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APPROVAL OF 2003-04 REVISED DISTRICT LIBRARY PLAN...

APPROVAL OF 2003-04 REVISED DISTRICT LIBRARY PLAN AND GRANT

APPLICATION

WHAT HAPPENED

The board unanimously approved the district’s revised Library

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Plan, and also approved submission of a grant application under the

2003-04 California Public School Library Act Program.

WHAT IT MEANS

Goals of the library plan include annual assessments of collection

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strengths and weaknesses in school libraries. If the grant

application is approved, the district will receive $21,715 in new

funding for school site libraries.

GRANT APPLICATION FOR BURROUGHS HIGH COMMUNICATIONS ACADEMY

WHAT HAPPENED

The board unanimously approved submission of an application for a

California Partnership Academy Grant to start an Academy of

Multimedia Communications at John Burroughs High School.

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WHAT IT MEANS

Acceptance of the $42,000 grant obligates the district to fulfill

requirements to implement and operate the academy beginning in

September. The three-year academy would focus on preparing 10th-grade

students for media careers, and inspiring students who are not

motivated by a traditional educational curriculum.


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