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009 11 01 London Presentation Deckfor Academic Fiscal Solvency


Oakland Unified School District Academic and Fiscal Solvency Community Dialogue …

Oakland Unified School District Academic and Fiscal Solvency Community Dialogue
Jody London, Director, District 1
OUSD Board of Education

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  • Provide people the opportunity to work in small groups to discuss ideas for addressing the challenges, opportunities in each of these areas.


  • 1. Oakland Unified School District Academic and Fiscal Solvency Community Dialogue Jody London, Director, District 1 OUSD Board of Education [email_address] 510/459-0667 Version/ 11.1.09
  • 2. Tonight’s Presentation
    • Current State
      • Review and provide input on Vision, Values and Priorities for “Academic Success”
      • Review State Fiscal Crisis and the impact for OUSD Funding for 2010-2011 and beyond.
    • Planning for 2010-2011
      • Engage in discussion about key budget challenges/ opportunities.
      • Understand next steps and how you can stay involved in planning for academic and fiscal solvency
    • Closing, Acknowledgements, and Feedback
  • 3.  
  • 4.  
  • 5. Our Progress So Far….
    • 92 point growth in API for OUSD, highest among all large urban districts in California!
    • Increased the number of schools with an API of 700+ from 11 to 50
    • Increased the four year graduation rate from 58% to 69%
    • Opened 31 new small schools in low income neighborhoods
    • Expanded summer school services from 2,000 to 8,000 students
    • Expanded after school programs from 34 to 91 schools, and from 3,000 to 17,600 students
  • 6. ACHIEVEMENT • EQUITY • ACCOUNTABILITY Core Values Underlying Our Work To Increase Student Achievement We Invest in Our People: • Effective Principal at Every School • Effective Teachers Retained at Every School • Quality Teacher Support and Collaboration To Increase Student Achievement We Create Conditions for Success: • Personalized Learning Environments • Results-Based Flexibility for Schools • Safe and Supportive Schools • Modern Facilities and Infrastructure • Data-Driven Performance Improvement TOP PRIORITY: High-quality instruction that results in high levels of learning for every student in every classroom every day. — GOALS — All students will meet or exceed rigorous standards in all academic disciplines . All students will : Graduate prepared to succeed in college and the workplace. Succeed in Algebra by the end of ninth grade . Read and write by the end of third grade . Students take responsibility for themselves and the common good . Students will possess personal motivation, skills and resiliency necessary for success in life and the workplace. VISION: All students will graduate as caring, competent and critical thinkers, fully informed, engaged and contributing citizens, prepared to succeed in college and career. BOARD PRIORITIES BOARD PRIORITIES
  • 7. Our Challenges
    • We continue to under-serve our African American, Latino, Pacific Islander and English Learner students, resulting in an opportunity and achievement gap that we must close.
    • Our high schools need additional support to increase student achievement, reduce truancy, and increase graduation rates
    • 80% of local school district budgets come from the State
  • 8. Our Priorities going forward
    • Literacy for
    • College and Career Readiness
    • Focus on reading, writing, speaking, critical thinking and mathematical reasoning for 21 st century success
    • Family access to early literacy in pre-school
    • Individual plans, progress monitoring and early intervention to keep all students on track
    • College prep writing for all students, with culminating Senior Project
    • Career education options, technology literacy, work-based learning and community college course access for all students
    • Recovery options that help, drop outs, non-completers and juvenile justice students graduate
    • Safe & Supportive Schools
    • Secure campuses and violence reduction
    • Mandatory extended student learning after school, Saturdays and summer
    • Restorative practices that enhance school culture and improve discipline systems to address equity
    • Truancy reduction and engaged families
    • Engaged civic and community partners to reduce violence in the community and at schools
    • Integrated student and family services at school that address the needs of the whole child
    • Quality Teaching for
    • Every Student, Every Day
    • Proven, rigorous standards-based curriculum and assessments for all students
    • UC/CSU “a-g” course curriculum in high school for all students
    • Training and coaching that improves teacher instructional skill and content knowledge
    • Schools ensure regular teacher collaboration to plan instruction for success of each student
    • Principal training that provides effective support and feedback to improve instruction
    • Cultural competency training for teachers to better meet the needs of diverse learners
    • Improved working conditions and support that increases teacher retention
  • 9. Total Budgeted Expenditures $616.6 M Other Restricted Funds $188 M General Fund $428.6 M 4,344 FTE Unrestricted Resources $252.3 M 2,890 FTE Restricted Resources $176.3 M 1,454 FTE School Site Budgets $184.5 M 2,145 FTE Centrally Funded Svcs for Schools $22.0 M 155 FTE Central Operations $37.2 M 224 FTE OUSD 2009-2010 Budget Breakdown Elementary $104.8 M 1,220 FTE Middle $33.9 M 400 FTE High $45.8 M 525 FTE School Climate $5.6 M 95 FTE Extended Ed Svc. $6.3 M 48 FTE Pro/Currc Devel $10.9 M 61 FTE Alt Ed. $0.8 M 8 FTE Facilities, Maint $3.0 M 271 FTE General Ed $4.0 M 38 FTE Dist. Lead, Other $7.9 M 59 FTE Bus, HR, Data, etc. $29.3 M 165 FTE Centrally Funded Site-Based Svcs $8.6 M 366 FTE Construction - $120 M Child Development - $21 M Self Insurance - $18 M Food Serv. - $15 M Adult Ed. - $12 M Debt Services - $2 M 2010—2011 Budget Challenge $27 million cuts from General Fund Unrestricted
  • 10. Unaudited Actuals Base Revenue Limit (BRL) 2002-2010 Summary Graph $4,739 $4,825 $4,961 $5,172 $5,538 $5,790 $6,119 $6,380
  • 11. Fiscal Challenges/ Opportunities
    • Enrollment and Attendance
      • How can we help families learn more about the many great schools in Oakland?
      • How can we partner with families, schools and community to raise attendance?
    • Teacher compensation
      • How do we address the challenge that our teachers do not make as much as most teachers in the Bay Area?
    • Class Size/ School Size
      • What are the benefits and costs to maintaining school and class sizes? How do we maintain these benefits and manage costs?
    • Safety and School Climate
      • How do we increase the funding and further engage community in keeping our schools safe and centers of support for our students and families?
  • 12. Next Steps
    • Board of Education and Superintendent continue to gather input from students, families, staff.
    • Superintendent prepares proposed budgets for central office that reflect the Board’s direction. (Dec/ Jan)
    • Principals and School Site Councils develop School Plan and Budget (Dec- Mar)
    • Personnel reductions approved (March)
    • Final budget for 2010-2011 adopted (June)