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SDUSD 2015 State of the District:

We went to this year’s SDUSD State of the District address last night (10/20/15) at Lincoln High School. Once again I am impressed with our current leadership and the direction they are moving this big ship (San Diego Unified is the second largest district in California, and eighth in the nation). Here are a couple video clips from the event. One is of Superintendent Cindy Marten, where she shares the importance of communication skills for our students, and the other is of Board President Marne Foster, where she tells us how “We have to reach our students before we teach them!”

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2015-SofD Cindy Marten Video

SDUSD 2014 State of the District:

Superintendent Marten and the San Diego Unified Board of Directors spoke at the annual State of the District meeting on Dec. 1, 2014, and the news was good! Here’s a report from the source.
Marten at State of District 2014

District fully engages in Common Core:

San Diego Unified and other districts across the nation continue to prepare students to compete in the global marketplace as they teach students to think critically, learn independently and communicate better in order to meet the new guidelines outlined in the Common Core State Standards.Science at Kearny HS These standards align with the district’s goals set forth in Vision 2020 to create a quality school in every neighborhood, and more specifically, provide students with a broad and challenging curriculum.Adopted in 2010, the Common Core State Standards are… (read more)

Goals for upcoming year in SD Unified:

IN THE NEWS (9/8/14): Superintendent Cindy Marten talks with Fox 5 Morning News about the district’s goals for 2014-15, safety and security at our schools and Common Core. Check out the recent interview. Watch the video.