Board Watch

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Welcome to Board Watch: School Board 101

Our school board is a local group of elected individuals that works in partnership with our community to improve public schools. Learn how to get involved with WCCUSD school board meetings.

4/12 Highlights: Coalition Letter on Use of Data

Executive Director Natalie Walchuk presented a letter to the board, co-signed by over 100 community members, from a coalition of 14 community organizations, calling for the board to provide funding in the 17-18 budget for improvements to the district’s central academic data infrastructure.

3/1 Highlights: Middle School Textbook

At the February 1st Board of Education meeting, our school board reviewed the initial bargaining proposals between the district and the West Contra Costa Administrators Association (WCCAA) and the School Supervisors Association (SSA).

2/15 Highlights: Mandarin Immersion School

In celebration of Black History Month, the standing-room-only audience at DeJean Middle School kicked off this week’s meeting by watching the Hercules High School dance troupe perform.

2/1 Highlights: LCAP Goal 5 Update

At the February 1st Board of Education meeting, our school board discussed goals and outcomes from Goal 5 of the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) as well as the initial bargaining items between WCCUSD and UTR.

1/4 Highlights: LCAP Goals 2-4 Update
Welcome to Board Watch for WCCUSD’s January 4th Meeting! At the January 4th Board of Education meeting, our school board discussed the proposal for a… Read More
12/7 Highlights: New Board Members

At this week’s meeting, our school board swore in two new members: Tom Panas and Mister Phillips. They also discussed the College Readiness Block Grant and approved a resolution that supports students and families who are undocumented, Muslim, or people of color. 

11/16 Highlights: Richmond College Prep

Congratulations flags were flying at this week’s board meeting, as we celebrated our schools, board members, and students!

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