State Board November Meeting Agenda

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The Utah State Board of Education will hold committee meetings on Thursday, Nov.7 and its regular meeting on Friday, Nov. 8 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.

Highlights of this Board meeting include:

View the complete Board agenda.

 

Thursday, November 7, 2013

4:00 p.m. Work/study session

6:30 p.m. Audit Committee (closed) – 2nd Floor North Conference Room 241

Charter Schools Committee – Basement West Conference Room

USDB Committee – 1st Floor South Conference Room 156

Communications Committee – 1st Floor South Conference Room 156

 

Friday, November 8, 2013

9:45 a.m. Board meeting begins

10:20 a.m. Board committees

12:15 p.m. Full board reconvenes

5:00 p.m. Board meeting adjourns

 

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Public Participation: 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 10:00 a.m. Priority will be given to those that sign up in advance.

NOTE: The November 8 meeting will be broadcast live over the Internet beginning at 9:45 a.m. *To view the broadcast, go to the link on the USBE home page: www.schools.utah.gov/board. Times are approximate. The committee meetings and 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 at (801) 538-7517 or lorraine.austin@schools.utah.gov, giving at least three working days notice.

 

 

 

UTAH STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

 MEETING AGENDA

 

Thursday, November 7, 2013

4:00 p.m. to 6:20 p.m.

1. Work/Study Session

 

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

INFORMATION: Higher Education presentation: Strategic Priority of

Increasing Completion/Graduation Rate

4:30 to 6:20 p.m.

DISCUSSION: Legal Review Panel – R277-517 Board and UPPAC Tab 1

Disciplinary Definitions and Actions

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

2. Board Committees

 

AUDIT COMMITTEE (CLOSED)

2nd Floor North Conference Room 241

 

CHARTER SCHOOLS COMMITTEE

Basement West Conference Room

 

ACTION: Amendment Request from Vista at Entrada School of Tab 4-A

Performing Arts and Technology

 

ACTION: Amendment Request from Good Foundations Academy Tab 4-B

 

ACTION: Amendment Request from The Early Light Academy at Daybreak Tab 4-C

 

ACTION: Amendment Request from Jefferson Academy Tab 4-D

 

ACTION: Amendment Request from Mountainville Academy Tab 4-E

 

ACTION: Amendment Request from American Preparatory Academy Tab 4-F

 

ACTION: R277-470-6 Charter Schools–General Provisions – Charter Tab 4-G

School Mentoring Programs (Amendment)

 

ACTION: R277-481-4 Charter School Oversight, Monitoring and Appeals– Tab 4-H

Charter School Governing Board Compliance with Law (Amendment)

 

USDB COMMITTEE

1st Floor South Conference Room 156

INFORMATION: Communication from the USDB Advisory Council Tab 4-I

 

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

1st Floor South Conference Room 156

DISCUSSION: Board Communications Priorities Tab 4-J

 

UTAH STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

 AGENDA

 Friday, November 8, 2013

9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

1. Opening Business

• Pledge of Allegiance

• Board Member Message

• Promises to Keep Highlight

 

10:00 a.m. to 10:10 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. Sign-up is available the day of the meeting before 10:00 a.m.

 

10:10 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

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

 

10:20 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.

4. Board Committee Meetings (Tabs 4 A-J discussed in November 7 meetings)

 

ACCOUNTABILITY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

1st Floor South Conference Room 156

 

ACTION: Request for approval to utilize funds from the Visually Tab 4-K

Handicapped Trust Fund

 

ACTION: R277-116 Utah State Board of Education Audit Procedures Tab 4-L

(Amendment and Continuation)

 

ACTION: Approval of the Internal Audit and Audit Committee Charters Tab 4-M

 

INFORMATION: Quarterly Budget Review Tab 4-N

 

INFORMATION: Update on Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) Tab 4-O

 

ACTION: Taxing Entity Committee to the Redevelopment Agency of Tab 4-P

Salt Lake City West Capitol Hill Redevelopment Project Area request

 

INFORMATION: Outcome of Taxing Entity Committee meetings Tab 4-Q

 

CURRICULUM, STANDARDS AND STUDENT SUCCESS COMMITTEE

Basement West Conference Room

 

INFORMATION: Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program Tab 4-R

 

ACTION: Computer Science and Regents Scholarship Tab 4-S

 

INFORMATION: Financial and Economic Education Legislative Task Tab 4-T

Force Report

 

INFORMATION: Core Revision Timeline Tab 4-U

 

INFORMATION: Report on Meeting the Needs of Utah’s Secondary Tab 4-V

Students in Career and Technical Education

 

INFORMATION: Four-day School Week Annual Reports Tab 4-W

 

 

INSTRUCTION, ASSESSMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

2nd Floor North Conference Room 241

 

ACTION: R277-437 Student Enrollment Options (Continuation and Tab 4-X

Amendment)

 

ACTION: R277-495 Required Policies for Electronic Devices in Public Tab 4-Y

School (Continuation and Amendment)

 

ACTION: R277-527 International Guest Teachers (Continuation Tab 4-Z

and Amendment)

 

DISCUSSION: Utah Statute, Board Rules, and Policies in regard to the Tab 4-AA

Statewide Online Education Program

 

DISCUSSION: Using Summative Test Scores in Student Grading Tab 4-BB

 

12:15 p.m. BOARD MEETING

 

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

5. INFORMATION: STEM Center Progress Report

 

12:40 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

6. ACTION: UPPAC Recommendations Tab 6

 

12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

7. Lunch / Executive Session

 

2:00 p.m. to 2:10 p.m.

8. ACTION: Executive Session Items

• UPPAC Recommendations

• Appointments

 

2:10 p.m. to 3:10 p.m.

9. DISCUSSION/ACTION: Determination of Computer Adaptive Testing Tab 9

Performance Level Descriptors and Labels

 

3:10 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.

10. Superintendent’s Report

 

3:25 p.m. to 3:40 p.m.

11. ACTION: Response to communication from Congressman Bishop Tab 11

 

3:40 p.m. to 3:55 p.m.

12. ACTION: Key School Level Practices Contributing to High Student Achievement Tab 12

 

3:55 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

13. Board Chair’s Report

• Audit Report

∙ School LAND Trust Program Working Group

∙ Chair’s Report

 

4:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

14. ACTION: Committee Reports

 

a. Charter Schools Committee

 

b. USDB Committee

 

c. Communications Committee

 

c. Accountability and Finance Committee

 

d. Curriculum, Standards and Student Success Committee

 

e. Instruction, Accountability and Technology Committee

 

5:00 p.m.

15. Adjournment

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