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  • CFD

    • Can an audit be done on all of the Weston Ranch community property taxes in how those funds have been spent and on what?

    • Can CFD funding be used to replace portable classrooms with new permanent Classrooms?

    • Can CFD funding be used to replace portable classrooms with new permanent Classrooms?

    • Can COP be paid early for a fee?

    • CFD 1 was voted by Board at the time to collect maximum money able to charge forever? Did any Board do that with CFD 2, 3 or 4?

    • Confirm completion date for East Union High School?

    • Confirm completion date for Weston Ranch High School?

    • Could the City and school District enter into CFD together to support city needs as well as the school District’s needs?

    • Did CFD 1 pay for improvements at East Union High School? Study Session August 2013 said it was included.

    • Did the District use money for East Union stadium?

    • Disagree that any monies be placed in a deposit refunding escrow and used to pay the remaining COP debt.

    • Do we pay COP on other Mello-Roos? (CFS)

    • Dolcinea in CFD 3? Move to 3 or money specific?

    • During Measure M, was Mello-Roos suspended so as not to change both Measure M and Mello-Roos?

    • For CFD-3, why are site lists different?

    • Have COP been used on other CFDs? (CFS)

    • How are Mello Roos boundaries determined?

    • How many on staff administration work on CFD services?

    • How much of the CFD (Mello-Roos) was used for the East Union High stadium and any other buildings before Weston Ranch High School was open?

    • In ten years, how much will there be of CFD-1 after the $2.9 million is spent?

    • Is CFD 1 financing a CAB?

    • What about voter approval for Mello Roos increase?

    • What are the advantages and disadvantage of borrowing money from COP (CFS)?

    • What are the current & projected total costs of retiring CFD 1 Bonds & COP?

    • What CFDs were used for Tinnin Rd?

    • What has been your experience with new developments & developers paying their fair share of school facilities to meet the needs of present & future students?

    • What is a CAB?

    • What is a CFA?

    • What is a CFD?

    • What is a COP?

    • What is a GOB?

    • What is a Traditional CFD?

    • What is a Verification Analysis?

    • What is an Annexing CFD?

    • What is owed on Mello-Roos (CFD-1) without COP, $30 million (SNC)?

    • What needs to be done by the City of Manteca, City Council, Planning Department with developers & the school district to plan for the educational needs of the community?

    • What was Proposition 218?

    • What would the end date be if Board members vote for an end date?

    • When new developments are annexed in are fees reassessed? Traditional vs. Annexed?

    • Which subdivisions in Manteca participate in MUSD Mello-Roos and/or CFD financing?

    • Why does the data from the August 2013 CFD Study Session not match on the October 13 Measure M report?

    • Why is the RMA rate for CFD 4 so much higher than CFD 3?

  • Community Eligibility Program

    • 01. What is the Community Eligibility Program (CEP)?

    • 02. How are schools selected to participate in CEP?

    • 03. Which Manteca USD schools are participating in CEP during the 2018-19 school year?

    • 04. What type of paperwork is required from these eligible schools?

    • 05. How will survey forms be distributed and collected?

    • 06. If my school is eligible for CEP this year, will it change next school year?

    • 07. What meal will the student receive?

    • 08. How will each meal be tracked?

    • 09. Can adults/teachers participate in the school meal program?

    • 10. What if the student transitions out of a CEP site?

  • Device Care and Access

    • Can district policy match Ed Code 17453.1 and have the devices be optional?

    • Do students have to bring the device home?

    • How will Special Education children access their devices?

    • What does California Ed Code say about lost or damaged instructional materials?

    • What happens if a child loses the device?

    • What happens if the device is damaged or broken at home?

    • What is the maximum amount a parent will be charged out-of-pocket for this device?

    • Who is responsible for charging the device?

    • Will my child get a replacement device?

  • Employees

  • Families

    • How do I get my Parent Connect Pin and Password?

    • How will my child be protected on the Internet while at home?

  • Internet and Support

    • How do I sign up for a consumer Microsoft account?

    • How will my child be protected on the Internet while at home?

    • In terms of protection, how is web content filtered while my child is at school?

    • What if I don’t have Internet or wireless at home?

    • What if the student needs tech support when not at school?

    • What is the difference between the two types of Microsoft accounts?

    • What types of security measures are in place to protect my child's information on his/her device?

  • School Boundaries

    • Are there any special circumstances under which a child can remain at their original school of attendance following the change of boundaries?

    • How often are attendance boundary adjustments made?

    • I am registering my child for Kindergarten for the fall 2018/19 school year. Where should I register?

    • If I am registering my child for kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year during Kinder registration (beginning April 4, 2018 and prior to new possible boundary approval on May 8, 2018) at my school of residence based on current boundaries will my student be “Grandfathered”?

    • What factors does the District consider when looking at possible boundary scenarios?

    • What if my child wants to attend the newly approved school of residence beginning in August 2018?

    • What is open enrollment?

    • When will I know if our school is affected?

    • When will we see the proposed boundary adjustments?

    • When would new school attendance boundaries take effect?

    • Where do I go to get more information?

    • Who can I talk to if I have questions or concerns?

    • Why do we need to change boundaries?

    • Will notices be sent to families affected by the boundary adjustment, if approved?

    • Will students in high school be affected by the change?

    • Will there be transportation provided to those impacted?

  • School Boundaries - Grandfathering Practice

    • How does this establish priority for these students?

    • What is the “Grandfathering” practice?

    • Who does this practice affect?

    • Who is eligible?

  • Software and Learning

    • Are all of their textbooks going to eventually be on the device?

    • Can students be given assignments that require the use of the device?

    • How do I get my Parent Connect Pin and Password?

    • How do I learn to use OneNote?

    • How was it decided to use the Microsoft Suite of products as the software?

  • Students

    • Can students be given assignments that require the use of the device?

    • High School students use their ID #’s for log in. Is there a way for them to change their username or password?

    • How do I get my Parent Connect Pin and Password?

    • How do I send my transcript to a college?

    • How do I sign up for a consumer Microsoft account?

    • What if the student needs tech support when not at school?