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Federal act focus of school board

Staff reportsThe Tahoe Truckee Unified School District trustees will discuss the federal No Child Left Behind Act and the district’s alternative programs at its Thursday night board meeting.In the study session on No Child Left Behind the board will discuss how the mandates of the federal act are affecting students in Tahoe Truckee Unified.In second study session on the district’s alternative programs – including Sierra High School, Donner Trail School, Creekside, Coldstream and other comparable schools – the board will discuss the various alternative programs offered in the district and the cost of each program.School district Assistant Superintendent of Business Ralph Johnson will break down the cost per student at each program in the district to see if there is a wide variance. If there is, the board may give direction to district staff to narrow that difference.Public input is welcome during school board study sessions.The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and will be held at the school district office at 11839 Donner Pass Road.For a copy of the full agenda, go to http://www.ttusd.org.

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