The Mission of the BUSD is to provide the pathway for all students to attain expertise and develop skills of academic excellence that will empower them to:
Become life long active learners
Demonstrate respect for themselves and others in a dynamic, diverse and global society
Become responsible, informed, productive, independent and contributing citizens
Perform successfully in their chosen field and in society
Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) & The Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
It is an exciting time in education, particularly in the Bellflower Unified School District. As you are aware, the state implemented a new method of funding public schools called the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). The LCFF has been passed by legislation to provide a more equitable, rational and efficient approach to allocating resources to all School Districts. This formula is structured to do what the name implies – allow local insight and meaningful conversations from parents, employees, and the community of their schools.
Another new component to this process is the Local Control Accountability Plan. To ensure that the funding is targeted at the needs of all students in BUSD as well as the identified subgroups of English Learners, Low Income, and Foster Youth, the District will begin the process of developing a Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).
As an involved partner with our district, I invite you to share your “input” and perspective based on the following Eight Priorities established by the California Department of Education for the LCAP, and also provide suggestions you feel will assist us to provide an optimum learning environment for students in the Bellflower Unified School District. Your input into this survey will be taken into consideration while developing the school district’s Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP):
Eight State Priority Areas – The eight areas for which school districts, with parent and community input, must establish goals and actions. This must be done both district-wide and for each school. The areas are:
Notice of Non-Discrimination: Bellflower Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Parents/students who have questions or concerns about the policy can contact Tracy McSparren, Assistant Superintendent, Special Education & Student Support, Title IX and Equity Compliance Officer. (562) 866-9011 ext. 2030.For information on filing a complaint, Click here for Uniform Complaint Procedures. For more information visit US Department of Education.
Aviso de no discriminación: El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Bellflower prohíbe discriminiación, hostigamiento, intimidación, y acoso a base de real a percibido antepasado, edad, color, discapacidad, género, identidad de género, expresión de género, nacionalidad, raza o grupo étnico, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, o asociació con una persona o grupo con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. Padres de familia/estudiantes que tengan preguntas o inquietudes sobre la política pueden comunicarse con Tracy McSparren, Asistente de Superintendente, Educación Especial y Apoyo Estudiantil, Oficial de Titulo IX y Cumplimiento de Equidad (562) 866-9011 Ext. 2030. Para información acerca de presentando una queja, oprima aquí para los procedimientos uniformes para presentar quejas. Para mas información visite: Departamento de Educación de los EU.
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