On Monday December 11, 2017 the Santa Clara County Committee on School District Organization will hold two public hearings on a request to transfer 50 parcels from Sunnyvale School District to Cupertino Union School District (Sunset Oaks). Following the second public hearing, the County Committee will hold its annual organizational meeting.
County Committee Members
Functions and Responsibilities
The primary responsibility of the County Committee on School District Organization is the reorganization of school districts, through territory transfers and unification. The Committee is also empowered by the Education Code to:
The County Committee is the central initiator, coordinator, facilitator, and arbitrator for these operations. It formulates plans, responds to petitions, conducts public hearings, develops and releases information, and analyzes proposals.
The Committee is subject to the legal requirements expressed in the California Education Code and to policies and regulations of the State Board of Education. County Committees are given significant latitude to address each local situation in its own context.
Note: The California Department of Education has posted on its website the handbook for school district organization. The handbook details all the duties, responsibilities, and processes for the county committee. Click
here to view the handbook.