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Item Title:Staff Recommendation for High School Math Curriculum Adoption: CPM Integrated Math (10 Mins/Information)
Item Type:Information

At the February 27th Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Scuderi gave the Board and public information on AUSD’s Secondary Math Program. His presentation provided information on current district policies and goals which include:


  • Increase overall math performance
  • Have students make meaning with mathematics and see it in real life contexts
  • Ensure access and pathways to higher level math classes
  • Increase numbers of underrepresented students in higher level math classes


At the April 16th Board of Education meeting, staff presented a futher update to Superintendent's Scuderi's presentation from February 27th. The presentation included:


  • Goals and Vision for the AUSD Math program grades 8-12
  • Developments in Math with a brief history of Math pre and post COVID 
  • Current Math performance and student voice through student survey
  • Next steps to introducing new Integrated Math pathway for accessing higher level math courses


Tonight staff return with their recommendation for a new Integrated High School Math Curriculum and will seek the Board's approval for adoption of this curriculum on May 28th.

AUSD LCAP Goals:1. Eliminate barriers to student success and maximize learning time.| 2a. Support all students in becoming college and career ready.| 2b. Support all English Learners (ELs) in becoming college and career ready.| 3. Support parent/guardian development as knowledgeable partners and effective advocates for student success.| 4. Ensure that all students have access to basic services.
Fund Codes:
Fiscal Analysis

Amount (Savings) (Cost):

Approximately $150,000.00 in year one. Final cost will be included in the approval on May 28, 2024.
Recommendation:This item is presented for information and will return to the Board for approval at a subsequent meeting.
AUSD Guiding Principle:#1 - All students have the ability to achieve academic and personal success.| #2 - Teachers must challenge and support all students to reach their highest academic and personal potential.| #3 - Administrators must have the knowledge, leadership skills and ability to ensure student success.| #5 - Accountability, transparency, and trust are necessary at all levels of the organization.| #6 - Allocation of funds must support our vision, mission, and guiding principles.
Submitted By:Kirsten Zazo, Asst. Supt. of Educational Services and Vernon Walton, Ed.D., Director, Secondary Ed.

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