The Board of Education will be hosting two VIRTUAL open houses in March for community members who are interested in representing their districts by serving on the school board.
Learn more about the 2021 Election and Candidate Information here.
As the one-year mark since the pandemic began approached, BVSD is both hopeful about the future ahead and determined to address the impacts that the crisis has had on its students
Despite efforts of our Board of Education to encourage elected officials to waive this year's CMAS testing, based on our monitoring of the situation, it appears unlikely that the test will be called off. As a result, we are preparing for CMAS testing to happen this spring and intend to make the most of it knowing that the test data – however incomplete this year – will be used by a variety of audiences to make judgments about how our schools are performing.
“Throughout my years in education, adults try to solve these problems [of equity] and in my research, and having taken the time to interview students, student voice is powerful and needed and should be included in the conversation,” said Amy Nelson, BVSD Coordinator of Equity & Partnerships of the Southwest Network.
In what ways did people experience 2020 differently and what does this teach us? This question is the focus of the “Perspectives 2020: Telling the Stories of the Community” community-wide Project Based Learning (PBL) project.