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  • SLUSD Celebrates “Bay Area Unified Against Hate Week” November 11-18

    SLUSD Celebrates “Bay Area Unified Against Hate Week” November 11-18

    San Leandro Unified School District stands with other Bay Area communities in declaring the week of November 11-17 as “Bay Area Unified Against Hate Week”. “Every day our devoted staff shows their deep commitment to inclusivity, unity, and tolerance,” said District Superintendent Dr. Mike McLaughlin, “But we want to stand united with our fellow schools and communities in taking a moment to highlight the need for vigilance against the insidious increase in hate-related behavior. ”

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  • SLUSD Appreciates San Leandro Community for Measure I Support

    SLUSD Appreciates San Leandro Community for Measure I Support

    San Leandro Unified School District is celebrating a big win for their schools today. The San Leandro community came out to support their parcel tax, Measure I, which passed last night at 72.89%. Even though the celebrations are qualified, with 15% of ballots yet to be counted, the district expressed the need to be proactive in appreciating voters who responded positively to their financial need.

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  • Former San Leandro Student Among America’s Top Entrepreneurs

    Former San Leandro Student Among America’s Top Entrepreneurs

    NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) announced this year’s young business winners at the 13th annual NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, one of which was San Leandro’s own Simone Hufana.

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  • 2017–18 English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) Summary Report Annual Release

    2017–18 English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) Summary Report Annual Release

    SAN LEANDRO, CA: The California Department of Education (CDE) has announced the annual release of the summary reports for the 2017–18 English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC). The public will access to 2017–18 ELPAC reports on the CDE DataQuest reporting website at https://dq.cde.ca.gov/dataquest/. The webpage will display the state, county, district, and school-level ELPAC reports for the 2017–18 administration.

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  • San Leandro Unified School District State of the District Breakfast and Bus Tour Success

    San Leandro Unified School District State of the District Breakfast and Bus Tour Success

    Friday, October 12th, San Leandro Unified School District school board trustees, personnel, families and community members came together to celebrate successes from the past year at the annual State of the District address. This year, the event was reorganized as a breakfast and bus tour, in hopes of allowing a more intimate look into the school district, and to provide more of an opportunity to interact with the public.

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2017-2018

  • James Madison Elementary Named a 2018  California Distinguished School

    James Madison Elementary Named a 2018 California Distinguished School

    James Madison Elementary was one of 21 elementary schools across Alameda County, and the only school in San Leandro, to be named a 2018 California Distinguished Schools by the California State Department of Education. The Distinguished School Award, known last year as the Gold Ribbon School Award, recognizes schools that have made significant gains in implementing the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education, including standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics, California English Language Development Standards, and the Next Generation Science Standards.

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  • San Leandro Unified School District Awarded National “Advanced Placement​®​  District of the Year” by the College Board

    San Leandro Unified School District Awarded National “Advanced Placement​®​ District of the Year” by the College Board

    San Leandro Unified School District in California has been named a College Board Advanced Placement ® District of the Year for being the national leader among medium-sized school districts in expanding access to Advanced Placement Program ® (AP ® ) courses while simultaneously improving AP Exam performance.

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2016-17 School Year

  • <b>San Leandro Unified School District Releases California State Dashboard Information</b>

    San Leandro Unified School District Releases California State Dashboard Information

    California is field testing a new website designed to help communities across the state access important information about K-12 districts and schools. Called the California School Dashboard (https://www.caschooldashboard.org), the site features easy-to-read reports on multiple measures of school success, including test scores, graduation rates, English learner progress and suspension rates. The Dashboard is part of California’s new school accountability system based on 2013’s Local Control Funding Formula. It is the next step in a series of major shifts in public education that have raised the bar for student learning, transformed testing and placed the focus on equity for all students. To learn more about San Leandro Unified School District’s accountability and continuous improvement efforts, visit slusd.us/CAdashboard.

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  • <B>Board of Education Declares District Campuses As Safe Zones For Families And Students Threatened By Immigration Enforcement</B>

    Board of Education Declares District Campuses As Safe Zones For Families And Students Threatened By Immigration Enforcement

    SAN LEANDRO, Calif., February 8, 2017 -- ​The San Leandro Board of Education last night passed a resolution making all campuses a safe zone for students and their families and reinforced the district’s policy mandating that all immigrant students attending San Leandro schools have equal access to an education regardless of their status or the status of their family members. ​The resolution was passed unanimously on Tuesday night, followed by applause from a full house of community members, educators, union representatives and students.

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2015-16 School Year