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  • SLUSD Closure Update - School Facilities Closed For the Remainder of the School Year

    SLUSD Closure Update - School Facilities Closed For the Remainder of the School Year

    From the onset of this public health crisis, we have pledged not to reopen our school buildings until it is safe to do so. Today, with that important reality in mind, Alameda County Superintendent of Schools, L. Karen Monroe stated that all K-12 schools in Alameda County will remain closed for in-person instruction for the rest of the 2019-20 school year to protect the health of our students, staff, and our entire community.

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  • SLUSD Closure Update 3.25.20 - School Facilities Closed Through May 1

    SLUSD Closure Update 3.25.20 - School Facilities Closed Through May 1

    As we have anticipated, the closure period for SLUSD schools has been extended through May 1 to continue critical steps necessary to protect our students and staff from the rapidly developing public health crisis confronting our community. This was a unified, regional decision by local public health agencies and county superintendents to extend school closures to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the maximum extent. Under this current order, SLUSD schools are projected to reopen on Monday, May 4.

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  • SLUSD Closure Update 3.18.20

    SLUSD Closure Update 3.18.20


    My staff and I continue to do our utmost to support our community through this difficult, distressing, and very uncertain time. Staying connected in any way possible is more important than ever as we are required to adapt our social structures to ensure everyone’s safety. Additionally, we are receiving guidance from state officials that indicates our closure period may be significantly longer than anticipated. As we learn more about what that could look like for SLUSD, we are planning to update you weekly. However, we are also committed to updating you more frequently as it will likely become necessary.

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  • All SLUSD Schools Closed from Monday, March 16 to April 3

    All SLUSD Schools Closed from Monday, March 16 to April 3


    After much deliberation with our neighboring school districts, and out of an abundance of concern for all members of our community, we have decided to take strong preventative action by closing all SLUSD schools to students beginning Monday, March 16 to April 3. In order to minimize disruption to student learning, Spring Break will be moved up to the week of March 30. School will resume on April 6. Please note this is a change from our current district calendar.

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  • SLUSD Non-Essential Events Postponed Through April 13 – Schools Remain Open

    SLUSD Non-Essential Events Postponed Through April 13 – Schools Remain Open

    We are sharing the most updated information regarding developments with COVID-19 as it relates to our community. As anticipated, the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) announced new recommendations and guidance to protect residents from the increased possibility of community transmission. Additionally, the California Department of Public Health issued recommendations for the postponement of all non-essential gatherings in coordination with guidance from the California Governor’s office.

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  • COVID-19 Planning and Prevention in SLUSD

    COVID-19 Planning and Prevention in SLUSD

    As questions regarding COVID-19 continue to increase, I am providing you with an update of our preparation for keeping schools, students, and employees safe. Currently, the situation for San Leandro Unified remains unchanged and we have not been asked to alter any of our operations at this time.

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  •  SLUSD Partners with CareSolace for a SIMPLE, FAST and SAFE Tool for Mental Health Support

    SLUSD Partners with CareSolace for a SIMPLE, FAST and SAFE Tool for Mental Health Support

    In our continued effort to support the health and wellness needs of our community, the San Leandro Unified School District is excited to announce our new partnership with Care Solace - the largest online database of mental health services in California.

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  • San Leandro Unified Makes Gains on California School Dashboard

    San Leandro Unified Makes Gains on California School Dashboard

    The just-released 2019 California Department of Education School Dashboard for the San Leandro Unified School District shows notable areas of success for the district from the past year.

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  • SLUSD Wins Prestigious CSBA Golden Bell Award for Equity

    SLUSD Wins Prestigious CSBA Golden Bell Award for Equity

    SAN LEANDRO, CA: The San Leandro Unified School Board has received a distinguished, highly competitive California School Boards Association (CSBA) Golden Bell Award for significantly increasing access and equity in Advanced Placement programs at San Leandro High School. SLUSD was one of only 52 school districts in California to receive this annual award, out of several thousand entries from across the state.

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  • December 2-6 is Inclusive Schools Week in SLUSD

    December 2-6 is Inclusive Schools Week in SLUSD

    San Leandro Unified School District is pleased to announce the 19th Annual Inclusive Schools Week will be celebrated December 2-6, 2019, throughout the district’s classrooms, schools, and communities. This year, the Inclusive Schools Week’s theme is “Charting the Course for Inclusive Schools.”

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  • SLUSD School Board Votes to Place School Improvement Bond on March Ballot

    SLUSD School Board Votes to Place School Improvement Bond on March Ballot

    The San Leandro School Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution to place a $198 million dollar bond measure on the March 2020 Presidential Primary election ballot during their board meeting on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

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  • San Leandro Unified Shows Significant Growth in CAASPP Report

    San Leandro Unified Shows Significant Growth in CAASPP Report

    The recent release of the California Assessment of Students Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Summary Report has highlighted some significant signs of positive growth for San Leandro Unified students. SLUSD showed the most improvement in math scores of all school districts in Alameda County, with an overall increase of 3.1% of students meeting or exceeding California state standards. English Language Arts (ELA) scores are also on the rise throughout the district, with an overall increase of 4%.

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  • San Leandro Unified Delivers on Promise of Progress

    San Leandro Unified Delivers on Promise of Progress

    On Friday, October 11, San Leandro Unified Superintendent Dr. Mike McLaughlin delivered his annual State of the District address to a packed house in the San Leandro High School gymnasium. With the current school year marking the end of a three-year improvement plan, McLaughlin’s speech featured impressive academic achievements and facilities enhancements.

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  • SLUSD Announces New Chief Technology Officer Lawrence Simon

    SLUSD Announces New Chief Technology Officer Lawrence Simon

    San Leandro Unified School District has named Mr. Lawrence Simon as the new Chief Technology Officer for the district.

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  • Possible Public Safety Power Shutoff Event - October 9th

    Possible Public Safety Power Shutoff Event - October 9th

    Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) is alerting the public to possible planned power outages due to gusty winds and dry conditions that are increasing fire danger in our community. They will potentially be taking proactive measures on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week by turning off power for public safety.

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  • SLUSD Celebrates Completion of Measure J1 Heating and Air Conditioning Project

    SLUSD Celebrates Completion of Measure J1 Heating and Air Conditioning Project

    On a day forecast to reach temperatures over 90 degrees, civic leaders and school district officials celebrated an important renovation milestone for San Leandro Unified. The district has completed installation of new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) units in all SLUSD schools.

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  • Sports Medicine Class in Biomedical Pathway Receives Free CPR/AED Certification

    Sports Medicine Class in Biomedical Pathway Receives Free CPR/AED Certification

    Almost 50 students from the Sports Medicine class in the San Leandro High School Biomedical Pathway received a free CPR/AED certification during the school day.

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  • Over 75 Students Complete SLUSD Summer Internship Program

    Over 75 Students Complete SLUSD Summer Internship Program

    Over 75 students completed the annual Summer Internship 101 course offered through the San Leandro High School Career Pathways program and the San Leandro Chamber of Commerce. Since the program’s inception, increasing numbers of high school students are taking advantage of the opportunity to get academic credit through real-world experience at local job sites and receive industry mentorship from local companies in San Leandro and the greater Bay Area.

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