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Agenda--March 9-11, 2011

Agenda and other related materials for the California State Board of Education (SBE) meeting to be held on March 9-11, 2011.
State Board Members

Michael W. Kirst, President
Trish Williams, Vice President

James Aschwanden
Yvonne Chan
Carl Cohn
Aida Molina
James C. Ramos
Patricia A. Rucker
Ilene W. Straus
Connor Cushman, Student Member

Secretary & Executive Officer

Hon. Tom Torlakson

Interim Executive Director

Patricia de Cos

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
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 95814
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, March 9, 2011
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 95814
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, March 10, 2011
9:00 a.m. Pacific Time +

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Closed SessionIF NECESSARY
(The public may not attend.)

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
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 reconvened later in the day; or (3) may be commenced later than 9:00 a.m.

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Thursday, March 10, 2011
9:00 a.m. Pacific Time +

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Public Session

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
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, March 11, 2011
9:00 a.m. Pacific Time +

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Closed SessionIF NECESSARY
(The public may not attend.)

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
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 reconvened later in the day; or (3) may be commenced later than 9:00 a.m.

Schedule of Meeting

Location

Friday, March 11, 2011
9:00 a.m. Pacific Time +

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Public Session

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
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

March 9, 2011

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 – 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time +
(Upon adjournment of Closed Session if held) 

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814

Call to Order

Salute to the Flag

Closed Session

Communications

Announcements

REPORT OF THE STATE 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 March 9, 2011, may be carried over to March 10, 2011, or March 11, 2011.

AGENDA ITEMS

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

Subject: STATE BOARD PROJECTS AND PRIORITIES.

Including, but not limited to, future meeting plans; agenda items; and officer nominations and/or elections; State Board office budget, staffing, appointments, and direction to staff; declaratory and commendatory resolutions; update on litigation; bylaw review and revision; Board policy; approval of minutes; board liaison reports, and other matters of interest.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 2 (DOC; 332KB; 23pp.)

Subject:  Comprehensive Assessment System Grant:  Overview and Presentations by the Partnership for the Assessment of the Readiness for College and Careers Consortium and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 3 (DOC; 75KB; 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 4 (DOC; 66KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Parent Empowerment — Readoption of the Finding of Emergency and Proposed Emergency Regulations for Additions to the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 4800 Through 4807.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 5 (DOC; 87KB; 6pp.)

Subject: Parent Empowerment: Update to the State Board of Education on the Process and Progress of the Permanent Parent Empowerment Regulations.

Type of Action: Information


Item 6 (DOC; 84KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Compton Unified School District to be a Single District Special Education Local Plan Area.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 7 (DOC; 233KB; 27pp.)

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 8 (DOC; 79KB; 6pp.)

Subject: California High School Exit Examination: Analysis and Consideration of Alternative Means to the California High School Exit Examination.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 9 (DOC; 97KB; 8pp.)

Subject: Standardized Testing and Reporting Program: Adoption of California Modified Assessment Performance Level Descriptors for English-Language Arts in Grade Nine, Algebra I, and Life Science in Grade Ten.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


***PUBLIC HEARING***

A Public Hearing on the following agenda item will commence no earlier than 4:00p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2011. The Public Hearing will be held as close to 4:00 p.m. as the business of the State Board permits.

Item 10 (DOC; 144KB; 7pp.)

Subject: Standardized Testing and Reporting Program:  Adoption of California Modified Assessment Proposed Performance Standards Setting for English-Language Arts in Grade Nine, Algebra I, and Life Science in Grade Ten and to Conduct the Regional Public Hearings.

Type of Action:  Public Hearing, Action, Information

***END OF PUBLIC HEARING***

***ADJOURNMENT OF DAY’S SESSION***


Public Session

March 10, 2011

Thursday, March 10, 2011 – 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time +
(Upon adjournment of Closed Session if held) 

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814

Call to Order

Salute to the Flag

Closed Session

Communications

Announcements

REPORT OF THE STATE 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 March 10, 2011, may be carried over to March 11, 2011. 

AGENDA ITEMS

***PUBLIC HEARING***

A Public Hearing on the following agenda item will commence no earlier than 9:00a.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2011. The Public Hearing will be held as close to 9:00 a.m. as the business of the State Board permits.

Item 11 (DOC; 438KB; 52pp.)

Subject: The School of Arts and Enterprise: Consideration of Petition to Renew Charter Currently Authorized by the State Board of Education.

Type of Action:  Public Hearing, Action, Information

***END OF PUBLIC HEARING***


Item 12 (DOC; 153KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Consideration of Requests for Determination of Funding Rates as Required for Nonclassroom-based Charter Schools.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 13 (DOC; 214KB; 30pp.)

Subject:  Charter Renewal:  Approval of Commencement of 15-Day Public Comment Period for Proposed Changes to the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 11966.4, 11966.5, 11966.6, and 11967.5.1.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 14 (DOC; 151KB; 12pp.)

Subject:  Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Recommendations Related to California’s Assignment of Corrective Actions and Associated Technical Assistance for the 2010 Local Educational Agencies in Program Improvement Corrective Action.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 15 (DOC; 153KB; 10pp.)

Subject: Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Proposed Criteria and Methodology for the Review of 92 Local Educational Agencies in Cohort 1 Program Improvement Corrective Action.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 16 (DOC; 141KB; 16pp.)

Subject: Inclusion of Middle School Dropouts in the Academic Performance Index – Approval of Commencement of the Rulemaking Process for Amendments to the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 1039.1.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 17 (DOC; 149KB; 9pp.)

Subject: California State Plan 1999–2011 for the Workforce Investment Act, Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act: Extension and Update.

Type of Action:  Action, Information

***ADJOURNMENT OF DAY’S SESSION ***


Public Session

March 11, 2011

Friday, March 11, 2011 – 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time +
(Upon adjournment of Closed Session if held) 

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814

Call to Order

Salute to the Flag

Closed Session

Communications

Announcements

REPORT OF THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT

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

AGENDA ITEMS

Item 18 (DOC; 2.0MB; 20pp;)

Subject: State Board of Education Delegation of Authority for the Approval of the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Plan for Children From Birth Through Grade Twelve as Developed by the State Literacy Team.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 19 (DOC; 110KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Approval of 2010-2011 Consolidated Applications.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 20 (DOC; 198KB; 6pp.)

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

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 21 (DOC; 227KB; 10pp.)

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

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 22 (DOC; 93KB; 6pp.)

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


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 the Education Code or in the California Code of Regulations, Title 5.

Charter School Program (Pupil Teacher Ratio)

Item WC-1 General (DOC; 110KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Kern County Office of Education to waive portions of California Education Code Section 51745.6, and California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 11704, and portions of Section 11963.4(a)(3), related to charter school independent study pupil-to-teacher ratios to allow an increase from a 25:1 to a 27.5:1 pupil-to-teacher ratio at Valley Oaks Charter School.

Waiver Number: 157-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


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

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

Subject: Request by Black Oak Mine Unified School District for Golden Sierra 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-594-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Quality Education Investment Act (Class Size Reduction Requirements)

Item WC-3 General (DOC; 99KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Needles Unified School District to waive California Education Code Section 52055.740(a), regarding class size reduction requirements under the Quality Education Investment Act, that this funded school reduce its class sizes by an average of five students per class by the end of the 2010–11 school year at Needles High School (requesting 18.9:1 student ratio on average in grades nine, ten, eleven and twelve).

Waiver Number: 28-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


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

Item WC-4 General (DOC; 98KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Wiseburn Elementary School District to waive California Education Code sections 15102 and 15268, to allow the district to exceed its bonded indebtedness limit of 1.25 percent of the taxable assessed value of property (requesting 2.20 percent).

Waiver Number: 46-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Schoolsite Council Statute (Number and Composition of Members)

Item WC-5 Specific (DOC; 88KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Alview-Dairyland Union 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 small rural schools, Alview Elementary and Dairyland Elementary.

Waiver Number: 9-10-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


State Testing Apportionment Report (STAR)

Item WC-6 General (DOC; 89KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Lassen View Union Elementary School District to waive the State Testing Apportionment Information Report and Certification deadline of December 31 in the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 862(c)(2)(A) regarding the Standardized Testing and Reporting Program.

Waiver Number: 24-11-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


School Accountability Report Card (February 1 Timeline)

Item WC-7 General (DOC; 88KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by thirty-eight local educational agencies to waive portions of California Education Code sections 35256(c) and 35258 regarding the annual deadline to make the annual School Accountability Report Card available in hard copy and on the Internet by February 1.

Waiver Numbers: Various waivers - see attached list.

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


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.

Class Size Penalties (Over Limit on Grades 4-8)

Item W-1 General (DOC; 93KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by three districts to waive portions of California Education Code Section 41376 (b) and (e), relating to class size penalties for grades four through eight. A district’s current class size maximum is the greater of the 1964 statewide average of 29.9 to one or the district’s 1964 average.

Waiver Numbers: 22-11-2010, 11-1-2011, and 18-11-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Class Size Penalties (Over limit on Kindergarten - Grade 3)

Item W-2 Specific (DOC; 89KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by two districts, under the authority of California Education Code Section 41382, to waive portions of Education Code sections 41376(a), (c), and (d) and 41378(a) through (e), relating to class size penalties for kindergarten through grade three. For kindergarten, the overall class size average is 31 to one with no class larger than 33. For grades one to three, the overall class size average is 30 to one with no class larger than 32.

Waiver Numbers: 21-11-2010 and 5-12-2010.

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Community Day Schools (CDS) (Commingle Grade Levels)

Item W-3 General (DOC; 96KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Konocti Unified School District for a waiver of California Education Code Section 48916.1(d) and portions of Section 48660 to permit a community day school to serve students in grades two through six with students in grades seven through nine, and Section 48661(a) to permit the collocation of a community day school on the same site as Highlands High School, a continuation high school.

Waiver Number: 31-11-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Quality Education Investment Act (Class Size Reduction Requirements)

Item W-4 General (DOC; 95KB; 4pp.)

Subject: Request by Wasco 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 its class sizes by an average of five students per class by the end of the 2010–11 school year for Thomas Jefferson Middle School (requesting 23:1 ratio on average in grade seven and 21:1 ratio in grade eight).

Waiver Number: 167-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


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

Item W-5 General (DOC; 100KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by El Monte Union High School District to waive California Education Code sections 15102 and 15268 to allow the district to exceed its bonded indebtedness limit of 1.25 percent of the taxable assessed value of property (requesting 2.0 percent).

Waiver Number: 174-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


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

Item W-6 General (DOC; 95KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by West Contra Costa Unified School District to waive California Education Code sections 15106 and 15270(a) to allow the district to exceed its bond indebtedness limit of 2.5 percent of the taxable assessed value of property (requesting  5.0 percent).

Waiver Number: 200-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


School Construction Bonds (Citizens Oversight Committee - Term Limits)

Item W-7 General (DOC; 92KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Eureka City Schools to waive portions of California Education Code Section 15282, regarding term limits for members of a Citizens’ Oversight Committee for all construction bonds in the District.

Waiver Number: 173-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


School District Reorganization (Elimination of Election Requirement)

Item W-8 General (DOC; 94KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Reef-Sunset Unified 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: 48-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


School District Reorganization (Lapsation of a Small District)

Item W-9 General (DOC; 99KB; 4pp.)

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

Waiver Number: 158-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL)


Schoolsite Council Statute (Number and Composition of Members)

Item W-10 Specific (DOC; 84KB; 2pp.)

Subject: Request by Southern Trinity Joint Unified School District under the authority of California Education Code Section 52863 for a waiver of California 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, Hoaglin-Zenia Elementary.

Waiver Number: 171-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Special Education Program (Algebra I Requirement for Graduation)

Item W-11 Specific (DOC; 89KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by Manteca Unified School District to waive California Education Code Section 51224.5(b), the requirement that all students graduating in the 2010-11 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 Education Code Section 56101, the special education waiver authority.

Waiver Number: 180-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


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

Item W-12 General (DOC; 136KB; 7pp.)

Subject: Request by Solano County Office of Education for a renewal 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 July1, 2009, to allow Nicole Levine and Elizabeth Castro, to continue to provide services to students until June30, 2011, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Numbers: 10-12-2010 and 11-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-13 General (DOC; 121KB; 6pp.)

Subject: Request by Solano County Office of Education for a renewal 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 Madelynne (Lynne) McGowan, to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2011, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 9-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-14 General (DOC; 114KB; 6pp.)

Subject: Request by 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 July1, 2009, to allow Britney Strenn to continue to provide services to students until June30, 2011, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 8-12-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-15 General (DOC; 119KB; 6pp.)

Subject: Request by Stanislaus County Office of Education for a renewal 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 Thomas (Tommy) Duarte to continue to provide services to students under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Number: 35-11-2010

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item W-16 General (DOC; 132KB; 7pp.)

Subject: Request by Stanislaus County Office of Education for a renewal 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 Barbara Sires and Janet Spangler to continue to provide services to students under a remediation plan to complete those minimum qualifications.

Waiver Numbers: 34-11-2010 and 36-10-2010

(Recommended for DENIAL)


Item W-17 General (DOC; 119KB; 6pp.)

Subject: Request by San Joaquin County Office of Education for a renewal 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 Brittany Pitsch (formerly Parker) to continue to provide services to students until June 30, 2011, under a remediation plan to complete those minimum requirements.

Waiver Number: 170-12-2010

(Recommended for DENIAL)


School Accountability Report Card (February 1 Timeline)

Item W-18 General (DOC; 88KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Request by eighty-eight local educational agencies to waive portions of California Education Code Sections 35256(c) and 35258 regarding the annual deadline to make the annual School Accountability Report Card available in hard copy and on the Internet by February 1.

Waiver Numbers: Various waivers - see attached list.

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)


Item 23 (DOC; 63KB; 3pp.)

Subject: Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Supplemental Educational Services – Adoption of Proposed California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 13075.1 through 13075.9, Inclusive.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


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

Subject: Assignment of Numbers for Charter School Petitions.

Type of Action:  Action, Information


Item 25 (DOC; 96KB; 5pp.)

Subject: Appointment of Beth Hunkapiller and Deborah Kennedy to positions in accordance with Article IX, Section 2.1, of the Constitution of the State of California.  

Type of Action:  Action, Information

***ADJOURNMENT OF DAY’S SESSION***

***ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING***


For more information concerning this agenda, please contact the State Board of Education 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/].

Questions: State Board of Education | 916-319-0827 
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