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Chico Unified School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Gary M. Loustale

15,542 votes (17.46%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • I will work to make all students College and Career ready
  • I am committed to make our schools as safe as possible
  • My goal is to increase STEAM curriculum to all grade levels - Science,Technology,Engineering, Art and Math



I would like to thank voters for electing me to serve for the past four years. If re-elected, I will continue the work and goals established during my term:
*Chico Unified voters passed a bond in the last election - Measure K. With the success of the bond, trustees immediately updated the Facilities Master Plan and began updating our outdated facilities with new buildings, technology, security and athletic fields. Charter schools also benefited as trustees shared funding with them. 
*Labor relations are at an all-time high. For the first time in the history of CUSD, a 3 year contractual agreement between both unions was reached without going through the state arbitration process.
*Classroom achievements include higher test scores, graduation rates, and school attendance. 
*The addition of Elementary School Counselors has been very successful and helpful to families.
*The district has recently established 5 School Resource Police Officers for campuses.
*My experience as a Business Owner and Career Technology Educator has helped create more career pathways for students.
As an effective board member I will work to establish new polices and remove outdated ones, improve transparency and remain fiscally responsible.

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