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Agenda--July 8-9, 2009 (Item WC-10 revised 7/3/09)

California State Board of Education (SBE) meeting agenda.
State Board Members

Ted Mitchell, President
Ruth Bloom, Vice President

James Aschwanden
Rae Belisle
Yvonne Chan
Gregory Jones
David Lopez
Jorge Lopez
Johnathan Williams
Sophia Angelis, Student Member

Secretary & Executive Officer

Hon. Jack O’Connell

Executive Director

Theresa Garcia

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Wednesday, July 8, 2009
9:00 a.m. Pacific Time +
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Closed Session – IF NECESSARY
( The public may not attend.)

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California
916- 319-0827

The Closed Session (1) may commence earlier than 9:00 a.m.; (2) may begin at or before 9:00 a.m., be recessed, and then be reconvened later in the day; or (3) may commence later than 9:00 a.m.

CLOSED SESSION AGENDA

Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation: Under Government Code sections 11126(e)(1) and (e)(2)(A), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that some or all of the pending litigation which follows will be considered and acted upon in closed session:

Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation:  Under Government Code sections 11126(e)(1) and (e)(2)(B), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that it may meet in closed session to decide whether there is a significant exposure to litigation, and to consider and act in connection with matters for which there is a significant exposure to litigation.  Under Government Code sections 11126(e)(1) and (e)(2)(C), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that it may meet in closed session to decide to initiate litigation and to consider and act in connection with litigation it has decided to initiate.

Under Government Code section 11126(c)(14), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that it may meet in closed session to review and discuss the actual content of pupil achievement tests (including, but not limited to, the High School Exit Exam) that have been submitted for State Board approval and/or approved by the State Board.

Under Government Code section 11126(a), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that it may meet in closed session regarding the appointment, employment, evaluation of performance, or dismissal, discipline, or release of public employees, or a complaint or charge against public employees. Public employees include persons exempt from civil service under Article VII, Section 4(e) of the California Constitution.

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Wednesday, July 8, 2009
9:00 a.m. Pacific Time +
(Upon Adjournment of Closed Session, if held)
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Public Session

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California
916- 319-0827

Please see the detailed agenda for more information about the items to be considered and acted upon. The public is welcome.

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Thursday, July 9, 2009
8:00 a.m. Pacific time +
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Closed Session – IF NECESSARY
(The public may not attend.)

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California
916- 319-0827

Please see Closed Session Agenda above. The Closed Session (1) may commence earlier than 8:00 a.m.; (2) may begin at or before 8:00 a.m., be recessed, and then be reconvened later in the day; or (3) may commence later than 8:00 a.m.

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Thursday, July 9, 2009
8:00 a.m. Pacific time +
(Upon Adjournment of Closed Session, if held)
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Public Session

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California
916- 319-0827

Please see the detailed agenda for more information about the items to be considered and acted upon. The public is welcome.


ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND ARE PROVIDED FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY
ALL ITEMS MAY BE RE-ORDERED TO BE HEARD ON ANY DAY OF THE NOTICED MEETING
THE ORDER OF BUSINESS MAY BE CHANGED WITHOUT NOTICE

Persons wishing to address the State Board of Education on a subject to be considered at this meeting, including any matter that may be designated for public hearing, are asked, but not required, to notify the State Board of Education Office (see telephone/fax numbers below) by noon of the third working day before the scheduled meeting/hearing, stating the subject they wish to address, the organization they represent (if any), and the nature of their testimony. Time is set aside for individuals so desiring to speak on any topic NOT otherwise on the agenda (please see the detailed agenda for the Public Session). In all cases, the presiding officer reserves the right to impose time limits on presentations as may be necessary to ensure that the agenda is completed.


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY

Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in a meeting or function of the California State Board of Education (SBE), may request assistance by contacting the SBE Office, 1430 N Street, Room 5111, Sacramento, CA, 95814; telephone, 916- 319-0827; fax, 916- 319-0175.


CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

FULL BOARD AGENDA

Public Session
July 8-9, 2009

Wednesday, July 8, 2009 – 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time +
(Upon adjournment of Closed Session if held) 

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California

Call to Order

Salute to the Flag

CLOSED SESSION

Communications

Announcements

REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
Public notice is hereby given that special presentations for informational purposes may take place during this session.

NOTE:  Items not heard or completed on July 8, 2009, may be carried over to July 9, 2009.

AGENDA ITEMS


Item 1 (DOC; 275KB; 18pp.)      

Subject: STATE BOARD PROJECTS AND PRIORITIES.

Including, but not limited to, future meeting plans; officer elections; State Board office budget, staffing, appointments, and direction to staff; Board Liaison Reports; and other matters of interest, including training. There will also be a report from the Secretary of Education to highlight issues of interest to the Governor, on instructional materials, including an update on the digital textbook initiative will be discussed; and a student presentation from Mira Loma High school students.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 2 (DOC; 69KB; 1p.)

Subject: PUBLIC COMMENT. 

Public comment is invited on any matter not included on the printed agenda.  Depending on the number of individuals wishing to address the State Board, the presiding officer may establish specific time limits on presentations.

Type of Action:  Information


Item 3 (DOC; 81KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Legislative Update, Including, but not Limited to, Information on the 2009-10 Session.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 4 (DOC; 66KB; 2pp.)

Subject: California High School Exit Examination: Approve Commencement of the Rulemaking Process for Amendments to the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 1200 through 1216.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 5 (DOC; 68KB; 2pp.)

Subject: California High School Exit Examination: Program Update, Including, but not Limited to, Results for July 2008 through March 2009 Administrations and Update on the Human Resources Research Organization Instruction Study.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 6 (DOC; 67KB; 2pp.)

Subject: California English Language Development Test: Program Update, Including, but not Limited to, Kindergarten through Grade One Early Literacy Assessment Field Test Results and 2009-10 Trainings for District Coordinators.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 7 (DOC; 58KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  Standardized Testing and Reporting Program: Update, Including, but not Limited to, School Closures During Standardized Testing and Reporting Test Administration; Standardized Testing and Reporting Test Results; Post-Test Workshops; and Data Review for Standardized Testing and Reporting Tests.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 8 (DOC; 603KB; 21pp.)

Subject:  Approve the School Accountability Report Card Template for the 2009-10 School Year.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 9 (DOC; 64KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Update on Issues Related to California’s Implementation of No Child Left Behind and Other Federal Programs.

Type of Action: Action, Information,


Item 10 (DOC; 187KB; 16pp.)

Subject:  No Child Left Behind Act of 2001: Approval of Additional Providers to the 2009-2011 State Board of Education-Approved Supplemental Educational Services Provider List.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 11 (DOC; 62KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  No Child Left Behind Act of 2001: Approve Local Educational Agency Plans, Title I, Section 1112.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 12 (DOC; 91KB; 3pp.)

Subject:  Approval of 2008-09 Consolidated Applications.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


***PUBLIC HEARING***

A Public Hearing on the following agenda item will commence no earlier than 11:00 a.m. on July 8, 2009. The Public Hearing will be held as close to 11:00 a.m. as the business of the State Board permits.

Item 13 (DOC; 275KB; 15pp.)

Subject:  The Reading First Program (Title I, Part B, Federal No Child Left Behind Act), the Discontinuation of Funding for Pajaro Valley Unified School District for Not Making Significant Progress as Required, California Education Code Section 51700 and California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Sections 11991-11991.2.

Type of Action: Action, Information, Public Hearing


***END OF PUBLIC HEARING***

Item 14 (DOC; 235KB; 10pp.)

Subject:  State Board of Education-approved Charter Schools: Update.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 15 (DOC; 117KB; 5pp.)

Subject:  Assignment of Numbers for Charter School Petitions.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 16 (DOC; 80KB; 3pp.)

Subject:  Charter Schools: Nonclassroom-based Funding Rates.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 17 (DOC; 79KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Pacific Technology School Statewide Benefit Charter: Request for Santa Ana Site to Offer Instruction in Opening Year to Grades Six Through Eight.

Type of Action: Action, Information


***PUBLIC HEARING***

A Public Hearing on the following agenda items will commence no earlier than 1:00 p.m. on July 8, 2009. The Public Hearings will be held as close to 1:00 p.m. as the business of the State Board permits.

Item 18 (DOC; 422KB; 42pp.)

Subject: Petition to Establish Livermore Valley Charter Preparatory High School Under the Oversight of the State Board of Education.

Type of Action: Action, Information, Public Hearing


Item 19 (DOC; 653KB; 67pp.)

Subject: Approve Renewal of Districtwide Charter - Pioneer Union Elementary School District.

Type of Action: Action, Information, Public Hearing


Item 20 (DOC; 420KB; 45pp.)

Subject:  Petition to Establish Aspire College Preparatory Academy under the Oversight of the State Board of Education.

Type of Action: Action, Information, Public Hearing


Item 21 (DOC; 88KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Petition for Approval of Additional Sites Under the Aspire Public Schools Statewide Benefit Charter.

Type of Action: Action, Information, Public Hearing


Item 22 (DOC; 2,796KB; 308pp.)

Subject:  Petition to Establish Inner City Education Foundation Middle School #8 Under the Oversight of the State Board of Education.

Type of Action: Action, Information, Public Hearing


***END OF PUBLIC HEARING***
***ADJOURNMENT OF DAY’S SESSION***

Thursday, July 9, 2009 – 8:00 a.m.± Pacific Time
(Upon adjournment of Closed Session if held)

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California

Call to Order

Salute to the Flag

CLOSED SESSION

Approval of Minutes from prior board meetings

Communications

Announcements

REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT (unless presented on the preceding day)

ITEMS DEFERRED FROM PRECEDING DAY:
Any matters deferred from the previous day’s session may be considered.

AGENDA ITEMS

Item 23 (DOC; 255KB; 6pp.)

Subject: Petition from the Sutter County Board of Education to Transfer the Functions of the Sutter County Committee on School District Organization to the Sutter County Board of Education.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 24 (DOC; 118KB; 9pp.)

Subject: The Administrator Training Program, Assembly Bill 430

(Chapter 364, Statutes of 2005): Approval of Training Providers and Training Curricula.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 25 (DOC; 72KB; 5pp.)

Subject: Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program, Senate Bill 472 (Chapter 524, Statutes of 2006): Approval of Training Providers and Training Curricula.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 26 (DOC; 116KB; 9pp.)

Subject:  Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program Senate Bill 472 (Chapter 524, Statutes of 2006): Approve Applications from Local Educational Agencies.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 27 (DOC; 83KB; 6pp.)

Subject: State Superintendent of Public Instruction’s P-16 Council Recommendations for Closing the Achievement Gap: Progress to Date.

Type of Action: Action, Information


WAIVER REQUEST CONSENT MATTERS

The following agenda items satisfy criteria for approving a waiver of that type based on a previously-adopted State Board of Education waiver policy or have waiver evaluation criteria that are in Education Code or in the California Code of Regulations, Title 5. All waiver agenda items are scheduled for action.

Federal Program Waiver (Carl D. Perkins Voc and Tech Ed Act)

Item WC-1 (DOC; 81KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Kelseyville Unified School District for Kelseyville High School for a waiver of Section 131(c)(1) of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-270).

Waiver Number: Fed-1-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program (IIUSP) (36 Month Secondary Sanctions)

Item WC-2 (DOC; 72KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by San Bernardino City Unified School District to waive California Education Code Section 52055.55(b), to allow Principal's Exchange to continue as the School Assistance and Intervention Team provider at Parkside Elementary School as part of a secondary sanction required after the thirty-six month review of state-monitored schools that have failed to exit the Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program.

Waiver Number: 8-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP) (Purchasing Order and Timelines) (District meeting SBE Streamlined Waiver Policy)

Item WC-3 (DOC; 98KB; 5pp.)

Request by 29 local educational agencies who meet the State Board of Education’s Streamlined Waiver Policy under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (and mathematics in some waiver requests), kindergarten through grade eight only, for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: see Attachment 1 for specific school districts


Instructional Time Requirement Audit Penalty (Longer Day and Year - District)

Item WC-4 (DOC; 86KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Hughson Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 46206(a) to waive Education Code Section 46201(d), the Longer Day Incentive Program audit penalty for offering less instructional time in the 2007-08 fiscal year than the state minimum set in the 1986-87 at Hughson Elementary School for students in grades Kindergarten through one (shortfall of 510 minutes).

Waiver Number: 29-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Instructional Time Requirement Audit Penalty (Non- Participating District)

Item WC-5 (DOC; 86KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Seiad Elementary School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 46206(a) to waive Education Code Section 46202(b), for offering less instructional time in the 2007-08 fiscal year than the the district offered in 1982-83 at Seiad Elementary School for students in grades four through eight (shortfall of 1,910 minutes).

Waiver Number: 3-8-2008

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Out-of-State Use of Funds and Transportation Allowances

Item WC-6 (DOC; 85KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Grenada Elementary School District to waive a portion of California Education Code Section 35330(d) to authorize expenditure of school district funds for students to travel to Oregon, to expereince the Ashland Shakespeare Festival and Wildlife Images.

Waiver Number: 64-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL) EC 33051(b) will apply


Schoolsite Council Statute (Number and Composition of Members)

Item WC-7 (DOC; 79KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Needles Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, to allow a reduction in the number and composition of members required for a schoolsite council for a small rural school, Chemehuevi Valley Elementary School.

Waiver Number: 88-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Schoolsite Council Statute (Shared Schoolsite Council)

Item WC-8 (DOC; 81KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Sausalito Marin City School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, allowing one joint schoolsite council to function for two small schools, Bayside Elementary School and Martin Luther King Jr. Academy Middle School.

Waiver Number: 26-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item WC-9 (DOC; 81KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Terra Bella Elementary School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for renewal of a previous waiver of Education Code Section 52852, allowing one schoolsite council to function for two schools: Terra Bella Elementary School and Carl F. Smith Middle School.

Waiver Number: 40-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Schoolsite Council Statute (Shared Schoolsite Council with Reduced Number and Composition)

Item WC-10 (DOC; 72KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Compton Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Subject: Request by Golden Valley Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, allowing one schoolsite council to function for five small alternative schools: Independence Continuation School, Centennial Independent Study, Valley Teen Ranch, Lincoln Community Day School and Golden Valley Adult Education

Waiver Number: 3-2-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Special Education Program (Non Public Agency (NPA or School (NPS) Annual Renewal of Certification)

Item WC-11 (DOC; 76KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Oakland Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 56101 to waive Education Code Section 56366.1(h), the August 1 through October 31, timeline for annual certification renewal application for Raskob Day School, a Nonpublic School (NPS).

Waiver Number: 72-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Item WC-12 (DOC; 76KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Saddleback Valley Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 56101 to waive Education Code Section 56366.1(h), the August 1 through October 31 timeline for annual certification renewal application for Ocean View, a Nonpublic School (NPS).

Waiver Number: 10-5-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Special Education Program (Resource Teacher Caseload)

Item WC-13 (DOC; 65KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Bassett Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 56101 and California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3100 to waive Education Code Section 56362(c), allowing the caseload of the resource specialist to exceed the maximum caseload of 28 students by no more than 4 students (32 maximum).  Helen Okawa assigned at Sunkist Elementary School.

Waiver Number: 24-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item WC-14 (DOC; 79KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Cypress Elementary School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 56101 and California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3100 to waive Education Code Section 56362(c), allowing the caseload of the resource specialist to exceed the maximum caseload of 28 students by no more than 4 students (32 maximum).  Trisha Nishimura assigned at Steve Luther Elementary School.

Waiver Number: 5-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item WC-15 (DOC; 82KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Poway Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 56101 and California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3100 to waive Education Code Section 56362(c), allowing the caseload of the resource specialist to exceed the maximum caseload of 28 students by no more than 4 students (32 maximum).  Nancy Hanssen assigned at Sunset Hills Elementary School and Marcia Helzer assigned at Valley Elementary School.

Waiver Number: 20-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item WC-16 (DOC; 78KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Poway Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 56101 and California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3100 to waive Education Code Section 56362(c), allowing the caseload of the resource specialist to exceed the maximum caseload of 28 students by no more than 4 students (32 maximum). Coreen Gardella assigned at Shoal Creek Elementary School.

Waiver Number: 28-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item WC-17 (DOC; 80KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Western Placer Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 56101 and California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3100 to waive Education Code Section 56362(c), allowing the caseload of the resource specialist to exceed the maximum caseload of 28 students by no more than 4 students (32 maximum).  David Luci, and Jeff McClaskey assigned at Glen Edwards Middle School and Patrick McAdams assigned at Twelve Bridges Middle School.

Waiver Number: 91-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


State Testing Apportionment Report (CAHSEE and CELDT and STAR)

Item WC-18 (DOC; 84KB; 3pp.)

Request by seven local educational agencies to waive the State Testing Apportionment Information Report deadline of December 31 in the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 11517.5(b)(1)(A) regarding the California English Language Development Test; or Title 5, Section 1225(b)(2)(A) regarding the California High School Exit Examination; or Title 5, Section 862(c)(2)(A) regarding the Standardized Testing and Reporting Program.

Waiver Numbers: see attached list for specific school districts

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


NON-CONSENT (ACTION)

The following agenda items include waivers that CDE staff has identified as potentially having opposition, or presenting new or unusual issues that should be considered by the State Board or are recommended for denial. On a case-by-case basis, public testimony may be considered regarding the item, subject to the limits set by the Board President or by the President's designee; and action different from that recommended by CDE staff may be taken. All waiver agenda items are scheduled for action.


FOUR-Day Week (After School Safety and Education Program)

Item W-1 (DOC; 86KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Potter Valley Community Unified School District which is moving to a 4-day school week as allowed by California Education Code Section 37710.5, to waive portions of Education Code Section 8483 (a)(1) and (2), to allow this school district to continue their After School Education and Safety program on the fifth day of the week, when there is no “regular school day” at Potter Valley Elementary School.

Waiver Number: 47-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


FOUR-Day Week (Community Day School)

Item W-2 (DOC; 84KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Potter Valley Community Unified School District which is moving to a 4-day school week as allowed by California Education Code Section 37710.5, to waive Education Code Section 48663(a), regarding community day school classroom instructional minutes, district wishes to offer 390 minutes of instruction on Monday through Thursday and 240 minutes on Friday, so that students can participate in an activity program with regular student body in order to help them transition back to a regular school program.

Waiver Number: 46-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


CATEGORICAL FUNDS CARRYOVER FROM 2007-08 SCHOOL YEAR
(Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP)

Item W-3 (DOC; 83KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Saddleback Valley Unified School District to waive California Education Code Section 60242.5 regarding the restrictive use of Instructional Materials Realignment Program Funds to allow the district to transfer carryover funds from the 2007-08 school year to the general fund.

Waiver Number: 92-3-2009

(Recommended for DENIAL)


CATEGORICAL FUNDS CARRYOVER FROM 2007-08 SCHOOL YEAR
(California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)

Item W-4 (DOC; 83KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Saddleback Valley Unified School District to waive portions of California Education Code Section 37254 (c) and (d)(1), to allow the district to use California High School Exit Exam Supplemental Intensive Instruction Program carryover funds from the 2007-08 school year to fund "two sections of English language arts and mathematics focused on the California High School Exit Exam"

Waiver Number: 12-2-2009

(Recommended for DENIAL)


Charter School Program (Economic Impact Aid)

Item W-5 (DOC; 82KB; 2pp.)

Subject Request by Kern Union High School District for Kern Workforce 2000 Academy Charter School to waive portions of California Education Code Section 54026(a)(2)(B) to allow a revision to the first principal apportionment report for the 2006-07 and 2007-08 school years, so that the charter may receive funding for economically disadvantaged pupils who were served in those years.

Waiver Number: 90-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Item W-6 (DOC; 84KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Los Angeles Unified School District for Downtown Value Charter School to waive portions of California Education Code Section 54026(a)(2)(B) to allow a revision to the first principal apportionment report for the 2007-08 and 2008-09 school years, so that the charter may receive funding for economically disadvantaged pupils who were served in those years.

Waiver Number: 20-5-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Community Day Schools (CDS) (Collocate Facilities)

Item W-7 (DOC; 83KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by El Rancho Unified School District for a waiver of California Education Code Section 48661(a) to permit the collocation of Ruben Salazar Continuation High School on the same site with El Rancho Alternative Education Center Community Day School (CDS) at the Meller Elementary School campus.

Waiver Number: 58-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP) (Purchasing Order and Timelines) (Districts not in Program Improvement)

Item W-8 (DOC; 102KB; 5pp.)

Request by 17 local educational agencies who are not in Program Improvement and have an increasing Academic Performance Index Score under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (and mathematics in some waiver requests) for kindergarten through grade eight only, for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: see Attachment 1 for specific school districts

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP) (Purchasing Order and Timelines) (Districts in Program Improvement year 1 and 2)

Item W-9 (DOC; 89KB; 4pp.)

Request by seven local educational agencies who are in Program Improvement year 1 and 2 but have improving Academic Performance Index scores, under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (and mathematics in some waiver requests), kindergarten through grade eight only, for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: see Attachment 1 for specific school districts

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITONS)


Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP) (Purchasing Order and Timelines) (District in Program Improvement year 3)

Item W-10 (DOC; 84KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Compton Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the "24 month rule", for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. The request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts-English-Language Development (Kindergarten through grade twelve only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 12-3-2009-PI year3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-11 (DOC; 85KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Desert Sands Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 30-2-2009-PI year 3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-12 (DOC; 84KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Escondido Union School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 13-3-2009-PI year 3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-13 (DOC; 73KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Hesperia Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in mathematics and Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 11-3-2009-PI year 3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-14 (DOC; 105KB; 6pp.)

Subject: Request by Hueneme Elementary School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in mathematics and Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 87-2-2009-PI year 3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-15 (DOC; 85KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Los Angeles Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 16-4-2009-PI year 3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-16 (DOC; 85KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Oceanside Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 50-3-2009-PI year 3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-17 (DOC; 84KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Oxnard Elementary School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development

(kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 4-4-2009-PI year 3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-18 (DOC; 85KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Palmdale Elementary School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 17-4-2009-PI year 3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-19 (DOC; 85KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Pomona Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in mathematics and Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 3-3-2009-PI year 3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-20 (DOC; 84KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by South Bay Union Elementary School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade six only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 5-5-2009-PI year 3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-21 (DOC; 85KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Tracy Joint Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in mathematics and Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 101-2-2009-PI year 3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-22 (DOC; 85KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by West Contra Costa Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 22-3-2009-PI year 3

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP) (Purchasing Order and Timelines) (Miscellaneous Other Districts)

Item W-23 (DOC; 84KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Coast Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 31-2-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-24 (DOC; 84KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Dehesa Elementary School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 62-3-2009-Decreasing API

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-25 (DOC; 85KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Lompoc Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in mathematics and Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 40-2-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-26 (DOC; 85KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by San Rafael City Elementary School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 19-2-2009-Decreasing API

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-27 (DOC; 83KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Shandon Joint Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in mathematics and Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months. Waiver Number: 45-2-2009-Decreasing API

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-28 (DOC; 85KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified District under the authority of California Education Code Section 60422(c)(1) through (3) to waive Education Code Section 60422(a), the “24 month rule,” for purchase of instructional materials after the adoption of a new list by the State Board of Education. Request is to delay the adoption of materials in Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development (kindergarten through grade eight only) for 12 additional months.

Waiver Number: 79-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Instructional Time Requirement Audit Penalty (Below 1982-83 Base Minimum Minutes)

Item W-29 (DOC; 86KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Bogus Elementary School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 46206(a) to waive Education Code Section 46202(b), the Longer Day Incentive Program audit penalty for offering less instructional time in the 2007-08 fiscal year than what the district offered in 1982-83 at Bogus Elementary for students in grades one through six (shortfall of 880 minutes).

Waiver Number: 16-2-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Type of Action: Action

Instructional Time Requirement Audit Penalty (Charter - Minimum Instructional Time)

Item W-30 (DOC; 84KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Santa Rosa Academy Charter under the authority of California Education Code Section 47612.6(a) to waive Education Code Section 47612.5 (c) the audit penalty for offering less instructional time in the 2007-08  fiscal year for students in grades nine through eleven (shortfall of 5,400 minutes).

Waiver Number: 99-2-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Instructional Time Requirement Audit Penalty (Longer Day and Year - District)

Item W-31 (DOC; 86KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Pajaro Valley Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 46206(a) to waive Education Code Section 46201(d), the Longer Day Incentive Program audit penalty for offering less instructional time in the 2007-08 fiscal year than the state minimum set in 1986-87 at Watsonville High School for students in grades nine through twelve (shortfall of 54 minutes).

Waiver Number: 23-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-32 (DOC; 85KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Yosemite Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 46206(a) to waive Education Code Section 46201(d), the Longer Day Incentive Program audit penalty for offering less instructional time in the 2007-08 fiscal year than the state minimum set in 1986-87 at Foothill High School for students in grades nine through twelve (shortfall of 1,055 minutes).

Waiver Number: 80-2-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


LAYOFF OF NONCERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES (Recently Unified District)

Item W-33 (DOC; 89KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Trinity Alps Unified School District to waive California Education Code Section 45121 to allow layoff of noncertificated employees during fiscal year 2009-10, after a recent unification of Trinity Union High and Weaverville Elementary School Districts.

Waiver Number: 70-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


PETITION TO PURCHASE SPECIAL EDUCATION NON ADOPTED MATERIAL

Item W-34 (DOC; 81KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Petition request by Monterey County Office of Education under California Education Code sections 60421(d) and 60200(g) to purchase specified non-adopted instructional materials for severely disabled children using Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program monies.

Waiver Number: 12-5-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Item W-35 (DOC; 67KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Petition request by Kern County Office of Education under California Education Code sections 60421(d) and 60200(g) to purchase specified non-adopted instructional materials for severely disabled children using Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program monies.

Waiver Number: 73-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Physical Fitness Testing

Item W-36 (DOC; 86KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Roseville Joint Union High School District to waive portions of California Education Code Section 60800(a), relating to Physical Fitness Testing, specifically the testing window of February 1 through May 31, for grade nine students.

Waiver Number: 13-5-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Quality Education Investment Act (Class Size Reducation Requirements)

Item W-37 (DOC; 121KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Redding Elementary School District to waive portions of California Education Code Section 52055.740(a), regarding class size reduction requirements under the Quality Education Investment Act, that this funded school reduce their class sizes by an average of 5 students per class by the end of the 2010-11 school year for Juniper Elementary School (requesting 24-1 ratio).

Waiver Number: 69-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


School Construction Bonds (Bond Indebtedness Limit - Non-Unified after 2000)

Item W-38 (DOC; 91KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by El Monte City Elementary School District to waive California Education Code sections 15102 and 15268, to allow the district to exceed its bonding limit of 1.25 percent of the taxable assessed value of property. (Requesting 1.719 percent)

Waiver Number: 9-5-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


School District Reorganization (Elimination of Election Requirement)

Item W-39 (DOC; 84KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Monson-Sultana Joint Union Elementary School District to waive California Education Code Section 5020, and portions of sections 5019, 5021, and 5030 that require a district-wide election to establish new trustee areas.

Waiver Number: 87-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


School District Reorganization (Lapsation of a Small District)

Item W-40 (DOC; 92KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Delta View Joint Union Elementary School District to waive portions of California Education Code sections 35780 and 35782, which requires lapsation of a district with an average daily attendance of less than six.

Waiver Number: 27-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


School District Reorganization (Speed Transfer Process)

Item W-41 (DOC; 86KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Glenn County Office of Education to waive portions of California Education Code Section 35534 to speed the implementation of unification proceedings for Hamilton Unified School District.

Waiver Number: 33-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Schoolsite Council Statute (Number and Composition of Members)

Item W-42 (DOC; 77KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Bend Elementary School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, to allow a change in the number and composition of members required for a schoolsite council for a small rural school, Bend Elementary School.

Waiver Number: 25-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-43 (DOC; 78KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Eureka City Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, to allow a reduction in the number and composition of members required for a schoolsite council to function for Zoe Barnum Continuation High School.

Waiver Number: 96-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-44 (DOC; 83KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Orland Joint Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, allowing one joint schoolsite council with a reduced number and composition to function for three small alternative schools: North Valley Continuation High School, Orland Elementary Community Day School, and Orland Community Day School.
Waiver Number: 6-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-45 (DOC; 78KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Mariposa County Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, to allow a reduction in the number and composition of members required for a schoolsite council for a small rural school, Yosemite Park High School.

Waiver Number: 7-5-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-46 (DOC; 78KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Mariposa County Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, to allow a reduction in the number and composition of members required for a schoolsite council for a small rural school, Catheys Valley Elementary School.

Waiver Number: 8-5-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-47 (DOC; 79KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Modoc Joint Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, to allow a reduction in number and composition of the schoolsite councils for each of three small schools: Arlington Elementary, Stateline Elementary, and South Fork Elementary Schools.

Waiver Number: 21-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Schoolsite Council Statute (Shared Schoolsite Council)

Item W-48 (DOC; 80KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Modoc Joint Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, to allow one joint schoolsite council to function for two small high schools: Modoc High School and Warner Continuation High School.

Waiver Number: 23-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-49 (DOC; 81KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Mountain Empire Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, allowing one joint schoolsite council to function for two small schools: Clover Flat Elementary School and Jacumba Elementary School.

Waiver Number: 18-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-50 (DOC; 81KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Shandon Joint Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a renewal waiver of Education Code Section 52852, allowing one joint schoolsite council to function for four schools: Shandon Elementary School, Parkfield Elementary School, Shandon High/Middle School, and Shandon Community Day School.

Waiver Number: 45-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-51 (DOC; 80KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Trona Joint Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, allowing one joint schoolsite council to function for three schools: Trona Elementary School, Trona High School and Trona Community Day School.

Waiver Number: 59-3-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Schoolsite Council Statute (Shared Schoolsite Council with Reduced Number and Composition)

Item W-52 (DOC; 81KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Modoc Joint Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, to allow one joint schoolsite council with a reduced number and composition to function for two sets of two schools; Alturas Elementary School and Alturas Community Day School, and Modoc Middle School and High Desert Community Day School.

Waiver Number: 22-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-53 (DOC; 79KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Soledad Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of Education Code Section 52852, allowing one joint schoolsite council with a reduced composition of members to function for two alternative high schools, Chalone High School and Pinnacles High School.

Waiver Number: 2-2-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Special Education Program (Educational Interpreter for Deaf and Hard of Hearing)

Item W-54 (DOC; 86KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Placer County Office of Education to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(1), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Monica Egan, Michelle Baker and Jacquelene Coop to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete the minimum qualifications as set by CCR, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(1).

Waiver Number: 29-4-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


NON-STANDARD SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR

Item W-55 (DOC; 102KB; 5pp.)

Subject: Request by Chino Valley Unified School District to waive California Education Code Section 37200 relating to nonstandard school year, (extend the 2008/09 school year until August 4, 2009 -- by 22 days into the following fiscal year) for Rolling Ridge and Doris Dickson Elementary schools in grades four through six.

Waiver Number: 16-5-2009

(Recommended for DENIAL)


Physical Education Program (Interscholastic Non-Athletic Programs)

Item W-56 (DOC; 78KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Riverside Unified School District to waive California Education Code sections 35179 and 51242, to allow students who participate in school-sponsored interscholastic non-athletic programs to be exempt from attending physical education course requirements.

Waiver Number: 13-4-2009

(Recommended for DENIAL)

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