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Lupon ng mga Tagapangasiwa ng Clark County School District 

Ano ang Board of Trustees at ano ang kanilang pananagutan? Ang mga Tagapangasiwa ng CCSD ay pampublikong inihalal na mga gumagawa ng desisyon para sa distrito ng paaralan. Responsable sila sa pagbibigay ng pangangasiwa sa Superintendente at pagtatatag ng patakaran sa buong Distrito. Ang mga trustee ay may pananagutan na makipagtulungan sa kanilang mga komunidad upang mapabuti ang tagumpay ng mag-aaral.

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Gaano kadalas nagpupulong ang Board of Trustees? Ang mga trustee ay nagpupulong dalawang beses bawat buwan (pangalawa at ikaapat na Huwebes) sa ganap na 5 ng hapon at sa Edward A. Greer Education Center Board Room (2832 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89121).

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Maaari bang makisali ang mga miyembro ng komunidad sa mga pulong ng Trustee? Malaki ang pakinabang ng mga katawan sa paggawa ng desisyon sa pakikinig ng pampublikong input at maraming pananaw. Sa kasalukuyan, ang mga miyembro ng publiko ay maaaring magsumite ng mga komento sa agenda at mga item na hindi agenda sa pamamagitan ng email o voice recording. Maaaring magbigay ng pampublikong komento nang personal, sa pamamagitan ng email, o sa pamamagitan ng voice recording. Ang mga komento sa email ay dapat isumite sa Boardmtgcomments@nv.ccsd.net. Upang magsumite ng voice recording sa mga item na nakalista sa agenda ng pulong, tumawag sa 702-799-1166. Limitado sa 1 minuto 30 segundo ang naitala ng boses na pampublikong komento.

Thursday, November 9

Clark County School District Board of Trustees Meeting

 

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Ano ang nangyari sa pagpupulong na ito?

Inaprubahan ng mga Trustees ang Agenda ng Pahintulot (7-0)

Mga Highlight ng Agenda ng Pahintulot:

Explore the consent agenda.

*Joint Meeting with the Audit Advisory Committee*

Independent Auditor Provided a Narrative Report of Recommendations and District Responses

Representatives from Eide Bailly, the auditing firm engaged by CCSD, presented their recommendations, and the District’s responses to those recommendations. Highlights included:

  • Auditors issuing an unmodified opinion on the numbers within the financial statements (accounts payable, etc.). This is the highest level of assurance that auditors can provide.
  • On internal control over financial reporting, certain deficiencies were identified: one material weakness and two significant deficiencies.
  • On compliance for major federal programs, the auditors issued an unmodified opinion with the compliance requirement.
  • On federal awards, one material weakness and one significant deficiency were identified.
  • A summary of these material weaknesses and significant deficiencies can be found starting on page 21 of the summary linked below.

Explore the summary.

Trustees Heard a Presentation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for FY Ending June 30, 2023

Staff provided an update of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report

  • Summary of District structure, finances, population, etc. beginning on page 12 of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report
  • Financial highlights for Fiscal Year 2023, beginning on page 32 of the Financial Report
  • Comparative balance sheets of Fiscal Year 2023, beginning on page 140 of the Financial Report, including reserves and unassigned fund balance, and summaries of programmatic expenses
  • Significant variances include increased utility costs this year, as well as technology expenditures
  • District responses to address deficiencies and material weaknesses

Explore the Summary of Reports and the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.

Trustees & the Audit Advisory Committee Approved the Independent Auditor’s Narrative Report of Recommendations and District Responses to Recommendations for FY Ending June 30, 2023, and Independent Auditor’s Statements on Nevada Revised Statutes Compliance

Trustees approved the narrative report and statements on compliance from the independent auditing firm, as well as approved the District’s responses to the material weaknesses and significant deficiencies found by the auditing firm.

Trustees & the Advisory Committee Approved an Authorization to Include the Recap of Budget Appropriation Transfers for FY 2022-2023 (7-0)

Trustees approved a summary document of all budget appropriation transfers approved by Trustees during the 2022-2023 school year, and included this summary report.

Explore the summary.

Public Comment (Advisory Committee Joint Meeting Only)

Ang mga miyembro ng publiko ay nagbahagi ng mga komento tungkol sa:

  • Overcrowding comments made during audit presentation

*Adjournment of Advisory Committee Joint Meeting*

Trustees Heard an Update on Fall MAP Growth

MAP Growth assessments are given to students in Kindergarten through 10th grade and is designed to measure individual student achievement and growth over time. Highlights and trends for the fall MAP growth include:

Reading Trends:

  • Elementary school reading MAP proficiency was 39.6% District-wide, with persistent gaps in achievement for Black/African American students and Hispanic students, as well as English Language Learners and students eligible for special education.
  • Third grade reading proficiency from the fall MAP was 34.4% District-wide. Achievement gaps among different student groups are persistent.
  • Middle school reading proficiency is 41.3% District-wide, with achievement gaps persistent among different student groups.
  • High school reading proficiency is 24.2% District-wide. Achievement gaps continue to persist.

Math Trends:

  • Elementary school math MAP proficiency District-wide as 28.0%, with achievement gaps for Black/African American and Hispanic students, English Language Learners, students eligible for special education, and students attending Title I schools.
  • Middle school math proficiency is 23.0% District-wide. Achievement gaps among student groups persist.

Next steps include the November-December MAP Growth Assessment, monitoring growth and outcomes, and administering the SBAC Assessment in April-May 2024.

Explore the presentation in English and the presentation in Spanish.

Trustees Accepted the Report on Focus: 2024 Strategic Plan: Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement (7-0)

Trustees heard how the District was performing on dual enrollment and Advanced Placement results against targets. The District has exceeded 2023-24 targets in enrollment in dual enrollment classrooms. The variance between subpopulation enrollment in dual-credit classrooms and subpopulation District enrollment rates is 4.06 percentage points.

Overall, the District exceeded its target for enrollment in Advanced Placement (AP) Classes. Some student populations missed individual targets, including students who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. The variance between subpopulation enrollment in dual-credit classrooms and subpopulation District enrollment rates is 4.41 percentage points.

Overall AP scores missed targets, except with students identifying as American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African-American, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. Ninety percent of students enrolled in AP classes took an AP exam. Overall, an additional 3,000 students took an AP class during the last school year.

Explore the presentation in English and the presentation in Spanish.

Trustees Accepted the Focus: 2024 Strategic Plan Update on Chronic Absenteeism (6-0)

Trustees heard an update on the District’s chronic absenteeism rate and mitigation strategies. Highlights and trends include:

  • The District’s chronic absenteeism rate for the 2023-24 school year, as of October 6, 2023, is 23.7%, a decrease from 2022-23’s rate of 36.0%.
  • The District has not met its intended targets for chronic absenteeism rates District-wide, or with different student populations.
  • The difference between the highest and lowest student groups in chronic absenteeism is 19.3 percentage points.
  • Next steps include the ongoing efforts of the Every Day Matters campaign, student town halls, and individualized support to targeted schools.

Explore the presentation in English and the presentation in Spanish.

Trustees Adopted a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Regulation 7113: Closing Schools (6-0)

Changes to the regulation include:

  • Specifying language regarding final decisions (subject to judicial review)
  • Clarifying language
  • Removing language regarding review process to match Nevada Revised Statutes

I-explore ang Notice of Intent .

Pampublikong Komento

Ang mga miyembro ng publiko ay nagbahagi ng mga komento tungkol sa:

  • Concerns regarding gender-based curriculum
  • Constitutionality of certain regulations
  • Concerns over CCSD Policy 5138
  • Substitution pay at schools with high teacher vacancy rates
  • Block schedule concerns
  • Substitute teacher pay and benefits
  • Concerns regarding bullying, discrimination and expulsion hearing processes at Palo Verde High School
  • Student support for educators
  • Cybersecurity and concerns regarding the recent data breach at CCSD
  • Review of the CCSD expulsion process
  • Teacher pay and autonomy
  • Education system’s impact on economic growth
  • Concerns regarding reading material
  • Support for transgender kids

The next Meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for December 14, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.

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