The Pleasanton school board is scheduled to receive an update on the expansion of technology at the middle schools during its board meeting Tuesday night.
In order to provide equity and greater access to the curriculum through the use of 21st century instructional technology supporting the implementation of the District Strategic Plan, the middle schools are proposing to expand the traditional Laptop Program to all students beginning with sixth grade during the 2015-16 school year, according to staff reports.
Tuesday's presentation will provide trustees follow-up to the presentation made at the Jan. 27 meeting.
In other business:
* The school board will discuss an update of the School Climate Transformation Grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Safe and Healthy Students.
Staff reports said funds are dispersed over the course of five years and emphasize the implementation of multi-tiered systems of support for students with Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS).
The update will include an implementation timeline, goals, and next year;s focus of Tier One intervention strategies.
* The board will discuss and possibly take action regarding legal services for the school board.
Trustees will discuss pros and cons and options for retaining an attorney to address board-related questions.
* The board will recognize the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation, the Southern Alameda County Alliance of African American Educators (SACAAAE) Cultural Student Award recipients and the Pleasanton Unified School District's Teacher of the Year.
The open session of Tuesday's school board meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the district's boardroom, 4665 Bernal Avenue.