August 26, 2014 > New Haven School District Board report
New Haven School District Board report
Submitted By New Haven Unified School District
The Board of Education, on August 20, approved three-year contracts with Chief Academic Officer Arlando Smith and Chief Business Officer Akur Varadarajan to continue serving as co-superintendents, through June 2017. Dr. Smith and Mr. Varadarajan have been serving as interim co-superintendents since August 2013.
Also, the Board:
Approved instructional minutes and bell schedules for the 2014-15 school year, which begins Wednesday, August 27. Except on modified or minimum days, elementary schools will start at 8 a.m. and be dismissed at 2:05 p.m.; middle schools will start at 8:35 a.m. and be dismissed at 2:55 p.m.; James Logan High will start at 8:20 a.m. and be dismissed at 3:25 p.m.; and Conley-Caraballo High will start at 8:07 a.m. and be dismissed at 12:36 p.m.
Approved several new or revised policies, primarily to align existing polices with new laws; including policies concerning District goals, advertising and promotion, sale or lease of property, financial reports, discipline, suspensions and expulsions, advanced placement, mathematics instruction, class size and assessment. Details are available in the agenda posted on the District website (www.nhusd.k12.ca.us).