Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 5/1/2019 - 4:30 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 17.3 Approve Proposed Revisions of Board Policy 6142.94 - History-Social Science Instruction
District Goals and Beliefs:
Belief 13 - The board of education is entrusted with the responsibility for setting policies and strategies that are consistent with these beliefs and assures the district meets its vision
Enclosure: Board Item Staff Report - 6142.94 - History-Social Science Instruction
BP 6142.94 - Compared - History-Social Science Instruction
File Attachment:
Board Item Staff Report - BP 6142.94 - History SS Instruction.pdf
BP 6142.94 - Compared - History SS Instruction.pdf
Summary: (BP Revised) Policy updated to reflect key concepts in the History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools adopted by the State Board of Education in July 2016, including, but not limited to, a new emphasis on developing student’s literacy skills within the context of History-Social Science instruction. Policy also reflects law that encourages the use of personal testimony through oral history, videos, or other multimedia formats and establishes requirements for personal testimony provided through oral histories.
Funding: N/A
Recommendation: Approve Proposed Revisions of Board Policy 6142.94 - History-Social Science Instruction.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Valerie Simpson - Executive Director of Educational Services
Signed By:
Robert Leri - Superintendent Chief Learning Officer
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Dianna Driller Moved, Member Cristina Hennessey seconded to approve the Original motion 'Approve Proposed Revisions of Board Policy 6142.94 - History-Social Science Instruction.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 4 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 4 - 0
Gaylan Larson     Yes
Kim Szczurek     Yes
Dianna Driller     Yes
Cristina Hennessey     Yes