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March 21-22, 2013 IQC Meeting Notice and Agenda

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State of California
Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor

Instructional Quality Commission
An advisory body to the California State Board of Education

Agenda

March 21–22, 2013

Instructional Quality Commission Members
Executive Director
State Board of Education Liaisons

The Instructional Quality Commission (IQC or Commission) is an 18-member panel that includes two Members of the Legislature appointed, respectively, by the Senate Committee on Rules and by the Speaker of the Assembly and serving at the pleasure of their appointing powers. The legislative members participate in the Commission's work to the extent that such participation is not incompatible with their positions as Members of the Legislature. The State Board of Education (SBE) appointed 13 of the 16 public members, and the other three are appointed, respectively, by the Governor (Carlos Ulloa), the Senate Committee on Rules (Carla Herrera), and the Speaker of the Assembly (Michelle Herczog). The public members serve four-year, staggered terms and may serve only one full term.

Schedule of Meeting Location

Thursday, March 21, 2013
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ±

Friday, March 22, 2013
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ±

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
916-319-0881

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 Instructional Quality Commission will hold a two-day meeting on Thursday–Friday, March 21–22, 2013, at the location indicated on the previous page. The meeting will include some activities involving the Commission as a whole and others involving one or more of the Commission’s various committees. The following outline of activities is provided for convenience only. The actual order of business may be changed without notice by the Commission Chair to accommodate the needs of members, invited presenters, and key staff. Anyone interested in a particular matter should plan on being in attendance for the whole two-day meeting on Thursday–Friday, March 21–22, 2013. Timing and order of activities may change. The Full Commission and its various committees will commence, recess, and reconvene as necessary throughout the two-day meeting.

The agenda listing is illustrative of the matters to be considered, but it is not necessarily exhaustive.

The agenda for this Instructional Quality Commission meeting may involve the full scope of its statutory responsibilities which includes studying the problems of courses of study in the schools of the state; developing criteria for and conducting the evaluation of instructional materials; and recommending minimum standards for courses of study, curriculum frameworks, and the adoption or rejection of instructional materials. The Commission reserves the right to consider specific matters and take action within the full scope of its responsibilities. The list that follows is illustrative of the matters to be considered, but it is not necessarily exhaustive.

Persons wishing to address the Commission 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 Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division 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 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 Instructional Quality Commission may request assistance by contacting the Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division Office, 1430 N Street, Room 3207, Sacramento, CA, 95814; telephone, 916-319-0881; fax, 916-319-0172.

Instructional Quality Commission

Full Commission Agenda

Thursday, March 21, 2013
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ±

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

  1. Full Instructional Quality Commission (9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.)
    1. Call to Order
    2. Salute to the Flag
    3. Overview of Agenda
    4. Approval of Minutes for the December 10, 2012, Commission Meeting (DOC) (Action)
    5. Approval of Minutes for the February 27, 2013, Science Subject Matter Committee Teleconference Meeting (DOC) (Action)
    6. Report of the Chair
      Bill Honig, Instructional Quality Commission Chair
    7. Executive Director’s Report
      Thomas Adams, Executive Director, Instructional Quality Commission
    8. Report from the State Board of Education
      State Board of Education Liaison and Staff (Invited)
    9. Presentation on the Basal Alignment Project Common Core Standards
      David Liben
    10. Title 5 Regulations (DOC)
      Thomas Adams, Executive Director, Instructional Quality Commission
    11. 2013 (DOC) and 2014 Meeting Dates (Action)
    12. Other Matters/Public Comment
  1. Executive Committee (DOC) (11:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.)
    1. Assignment of Members to Committees (DOC) (Action)
    2. Other Matters/Public Comment

Lunch Break (11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

  1. Mathematics Subject Matter Committee (DOC) (12:30 to 5:00 p.m.)*
    1. Presentation on College Bound in Middle School and High School
      Neal Finkelstein, Senior Research Scientist, WestEd
    2. The Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (Mathematics Framework), 2013 Revision (Information/Action)
      1. Review of Draft Mathematics Framework
        This version of the draft framework is no longer available on line. Please contact the Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division at 916-319-0663 if you are interested in obtaining a copy. A more recent version is available on the 2013 Revision of the Mathematics Framework Web page.
      2. Draft Online Survey Questions for the First Public Review and Comment Period (DOC)
    3. Public Comment on the Mathematics Framework
    4. 2014 Mathematics Instructional Materials Adoption (Information/Action)
      1. Review of Training Materials
      2. Recommendation of Reviewers and Facilitators
    5. Public Comment on the Mathematics Adoption
    6. Other Matters/Public Comment

*If necessary, the Mathematics Subject Matter Committee may reconvene on Friday morning, March 22, 2013, and the meeting times of Items 4–9 will be adjusted.

***Adjournment of Day's Session***


Instructional Quality Commission

Full Commission Agenda

Friday, March 22, 2013
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ±

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

  1. English Language Arts/English Language Development (ELA/ELD) Subject Matter Committee (DOC) (8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.)
    1. The 2014 ELA/ELD Framework (Information)
      1. Update on the ELA/ELD Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (ELA/ELD Framework), 2014 Revision (Information)
      2. Update on the Adoption of the Career and College Readiness Anchor Standards and Resolution of Technical Issues to the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (CCSS for ELA/Literacy)
    2. Other Matters/Public Comment
  2. Ad Hoc Committee on the Implementation of the California Common Core State Standards (CCSS) (DOC) (8:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.)
    1. Update on the Implementation of the CCSS (Information)
      Barbara Murchison, Consultant, Common Core Systems Implementation Office, CDE
    2. Update on the Supplemental Instructional Materials Review 2 (SIMR 2) (Information) Other Matters/Public Comment
  3. Ad Hoc Committee on Assessment and Accountability (DOC) (9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.)
    1. State Superintendent of Public Instruction’s Recommendations and Subsequent Legislation for Suspension of Assessments (Information)
      Assessment Development and Administration Division, CDE
    2. Other Matters/Public Comment
  4. Science Subject Matter Committee (DOC) (10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.)
    1. Discussion of February 27, 2013 Meeting (Information)
    2. Other Matters/Public Comment
  5. History–Social Science Subject Matter Committee (DOC) (10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.)
    1. Implementing the Common Core State Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies (Information)
      1. Discussion of the CCSS and California‘s History–Social Science Standards
      2. History-Social Science Blueprint Project
    2. Vision for the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Inquiry in Social Studies State Standards (information)
    3. Other Matters/Public Comment

Lunch Break (11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

  1. Full Commission Reconvenes (12:30 to 5:00 p.m.)
    1. Reports/Action from Subcommittees
    2. Individual Commissioner Reports
    3. Other Matters/Public Comment

***Adjournment of Meeting***

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