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Agenda--November 18-19, 2009

California State Board of Education (SBE) meeting agenda for the meeting to be held on November 18-19, 2009.
State Board Members

Ted Mitchell, President
Ruth Bloom, Vice President

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

Secretary & Executive Officer

Hon. Jack O’Connell

Executive Director

Theresa Garcia

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Wednesday, November 18, 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, November 18, 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, November 19, 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

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

Thursday, November 19, 2009
10:00 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.

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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.

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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.

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CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

FULL BOARD AGENDA

Public Session
November 18-19, 2009

Wednesday, November 18, 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 November 18, 2009, may be carried over to November 19, 2009.

AGENDA ITEMS


Item 1 (DOC; 142KB; 3pp.)

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.  The Secretary of Education will also provide a short report to the board.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 2 (DOC; 73KB; 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; 53KB; 1p.)

Subject:  Reports from the 2009-2010 Student Advisory Board on Education (SABE).

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 4 (DOC; 52KB; 1p.)

Subject:  2010-2011 State Board of Education Student Member: Recommendation of Three Finalists for Submission to the Governor.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 5 (DOC; 77KB; 3pp.)

Subject:  American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Update.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 6 (DOC; 60KB; 1p.)

Subject:  Update on Issues Related to California’s Implementation of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and Other Federal Programs.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 7 (DOC; 67KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Approve Local Educational Agency Plans, Title I, Section 1112.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 8 (DOC; 67KB; 3pp.)

Subject:  Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title III, Part A, as Amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001: Approval of Response to the United States Department of Education Monitoring Report.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 9 (DOC; 179KB; 3pp.)

Subject:  Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Recommendations Related to California’s Assignment of Sanctions and Associated Technical Assistance for 2009 Local Educational Agencies in Program Improvement Corrective Action.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 10 (DOC; 242KB; 12pp.)

Subject:  Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Supplemental Educational Services Providers: Removal from the 2007–2009, 2008-2010, and 2009-2011 Approved Lists for Failure to Submit the 2008–2009 Supplemental Educational Services Accountability Report.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 11 (DOC; 59KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Supplemental Educational Services Providers: Reinstatement of Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula to the 2007-2009 Approved Supplemental Educational Services Provider List.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 12 (DOC; 838KB; 24pp.)

Subject:  Elementary and Secondary Education Act: School Improvement Fund Grant: Approval of a Request for Applications for the School Improvement Funds Grant Under Sections 1003(a) and (g), Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 13 (DOC; 282KB; 10pp.)

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

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 14 (DOC; 70KB; 3pp.)

Subject:  Assignment of Numbers for Charter School Petitions.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 15 (DOC; 66KB; 3pp.)

Subject:  Overview of Specific Action taken by the California Department of Education to Ensure Accountability of Locally- and State Board of Education-Authorized Charter Schools.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 16 (DOC; 64KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Update Related to California’s Assignment of Sanctions and Associated Technical Assistance for Cohort 1 Local Educational Agencies in Program Improvement Corrective Action that are Assigned to Work with a District Assistance and Intervention Team.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 17 (DOC; 162KB; 16pp.)

Subject:  State Charter School Petitioner Notification Requirements - Approve Commencement of the Rulemaking Process for Amendments to California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 11967.6 and 11967.6.1.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 18 (DOC; 61KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  Standardized Testing and Reporting Program: Update Including, but not Limited to, Demographic Data Corrections, and Certification of 2009 Apportionment Information Reports.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 19 (DOC; 168KB; 10pp.)

Subject:  Standardized Testing and Reporting Program: Release of 10 Percent Withheld for 2008-09 Educational Testing Service Contract.

Type of Action: Action, Information


***PUBLIC HEARING***

A Public Hearing on the following agenda item will commence no earlier than 3 p.m. on November 18, 2009. The Public Hearing will be held as close to 3 p.m. as the business of the State Board permits.

Item 20 (DOC; 156KB; 9pp.)

Subject:  Standardized Testing and Reporting Program: California Modified Assessment Standard Setting for English–Language Arts in Grade Six Through Eight, Mathematics in Grades Six and Seven, and Science in Grade Eight.

Type of Action: Action, Information, Public Hearing


***END OF PUBLIC HEARING***

Item 21 (DOC; 62KB; 1pp.)

Subject:  California High School Exit Examination: Update, Including, but not Limited to, the Results of the July 2009 Administration of the California High School Exit Examination.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 22 (DOC; 68KB; 3pp.)

Subject:  California High School Exit Examination: Assembly Bill (AB) 2040 Panel Findings and Recommendations Regarding Options for Alternative Means for Eligible Students with Disabilities.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 23 (DOC; 75KB; 6pp.)

Subject:  Educational Interpreters for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Including, but not Limited to, Approval of State Board of Education Policy Regarding Waivers to Title 5, California Code of Regulations, Section 3051.16 (b)(3).

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

Charter School Program (Attendance Accounting for Multi-Track)

Item WC-1 (DOC; 77KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by New Jerusalem Elementary School District for 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: 1-8-2009

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


Community Day Schools (CDS) (Collocate Facilities)

Item WC-2 (DOC; 87KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Milpitas Unified School District for a waiver of California Education Code Section 48661(a) to permit the collocation of Milpitas Community Day School on the same site with Calaveras Hills Continuation School.

Waiver Number: 39-7-2009

(On Consent due to SBE Streamlined Waiver Policy Only.)

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


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

Item WC-3 (DOC; 78KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Biggs Unified School District for Biggs 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-15-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Item WC-4 (DOC; 74KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Hilmar Unified School District for Hilmar 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-13-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Item WC-5 (DOC; 78KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Muroc Joint Unified School District for Desert Junior-Senior 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-14-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Item WC-6 (DOC; 81KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by River Springs Charter 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-5-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Federal Program Waiver (Safe and Drug Free Schools)

Item WC-7 (DOC; 95KB; 5pp.)

Subject: Request by Central Unified School District to waive No Child Left Behind Act: Title IV, Part A, Section 4115(a)(1)(c) to use Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities funds to support the cost of Safe School Ambassadors – a Comprehensive Health, Substance Abuse, Violence Prevention Program. 

Waiver Number: Fed-12-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Physical Education Program (Block Schedules)

Item WC-8 (DOC; 93KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Santa Barbara High School District for a renewal to waive portions of California Education Code Section 51222(a), 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 San Marcos High School.

Waiver Number: 9-7-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Quality Education Investment Act (Class Size Reduction Requirements)

Item WC-9 (DOC; 106KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by the Westmorland Union 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 five students per class by the end of the 2010-11 school year for Westmorland Elementary School (requesting 18 -1 ratio on average in grades four through eight).

Waiver Number: 16-3-2009

(On Consent due to SBE Streamlined Waiver Policy Only.)

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Schoolsite Council Statute (Shared Schoolsite Council)

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

Subject: Request by Waugh Elementary 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 schools: Corona Creek Elementary School and Meadow Elementary School.

Waiver Number: 32-6-2009

(Consent due to SBE Streamlined Waiver Policy Only.)

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


State Testing Apportionment Report (CELDT)

Item WC-11 (DOC; 83KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by four 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: 8-8-2009, 9-8-2009, 9-9-2009, and 27-9-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


NON-CONSENT (ACTION)

The following agenda items include waivers that CDE staff has identified as potentially having opposition, 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 by the President's designee; and action different from that recommended by CDE staff may be taken.

4-Day Week (Independent Study)

Item W-1 (DOC; 81KB; 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, also the authority to waive Education Code Section 46300(e)(1), which provides that districts may only claim average daily attendance for students who participate in short-term independent study for five or more consecutive school days. The waiver would enable the district to claim average daily attendance for students given short term independent study for four consecutive school days instead of five.

Waiver Number: 39-6-2009

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


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

Item W-2 (DOC; 87KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by King City Union Elementary School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 46206 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 the district offered in 1982-83 at Del Rey Elementary School and Santa Lucia Elementary School for students in grades one and two (shortfall of 517 minutes).

Waiver Number: 1-7-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


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

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

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) (Revision of waiver number 99-2-2009-W-30).

Waiver Number: 26-9-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


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

Item W-4 (DOC; 87KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Chico 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 Pleasant Valley High School for students in grades nine through twelve (shortfall of 162 minutes).

Waiver Number: 11-8-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Physical Education Program (Block Schedules)

Item W-5 (DOC; 94KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Dunsmuir Joint Union High School District for a renewal to waive portions of California Education Code Section 51222(a), 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 Dunsmuir High School.

Waiver Number: 2-8-2009

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


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

Item W-6 (DOC; 92KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Delano Joint Union High School District to waive California Education Code Section 15102, to allow the district to exceed its bonding limit of 1.25 percent of the taxable assessed value of property (Requesting 2.91 percent).

Waiver Number: 1-9-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Schoolsite Council Statute (Shared Schoolsite Council)

Item W-7 (DOC; 82KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Igo-Ono-Platina Union Elementary 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 with a reduced number and composition to function for two schools, Igo-Ono Elementary School and Platina Elementary School.

Waiver Number: 13-7-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


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

Item W-8 (DOC; 90KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Butte County Office of Education to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Georgia Hagler, Elayne Reischman, and Paula Beehner to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 17-9-2009, 18-9-2009, 19-9-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-9 (DOC; 88KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Dinuba Unified School District to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Eva Martinez and Rosa Velasco to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 62-6-2009, 63-6-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-10 (DOC; 83KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by the Escondido Union School District to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Leea Aguirre to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 13-8-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


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

Subject: Request by the Hanford Elementary School District to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Edward Bielik to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 13-9-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-12 (DOC; 90KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by the Lindsay Unified School District to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Laura Scott, Brianna Terrill, and Diana Skidmore to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 14-8-2009, 17-8-2009, 18-8-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-13 (DOC; 66KB; 5pp.)

Subject: Request by Los Angeles Unified School District to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Jesus Castorena, Tamara Collier, Christina Kloman, Sheila Robertson, Noemi Sifuentes, and Marjorie Smilanick to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 26-7-2009, 28-7-2009, 30-7-2009, 31-7-2009, 33-7-2009, 34-7-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-14 (DOC; 92KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Modesto City High School District to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Teresa McKelvey, Laura Morris and Alexander Adams to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 4-8-2009, 5-8-2009, 6-8-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-15 (DOC; 92KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Monterey County Office of Education to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Israel Arreola and Vivian Hernandez to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 21-6-2009, 30-6-2009

(Recommended for DENIAL)


Item W-16 (DOC; 103KB; 6pp.)

Subject: Request by Monterey County Office of Education to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Andrea Dominguez, Terry Soria, Barbara English, Blanca Lucero, Shawnell Thompson, Sarah Maschmeyer, Nyas Dyckman and Patricia Killough to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 22-6-2009, 23-6-2009, 24-6-2009, 25-6-2009, 26-6-2009, 27-6-2009, 28-6-2009, 29-6-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-17 (DOC; 85KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by San Bernardino County Office of Education to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Rosemarie Jacobs to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 19-7-2009

(Recommended for DENIAL)


Item W-18 (DOC; 92KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by San Bernardino County Office of Education to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Maria Hernandez-Alexander, Wendy Shernicoff, Betty Zelinger, and Rhiannon Aragues to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 20-7-2009, 21-7-2009, 22-7-2009, 23-7-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-19 (DOC; 89KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by the Solano County Office of Education to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Christy Wallace, Nicole Levine, Elizabeth Castro and Lynne (Madelynne) McGowan to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 4-9-2009, 6-9-2009, 7-9-2009, 8-9-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-20 (DOC; 94KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by the Sutter County Office of Education to waive California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16(b)(3), the requirement that educational interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing pupils meet minimum qualifications as of July 1, 2009, to allow Janice DeHaan, Julie Newton, Lana Sadrin, and Shelley Gallagher to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2010, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 35-7-2009, 36-7-2009, 37-7-2009, 38-7-2009

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

***ADJOURNMENT OF DAY’S SESSION***


Thursday, November 19, 2009 – 10:00 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 24 (DOC; 834KB; 86pp.)

Subject:  Approval of 2009-10 Consolidated Applications.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 25 (DOC; 54KB; 1pp.)

Subject:  English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC): Approve the ELAC Candidates Proposed by the State Board of Education’s Screening Committee.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 26 (DOC; 55KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE): Approve the ACSE Candidates Proposed by the State Board of Education’s Screening Committee.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 27 (DOC; 54KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  Advisory Commission on Charter Schools: Appointment of Members.

Type of Action: Action, Information


Item 28 (DOC; 129KB; 5pp.)

Subject:  California English Language Development Test: Program Update, Including, but not Limited to, Release of Initial Assessment and Combined Summary Results, and Certification of 2009 Apportionment Information Reports.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 29 (DOC; 10,164KB; 59pp.)

Subject:  Appeal of a Decision by the Santa Clara County Committee on School District Organization to Disapprove a Petition to Transfer Territory from the Campbell Union School District and Campbell Union High School District to the Los Gatos Union School District and Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District in Santa Clara County (La Rinconada).

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 30 (DOC; 389KB; 11pp.)

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

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 31 (DOC; 308KB; 30pp.)

Subject:  Update on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession Review and Revision.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 32 (DOC; 56KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  Appointments to the California Subject Matter Project Advisory Boards.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 33 (DOC; 110KB; 8pp.)

Subject:  The Administrator Training Program: Approval of Training Providers and Training Curricula.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 34 (DOC; 138KB; 2pp.)

Subject:  Request for Repeal of State Board of Education Waiver Policy:

Adult Education Innovation and Alternative Instruction Delivery Program: Percentage of Block Entitlement, Waiver Policy # 02-01.

Type of Action:  Action, Information

***ADJOURNMENT OF DAY’S SESSION***

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