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Agenda--November 7-8, 2007

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

Kenneth Noonan, President
Ruth Bloom,  Vice President

James Aschwanden
Alan Bersin
Yvonne Chan
Don Fisher
Ruth Green
David Lopez
Ted Mitchell
Johnathan Williams
Monica Liu, Student Member

Secretary & Executive Officer

Hon. Jack O’Connell

Executive Director

Roger Magyar

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Wednesday, November 7, 2007
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 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, November 7, 2007
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, November 8, 2007
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, November 8, 2007
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
November 7-8, 2007

 

Wednesday, November 7, 2007 – 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

Approval of Minutes from July, 2007

Approval of Minutes from September, 2007

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 November 7, 2007, may be carried over to November 8, 2007.

AGENDA ITEMS

Item 1 (DOC; 153KB; 6pp.)

Subject: STATE BOARD PROJECTS AND PRIORITIES.

Including, but not limited to, future meeting plans; agenda items; State Board office budget, staffing, appointments, and direction to staff; declaratory and commendatory resolutions; update on litigation; bylaw review and revision; Board Liaison Reports; and other matters of interest.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 2 (DOC; 71KB; 1pp.)

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; 70KB; 1pp.)

Subject: Reports from the 2007-08 Student Advisory Board on Education (SABE)

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 4 (DOC; 70KB; 1pp.)

Subject: 2008-09 State Board of Education Student Member: Recommendation of Three Finalists for Submission to the Governor

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 5 (DOC; 75KB; 1pp.)

Subject: Appointment of New Members to the Advisory Commission on Charter Schools

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 6 (DOC; 53KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission: Appointment of New Members

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 7 (DOC; 74KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Appointment of New Members to the Child Nutrition Advisory Council (CNAC)

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 8 (DOC; 72KB; 1pp.)

Subject: Appointment of New Members to the Committee of Practitioners

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 9 (DOC; 74KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Title I Committee of Practitioners: Approval of Revised Title I Committee of Practitioners Governing Policy

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 10 (DOC; 57KB; 2pp.)

Subject: English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC): Options for the establishment of the ELAC and recommendations for appointments

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 11 (DOC; 53KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program, Senate Bill 472 (Chapter 524, Statutes of 2006): Approval of Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program Review Committee Supplementary Questionnaire to Application for Appointment to Advisory Body

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 12 (DOC; 199KB; 18pp.)

Subject: Appeal of a decision of the Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization to disapprove a petition to transfer territory from the Inglewood Unified School District to the Culver City Unified School District in Los Angeles County

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 13 (DOC; 108KB; 5pp.)

Subject: Request from the Ventura County Board of Education to Transfer the Duties and Powers of the Ventura County Committee on School District Organization to the Ventura County Board of Education.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 14 (DOC; 96KB; 5pp.)

Subject: Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program:
California Modified Assessment (CMA) Participation Criteria

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 15 (DOC; 83KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Standardized Testing and Reporting Program: Release of

ten percent withheld for 2006-07 Harcourt Assessment, Inc. Aprenda, La prueba de logros en español, Tercera edición (Aprenda 3) Contract

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 16 (DOC; 150KB; 8pp.)

Subject: Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program: Withhold of ten percent for 2006-07 Educational Testing Service Contract

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 17 (DOC; 66KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program: Program Update including, but not limited to, Approval of Making the Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS) Available to Public Schools.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 18 (DOC; 110KB; 4pp.)

Subject: California English Language Development Test (CELDT): Program Update, including, but not limited to, upcoming release of Initial Identification results and K-1 early literacy test development  

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 19 (DOC; 56KB; 2pp.)

Subject: California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Presentation of the 2006-2007 Independent Evaluation Report (HumRRO Report)

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 20 (DOC; 73KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) Program Update: Including, but not limited to, Intensive Instruction Funding and Student Study Guides

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 21 (unavailable at this time, DOC; 60KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Update on issues related to California’s implementation of No Child Left Behind and other federal programs

Type of Action: Action, Information

 

***ADJOURNMENT OF DAY’S SESSION***

Thursday, November 8, 2007 – 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

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.

Proposed Consent Calendar – Items 21 – 32 

AGENDA ITEMS

Item 22 (DOC; 71KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Public Charter Schools Grant Program (PCSGP): Approve the List of Recommended PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant Awardees

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 23 (DOC; 85KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Charter Schools: Determination of Funding Requests for 2007-08 (and beyond) for Nonclassroom-based Charter Schools

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 24 (DOC; 67KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Assignment of Numbers for Charter School Petitions

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 25 (DOC; 81KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Chief Business Officer Training Program – Approve Training Candidate Substitution for Fiscal Year 2006-07

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 26 (DOC; 71KB; 3pp.)

Subject: High Priority Schools Grant Program: School Assistance and Intervention Team: Approval of Expenditure Plan to Support School Assistance and Intervention Team Activities and Corrective Actions in State-Monitored Schools

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 27 (DOC; 88KB; 6pp.)

Subject: High Priority Schools Grant Program: Proposed Intervention for Cohort 1 High Priority Schools Grant Program Schools Without Valid Academic Performance Index Data that Failed to Meet the Alternative Criteria for Significant Growth

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 28 (DOC; 114KB; 5pp.)

Subject: Gifted and Talented Education: Approval of Applications for Funding from Local Educational Agencies

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 29 (DOC; 60KB; 2pp.)

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 30 (DOC; 340KB; 18pp.)

Subject: The Administrator Training Program, Assembly Bill 430 (Chapter 364, Statutes of 2005): Approval of Applications for Funding from Local Educational Agencies.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 31 (DOC; 97KB; 4pp.)

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

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 32 (DOC; 116KB; 11pp.)

Subject: Proposed changes to be included in the California School Information Services (CSIS) Data Dictionary, Version 9.0

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 33 (DOC; 198KB; 5pp.)

Subject: Consolidated Applications 2007-08: Approval

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 34 (DOC; 188KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Legislative update, including, but not limited to information on legislation from the 2007-08 session.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 35 (DOC; 71KB; 5pp.)

Subject: Adoption of Kindergarten Through Grade Eight Instructional Materials: Approve Commencement of 15-Day Public Comment Period for Proposed Changes to Proposed Title 5 regulations, Sections 9510-9530

Type of Action: Action, Information


*** Public Hearing ***

A Public Hearing on the following agenda items will commence no earlier than 10:00 a.m. on November 8, 2007.  The Public Hearings will be held as close to 10:00 a.m. as the business of the State Board permits.

Item 36 (DOC; 1776KB; 220pp.)

Subject: 2007 Mathematics Primary Adoption: Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission Recommendations for the Three Program Types (Basic Grade-level, Intervention and Algebra Readiness Programs).

Type of Action: Action, Information, Public Hearing

***END OF PUBLIC HEARING***

Item 37 (DOC; 120KB; 4pp.)

Subject: 2008 Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development Primary Adoption of Instructional Materials: Approval of Revised Adoption Timeline.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 38 (DOC; 90KB; 4pp.)

Subject:  2008 Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development Primary Adoption of Instructional Materials: Appointment of Instructional Materials Advisory Panel Members and Content Review Panel Experts (Cohort 1)

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 39 (DOC; 1703KB; 79pp.)

Subject:  2008 Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development Primary Adoption of Instructional Materials: Approval of Standards Maps.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 40 (DOC; 6725KB; 58pp.)

Subject: State Performance Plan and Annual Performance Report for Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) covering the 2006-07 program year.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 41 (DOC; 169KB; 7pp.)

Subject:  No Child Left Behind Act of 2001: Title III Accountability and Sanctions

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 42 (DOC; 1340KB; 72pp.)

Subject:  Health Education Content Standards for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 43 (DOC; 94KB; 3pp.)

Subject:  State Board of Education-Approved Charter Schools: Update

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 44 (DOC; 477KB; 87pp.)

Subject:  Facilities for Charter Schools (Proposition 39): Adopt the Proposed Title 5 Regulations or Further Amend the Proposed Title 5 Regulations and Approve Commencement of a Third 15-Day Comment Period

Type of Action:  Action, Information


WAIVER REQUEST CONSENT MATTERS

The following agenda items include waivers and other administrative matters that California Department of Education (CDE) staff have identified as having no opposition and presenting no new or unusual issues requiring the State Board’s attention.

NON PUBLIC SCHOOL/AGENCY ANNUAL CERTIFICATION

Item WC-1 (DOC; 70KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Los Angeles Unified School District under the authority of Education Code (EC) Section 56101 to waive EC Section 56366.1(h), the August 1 through October 31, timeline on annual certification renewal application for Dynamic Therapy Solutions.
Waiver Number: 7-8-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Type of Action: Action

Item WC-2 (DOC; 67KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Los Angeles Unified School District under the authority of Education Code (EC) Section 56101 to waive EC Section 56366.1(h), the August 1 through October 31, timeline on annual certification renewal application for Los Angeles Speech and Language Therapy Center
Waiver Number: 6-8-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Type of Action: Action

RESOURCE SPECIALIST CASELOAD

Item WC-3 (DOC; 69KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Claremont Unified School District under the authority of Education Code (EC) Section 56101 to waive EC 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). Jeanne Avera assigned at Mountain View Elementary.
Waiver Number: 3-8-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action

RESOURCE SPECIALIST (Placeholder)

Item WC-4 (DOC; 64KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by various districts, county offices of education, or special education local plan areas under the authority of Education Code (EC) Section 56101 to waive EC Section 56362(c), allowing the caseload of various resource specialist to exceed the maximum caseload of 28 students by no more than 4 students (32 maximum).
Placeholder: Waivers will be presented on ITEM ADDENDUM
(Recommendation: Pending Conditions will be specified on the Item Addendum.

Type of Action: Action

PHYSICAL EDUCATION (block schedules)

Item WC-5 (DOC; 81KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by San Juan Unified School District to waive portions of Education Code (EC) Section 51222(a), related to the statutory minimum of 400 minutes of physical education required each ten school days for students in grades nine through twelve in order to implement a block schedule at Casa Roble, Del Campo, Encina and Mesa Verde High Schools.
Waiver Number: 1-8-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action

SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL (shared by multiple schools)

Item WC-6 (DOC; 81KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Igo, Ono, Platina Union Elementary School District under the authority of Education Code (EC) Section 52863 for a renewal waiver of EC Section 52852, relating to the establishment of a school site council as required for each school participating in the School-based Coordination Act allowing one joint school site council to function for two small elementary schools, Igo-Ono Elementary School and Platina Elementary School.
Waiver Number: 1-7-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


NON-CONSENT (ACTION)

The following agenda items include waivers and other administrative matters that CDE staff have identified as having opposition, being recommended for denial, or presenting new or unusual issues that should be considered by the State Board. On a case by case basis public testimony may be considered regarding the item, subject to the limits set by the Board President or the President’s designee; and action different from that recommended by CDE staff may be taken.

AFTER SCHOOL EDUCATION AND SAFETY PROGRAM

Item W-1 (DOC; 69KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Elk Grove Unified School District to waive portions of Education Code (EC) Section 8483(a)(1) and (2), the requirement that the After School Education and Safety program be offered “every school day”. This would allow the district to reduce the operation days to 200 school days (traditional school calendar) rather than 228 school days (year round calendar).
Waiver Number: 1-9-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action

COMMUNITY DAY (collocation)

Item W-2 (DOC; 67KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Lemoore Union High School District for a waiver of Education Code (EC) Section 48661(a) to permit the collocation of a community day school (CDS), Gunlacker CDS, on the same site as a small necessary continuation high school, Yokuts High School.
Waiver Number: 7-9-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Type of Action: Action

Item W-3 (DOC; 69KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by New Haven Unified School District for a waiver of Education Code (EC) Section 48661(a) to permit the collocation of a non-public school for students with disabilities Spectrum Center and a mid-year kindergarten class on the same site (Cabello Student Support Center) as a community day school (CDS).
Waiver Number: 15-9-2007 and 16-9-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action

COMMUNITY DAY (commingle)

Item W-4 (DOC; 53KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Surprise Valley Joint Unified School District for a waiver of portions of Education Code (EC) sections 48660 and 48916.1(d) to permit a community day school to serve students in grades 5-6 with students in grades 7-12.
Waiver Number: 14-9-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FUNDING REALIGNMENT PROGRAM (IMFRP)

Item W-5 (DOC; 62KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Petition request by Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District under Education Code (EC) sections 60421(d) and 60020(g) to purchase specified non-adopted instructional materials (Everyday Mathematics, kindergarten and grades one through five) using Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP) monies.
Waiver Number: 5-8-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action

INSTRUCTIONAL TIME PENALTY (minutes penalty)

Item W-6 (DOC; 80KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Oakland Unified School District to waive Education Code (EC) Section 46201(d), the Longer Day Incentive Program audit penalty for offering less instructional time in the 2003-2004 fiscal year than the minimum requirements at:

Stonehurst School in kindergarten (shortfall of 205 minutes);
Whittier School in kindergarten (shortfall of 2660 minutes);
Melrose Leadership Academy in grades 6-8 (shortfall of 6,180 minutes);
Grass Valley School in grades 4-5 (shortfall of 160 minutes); and
Washington Elementary School (now Sankofa Academy) in grades 4-5 (shortfall of 490 minutes).
The district also requests a waiver of EC 46200(c) the requirement than a school provide a minimum of 180 school days for Washington Elementary School (now Sankofa Academy) grades 4-5 (2 days short).
Waiver Number: 4-6-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action

INSTRUCTIONAL TIME PENALTY (day penalty)

Item W-7 (DOC; 70KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Indian Diggings Elementary School District under the authority of Education Code (EC) 46206 to waive EC Section 46202(c) for failing to have 180 instructional days in the year. In 2006-07 the school was short one school day at Indian Diggings Elementary School.
Waiver Number: 10-9-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action

RESOURCE SPECIALIST (Placeholder)

Item W-8 (DOC; 60KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by various districts, county offices of education, or special education local plan areas to waive Education Code (EC) 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).
Placeholder: Waivers will be presented on ITEM ADDENDUM
(Recommendation: Pending: Each waiver will have recommendations of Denial or Approval with Conditions for each resource specialist involved.

Type of Action: Action

SALE AND LEASE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY

Item W-9 (DOC; 69KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Beaumont Unified School District to waive portions of Education Code (EC) sections 17466, 17472, and 17475 and all of 17473, 17474, specific statutory provisions for the Sale and Lease of Surplus Property. Approval of the waiver would allow the district to sell two pieces of property using a broker and a “request for proposal” process, thereby maximizing the proceeds from the sale. The district properties for which the waiver is requested are the Oak Valley Property and the Pennsylvania Property, both located in the city of Beaumont.
Waiver Number: 9-8-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action

Item W-10 (DOC; 69KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Irvine Unified School District to waive portions of Education Code (EC) sections 17466, 17472, and 17475 and all of 17473, 17474, specific statutory provisions for the Sale and Lease of Surplus Property. Approval of the waiver would allow the district to sell two pieces of property using a broker and a request for proposal process, thereby maximizing the proceeds from the sale. The district properties for which the waiver is requested are the Alderwood Property and the Vista Verde Property, both located in close proximity to the University of California, Irvine and Concordia University.
Waiver Number: 10-8-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action

TERRITORY TRANSFER

Item W-11 (DOC; 73KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Santa Barbara County Office of Education to waive Education Code (EC) Section 35710, the election requirements for a proposed territory transfer, and EC Section 35534, the “effective date,” to speed up the process for the transfer of territory from Casmalia School District to the Orcutt Union School District.
Waiver Number: 2-9-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action

STATE TESTING APPORTIONMENT

Item W-12 (DOC; 62KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by two local educational agencies (LEA) to waive the State Testing Apportionment Information Report deadline of December 31st in the California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 5, Section 11517.5(b)(1)(A) regarding the California English Language Development Test (CELDT), or CCR Title 5, Section 1225(b)(2)(A) regarding the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE), or CCR, Title 5, Section 862(c)(2)(A) regarding the Standardized Testing and Reporting Program (STAR).
Waiver Numbers: see attached list for specific school districts
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Type of Action: Action

*** ADJOURNMENT OF DAYS SESSION***
***ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING***

 

For more information concerning this agenda, please contact at 1430 N Street, Room 5111, Sacramento, CA, 95814; telephone 916-319-0827; fax 916-319-0175. To be added to the speaker’s list, please fax or mail your written request to the above-referenced address/fax number.

This agenda is posted on the State Board of Education’s Web site [http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/ag/]

 

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