After appointing Phil Hu to fill Mayor Trish Spencer's unexpired term and making interim Superintendent Sean McPhetridge the permanent Superintendent, AUSD was able to reach one year agreements with its labor unions.
With all of this good news it would appear AUSD can look forward to smooth sailing. However, storm clouds are gathering on the horizon. The Board selected a replacement from a pool of 5 applicants for Niel Tam and this Board will then have decide if 2016 is good year to place a ballot measure to replace the expiring parcel tax.
In 2015, the school board will have to decide how to prioritize how to spend over $65 million for elementary and middle school sites. The initial plans approved by the former school board will have to reviewed to determine what timeline is feasible and the impact on school operations.
In 2013, California began transitioning over the Common Core curriculum. The first achievement results from Common Core were released in September, 2015. Here are achievement and demographic data for Alameda Unified. Alameda charter schools achievement and demographic is also available.
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