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San Mateo County Achievement Gap Summit

The San Mateo County School  Boards Association would like to remind you to attend the San Mateo County Achievement Gap Summit hosted by the San Mateo County Office of Education. Details are below:

2015 Kent Awards Highlight Excellence and Innovation in Schools Across San Mateo County

To download PDF of the press release, click here. Foster City, CA – April 1, 2015 – The San Mateo County School Boards Association (SMCSBA), representing 22 school districts, the San Mateo Community College District, and the San Mateo County Office of Education, today announced the 2015 winners of the J. Russell Kent Awards. The […]

Registration Open for March 10th Dinner Meeting

Building 21st Century Learning Environments using Design Thinking March 10th, 2014: 6:30pm College of San Mateo, 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA (College Heights Conference Room, #468)  Timeline 6:30pm: Cocktails and Networking 7:00pm: Dinner served 7:30pm: Program Begins 9:00pm: Program Ends Speakers Mr. Cary Matsuoka, Superintendent, Milpitas Unified School District Ms. Marsha Grilli, Board […]

Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) Workshop

Learn more about LCFF at a workshop near you CSBA is hosting regional events throughout the state to provide an overview of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and the details of its implementation, including what governance teams must do now to prepare for developing their Local Control Accountability Plans. CSBA’s team of experts is […]

Election Day – School Contest Results

The unofficial results from last night’s election include the following: STATE INITIATIVES Proposition 30 — YES (54.0%) Proposition 38 – NO (27.7%) SCHOOL PARCEL TAX MEASURES (need 2/3) San Bruno Park Measure G – NO (58.5%) SCHOOL BOND MEASURES (need 55%) Burlingame Measure D – YES (66.4%) Jefferson Elementary Measure I -YES (76.2%) Jefferson Union […]

Information about Propositions 30 and 38

Many of our constituents are confused between the two revenue initiatives that will be on the November 6 ballot: Proposition 30 – Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act (also known as the Governor’s initiative) Proposition 38 – Our Children Our Future: Local Schools and Early Education Investment Act (also known as Molly Munger’s initiative) […]

Two Foster City Schools Receive Awards for Outstanding Programs

View article on Foster City Patch Two local schools were recently announced the winners of 2012 Kent Awards for outstanding programs. The San Mateo County School Boards Association (SMCSBA), representing 22 school districts, the San Mateo Community College District, and the San Mateo County Office of Education, recently announced the 2012 winners of the J. […]

Photos from 2012 Kent Awards

Check out the photos from this year’s Kent Awards Ceremony held May 29, 2012. Congratulations again to all of the winners!

Innovative school programs recognized

Article in San Mateo Daily Journal: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?type=lnews&title=Innovative%20school%20programs%20recognized&id=233345   Erin Hanau’s class was taken by the 2008 presidential campaign. The fourth/fifth grade combination class at Central Elementary School in Belmont was eager to talk about the topics discussed by the candidates from energy to international affairs. Jokingly, Hanau told a student she would vote for him. […]

Elected School Officials Not Always Easy to Reach

Article from MercuryNews.com: http://www.mercurynews.com/education/ci_19672171 Maybe you’re anxious about trigger cuts at your kid’s school. Or you don’t want your neighborhood school closed, or you’re outraged by an administrator’s salary. So you pick up the phone to call a school board member. How do you find the number? Only about one-third of the school districts in […]

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