Utah State Board of Education April Meeting Agenda

Utah State Board of Education sealThe Utah State Board of Education will hold committee meetings and a work/study session on Thursday, April 12, and hold their regular meeting on Friday, April 13 at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City.

Full agendas for both meetings along with supplemental materials on agenda items can be found at http://www.schools.utah.gov/board/Meetings/Agenda/Current-Agenda-(1).aspx.

 

Highlights of Friday’s regular Board meeting include:

Friday’s full Board meeting (though not committees) will be streamed live at   http://www.schools.utah.gov/board/Meetings/Webcast.aspx.

Following Friday’s meeting, a summary of major action taken by the Board will be posted at http://www.schools.utah.gov/board/Meetings/Summary.aspx.

NOTICE OF MEETING

UTAH STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

April 12-13, 2012

Utah State Office of Education

Board Room/Conference Rooms

250 East 500 South

Salt Lake City, Utah

Thursday, April 12, 2012

4:30 p.m. Audit Committee (Closed) – Administration Conference Room

Charter Schools Committee – Board Room

Communications Committee – 2nd Floor North Conference Room 241

6:00 p.m. USDB Committee – 2nd Floor North Conference Room 241

7:00 p.m. Board Work/Study Session – Board Room

NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN

Friday, April 13, 2012

7:45 a.m.         Continental breakfast available for Board members

8:15 a.m.         Board meeting begins

9:05 a.m.         Board standing committees convene

11:50 p.m.      Lunch

3:15 p.m.        Executive Session

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Public Participation and Comment – To sign up in advance for Public Participation, contact Board Secretary Lorraine Austin (lorraine.austin@schools.utah.gov or 801-538-7517) prior to the day of the meeting or sign up at the meeting by 8:30 a.m.

NOTE: The April 13 meeting will be broadcast live over the Internet beginning at 8:15 a.m. To view the broadcast, go to the link on the USBE home page: www.schools.utah.gov/board. Times are approximate. The standing committee meetings and the executive session will not be broadcast.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing auxiliary communicative aids and services for these meetings should contact Lorraine Austin (801) 538-7517 or lorraine.austin@schools.utah.gov, giving at least three working days notice.

 

UTAH STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

AGENDA

Thursday, April 12, 2012

4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Board Committee Meetings – Committee recommendations will come to the full Board for action in the April 13 meeting of the Board.

AUDIT COMMITTEE – CLOSED

Administration Conference Room

CHARTER SCHOOLS COMMITTEE

Board Room

ACTION: Legacy Preparatory Academy Amendment Request Tab 4-A

ACTION: Lakeview Academy Amendment Request Tab 4-B

ACTION: Noah Webster Academy And Provo Freedom Academy Matriculation Agreement Tab 4-C

ACTION: Provo Freedom Academy Amendment Request Tab 4-D

ACTION: New Charter School Applications for 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 Tab 4-E

4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

2ND Floor North Conference Room 241

DISCUSSION/ACTION: Communications Committee Issues Tab 4-F

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

USDB COMMITTEE (Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind)

2nd Floor North Conference Room 241

ACTION: R277-800 Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (Amend) Tab 4-G

DISCUSSION: USDB Advisory Council Nominations

CLOSED SESSION

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Board Work/Study Session – NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN

Board Room

DISCUSSION: Legislative Session Review and Future Goals

 

UTAH STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

AGENDA

Friday, April 13, 2012

8:15 a.m. to 8:40 a.m.

1.      Welcome and Promises to Keep Highlight

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Board Member Message
  • Promises to Keep Highlight: Ensuring Literacy for all Students

8:40 a.m. to 8:55 a.m.

2.      Public Participation/Comment

(Priority shall be given to those individuals or groups, who, prior to the day of the meeting, have submitted a request to address the Board, including a brief description of the issue to be addressed. Sign-up is available the day of the meeting, before 8:30 a.m.)

8:55 a.m. to 9:05 a.m.

3.      ACTION: General Consent Calendar (Backup Furnished Electronically) Tab 3

9:05 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

4.      Board Committee Meetings Tabs 4 H-X

(Tabs 4-A through 4-G discussed in April 12 committees)

ACCOUNTABILITY, FINANCE AND ASSESSMENT

Basement West Conference Room 39

ACTION: Charter School Revolving Loan Account Recommendations Tab 4-H

ACTION: R277-407-3 Classes and Activities During the Regular  School Day Tab 4-I                   

ACTION: R277-473 Testing Procedures (Amend); R277-405 Requirements for Assessment Pilot Programs(Amend); R277-705 Secondary Schools Completion and Diplomas (Amend) Tab 4-J

ACTION: R277-497 Grading Schools (Amend) Tab 4-K

ACTION: Reading Assessment Waivers Tab 4-L

CURRICULUM, STANDARDS AND STUDENT SUCCESS COMMITTEE

Second Floor North Conference Room 241

ACTION: Revisions to Board Bylaws Tab 4-M

ACTION: R277-437-3 Local School Board and District Responsibilities (Amend) Tab 4-N    

ACTION: R277-475 Patriotic, Civic and Character Education (Amend) Tab 4-O

ACTION: R277-524 Paraprofessional Qualifications (Amend) Tab 4-P

ACTION: R277-612 Foreign Exchange Students (5-Year Review Continuation) Tab 4-Q

DISCUSSION: Standards, Curriculum and Assessments Tab 4-R

INSTRUCTION, SUPPORT, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

First Floor South Conference Room 156

ACTION: R277-491 School Community Councils Tab 4-S

ACTION: R277-477 Distribution of Funds from the Interest and Dividend Account (School LAND Trust Funds) and Administration of the School LAND Trust Program (Amend) Tab 4-T

ACTION: R277-500 Educator Licensing Renewal, Timelines, and Required Fingerprint Background Checks (Amend) Tab 4-U

ACTION: R277-501 Educator Licensing Renewal, Timelines, and Required Fingerprint Background Checks (Repeal) Tab 4-V                  

ACTION: 180-day Waiver Request Tab 4-W

INFORMATION: Update S.B. 64 Public Education Employment Reform Tab 4-X

10:45 a.m.

BOARD MEETING

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

5.      Achievement Spotlight

11:00 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.

6.      ACTION: Assessment Discussion                                                                                  Tab 6

11:20 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.

7.      INFORMATION: State Superintendent Report

11:40 a.m. to 11:55 p.m.

8.      INFORMATION: Board Chair Report

11:55 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Lunch for Board Members and Executive Staff

12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

9.      DISCUSSION: Review of the 2012 Legislative Session                             Tab 9

1:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

10.    ACTION: Board Standing Committee Reports

a. Charter Schools

b. USDB

c. Communications

d. Instruction, Support, and Technology

e. Curriculum, Standards and Student Success

f.  Accountability, Finance and Assessment

3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

11.       Executive Session

4:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

12.       ACTION: Executive Session Items

4:30 p.m.

13.       Adjournment

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