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Board Actions Summary and Public Testimony 3-9-21

Board Actions Summary and Public Testimony 3-9-21
Posted on 03/10/2021
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3-9-21 Board Actions Summary, Regular Meeting

Trustees Barrera, Bazzo, Beiser, McQuary and Whitehurst-Payne, and Student Board Member Patterson were present via Zoom Webinar. 

The meeting video is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzvTAu0iuMw

A.1. Call to Order, Roll Call, Establish Quorum

A.2. Pledge of Allegiance

B.1. Adopt Agenda

B.2. List of Public Speakers (available at https://go.boarddocs.com/ca/sandi/Board.nsf/files/BYY34G050A8A/$file/List%20of%20Public%20Speakers_3.9.2021.pdf

C.1. Student Presentation: Cadman Elementary School: A Star Arts School Through the Ages

D.1. Report on Closed Session: Approval of  Release of Temporary Certificated Employees (Cal Educ. 44954) and Notice to Administrators of Potential Reassignment (Cal Educ. 44951)

D.2. Administrative Assignments: None.


D.3. ASB Presidents’ Reports:

  • Allison Cunningham, Clairemont High School ASB President
  • Austin Kingston, La Jolla High School ASB President and San Diego Unified School District President of the Council of ASB Presidents


D.4. Superintendent’s Information Report

D.5. Board Information Reports

The Board approved the following major agenda items (5-0, unless noted; [student preferential vote* shown in brackets]):

E.2. Graduation Rates, Standards-Based Grading Policy, and Summer Acceleration [ yes ]

E.3. Community Schools Implementation Update [ yes ]

F.1.-F.3. All items on the Board Consent Agenda [ yes ]

G.1. 2021 California School Boards Association (CSBA) Region 17 Delegate Assembly Election: Delegates Bishop, Bunker, Hayes, Perfect, Ryan, Ugarte and Young (4-1) [yes ]

G.1. Ratification and Approval of Agreements with the Administrators Association San Diego City Schools (AASD) Certificated and Classified Supervisors Bargaining Units for Successor Term Collective Bargaining Agreements [The Student Board Representative does not vote on collective bargaining items]

H.1. Approve the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Second Interim Financial Report and Resolution in Matter of Intent to Declare Positive Certification at Second Interim and Balance District Budgets for Fiscal Years 2020-21, 2021-22, and 2022-23 [ yes ]

H.2. Resolution in the Matter of a One-Time Carryover of the 2019-20 Senior Class Funds of the Point Loma High School Associated Student Body Related to the Closure of Schools due to COVID-19 [ yes ]

H.3. Recommendation to Rename the “Pacific Beach Middle School Joint-Use Field” the “Fannie and William Payne Joint-Use Field” [ yes ]

H.4. Recommendation to Change the Name, Mascot, and Colors of Junipero Serra High School to Canyon Hills High School/Mat Kwatup KunKun, The Rattlers / ‘ewii tenwai, Red and Black Primary Colors and Gray and White Complementary Colors [ yes ]

H.5. Recommendation to Name District Facilities in Honor of Reverend George Walker Smith [ yes ]

I.1. - I.22. - All items on the Superintendent’s Consent Agenda [ yes ]

The following item was heard as Informational only:

E.1. School Reopening Update

A special joint meeting of the San Diego Unified and San Diego Community College District Boards will be held on March 16, 2021. The next regular meeting will be held on March 23, 2021.