1 REDWOOD CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Educa&ng Every Child For Success Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) Community Engagement 1
2 Purpose of Today s Redwood City School District (RCSD) cares about what parents believe will have the greatest impact on student achievement. Today s is part of RCSD s community outreach plan to gather feedback on for the Local Control Accountability Plan. You also had an opportunity to respond to the Parent Family Survey this Fall. The goal today is to LISTEN and to hear your feedback on some target 2
3 RCSD s Community Engagement Plan for LCFF LCAP Ac'on Conduct Parent Family Survey Gather community input parent/staff Revise (LCAP) with stakeholder group Solicit wriwen comments Present to parent advisory commiwee for comments Respond to comments in Adopt plan in public hearing Timing November February February March/April March/April April/May June 3
4 What is Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF)? New law signed by Governor Brown in June 2013 Changes Greater weight: High numbers of students in poverty English Language Learners Foster students Requires Districts to align budget with LCFF Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Opportunity to define values Other budget 4
5 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Basic Services Student Engagement CCSS Implementation Other Student Outcomes School Climate Parental Involvement Student Achievement Course Access 5
6 LCAP FUNDING LCAP is Mainly Funded by LCFF Supplemental and Grant 2014/15 Grant: $5.3 Million 2015/16 Projected Grant: $7.3 Million Other Targeted Funds: Title I: To Support Low Income Students Title III: To Support English Learners
7 Your Top 5 Strategy Choices from 2014 Purchasing more tech Smaller class sizes More support for staff Increased Professional development for staff 7
8 Purchasing More Tech Invested in a lot of technology so far this year. We exceeded our goal at some sites and now have 1 computer for every two students at some sites. Implemented infrastructure and hardware for Tai and Hoover schools (based on receiving $1 million grant from Start Up Facebook provided Hoover, Tai and Fair Oaks Schools with Chrome Books. Provided for parents and guardians to engage with their children in technology via parent classes. 8
9 Smaller Classes Explored the of class size in Kindergarten/ 1 st grade 9
10 Increased Provided an ongoing salary increase of 3.5% to all staff 10
11 Professional Development The school- wide staff development calendar is complete. Coaches each site to help with ELA and math. Plan and materials were purchased for reading plan for math is being considered. Explored and common District wide on professional development topics. Teacher and staff training for language arts, English language learning. Professional development for all Pre- K- 8 th teachers and support staff on best to meet needs of at low Income, English Learners and foster youth. 11
12 Other things we did More parent engagement this year. PIQUE and CBET programs have as well as school- wide discipline programs at school. Familias Unidas has been implemented at two school sites this year (Hoover and Tai). Provided summer school for English Learners and struggling students in summer of Providing to parents and community on an as needed basis. Providing healthier, more snacks during extended days 12
13 Basic Services and of Common Core 1. English Think of your child had a great learning experience learning a new skill or new the past 2 years. What were in place that made it possible? Spanish Piense en un momento en el cual su hijo tuvo una gran experiencia de aprendizaje de nuevas destrezas o nueva información en los dos años. Qué entorno se llevó a cabo para que esto fuese posible?
14 Parent Involvement and Input 2. English Think of when you have really been connected and involved in the of your child. What were in place? Spanish Piense en un momento en que usted ha estado realmente conectado y envuelto en la educación de su hijo/a En qué entorno se llevó a cabo?
15 Student Achievement 3. English When your child has really been able to show he/she understands something learned in school, what was in place that helped? How do you best know that your child really understands something? Spanish Cuando su hijo realmente ha demostrado comprensión de algo que aprendió en la escuela qué fue lo que se puso en que le ayudó? Cuál es la mejor manera para saber que su hijo/a realmente algo?
16 Student Engagement English Spanish 4. What do you hear from your child that tells you he/she is really connected and engaged in learning at school? What make that happen? Qué es lo que escucha de su hijo que le indique que en realidad está conectado y envuelto en el aprendizaje escolar? Qué condiciones hacen que eso suceda?
17 Course Access 5. English What does your child need to be able to be successful upon moving to the next grade level at school? Spanish Qué necesita su hijo para ser exitoso al pasar al siguiente nivel de grado académico en la escuela?
18 Where will this feedback go? DELAC Staff and Community District survey February Stakeholder Team DRAFT LCAP Next Round of Community to review and refine the LCAP District and Goals
19 Thank You For Your Feedback For more information and updates please visit the district website. District LCAP Annual LCAP Implementation Update Green completed Yellow in progress Red not started yet