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Rowland USD Engages Community with District Climate Survey and Meetings About Common Core

ROWLAND UNIFIED ENGAGES COMMUNITY WITH DISTRICT CLIMATE SURVEY AND MEETINGS ABOUT COMMON CORE

ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA – JANUARY 8, 2014 – The Rowland Unified School District announced today it will launch once again its District Climate Survey, where the community can provide valuable feedback on programs and services the District provides. This recurring survey provides data responses that assist during planning and review of District operations and educational services. The District also announced that it will hold information meetings this month for parents to learn more about the Common Core State Standards, how it will impact their child, and will share the implementation efforts made in RUSD. 

            District Climate Survey: To participate in the online survey (also available in Chinese, Korean and Spanish), the community can CLICK HERE or visit the “Your Voice” section of the District website www.RowlandSchools.org and on every school website. It is also located on the free Rowland Unified School District “Mobile App” available for iOS and Android phones/devices. The District Climate Survey is available now through January 30, 2014. Individuals who do not have access to computers may visit any RUSD school to take the survey online, or at the District Office located at 1830 S. Nogales Street in Rowland Heights, phone is (626)965-2541. *All responses are anonymous and confidential. The results from the survey will be shared with the community in the “Your Voice” section on websites in the Spring.

            Common Core Informational Meetings: Parents and interested community members are also invited to attend an informational meeting about the Common Core State Standards that will be implemented next year. Meeting dates are: Thursday, January 16 at Alvarado Intermediate in the Cafeteria at 6 p.m. (located at 1901 S. Desire Avenue in Rowland Heights, 91748) or Wednesday, January 22 at Giano Intermediate in the Multipurpose Room at 6 p.m. (located at 3223 S. Giano Avenue, West Covina 91792). For additional resources and information about the Common Core, a Parent Common Core Toolbox with videos and handouts is located on each RUSD school website or at www.RowlandSchools.org.

            The Rowland Unified School District is proud to serve 16,000 students in the communities of Rowland Heights, Walnut, La Puente, City of Industry, and West Covina at our award-winning schools. More than 5,000 adults (16+) are also served by the Rowland Adult and Community Education School. For more information about Rowland Unified, the community can download the free Mobile App for iOS and Android phones/devices that has news, school calendars, a safety Tip Line, high school sports news for Nogales and Rowland High Schools, and helpful parent and District resources. Visit www.RowlandSchools.org or call (626) 965-2541.