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Elk Grove USD  |  BP  6010  Instruction

Goals And Objectives   

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The Board of Education believes that all students need to meet high standards of academic knowledge and skills. In addition, they must have the ability to apply their skills to the workplace, where they will be required to adapt to emerging technologies and changing societal needs. The Board therefore desires to provide an integrated schooltocareer instructional program that extends from kindergarten through highschool graduation and prepares all students to have:

1. Mastery of skills and knowledge in mathematics, English, science, civics and government, economics, history, geography, health and safety, physical education, foreign language and the arts.

2. Ability to analyze, think creatively, solve problems, make decisions and apply knowledge and skills to reallife situations.

3. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

4. Experience with a variety of technologies.

5. A flexible personal career plan based on:

a. Awareness of possible career paths.

b. Career counseling.

c. Consecutive worksite learning experiences.

d. An understanding of all aspects of the industry the student is preparing to enter.

6. Specialized skills that can lead to career entry positions or more advanced education.

7. Respect for a diversity of cultures and thoughts.

8. Self esteem.

9. Awareness of the responsibilities of citizens in a democracy and the importance of community service.

10. A positive work ethic, and ability to work independently or in a team.

11. Ability to seek out, organize and learn new information.

(cf. 0100  Philosophy)

(cf. 0200  Goals for the School District)

(cf. 6030  Integrated Academic and Vocational Instruction)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

5100051007 Legislative intent for education program, especially

51004 Education goals

51006 Computer education and resources

51007 Programs to strengthen technological skills

51041 Evaluation of educational program

5233652336.5 Career preparatory programs

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

2301 et seq. Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Act

58016084 National Education Reform, Goals 2000

61016251 SchooltoWork Opportunities Act of 1994

68017005 Technology for Education Act of 1994

Policy ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: October 29, 1984 Elk Grove, California

revised: October 2, 1995