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Agenda--January 9-11, 2008

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

Interim Executive Director

Gary Borden

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Wednesday, January 9, 2008
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, January 9, 2008
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, January 10, 2008
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, January 10, 2008
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.

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Friday, January 11, 2008
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

Please see Closed Session Agenda above. 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.

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Friday, January 11, 2008
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.


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
January 9-11, 2008

Wednesday, January 9, 2008 – 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 12-13, 2007

Approval of Minutes from September 6, 2007

Approval of Minutes from September 18-19, 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 January 9, 2008, may be carried over to January 10 or 11, 2008.

 

AGENDA ITEMS

Item 1 (DOC; 105KB; 5pp.)

Subject: STATE BOARD PROJECTS AND PRIORITIES.

Including, but not limited to, future meeting plans; agenda items, and officer elections; 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; 67KB; 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; 51KB; 1pp.)

Subject: Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission: Approval of Supplementary Questionnaire to Application for Appointment to Advisory Body

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 4 (DOC; 71KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Adoption of Kindergarten Through Grade Eight Instructional Materials: Adopt Proposed Title 5 Regulations.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 5 (DOC; 60KB; 2pp.)

Subject: 2005 History-Social Science Adoption: Revision of References to Guru Nanak in Oxford University Press's An Age of Voyages, 1350-1600

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 6 (DOC; 1187KB; 11pp.)

Subject: Education and the Environment Initiative: Evaluation Criteria and Plan for Review of Curriculum Units

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 7 (DOC; 99KB; 3pp.)

Subject: 2008 Reading/Language Arts–English-Language Development Primary Adoption of Instructional Materials: Approval of Optional Evaluation Criteria Maps

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 8 (DOC; 94KB; 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 2)

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 9 (DOC; 219KB; 17pp.)

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

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 10 (DOC; 107KB; 8pp.)

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

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 11 (DOC; 326KB; 52pp.)

Subject: Nonpublic School and Agency Certification: Approve Commencement of the Rulemaking Process to Amend Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations, Sections 3001, et seq.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 12 (DOC; 1.9MB; 6pp.)

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

Type of Action: Action, Information


***PUBLIC HEARING***

A Public Hearing on the following agenda item will commence no earlier than 2:00 p.m. on January 9, 2008.  The Public Hearing will be held as close to 2:00 p.m. as the business of the State Board permits.

Item 14 (DOC; 57KB; 2pp.)

Subject: 2008-2012 California State Plan for Career Technical Education, Public Hearing of the Plan, as Required by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006

Type of Action: Action, Information, Public Hearing

***END OF PUBLIC HEARING***


Item 15 (DOC; 94KB; 3pp.)

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

Type of Action: Action, Information


***PUBLIC HEARING***

A Public Hearing on the following agenda items will commence no earlier than 2:00 p.m. on January 9, 2008.  The Public Hearing will be held as close to 2:00 p.m. as the business of the State Board permits.

Item 16 (DOC; 66KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by the Lifeline Education Charter School to Extend Approval of its Charter under Oversight of the State Board of Education until June 30, 2010: Hold Public Hearing and Approve

Type of Action: Action, Information, Public Hearing

**END OF PUBLIC HEARING***


Item 17 (DOC; 69KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Public Charter Schools Grant Program (PCSGP): Approve the List of Recommended PCSGP Planning and Implementation Grant Awardees and Delegate Future Approval Authority to Expedite Distribution of Funds

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 18 (DOC; 495KB; 82pp.)

Subject: Facilities for Charter Schools (Proposition 39): Adopt Proposed Title 5 Regulations

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 19 (DOC; 137KB; 16pp.)

Subject: Child Nutrition Program: Food and Beverages – Approve Commencement of 15-Day Comment Period for Proposed Changes to Proposed Title 5 Regulations

Type of Action: Action, Information

***ADJOURNMENT OF DAY’S SESSION***


 

Thursday, January 10, 2008 – 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

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 20 (DOC; 56KB; 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 21 (DOC; 115KB; 2pp.)

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 22 (DOC; 123KB; 7pp.)

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 23 (DOC; 104KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Consolidated Applications 2007-08: Approval

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 24 (DOC; 81KB; 2pp.)

Subject: No Child Left Behind Act of 2001: Approve Local Educational Agency Plans, Title 1, Section 1112

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 25 (DOC; 68KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Assignment of Numbers for Charter School Petitions

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 26 (DOC; 57KB; 2pp.)

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

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 27 (DOC; 93KB; 5pp.)

Subject: California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Review local educational agency failure to grant diplomas for certain students under California Education Code Section 60852.4

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 28 (DOC; 181KB; 16pp.)

Subject: Appeal of a decision of the Santa Clara County Committee on School District Organization to disapprove a petition to transfer territory from the Union Elementary School District and Campbell Union High School District to the Los Gatos Union Elementary School District and Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District in Santa Clara County.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 29 (DOC; 198KB; 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


***PUBLIC HEARINGS***

Public Hearings on the following agenda items will commence no earlier than 10:00 a.m. on January 10, 2008.  The Public Hearings will be held as close to 10:00 a.m. as the business of the State Board permits.

Item 30 (DOC; 91KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Environmental Effect of the Proposed Unification of the Hamilton Union High School District and the Hamilton Union Elementary School District in Glenn County.

Type of Action: Action, Information, Public Hearing

Item 31 (DOC; 228KB; 22pp.)

Subject: Proposed Unification of the Hamilton Union High School District and the Hamilton Union Elementary School District in Glenn County.

Type of Action: Action, Information, Public Hearing

**END OF PUBLIC HEARINGS***


Item 32 (DOC; 53KB; 1pp.)

Subject: P-16 Council update, including, but not limited to information regarding closing the achievement gap

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 33 (DOC; 51KB; 1pp.)

Subject: 2008 United States Senate Youth Program Presentation

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 34 (DOC; 61KB; 2pp.)

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

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 35 (DOC; 71KB; 4pp.)

Subject: No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001: Proposed Amendments to the Accountability Workbook for 2008

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 36 (DOC; 61KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  Standardized Testing and Reporting: Update, including, but not limited to, Program Update

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 37 (DOC; 59KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  Standardized Testing and Reporting Program: Approval of 2008 District Apportionment Amounts

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 38 (DOC; 61KB; 2pp.)

Subject: California English Language Development Test: Update, including, but not limited to, the effect of the southern California wildfires and high winds on test administration

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 39 (DOC; 63KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  California High School Exit Examination: Update, including, but not limited to, summer and fall administrations

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 40 (DOC; 59KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  California High School Exit Exam: Presentation of the Special Populations Report by Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO)

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 41 (DOC; 72KB; 3pp.)

Subject:  U.S. Department of Education Peer Review of Standards and Assessment: Update of Peer Review Results

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 42 (DOC; 56KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program, Senate Bill 472 (Chapter 524, Statutes of 2006): Appointment of New Members to Review Panel

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 43 (DOC; 61KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  Community-Based English Tutoring Program: Approve Commencement of 15-Day Comment Period for Proposed Changes to California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 11315 and 11315.5 and Approve the Addendum to the Final Statement of Reasons

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.

CARL D. PERKINS AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT

Item WC-1

Subject: Request by Black Oak Mine Unified School District for a waiver of Section 131(d)(1) of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-270).
Waiver Number: Fed-7-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Type of Action: Action


Item WC-2

Subject: Request by Shoreline Unified School District for a waiver of Section 131(d)(1) of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-270).
Waiver Number: Fed-8-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Type of Action: Action


SAFE AND DRUG FREE

Item WC-3

Subject: Request by Monrovia Unified School District to waive No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB): Title IV, Part A, Section 4115 (a)(1)(c) to use Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities funds to support the cost of The Safe Schools Ambassadors, a Comprehensive Health, Substance Abuse Violence Prevention Program for grades 7-12.
Waiver Number:  Fed-9-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL

Item WC-4

Subject: Request by Big Valley Joint Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code (EC) Section 53863 for a waiver of EC Section 52852, to allow one joint school site council to function for two small schools (Big Valley Primary School and Big Valley Intermediate School).
Waiver Number: 6-10-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


CHARTER SCHOOL (Multi-track attendance)

Item WC-5

Subject: Request by New Jerusalem Elementary School District on behalf of Delta Charter School to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 11960(a), to allow the charter school attendance to be calculated as if it were a regular multi-track school.
Waiver Number: 11-11-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


NON-CONSENT (ACTION)
ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE INDEX (API) WAIVER

Item W-1

Subject: Request by Planada Elementary School District a waiver of a portion of California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 5,  Section 1032(d)(1) & (6), related to the Academic Performance Index (API), to allow Planada Elementary School to be given a valid API for the 2007 year despite "adult testing irregularities," (California Standards Test English-language arts for 22 4th grade students).
Waiver Number: 8-9-2007
(Recommended for DENIAL)

Type of Action: Action


ALGEBRA l

Item W-2

Subject: Request by Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District to waive California Education Code (EC) Section 51224.5(b), the requirement that all students graduating in the 2007-08 school year be required to complete a course in Algebra I (or equivalent) to be given a diploma of graduation for one special education student based on EC Section 56101, the special education waiver authority.
Waiver Number: 12-10-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


BOND INDEBTEDNESS LIMIT

Item W-3

Subject: Request by Garvey Elementary School District to waive California Education Code (EC) Section 15268, to allow the district to exceed its bonding limit of 1.25 percent of the taxable assessed value of property. (Requesting 1.46 percent).
Waiver Number: 13-10-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


CHARTER SCHOOL (Geographic Limitations)

Item W-4

Subject: Request by Camptonville Elementary School District for Camptonville Academy to waive California Education Code (EC) 47605.1(c)(2) pertaining to geographic limits on resource centers for nonclassroom-based charter schools so that   enrollment can be  a joint count for the two counties Yuba and Sutter.
Waiver Number: 3-10-2007
(Recommended for DENIAL)

Type of Action: Action


CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

Item W-5

Subject: Request by Saddleback Valley Unified School District to waive portions of California Education Code (EC) Section 15282, regarding term limits for membership of a Citizens' Oversight Committee for all construction bonds in the district.
Waiver Number: 5-10-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


COMMUNITY DAY (commingle grade levels)

Item W-6

Subject: Request by Sierra Sands Unified School District for a waiver of portions of California Education Code (EC) sections 48660 and 48916.1(d) to permit a community day school (CDS) to serve students in grade 6 with students in grades 7-12.
Waiver Number: 1-11-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Type of Action: Action


EDUCATIONAL INTERPRETERS

Item W-7

Subject: Request by Desert Sands Unified School District to waive California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(1), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils must be certified as of January 1, 2007. Would allow six interpreters to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2008, under a remediation plan to complete the minimum qualifications as set by CCR Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(1).
Waiver Number: 14-10-2007, 15-10-2007, 16-10-2007, 17-10-2007, 18-10-2007,
19-10-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


GRADE 9 CSR (MORGAN-HART) PROGRAM

Item W-8

Subject: Request by Fremont Union High School District (FUHSD) to waive California Education Code (EC) Section 52084(a), the Ninth Grade Class Size Reduction Program (Morgan-Hart),  to receive funding for a full year, double period of "Intensified Algebra" for targeted low performing students, and English (three courses total).
Waiver Number: 2-10-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


HIGH PRIORITY SCHOOLS PROGRAM

Item W-9

Subject: Request by Stockton Unified School District for three schools in Cohort 1 of the High Priority Schools Grant Program (HPSGP), to waive the timelines in California Education Code (EC) Section 52055.650 (h), (1)(C)(i) and (1)(C)(i) and (C)(ii) for the School Assistance and Intervention Team contract, reports, and adoption of recommendations by the local governing board.
Waiver Number: 10-11-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Type of Action: Action


PETITION REQUEST

Item W-10

Subject: Petition request under California Education Code (EC) sections 60421(d) and 60200(g) by San Luis Obispo County Office of Education to purchase specified non-adopted instructional materials for severely disabled children using Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP) monies.
Waiver Number: 11-9-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Type of Action: Action

Item W-11

Subject: Petition request under California Education Code (EC) sections 60421(d) and 60020(g) by Pleasant Ridge Union Elementary School District to purchase non-adopted instructional materials (Everyday Mathematics, kindergarten and grades one through three) using Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP) monies for three elementary schools, Alta Sierra, Cottage Hill, and Pleasant Ridge.
Waiver Number: 4-11-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITONS)

Type of Action: Action


PRINCIPAL EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT

Item W-12

Subject: Request by Castaic Union Elementary School District to waive California Education Code (EC) Section 44663(b) evaluation dates of June 30 and July 30 for non-instructional certificated employees so that Standardized Testing and Reporting test results for the year may be included in the evaluation criteria for those management employees.
Waiver Number: 11-8-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action

Item W-13

Subject: Request by San Gabriel Unified School District to waive California Education Code (EC) Section 44663(b) evaluation dates of June 30 and July 30 for non-instructional certificated employees so that Standardized Testing and Reporting test results for the year may be included in the evaluation criteria for those management employees.
Waiver Number: 4-8-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


REGIONAL OCCUPATIONAL PROGRAM

Item W-14

Subject: Request by various Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (ROCPs) to waive portions of California Education Code (EC) Section 52321(b), (c)(1), and (e), to allow these same ROCPs to accumulate a reserve of more than 15 percent of it's prior year expenditures, due to a one time re-apportionment of unspent funds from the 2005-06 fiscal year.
Waiver Number: Various Numbers and ROCPs (see attached list)
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


STATE MEAL MANDATE SATURDAY SCHOOL SESSION

Item W-15

Subject: Request by Mammoth Unified School District to waive California Education Code (EC) Section 49550 the requirement that needy pupils be provided a nutritionally adequate free or reduced-price meal during each school day (State Meal Mandate) including classes conducted on Saturdays. 
Waiver Number: 17-9-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL)

Type of Action: Action


SCHOOL DISTRICT REORGANIZATION

Item W-16

Subject: Request by Monterey County Office of Education for a waiver of portions of California Education Code (EC) Section 35706 regarding the 120-day timelines between the first public hearing and approval or disapproval of the petition by the Monterey County Committee on School District Organization regarding the transfer of unoccupied acreage from North Monterey County Unified School District to Monterey Peninsula Unified School District.
Waiver Number: 20-10-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


RESOURCE SPECIALIST CASELOAD

Item W-17

Subject: Request by West Contra Costa SELPA to waive California 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). Adam Leib assigned at Manzanita Charter School.
Waiver Number: 21-10-2007
(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

Type of Action: Action


*** ADJOURNMENT OF DAY’S SESSION***

Friday, January 11, 2008 – 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 (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 44 (DOC; 229KB; 6pp.)

Subject:  No Child Left Behind Act of 2001: Recommendations for Assignment of Corrective Action for Local Educational Agencies in Year 3 of Program Improvement

Type of Action:  Information


*** ADJOURNMENT OF DAY’S 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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