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SCUSD School Board Meeting – 3/3/2011


Re-posted from REALTeachers On Thursday March 3, the district presented and passed a “worst-case scenario” budget. It is a devastating budget, and the cuts are enormous. Here are some of the major points from it: Class-sizes increases 29 to 1 in primary grades 34 to 1 in intermediate elementary 36 to 1 in middle school [...]

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Live Twitter Feed from SCUSD School Board Meeting 3/3/2011


Here is the Twitter feed for that event:

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SCUSD Budget Meeting on Thursday


From SCTA President Linda Tuttle MARCH 3 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING 6:30 pm  Serna Center This is a call for solidarity and to defend public education in this district! The School Board will be voting on a resolution to cut up to 350 positions in the SCTA unit. The decision will increase class sizes beyond the [...]

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I will be running for the Board Secretary position in my union local, the Sacramento City Teachers Association. For readers interested in following this, you can keep up by going to the REALTeacher team website, Facebook group, or Twitter page.

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The end is nigh…


It’s been a long, and pretty crazy school year. I know it’s not in my usual style, but I’d rather not reflect on what went right or wrong. I’ve had a lot of time to second guess myself to the level of it being crazy-making over the last three months (earlier if truth be told). [...]

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Howdy! I teach sixth grade at an elementary school in Sacramento, CA. I started my career in Oakland, Ca, and moved here to Sacramento in 2001.

My goals are:

  1. To reflect on how I am teaching, and how effective my practices are;
  2. To reflect on my profession, and how effective various practices are;
  3. To understand the political and cultural context that we teach in; and,
  4. To network with other like-minded educators.

To help me reach my goals, I use this blog as a place for me to reflect on best practices, and the practices I’m (trying to) putting in place in my classroom.

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The views expressed here are those of the writer and do not those of Sacramento City Unified School District.