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Board Tentatively Approves Policy On English Language Learners, Appoints Two New Principals, Names Three New Schools
The Board also discussed the development of curriculum and honored personnel who work in school food and nutrition services.
Policy IOD, Education of English Language Learners
The Board tentatively approved for community comment a revision and update of policy IOD "Education of Limited English Proficient Students." The revised policy, renamed "Education of English Language Learners," reaffirms the education of English language learners as a high priority of the school system and ensures compliance with federal and state mandates.
The Board approved the following administrative appointments:
Naming of New Schools
The Board approved the names of new schools scheduled to open next year:
Revisions to Curricula
The Board held a discussion on ongoing revisions to curricula, including elementary science, secondary science, elementary social studies, secondary social studies, and secondary English curricula, including how curricula address content and performance standards and other accountability measures.
Salute to School Food and Nutrition Service Personnel
The Board approved the recognition of School Food and Nutrition Service personnel "for their dedication and continuing commitment to feeding and educating students and offering a variety of nutrition services to the community."
The Board also honored the following staff:
Board of Education: Mr. Reginald M. Felton, president; Mrs. Patricia O'Neill, vice president. Members: Mr. Steve Abrams, Mr. Kermit V. Burnett, Mrs. Beatrice Gordon, Ms. Nancy J. King, Ms. Mona M. Signer, and Mr. Geonard Butler, Jr., student member. Dr. Paul L. Vance, superintendent and secretary treasurer. Office of the Board: 301-279-3617
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