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File #: 22-661    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2022 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the execution of an amendment to the agreement with the San Mateo County Office of Education for The Big Lift, increasing the amount by $150,000 to a new not-to-exceed amount of $2,797,285 with no change to the term of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.
Attachments: 1. 20220913_r_Big Lift SMCOE Amendment 1_Resolution, 2. 20220913_a_Fy22-23 SMC Amendment to Agreement TBL SMCOE signed.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Executive
Iliana Rodriguez, Deputy County Executive
Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with the San Mateo County Office of Education

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the execution of an amendment to the agreement with the San Mateo County Office of Education for The Big Lift, increasing the amount by $150,000 to a new not-to-exceed amount of $2,797,285 with no change to the term of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.

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BACKGROUND:
On October 19, 2021, the County entered into an agreement with the San Mateo County Office of Education (SMCOE) for The Big Lift in an amount not to exceed $2,647,285 for the term July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.

The Big Lift focuses on seven San Mateo County communities where third grade reading proficiency scores are close to or below the County average. Communities are defined by school district boundaries and include the following school districts: Cabrillo Unified, Jefferson Elementary, South San Francisco Unified, San Bruno Park Elementary, La Honda-Pescadero Unified, Redwood City, and Ravenswood City.

The Big Lift is based on evidence-based interventions including:
1. A comprehensive school readiness strategy focused on high-quality preschool for 3 and 4-year olds that leads to an aligned and sequenced set of high-quality learning experiences in kindergarten through third grade; and
2. A focus on reducing chronic absence in the early grades; and
3. Developing inspiring summer learning opportunities that enable children to maintain their academic and developmental gains; and
Supporting parents and caregivers as children's first and most influential teachers to provide rich learning environments in the home.

DISCUSSION:
In school year 2022-23, The Big Lift will expand its program supports for evidence-based language and literacy approaches ...

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