Summary of the Board of Education January 10, 2018 Meeting
The January 10, 2018 meeting of the Board of Education began with the following announcements out of Closed Session:
Next, Sabrina Smith, a parent who has had a positive impact at Kratt Elementary School, led the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Board of Education approved the minutes from the September 27, 2017 regular meeting and the October 2, 2017 special meeting.
The Board of Education recognized Edison High School Water Polo Team – CIF Central Section Division III Valley Champions for the 2017/18 school year.
Students Kajlug Lee and Ana Sanchez from Duncan Polytechnical High School made a presentation to the board, thanking trustee Christopher De La Cerda and Teresa Plascencia from Constituent Services for attending their meeting and answering students' questions. The students are excited about the success of the Be a Santa to a Senior project which collected more than 1,700 items to seniors who were identified as being alone during the holidays. The project also received lots of positive media coverage. SAB students' second semester project focuses on reaching out to students digitally, allowing students to have an anonymous voice through an SAB student voice portal. At Duncan, students are excited about the new heavy vehicle addition to the iDATA academy and are working at growing campus culture. Duncan has a new after school program which helps students struggling with a certain class. Other new programs include several elective classes including guitar, piano, Hmong and photography. Also, students from Bullard Talent School shared what they love about attending Bullard Talent, the activities they participate in and career aspirations.
Next, Superintendent Nelson provided a brief report to the Board of Education including:
The Board of Education took the following actions on the below consent agenda items:
Next, staff made presentations to the Board in the conference/discussion section of the agenda as follows:
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education is Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the Fresno Unified Education Center, located at 2309 Tulare St. in Fresno. Complete minutes and agendas are available online at https://www.fresnounified.org/sites/board