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Nevada County Board of Education to hear superintendent’s response to grand jury report

The Nevada County Board of Education will hold a regular meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the county’s Houser Conference Room located on the 100 block of Nevada City Highway in Nevada City.

The meeting’s consent agenda includes the confirmation of the School Attendance Review Board, also known as SARB, and acceptance of donations from the Sierra Nevada Children’s Services and Placer County Community Action Council.

Staff reports from alternative education, educational services and business services will be given, along with Superintendent of Schools Holly Hermansen’s report which will include her official response to the June 30 grand jury report implicating two Grass Valley School District facilities with health and safety hazards.

Action items on the agenda include approval of the sufficiency of instructional materials for grades K-12, an unaudited actual financial report for the county, and approval of a board policy on student wellness.

Discussion items on the agenda are the county budget review, and discussion about Twin Ridges Home Study Charter School which has recently gone through financial readjustments after finding out an employee had embezzled money from the school’s budget.

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To contact Staff Writer Ivan Natividad, email or call 530-477-4236.

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