Increase the achievement level of students, schools and school districts in the San Joaquin
  • Implement a school and school district support system through county offices of education.
    Implement a curricular and instructional program to ensure all children are able to read at or above grade level.
  • Provide school choice, intra-district and inter-district options consistent with state and federal law.
  • Establish an executive leadership academy to train principals of low-performing schools in “turn-around” educational and management services.
  • Coordinate and communicate regional positions regarding state and/or federal school reform.
Develop a college-going culture in the San Joaquin Valley
  • Support collaborations between school districts and the community colleges, CSU and UC systems.
  • Increase the rate of high school graduates completing courses for college admission.
Implement a computer literacy initiative for K-12 students, aligned with community college curriculum and/or business criteria/workforce assessments
Align career technical education to target industry clusters
Examine data systems to meet needs of districts and higher education institutions in the region, to enhance data collection, tranfserence of information