San José Unified’s RISE program helping to fill need but openings persist
San Jose, CA, August 5, 2019 – The number of students between ages 3 and 21 receiving special education services is rising, according to a report released by the Department of Education. In the report, “Condition of Education 2018,” data showed the number of public school students receiving special education services under…Read More Top
SAN JOSÉ, CA – July 18, 2019: San José Unified School District announces its policy to serve nutritious meals every school day under the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and CACFP Afterschool Supper and Snack Program. Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals if the household income is less…Read More Top
SAN JOSÉ, CA, May 15, 2019—San José Unified recognized the outstanding achievements of its employees during the 2018-19 school year at the district’s annual Employee Service Awards at Gunderson High School held on May 14, 2019 from 5-7 p.m.. This event recognizes the contributions of teachers as well as classified and other employees. The following individuals were named San José Unified…Read More Top
April 26, San Jose, CA—Four San José Unified School District teachers have been chosen to participate in the award-winning “The Tech Academies” fellowship program. Teachers Laura Joy Lamkin and Rebecca Lunceford from Galarza Elementary and Anson Lam and Kimberly Masegian from Carson Elementary will join a…Read More Top
San José, Calif. April 14, 2019 – In an effort to provide equitable internet access to all higher division students, the San José Unified School District (SJUSD) has partnered with the 1Million Project for the third year in a row. Students in grades 9-12 who do not have reliable internet access in their homes will have the opportunity to obtain free Wi-Fi…Read More Top
San Jose, CA, March 19, 2019 - What’s the best way to encourage kids to eat healthy snacks? Have them make it themselves! That’s the idea behind Sodexo’s Annual Future Chefs Challenge. Now in its 9th year, the Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge encourages 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students nationwide to take an active part in making healthy food choices while being creative in the…Read More Top
Who: San José Unified School District (SJUSD) will host the second of three community town halls during the 2018-2019 school year. Members of the community are invited to attend the event along with San José Unified staff, parents, students and community leaders. Attendees are encouraged to bring forth any questions, comments or feedback regarding San José Unified.
What: An open forum, members…Read More Top
San Jose, CA, January 10, 2019 - Beginning in 2019, the San José Unified School District (SJUSD) will partner with the Department of Special Education at San José State University in a first-of-its-kind special education teacher credential program in an effort to address the current shortage of special education teachers felt nationwide. Called “Rise into Special Education (RISE),” the program creates a…Read More Top
SAN JOSÉ CA – It’s not every day that high school students have the opportunity to gain an audience with United States Senators and Representatives in Washington D.C. This past September, a delegation of ten Lincoln High School students not only met with staff members from California Representatives Anna Eshoo and Adam Schiff ‘s offices and members from the office of…Read More Top
SAN JOSÉ CA – The San José Unified School District continued to see improvement on statewide results for a fourth consecutive year of Smarter Balanced (SBAC) assessment exams, outperforming many comparable school districts according to a recently released California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) report by the California Department of Education (CDE).
San José Unified students exceeded statewide assessment results at…Read More Top