The Ed-Watch series is designed to increase access to information on what decisions are being made regarding public education in Clark County and Nevada.
Clark County School District Board of Trustees
What is the Board of Trustees & what are they responsible for? The CCSD Trustees are publicly elected decision-makers for the school district. They are responsible for providing oversight to the Superintendent and establishing District-wide policy. Trustees are accountable to work with their communities to improve student achievement.
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How often does the Board of Trustees meet? Trustees meet twice per month (second and fourth Thursdays) at 5 pm both virtually and at the Edward A. Greer Education Center Board Room (2832 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89121).
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Can community members engage at Trustee meetings? Decision-making bodies benefit greatly from hearing public input and multiple perspectives. Currently, members of the public can submit comments on agenda and non-agenda items through email or voice recording. Public comment can be provided in person, via email, or via voice recording. Email comments should be submitted to Boardmtgcomments@nv.ccsd.net. To submit a voice recording on items listed on the meeting agenda, call 702-799-1166. Voice recorded public comment is limited to 1 minute 30 seconds.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Clark County School District Board of Trustees Meeting
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Watch the meeting playback on CCSD EduVision.
What happened at this meeting?
Trustees Approved the Consent Agenda (7-0)
Consent Agenda Highlights:
- Approval of sex education materials
- Revision of the CCSD Sex Education Advisory Committee bylaws and Sex Education Operational Guide for K-12 Curriculum Development
- Unified and licensed personnel employment
- Amendment of CCSD Regulations 4291, 4352, and 4357
Explore consent agenda items here.
Trustees Received an Update Chronic Absenteeism
Trustees discussed an update on chronic absenteeism, as related to the District’s Focus: 2024 Strategic Plan. Highlights included:
- While chronic absenteeism rate goals were not met, chronic absenteeism this year is lower than the previous year across all sub-groups.
- There was an increase in chronic absenteeism the Black/African American group.
- Multi-agency support, a restructure of the Attendance Department, and the use of a Student Advisory Committee have contributed to the improvement.
Explore the presentation.
Trustees Received an Update on Student Discipline
Trustees discussed an update provided regarding student discipline, as related to the District’s Focus: 2024 Strategic Plan. Highlights included:
- Student suspensions and discretionary expulsions have increased to their highest level in the last five years.
- Elementary school suspensions have gone down, but middle and high school suspensions have risen.
- Disproportionality and inconsistencies in application of resolutions remains a concern.
Explore the presentation.
Trustees Approved the Naming of Northeast Career and Technical Academy (4-3)
Trustees approved the School Name Committee’s recommendation that the new school adjacent to Legacy High School be named the Northeast Career and Technical Academy.
Explore the supporting material and map.
Trustees Approved the Naming of the Paul Sawicki Vehicle Maintenance Building (7-0)
Trustees approved the recommendation to name the maintenance building at the Matthew B. Wallace Transportation Center, the Paul Sawicki Vehicle Maintenance Building.
Explore the supporting material.
Members of the public shared comments regarding:
- Child services
- Teacher shortages
- Mathematics scholarships
- Shadow Ridge High School coach firing
- Canyon Springs High School incident
- Teacher burnout and vacancies
- Healthcare access
The next Meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for April 13, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.