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Agenda--January 10-11, 2007

California State Board of Education (SBE) meeting agenda.

AGENDA
January 10-11, 2007

State Board Members

Kenneth Noonan, President
Ruth Bloom,  Vice President

James Aschwanden
Alan Bersin
Yvonne Chan
Don Fisher
Ruth E. Green
David Lopez
Joe Nuñez
Johnathan Williams
Andrew Estep– Student Member

Secretary & Executive Officer
Hon. Jack O’Connell

Executive Director
Roger Magyar

SCHEDULE OF MEETING LOCATION

Wednesday, January 10, 2007
9:00 a.m. ±

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:

  • California Association of Private Special Education Schools, et al., v. California Department of Education, et al., Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BC272983, and related appeal (Second Appellate District, Case No. B1818435)
  • California Parents for the Equalization of Educational Materials v. California State Board of Education, et al. U.S. Eastern District of California, Case No.  2:06-CV-00532-FCD-KJM
  • Californians for Justice Education Fund v. State Board of Education, et. al., Alameda County Superior Court Case No. RG06265395
  • Centinela Valley Union High School District v. State Board of Education, et al., Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. BS093483
  • Coachella Valley Unified School District, et.al., v. State of California, et.al. Case No. CPF-05-505334
  • Emma C., et al. v. Delaine Eastin, et al., United States District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. C 96 4179
  • EMS-BP, LLC, Options for Youth Burbank, Inc. et al. v. California Department of Education, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 03CS01078 / 03CS01079 and related appeal
  • Hindu American Foundation, et al., v. California State Board of Education, et al., Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 06CS00386
  • K.C. et al. v. Jack O’Connell, et al., U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. C 05 4077 MMC
  • Kidd, et al.,  v. California Department of Education, et al., Alameda Superior Court Case No. 2002049636
  • Medina, et al.,  v. State of California Department of Education et al.,  San Francisco Superior Court Case No. CPF-06-506068
  • Mendoza, et al.  v. State of California, et al. Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BS105481
  • Opportunity for Learning – PB, LLC; Opportunities for Learning – C, LLC, and Opportunities for Learning WSH, LLC Notice of Appeal Before the Education Audit Appeals Panel
  • Options for Youth, et al., v. California Department of Education, et al., Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC 347454
  • Options of Youth, - Burbank, Inc., San Gabriel, Inc., Upland, Inc., and Victor Valley  Notice of Appeal Before the Education Audit Appeals Panel, OAH #2006100966
  • Porter, et al., v. Manhattan Beach Unified School District, et al., United States District Court, Central District, Case No. CV-00-08402
  • Roxanne Serna, et al., v. Delaine Eastin, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, et al., Los Angles County Superior Court, Case No. BC174282
  • Sonoma County Superintendents of Schools, et. al. v. Special Education Hearing Office, et.al.  Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 04AS0393
  • Valenzuela, et al., v. Jack O’Connell, et al., Alameda Superior Court, Case No. JCCP 4468
  • Case Name Unspecified: Disclosure of case names would jeopardize existing settlement negotiations

Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation:  Under Government Code sections 11126(e)(1) and (e)(2)(B), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that it may meet in closed session to decide whether there is a significant exposure to litigation, and to consider and act in connection with matters for which there is a significant exposure to litigation.  Under Government Code sections 11126(e)(1) and (e)(2)(C), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that it may meet in closed session to decide to initiate litigation and to consider and act in connection with litigation it has decided to initiate.

Under Government Code section 11126(c)(14), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that it may meet in closed session to review and discuss the actual content of pupil achievement tests (including, but not limited to, the High School Exit Exam) that have been submitted for State Board approval and/or approved by the State Board.

Under Government Code section 11126(a), the State Board of Education hereby provides public notice that it may meet in closed session regarding the appointment, employment, evaluation of performance, or dismissal of public employees, or a complaint or charge against public employees. Public employees include persons exempt from civil service under Article VII, Section 4(e) of the California Constitution.


Wednesday, January 10, 2007 California Department of Education

9:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time ± (Upon Adjournment of Closed Session, if held)

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Public Session

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.


Thursday, January 11, 2007 California Department of Education

8:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time ±

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Closed Session – IF NECESSARY
(The public may not attend.)

1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California
916-319-0827

Main lobby

Blanket Bay Hotel

Glenorchy Otago, New Zealand

64-3-441 0115


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.


Thursday, January 11, 2007 California Department of Education

8:00 a.m. ± Pacific Standard Time (Upon Adjournment of Closed Session, if held)

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Public Session

1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California
916-319-0827

Main lobby

Blanket Bay Hotel

Glenorchy Otago, New Zealand

64-3-441 0115


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 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
Public Session

AGENDA

January 10-11, 2007

Wednesday, January 10-11, 2007 – 9:00 a.m. Pacific Standard 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

Approval of Minutes (meetings from July 12-13, 2006, September 6, 2006, and

November 8-9, 2006)

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 10, 2007, may be carried over to

January 11, 2007.

 

ITEM 1
(DOC; 160KB; 6pp.)

 

STATE BOARD PROJECTS AND PRIORITIES.

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

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 2
(DOC; 56KB; 1p.)

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.

INFORMATION

 

ITEM 3
(DOC; 51KB; 2pp.)

2007 United States Senate Youth Program Presentation

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 4
(DOC; 102KB; 6pp.)

Appoint Gavin Payne, Susan Ronnback, Andrea Ball, and William Padia to positions in accordance with Article IX, Section 2.1, of the Constitution of the State of California

ACTION

INFORMATION

 

ITEM 5
(DOC; 538KB; 28pp.)

2006 Academic Performance Index (API) Base: Approval of methodology for calculation.

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 6
(DOC; 66KB; 4pp.)

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001: Proposed Amendments to the Accountability Workbook for 2007

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 7
(DOC; 74KB; 5pp.)

U.S. Department of Education Peer Review: Update

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 8
(DOC; 57KB; 2pp.)

Standardized Testing and Reporting Program: Including but not limited to Program Update

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 9
(DOC; 71KB; 2pp.)

California English Language Development Test (CELDT): Update including, but not limited to, efforts to inform districts about changes to the CELDT scale and the impact of new cut scores

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 10
(DOC; 55KB; 2 pp.)

California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Update, including, but not limited to, fall administrations

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 11
(DOC; 61KB; 1p.)

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

ACTION
INFORMATION

 

ITEM 12
(DOC; 58KB; 2pp.)

Standardized Testing and Reporting Program: Approval of 2007 District Apportionment Amounts

ACTION
INFORMATION

 

ITEM 13
(DOC; 85KB; 5pp.)

California High School Exit Examination: Review local educational agency failure to grant diplomas for certain students under California Education Code Section 60852.3

ACTION
INFORMATION

 

ITEM 14
(DOC; 76KB; 3pp.)

Consolidated Applications 2006-07: Approval

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 15
(DOC; 60KB; 2pp.)

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

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 16
(DOC; 185KB; 7pp.)

Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program,  Assembly Bill 466 (Chapter 737, Statutes of 2001): Approve Reimbursement Requests from Local Educational Agencies

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 17
(DOC; 80KB; 2pp.)

Chief Business Officer Training Program - Approve Training Candidates

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 18
(DOC; 74KB; 4pp.)

Assignment of Numbers for Charter School Petitions

ACTION
INFORMATION

 

ITEM 19
(DOC; 81KB; 4p.)

Charter Schools: Determination of Funding Requests for 2006-07 (and beyond) for Nonclassroom-based Charter Schools

ACTION
INFORMATION

 

ITEM 20
(DOC; 62KB; 2pp.)

Revisions to the California School Accounting Manual

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 21
(DOC; 187KB; 17pp.)

Appeal from a decision of the Santa Barbara County Committee on School District Organization to deny a petition to transfer territory from the Santa Barbara Elementary School District to the Cold Spring School District in Santa Barbara County

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 22
(DOC; 58KB; 2pp.)

Adoption of Kindergarten Through Grade Eight Instructional Materials: Approve Commencement of the Rulemaking Process for regulations to replace those currently found at California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sectios 9510 - 9530

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 23
(DOC; 61KB; 4pp.)

2007 Mathematics Primary Adoption of Instructional Materials: Appointment of Instructional Materials Advisory Panel Members and Content Review Panel Experts (Cohort 2)

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 24
(DOC; 370KB; 26pp.)

2008 Reading/Language Arts/English Language Development Primary Adoption: Content Review Panel and Instructional Materials Advisory Panel Applications Template

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 25
(DOC; 235KB; 42pp.)

Nonpublic School and Agency Certification: Adopt Proposed Regulations for Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations, sections 3001 et seq.

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 26
(DOC; 62KB; 3pp.)

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004: Special Education Part B – State Performance Plan and Annual Performance Report

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 27
(DOC; 118KB; 11pp.)

Community-Based English Tutoring Program: Approve Commencement of the Rulemaking Process for the Amendment of California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 11315 and the Addition of Section 11315.5

ACTION INFORMATION

***PUBLIC HEARINGS***

Public Hearings on the following agenda items will commence no earlier than 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday.  The Public Hearings will be held at or after 2:00 p.m. as the business of the State Board permits.

ITEM 28
(DOC; 60KB; 2pp.)

Career Technical Education (CTE) Framework for California Public Schools, Grades Seven Through Twelve: Public Hearing and Adoption of Framework

ACTION INFORMATION PUBLIC HEARING

 

ITEM 29
(DOC; 57KB; 2pp.)

Health Education Standards: Convene a Public Hearing and Adopt Proposed Content Standards for California’s Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve.

ACTION INFORMATION PUBLIC HEARING

***END OF PUBLIC HEARINGS***

ITEM 30
(DOC; 45KB; 38pp.)

Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program (Senate Bill 472): Approve Proposed Emergency Regulations and Commence the Rulemaking Process.

ACTION INFORMATION

ADJOURNMENT OF DAY’S SESSION

 

Thursday, January 11, 2007 – 8:00 a.m.± Pacific Standard Time (Upon adjournment of Closed Session if held)

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

Main lobby, Blanket Bay Hotel, Glenorchy Otago, New Zealand, 64-3-441 0115

Call to Order

Salute to the Flag

REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT (unless presented on the preceding day)

ITEMS DEFERRED FROM PRECEDING DAY

Any matters deferred from the previous day’s session may be considered.

CLOSED SESSION

NOTE:  Items not heard or completed on January 10, 2007, may be carried over to

January 11, 2007.

 

ITEM 31
(DOC; 138;KB 6pp.)

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Title II, Part A: Revisions to the Proposed Plan of Detailed Activities to Meet the Highly Qualified Teacher Requirements by the End of the One Year Extension, June 30, 2007

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 32
(DOC; 313KB; 41pp.)

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Title II, Part A: Subject Matter Verification Process for Secondary Teachers in Special Settings.

ACTION
INFORMATION

 

ITEM 33
(DOC; 279KB; 2pp.)

Quality Education Investment Act: Approve the Finding of Emergency and Proposed Emergency Regulations; and Approve Commencement of the Rulemaking Process for Amendments to Title 5

ACTION INFORMATION PUBLIC HEARING

 

ITEM 34
(DOC; 58KB; 27pp.)

Educational Interpreters for Pupils Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing – Approve Amendments to California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 3051.16 and Section 3065

ACTION INFORMATION

 

ITEM 35
(DOC; 84KB; 3pp.)

State Board of Education-Approved Charter Schools: Update

ACTION INFORMATION

***PUBLIC HEARING***

Public Hearing on the following agenda item will commence no earlier than 10 a.m. on Thursday.  The Public Hearing will be held at or after 10 a.m. as the business of the State Board permits.

ITEM 36
(DOC; 877KB; 3pp.)

Petition by Aspire Public Schools to establish a Statewide Benefit Charter School under the oversight of the State Board of Education: Hold Public Hearing, Make Finding, and Approve

ACTION INFORMATION PUBLIC HEARING

***END OF PUBLIC HEARING***

ITEM 37
(DOC; 281KB; 2pp.)

Charter School Closure Procedures:  Adopt Proposed Title 5 Regulations

ACTION INFORMATION

***PUBLIC HEARINGS***

Public Hearings on the following agenda items will commence no earlier than 11 a.m. on Thursday.  The Public Hearings will be held at or after 11 a.m. as the business of the State Board permits.

ITEM 38
(DOC; 3565KB; 139pp.)

Petition by Green Dot Public Schools to establish a Statewide Benefit Charter School under the oversight of the State Board of Education: Make Finding and Approve

ACTION INFORMATION PUBLIC HEARING

 

ITEM 39
(DOC; 904KB; 134pp.)

Petition by the Aim High Community Charter School to Establish a Charter School under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Hold Public Hearing, and Approve

ACTION INFORMATION PUBLIC HEARING

***END OF PUBLIC HEARINGS***

ITEM 40 (DOC; 265KB; 40pp.)

Facilities for Charter Schools (Proposition 39): Approve Commencement of the Rulemaking Process for Additions and Amendments to Article 3 (commencing with Section 11969.1) of Subchapter 19, of Chapter 11, of Division 1, of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations

ACTION INFORMATION

 

 

ITEM 41
(DOC; 52KB; 1p.)

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

ACTION INFORMATION

WAIVER REQUEST CONSENT MATTERS

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

ADULT EDUCATION INNOVATION AND ALTERNATIVE INSTRUCTIONAL DELIVERY PROGRAMS

ITEM WC-1
(DOC; 74KB; 4pp.)

Request by San Mateo Union High School District to waive Education Code (EC) Section 52522(b) to increase from 5 percent to 7 percent the proportion of their adult education state block entitlement that may be used to implement approved Adult Education Innovation and Alternative Instructional Delivery Programs.

Waiver Number 2-11-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

ACTION

CARL D. PERKINS VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION ACT

ITEM WC-2
(DOC; 64KB; 2pp.)

Request by Los Molinos Unified School District for a renewal waiver of Section 131(d)(1) of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-332).

Waiver Number: Fed-26-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL)

ACTION

CHARTER SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

ITEM WC-3
(DOC; 68KB; 2pp.)

Request by the Stockton Unified School District to waive California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 5, Section 11960(a), to allow the charter school attendance to be calculated as if it were a regular multi-track school for the Rosa Parks Academy (Aspire Charter Schools).

Waiver Number: 9-11-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL)

ACTION

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND BLOCK SCHEDULES

ITEM WC-4
(DOC; 72KB; 3pp.)

Request by Yuba City Unified School District for a renewal to waive portions of Education Code (EC) Section 51222(a), related to the statutory minimum of 400 minutes of physical education required each ten days for grades nine through twelve in order to implement a block schedule at a new school, River Valley High School.

Waiver Number: 12-10-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

EC 33051(c) will apply

ACTION

REGIONAL OCCUPATIONAL PROGRAM

ITEM WC-5
(DOC; 62KB; 2pp.)

Request by Mission Valley ROP for a waiver of Education Code (EC) Section 52314.6(a) regarding the 3 percent limit on enrollment of students under the age of sixteen in the Regional Occupational Program (ROP).

Waiver Number: 4-10-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

ACTION

RESOURCE SPECIALIST CASELOAD

ITEM WC-6
(DOC; 60KB; 2pp.)

Request by El Segundo Unified School District to waive Education Code (EC) Section 56362(c), allowing the caseload of the resource specialist to exceed the maximum caseload of 28 students by no more than 4 students (32 maximum). Jessica Gray and Julie Reese assigned at El Segundo High School.

Waiver Number: 5-10-2006

(Recommended for  APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

ACTION

SAFE AND DRUG FREE SCHOOL AND COMMUNITIES

ITEM WC-7
(DOC; 68KB; 3pp.)

Request by Mt. Diablo Unified School District for a waiver of 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 Building Effective Schools Together (B.E.S.T.)  - a Comprehensive Health, Substance Abuse, Violence Prevention Program.

Waiver Number: Fed-27-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

ACTION

SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL

ITEM WC-8
(DOC; 59KB; 2pp.)

Request by Shandon Joint Unified School District under the authority of Education Code (EC) Section 52863 for a renewal waiver of EC Section 52852, allowing one joint school site council to function for two small rural schools (Shandon Elementary School and Shandon High/Middle School).

Waiver Number: 6-10-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL)

ACTION

NON-CONSENT (ACTION)

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

BOARD ELECTION REQUIREMENTS

ITEM W-1
(DOC; 67KB; 3pp.)

Request by San Joaquin County Office of Education to waive portions of Education Code (EC) Section 5091(a), the provisional appointment and special election requirements concerning filling a vacancy on a school district's governing board for the Holt Union Elementary School District.

Waiver Number 20-10-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

ACTION

BOND INDEBTEDNESS LIMIT

ITEM W-2
(DOC; 71KB; 3pp.)

Request by Golden Valley Unified School District to waive Education Code (EC) Section 15106, to allow the district to exceed its bonding limit of 2.5 percent of the taxable assessed value of property. (Requesting 4.71 percent)

Waiver Number: 4-9-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

ACTION

CHARTER SCHOOLS – BASIC AID DISTRICT

ITEM W-3
(DOC; 81KB; 4pp.)

Request by the Sequoia Union High School District pertaining to the funding of High Tech High, Bayshore (a charter school authorized by the State Board of Education and located in the district) and proposing to waive either California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 5, Section 11967.6(a)(4) or Education Code (EC) sections 47632(j)(5) and 47635.

Waiver Number: 15-11-2006

(Recommended for DENIAL)

ACTION

CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

ITEM W-4
(DOC; 69KB; 3pp.)

Request by the Plumas Unified School District to waive portions of Education Code (EC) Section 15282, regarding term limits for some of the membership of a Citizens’ Oversight Committee for all construction bonds in the district

Waiver Number: 3-10-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

ACTION

 

ITEM W-5
(DOC; 68KB; 3pp.)

Request by the Los Angeles Unified School District to waive portions of Education Code (EC) Section 15282, regarding term limits on membership of a Citizens’ Oversight Committee for all construction bonds in the district.

Waiver Number 6-9-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL)

ACTION

COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOLS (collocation)

ITEM W-6
(DOC; 68KB; 3pp.)

Request by San Rafael City High School District for a waiver of Education Code (EC) Section 48661(a) relating to the temporary placement of a community day school on the same site as a continuation high school (Madrone).

Waiver Number: 7-10-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL)

ACTION

COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOLS (commingling)

ITEM W-7
(DOC; 66KB; 2pp.)

Request by Lake County Office of Education for a waiver of portions of Education Code (EC) sections 48660 and 48916.1(d) to permit a community day school (CDS) to serve students in grade 4-6 with students in grades 7-8.

Waiver Number: 3-11-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL)

EC 33051(c) will apply

ACTION

EQUITY LENGTH OF TIME

ITEM W-8
(DOC; 66KB; 3pp.)

Request by Escalon Unified School District for a renewal waiver of Education Code (EC) Section 37202(a), the equity length of time requirement, at four of the district’s elementary schools: Dent, Collegeville, Farmington and Van Allen Elementary Schools.

Waiver Number: 17-10-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

EC 33051(c) will apply

ACTION

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS SUFFICIENCY (EC 60119 Audit Findings)

ITEM W-9
(DOC; 69KB; 3pp.)

Request by the Los Angeles County Office of Education for a retroactive waiver of the audit penalty for the 2004/2005 fiscal year of Education Code (EC) Section 60119 regarding the annual public hearing and board resolution on the availability of textbooks and instructional materials for all students at all grade levels and subjects.

Waiver Number: 19-6-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL)

ACTION

OUT-OF-STATE TRAVEL

ITEM W-10
(DOC; 66KB; 2pp.)

Request by Alpine County Unified School District to waive a portion of Education Code (EC) Section 35330(d) to authorize expenditure of school district funds for eighth grade students to travel to Washington, D.C., which is part of their study of American History and Government.

Waiver Number: 6-11-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL)

ACTION

 

ITEM W-11
(DOC; 67KB; 2pp.)

Request by two school districts to Education Code (EC) Section 35330(d) to allow out-of-state travel for students participating in the Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) Conference in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Waiver Number: 24-11-2006 Corning Union Elementary SD

                           16-11-2006 Lassen Union High SD

(Recommended for APPROVAL)

ACTION

PETITION

ITEM W-12
(DOC; 64KB; 2pp.)

Petition request under Education Code (EC) sections 60421(d) and 60200 (g) by Banning Unified School District to purchase non-adopted Instructional Resources (Houghton Mifflin Mathematics, Grade 6) using Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program (IMFRP) monies.

Waiver Number: 13-10-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL)

ACTION

TERRITORY TRANSFER ELECTION AND EFFECTIVE DATE

ITEM W-13
(DOC; 70KB; 3pp.)

Request by San Joaquin County Office of Education to waive Education Code (EC) Section 35710, the election requirements as well as EC Section 35333 and portions of Section 35534 to speed the completion of a proposed transfer of the entire Holt Union Elementary School District to the Tracy Unified School District.

Waiver Number 2-12-2006

(Recommended for APPROVAL WITH CONDITIONS)

ACTION

STATE TESTING REPORTING DEADLINES

ITEM W-14
(DOC; 61KB; 2pp.)

Request by thirteen local educational agencies to waive the State Testing Apportionment Information Report deadline of December 31st in the California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 5, Section 11517.5(b)(1)(A) regarding the California English Language Development Test (CELDT), or CCR Title 5, Section 1225(b)(2)(A) regarding the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE), or CCR, Title 5, Section 862(c)(2)(A) regarding the Standardized Testing and Reporting Program (STAR).

Waiver Numbers: see attached list for specific school districts

(Recommended for APPROVAL)  

ACTION

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/ag/]

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