EGUSD School Board Community Forum on Race and Educational Equity
UPDATED: January 12, 2018
ELK GROVE, Calif. – January 12, 2018 – In recognition of recent events and concerns regarding expressions of hate, racial tensions, school safety, and school to home communication within the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD), a Special Board Meeting will take place on January 16, 2018. The purpose of the meeting is to listen to the voices of the EGUSD community and acknowledge and honor what’s in the hearts and minds of the community members of Elk Grove Unified.
In preparation for the meeting, school Superintendent Christopher R. Hoffman stressed, “Quality work happens in our schools every day; still, we can and will do more. We must ensure that equitable decisions, policies, and practices are supportive of all students’ learning, growth and development. Equity, inclusion and acceptance must be integrated into the mindset, work and lives of every Elk Grove Unified employee, student, family and community member.”
Special Meeting of the Board of Education
School Board Community Forum on Race and Educational Equity
January 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Robert L. Trigg Education Center | 9510 Elk Grove-Florin Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624
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About the Elk Grove Unified School District
The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.
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