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School Board Meeting Summary: Oct. 23, 2019

October 23, 2019
School Board Work Session 

Work Session: Board Goals

The Eugene School Board annually reviews and affirms or revises board goals.

On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, the school board held a work session to discuss planning and next steps regarding the board’s goals for the year.

The board’s priority goals for the 2019–20 school year were developed in a board retreat on August 14 and approved by unanimous vote of the board on September 18, 2019.


Eugene School Board Goals 2019–20

Implement the components of the Student Success Act.
• Community outreach
• Stakeholder engagements
• Incorporate into FY 2020-2021 Budget

Improve communication and transparency with the community.
• Hold meetings in regional settings and differing start times
• Hold drop-in community forums
• Participate in the Superintendent coffee meetings
• Review website accessibility and functionality for board related information

Address policies and practices on student assessments
• Increase instructional time
• Focus legislative relief for the essential skills tests for high school seniors.

Improve graduation rates and 3rd grade reading results.
• Focus on 3rd grade reading result
• Focus on key academic transitions—5th to 6th and 8th to 9th grades
• Develop a dashboard data presentation to track key indicators


Agenda and Materials

Oct. 23 board work session agenda and materials
Oct. 23 work session recording


NOTE:  This is a quick summary of the topics and actions at a meeting of the school board. It is NOT the official minutes of the school board. Official minutes are posted after they are drafted by the minutes recorder, reviewed and approved by the board at a following meeting. Recordings of meetings are posted within two days after the meeting. 

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