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Resolution on Sufficiency of Instructional Materials

Whereas, the Governing Board of the Atascadero Unified School District, in order to comply with the requirements of Education Code 60119, held a public hearing on (date), at (time) o'clock, which is on or before the eighth week of school (between the first day that students attend school and the end of the eighth week from that day) and which did not take place during or immediately following school hours, and;

Whereas, the Board provided at least 10 days notice of the public hearing by posting it in at least three public places within the district stating the time, place, and purpose of the hearing, and;

Whereas, the Board encouraged participation by parents/guardians, teachers, members of the community, and bargaining unit leaders in the public hearing, and;

Whereas, information provided at the public hearing detailed the extent to which textbooks and instructional materials were provided to all students, including English learners, in the Atascadero Unified School District, and;

Whereas, the definition of "sufficient textbooks or instructional materials" means that each student, including each English learner, has a standards-aligned textbook and/or instructional materials to use in class and to take home, which may include materials in a digital format but shall not include photocopied sheets from only a portion of a textbook or instructional materials copied to address a shortage, and;

Whereas, the definition of "sufficient textbooks or instructional materials" also means that all students who are enrolled in the same course within the Atascadero Unified School District, have standards-aligned textbooks or instructional materials from the same adoption cycle, and;

Finding of Sufficient Textbooks or Instructional Materials

Whereas, sufficient textbooks or instructional materials were provided to each student, including each English learner, that are aligned to the academic content standards and consistent with the cycles and content of the curriculum frameworks in the following subjects:

Whereas, laboratory science equipment was available for science laboratory classes offered in grades 9-12, inclusive;

Therefore, it is resolved that for the _________ school year, the Atascadero Unified School District, has provided each student with sufficient textbooks or instructional materials aligned to the academic content standards and consistent with the cycles and content of the curriculum frameworks.

Finding of Insufficient Textbooks or Instructional Materials

Whereas, information provided at the public hearing and to the Board at the public meeting detailed that insufficient textbooks or instructional materials were provided to students in the following subjects and grade levels at district schools: (For each school, list the percentage of students who lack sufficient standards-aligned textbooks or instructional materials in mathematics, science, history-social science, English/language arts, foreign language, and health.)

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Whereas, sufficient textbooks or instructional materials were not provided at each school listed above due to the following reasons: (For each school at which there is an insufficiency, list the reasons that each student does not have sufficient instructional materials in each subject and grade level listed above.)

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Therefore, it is resolved, that for the _________ school year, the Atascadero Unified School District has not provided each student with sufficient textbooks or instructional materials consistent with the cycles and content of the curriculum framework, and;

Be it further resolved, that the following actions will be taken to ensure that all students have sufficient textbooks or instructional materials in all subjects that are aligned to the academic content standards and consistent with the cycles and content of the curriculum frameworks within two months of the beginning of the school year in which this determination is made.

(List actions to be taken to resolve insufficiency. See Education Code 60119(a)(2)(B) for other funds that may be used to ensure sufficient instructional materials.)

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PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS ______ day of ___________, ________ at a meeting, by the following vote:

AYES:______ NOES:______ ABSENT:______

Attest:

Secretary President

Exhibit ATASCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

version: June 5, 2012 Atascadero, California