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AUSD Strategic Plan Update

During the 2009 and 2010 school year groups of administrators, staff, parents and community met to define a vision and specific strategies to move Albany Unified forward in it’s quest to provide the best quality of education to all of our students.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Doe v. Albany Unified School District

On November 30, 2010, the Third District Court of Appeal issued a ruling in the case of Doe v. Albany Unified School District. Doe v. Albany Unified School District is a lawsuit challenging the District's application of a statute regarding the number of physical education instructional minutes that are to be provided to elementary students over a specified period of time.

Albany High School Aquatic Center Construction Update

The new Albany pool/classroom complex is scheduled to open in summer 2011. The historic Albany Pool was demolished in July 2009, as scheduled; asbestos and lead were removed from the pool site in June 2009. Pool construction began in fall 2010, following review and approval by the Department of the State Architect (DSA).

Principals and PTA Presidents’ Task Force Meeting Update

The issue of equity in enrichment programs among the three Albany elementary schools has been a recent topic at the AUSD Board meetings, as well as in our communities. In an effort to work together to ensure consistent, high quality enrichment programs for all elementary schools in the district, a Task Force consisting of AUSD Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Lynda Hornada, and the Cornell, Marin and Ocean View Schools Principals and PTA Presidents has been formed.

Enrollment Changes

Enrollment Changes in Albany Unified School District

Due to lower than expected enrollment in Kindergarten and 1st grade and higher enrollment than expected in 4th and 6th grades, the District is making adjustment to bring our class size ratios into line with contractual obligations and our approved 2010-11 budget.

District Enrollment Changes- 5th Grade

September 8, 2010
Dear Parents/Guardians of 5th Grade Students,

Albany Unified School District is currently over enrolled in some
5th grade classrooms across the district. In order to bring the class
size ratios within contract limits, the district will be taking the following actions.

District Enrollment Changes- 4th Grade

September 8, 2010
Dear Parents/Guardians of 4th Grade Students,

Albany Unified School District is currently over enrolled in some
4th grade classrooms across the district. In order to bring the class
size ratios within contract limits, the district will be taking the following actions.

AUSD- Aeries Parent Portal for AHS & AMS

Albany Unified School District (AUSD) uses Aeries by Eagle Software for student information management. Eagle Software has developed a parent portal tool for parents/guardians to view the records of their child via the internet. AUSD will provide parents/guardians of currently enrolled students the privilege of free access to AUSD Parent Portal. Only parents or guardians of students enrolled in Albany High School & Albany Middle school will be allowed access to AUSD Parent Portal.
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