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ADULT SCHOOL FEE INCREASE WHAT HAPPENED The...

ADULT SCHOOL

FEE INCREASE

WHAT HAPPENED

The board unanimously approved a registration fee increase from

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$15 to $20 for the Adult School Academic Learning Lab, effective

Sept. 1.

WHAT IT MEANS

Money generated by the $5 increase, the first in the adult

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school’s 10-year history, will be used to replenish supplies and

textbooks. According to board President Trish Burnett, the increase

was warranted because the school is not meeting its financial

obligations and is drawing money from the school district’s general

fund.

TEST WAIVER REQUEST

WHAT HAPPENED

At the state’s request, school board members voted unanimously to

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file a waiver to substitute California Standards Test scores for the

Golden State Examinations, which were canceled as part of the 2002-03

fiscal year budget cuts at the state level. The test is required to

be eligible for the Golden State Seal Merit Diploma.

WHAT IT MEANS

The waiver is available to 2003 graduating seniors who were

prevented from meeting requirements for Golden State Seal Merit

Diploma because the spring Golden State Examination test was

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canceled.


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