State Board May Meeting Agenda

Utah State Board of Education Seal

The Utah State Board of Education will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, May 2 at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City.

The complete agenda along with more information about agenda items can be found here. The Board meeting, though not the committee meetings, will be streamed live here. Shortly after the end of the meeting a summary of major action taken by the Board will be posted here.

Public Participation: To sign up in advance for Public Participation, contact Board Secretary Lorraine Austin ( or 801-538-7517) prior to the day of the meeting or sign up at the meeting by 8:10 a.m.

NOTE: The May 2 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: Times are approximate.

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



Thursday, May 2, 2013

7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.


2nd Floor North Conference Room 241

8:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

1.    Opening Business

•   Pledge of Allegiance

•   Board Member Message

•   Promises to Keep Highlight

8:30 a.m. to 8:40 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 8:10 a.m.

8:40 a.m. to 8:50 a.m.

3.    ACTION: General Consent Calendar (Backup furnished electronically)          Tab 3

9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

4.    Board Standing Committee Meetings                                                 Tabs 4-A through 4-T


2nd Floor North Conference Room 241

INFORMATION: Outcomes of Taxing Entity Committee Meetings          Tab 4-A

ACTION: Loan Recommendation from the Charter School Building        Tab 4-B

Revolving Subaccount Committee

ACTION: R277-407-3 School Fees–Classes and Activities During Tab 4-C

the Regular School Day (Amendment)

ACTION: R277-422 State Supported Voted Local Levy, Board           Tab 4-D

                      Local Levy and Reading Improvements Program (Amendment)

ACTION: R277-445 Classifying Small Schools as Necessarily              Tab 4-E

                      Existent (Amendment)

ACTION: R277-477 Distribution of Funds from the Interest and          Tab 4-F

                      Dividend Account (School LAND Trust Funds) and Administration

                      Of the School LAND Trust Program (Repeal/Reenact and Continuation)

ACTION: R277-484 Data Standards (Amendment)                           Tab 4-G

ACTION: R277-525 Special Educator Stipends (Continuation)        Tab 4-H

DISCUSSION: Board Financial Information                                  Tab 4-I


1st Floor South Conference Room 156

ACTION: R277-403 Student Reading Proficiency (Amendment and        Tab 4-J


ACTION: R277-406 K-3 Reading Improvement Program and the            Tab 4-K

                      State Reading Goal (Amendment and Continuation)

ACTION: R277-489 Early Intervention Program (Amendment)           Tab 4-L

ACTION: R277-490 Beverley Taylor Sorenson Elementary Arts           Tab 4-M

                      Learning Program (Amendment and Continuation)

ACTION: R277-617 Smart School Technology Program (Amendment     Tab 4-N

and Continuation)

ACTION: R277-619 Student Leadership Skills Development (New)       Tab 4-O

ACTION: R277-713 Concurrent Enrollment of High School Students   Tab 4-P

                      in College Courses (Amendments)


Basement West Conference Room (Instructional Materials Center)

ACTION: R277-602 Special Needs Scholarships–Funding and           Tab 4-Q

                      Procedures (Amendment and Continuation)

ACTION: R277-487 Public School Data Confidentiality and              Tab 4-R

                      Disclosure (Amendment)

INFORMATION: Educator Evaluation Update                                   Tab 4-S

DISCUSSION/ACTION: State Board of Education Bylaws                   Tab 4-T

11:40 a.m. BOARD MEETING

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

5.    Achievement Spotlight

11:55 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

6.    INFORMATION: Superintendent’s Report

12:15 p.m. to 12:40 p.m.

7.    INFORMATION/ACTION: Board Chair’s Report

•  ESEA Waiver

•  Resolutions related to the Utah Core Standards

12:40 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

8.    Lunch / Executive Session

2:05 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

9.    INFORMATION: Computer Adaptive Assessment System                          Tab 9

2:20 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

10.  ACTION: Board Standing Committee Reports

a.   Accountability and Finance

b.   Curriculum, Standards and Student Success

c.   Instruction, Assessment and Technology

4:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

11.  INFORMATION: Audit Report

4:15 p.m.

12.  Adjournment

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