Agenda Item
Meeting Date:
5/10/2023 - 6:00 PM  
Business/Action Items  
18.2 Review and Potential Approval of Arts, Music, Instructional Materials One Time Block Grant  
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Goal 1:
All students will receive a high quality education in a safe and welcoming environment with equitable and high expectations, access to technology, and instruction in the California State Standards that prepare them for college and career.
File Attachment:
Grant presentation 5-10-23 (1).pdf
Arts, Music Grant Narrative.pdf
Assembly Bill 181, Section 134 allocates funding for school districts on a one-time basis to (1) Obtain standards-aligned professional development and acquire instructional materials, in the following subject areas: (A) Visual and performing arts. (B) World languages. (C) Mathematics. (D) Science. (E) English language arts, including early literacy. (F) Ethnic studies. (G) Financial literacy, including the content specified in Section 51284.5 of the Education Code. (H) Media literacy. (I) Computer science. (2) Obtain instructional materials and professional development aligned to best practices for improving school climate, including training on deescalation and restorative justice strategies, digital literacy, physical education, and learning through play. (3) Develop diverse book collections and obtain culturally relevant texts, including leveled texts, in both English and pupils’ home languages, to support pupils’ independent reading. It is the intent of the Legislature that these book collections and culturally relevant texts be used to provide support for pupils through the establishment of site-based school and classroom libraries that are culturally relevant to pupils’ home and community experiences and be available in English, pupils’ home language, or a combination of more than one language. (4) Operational costs, including but not limited, to retirement and health care cost increases. (5) As related to the COVID-19 pandemic, acquire personal protective equipment, masks, cleaning supplies, COVID-19 tests, ventilation upgrades, and other similar expenditures, if they are necessary to keep pupils and staff safe from COVID-19 and schools open for in-person instruction. Funding must be spent by June 30, 2026.  
Arts, Music, Instructional Materials One Time Block Grant, Program Code 3362  
Fiscal Impact:
Move to approve the Arts, Music, Instructional Materials One Time Block Grant Plan as presented.  
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jennifer Sachs - Chief, Educational Services
Signed By:  
Nancy Chen - Chief Accountant
Signed By:  
Dr. Adam Clark - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Debra Mason Moved, Member Linda Mayo seconded to approve the Original motion 'Move to approve the Arts, Music, Instructional Materials One Time Block Grant Plan as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
Cherise Khaund     Yes
Keisha Nzewi     Yes
Linda Mayo     Yes
Debra Mason     Yes
Erin McFerrin     Yes