notifiquen a los padres y tutores acerca de la participación de sus hijos en los exámenes CAASPP. Además, a los distritos escolares se les exige que informen a las familias que tienen el derecho a pedir que se les exente a sus hijos de tomar los exámenes CAASPP. Las familias que no deseen que sus hijos tomen una evaluación CAASPP, deberán pedirlo por escrito, especificando cuál examen o exámenes no desean que tomen sus hijos y entregar dicha solicitud escrita a su escuela, cada año.

Para obtener más información de las evaluaciones CAASPP que podrían tomar sus hijos o sobre el proceso para pedir que a sus hijos se les exente de tomarlas, por favor haga clic aquí.

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