Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 5/1/2019 - 4:30 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 17.4 Approve Proposed Revisions of Board Policy 6142.3, Civic Education
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 - BP 6142.3
BP 6142.3 - Compared
File Attachment:
Board Item Staff Report - BP 6142.3 - Civic Education.pdf
BP 6142.3 - Compared.pdf
Summary: (BP Revised) Policy updated to add new section on “Student Voter Registration” containing material formerly in BP 1400 – Relations Between Governmental Agencies and the Schools. Policy also reflects NEW LAW (AB 24, 2017) which establishes the State Seal of Civic Engagement to recognize high school graduates who have demonstrated excellence in civic education and participation based on criteria to be approved by the State Board of Education by January 31, 2021. Examples of activities that link civic knowledge to practical experience expanded to reflect additional concepts in the state curriculum framework.
Funding: N/A
Recommendation: Approve Proposed Revisions of Board Policy 6142.3, Civic Education.
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 6142.3, Civic Education.'. 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