Rowland Unified surveys community about education programs

The Rowland Unified School District will conduct another district climate survey to provide feedback on programs and services the district provides.

These surveys provides data to help in the planning of district operations and educational services. Rowland will also hold information meetings this month for parents to learn more about the Common Core State Standards and how it will impact their children.

To participate in the online survey available in English, Chinese, Korean and Spanish, the community can visit the “Your Voice” section of the District website and on every school website.

It is also located on the free Rowland Unified School District “Mobile App” available for iOS and Android phones/devices. The District Climate Survey is available now through Jan. 30. Individuals who do not have access to computers may visit any RUSD school to take the survey online, or at the District Office located at 1830 S. Nogales Street in Rowland Heights, phone is (626)965-2541.

The results from the survey will be shared with the community in the “Your Voice” section on websites in the spring.

Parents and interested community members are also invited to attend an informational meeting about the Common Core State Standards that will be implemented next year.

Meeting dates are: Thursday, Jan. 16 at 6 p.m. in the Alvarado Intermediate Cafeteria at 1901 S. Desire Ave. in Rowland Heights or Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. in Giano Intermediate’s Multipurpose Room at 3223 S. Giano Ave. in West Covina.

For additional resources and information about the Common Core, a Parent Common Core Toolbox with videos and handouts is located on each RUSD school website or at