Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Town Halls Wrap Up at Serra and Clairemont

Town Hall Meeting LogoThe final 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. The remaining meeting schedule:
  • 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 Superintendent.
  • 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.

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.

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.