RESOLUTION 21-15: Sufficiency of Textbooks or Instructional Materials

The following Resolution will be presented at the upcoming September 15th Board Meeting

RESOLUTION 21-15

Sufficiency of Textbooks or Instructional Materials

Whereas, the Governing Board of the Westside Union School District in order to comply with the requirements of Education Code 60119, held a public hearing at the Westside Union School District Board Meeting held virtually at https://www.youtube.com/c/westsideunionschooldistrict/live or Dial-In: 877 853 5247 US Toll-free OR 888 788 0099 US Toll-free, Meeting ID: 994 2461 4596 on September 15, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. which is on or before the eighth week of school (between the first day that students attend school and the end of the eighth week from that day) and which did not take place during or immediately following school hours, and;

Whereas, the Board provided at least 10 days' notice of the public hearing by posting it in at least three public places within the district stating the time, place, and purpose of the hearing, and;

Whereas, the Board encouraged participation by parents/guardians, teachers, members of the community, and bargaining unit leaders in the public hearing, and;

Whereas, information provided at the public hearing detailed the extent to which textbooks and instructional materials were provided to all students, including English Learners, in the Westside Union School District, and;

Whereas, the definition of "sufficient textbooks or instructional materials" means that each student, including English Learners, has a textbook or instructional materials, or both, to use in class and to take home, and;

Whereas between the 2008-09 through the 2019-2020 fiscal years, the definition of "sufficient textbooks or instructional materials" also means that all students who are enrolled in the same course within the Westside Union School District have standards-aligned textbooks or instructional materials from the same adoption cycle, and

Whereas, information provided at the public hearing and to the Board at the public meeting detailed that sufficient textbooks or instructional materials were provided to students in all grade levels and subjects at district schools.

Therefore, it is resolved, that for the 2020-2021 school year, the Westside Union School District, has provided each student with sufficient textbooks and instructional materials consistent with the cycles and content of the curriculum framework.

Full Resolution PDF