After much research, Annie R. Mitchell continues to move forward in 21st Century learning, now in the area of homework. All homework for the year will be focused on Literacy. The expectation from all staff is that your child will read each night. Kindergartners will have a book bag to read aloud to you. Read more...
The Common Core Standards: (Click to watch 3minute video) are aligned with college and work expectations. are clear, understandable, and consistent. include rigorous content and application of knowledge through high-order skills. build upon strengths and lessons of current state standards. are informed by top-performing countries, so all students are prepared to succeed in our global economy and society. are evidence-based. Mission Statement The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy. —Common Core State Standards Initiative
Visalia Unified, along with its architectural firm, Mangini Associates, Inc. and several District committees, has begun the planning and design process of our community’s next comprehensive high school. The new high school will be located in northwest Visalia and is projected to open in the fall of 2024. In order to collect widespread community input that will help guide the design of the new school, a survey has been developed and is available to all interested stakeholders.
Visalia is proud of its quality K-12 education, with a foundation of 38 traditional elementary, middle and high school campuses. Visalia Unified School District stays abreast of technological changes and secures funding necessary to build new campuses to keep up with Visalia’s strong population growth.