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SCOE Post-Secondary Transition Class
On March 31, 2014 Benicia Unified School District will be hosting an informational meeting regarding new Post-Secondary / Transition Class for the 2014 - 2015 school year which will be run by the Solano County Office of Education. Both BUSD Special Services Director, Carolyn Patton, and SCOE Program Manager Tonya Roschen will be in attendance to answer your questions. Please click here to view the flyer and see meeting information.
CAC Annual Recgonition Awards Ceremony
The Solano County Community Advisory Committee presents the 8th Annual Recognition Awards Ceremony on April 29, 2014. Awards will be presented to one person from each member district in the Solano SELPA in addition to one student and one community organization that is dedicated to supporting individuals with special needs. Please click here to see the flyer with details and come support the amazing people in our community,
Common Core and Smarter Balance Assessments
Benicia Unified School District has been nagivating the transition to the Common Core Standards which have been adopted by the State of California. The 2014 - 2015 school year will mark Benicia Unified's first administration of the Smarter Balanced Assessment which will take the place of the STAR test. Below you will find further information on both the Common Core Standards and the Smarter Balanced Assessment.
Dr. Carolyn Patton, the Director of Special Services has composed the following letter addressing the new Smarter Balanced Assessment: Smarter Balanced Introduction
Smarter Balanced Assessment: Informational Link
California Department of Education Common Core Standards Resources for Special Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/cc/
Common Core State Standards: CCS Link
National Center and State Collaborative: Site Link