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RDRSSP April 2024 Meeting Minutes

Reading Difficulties Risk Screener Selection Panel (RDRSSP) April 2024 Meeting Final Minutes approved on June 6, 2024, meeting.

Reading Difficulties Risk Screener Selection Panel

Final Minutes of Meeting: April 19, 2024
(Panel approved on June 6, 2024)

 

Report of Action
Friday, April 19, 2024

Panelists Present:
  • Young-Suk Kim, Chair
  • Yesenia Guerrero, Vice Chair
  • Dominic Grasso
  • Carlin Graveline
  • Martha Martinez
  • Jessica Niessen
  • Gisela O’Brien
  • Tamara Wilson
Panelists Participating Remotely:
  • Timothy Odegard

Please note that the complete proceedings of the April 19, 2024, Reading Difficulties Risk Screener Selection Panel (Panel or RDRSSP) meeting, including closed-captioning, are available on the RDRSSP web page.


Agenda

California Department of Education (CDE)
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, CA 95814

  1. Call to Order
    Chair Kim called the meeting to order at approximately 9:01 a.m.

  2. Salute to the Flag
    Panelist Graveline led the salute to the flag.

  3. Communications

  4. Announcements

  5. Special Presentations.
    • Public notice is hereby given that special presentations for informational purposes may take place during this session.

  6. Agenda Items

  7. Adjournment

Agenda Items

Item 01:

Subject: Opening Remarks of Chair and Vice-Chair
Type of Action: Information
Chair Kim and Vice-Chair Guerrero did not provide opening remarks.
Action: No action was taken.

Item 02:

Subject: Approve March Meeting Minutes
Type of Action: Action, Information
Recommendation: The CDE recommends that the Panel approve the minutes of the March 15, 2024, RDRSSP meeting.
Action: Vice-Chair Guerrero moved to approve the CDE staff recommendation.
Panelist Wilson seconded the motion.
Yes votes: Panelists Grasso, Graveline, Guerrero, Kim, O’Brien, Odegard, Niessen, Martinez, and Wilson
No votes: None
Members Absent: None
Abstentions: None
Recusals: None
The motion passed with nine votes.

Item 03:

Subject: Review of the Statute and Panel Process
Type of Action: Information
State Board of Education (SBE) staff gave a presentation that provided the Panel an opportunity to learn the statute that governs the Panel and their processes.
Action: No action was taken.

Item 04:

Subject: Approve and Recommend the Review Process to the SBE
Type of Action: Action, Information
Recommendation: The CDE recommends that the Panel approve and recommend the review process to the SBE as presented.
Action: Panelist Niessen moved to approve the CDE staff recommendation.
Vice-Chair Guerrero seconded the motion.
Yes votes: Panelists Grasso, Graveline, Guerrero, Kim, O’Brien, Odegard, Niessen, Martinez, and Wilson
No votes: None
Members Absent: None
Abstentions: None
Recusals: None
The motion passed with nine votes.

Item 05:

Subject: Approve and Recommend the Review Elements and Evaluation Criteria to the SBE
Type of Action: Action, Information
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Panel approve and recommend the Review Elements and Evaluation Criteria to the SBE, with the following changes, as specified:

  • Page 3, clarify what is meant by “exceptionality status” using parenthetical examples

  • Pages 2 and 3, clearly describe what is meant by “language background”

  • Page 4, replace the reference to “decoded” to “interpreted”,

  • Page 2, replace reference to “linguistic” on to “language”

  • Page 2, remove reference to “identity”

  • Simplify document by removing duplicative references to subgroups within “Psychometrics” section

  • Page 2, correct alphanumeric error

Action: Panelist Niessen moved to approve the CDE staff recommendation.
Panelist Grasso seconded the motion.
Yes votes: Panelists Grasso, Graveline, Guerrero, Kim, O’Brien, Odegard, Niessen, Martinez, and Wilson
No votes: None
Members Absent: None
Abstentions: None
Recusals: None
The motion passed with nine votes.

Item 06:

Subject: Draft Scoring Rubric
Type of Action: Action, Information
Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Panel approve and recommend the draft Scoring Rubric to the SBE, with the following changes, as specified:

  • Incorporate changes from Item 05 to the Rubric

  • Reconcile numbering of Rubric and Evaluation Criteria

  • Add the name of each review element as a header to the corresponding section of the Rubric

  • Make formatting changes, as specified, to provide emphasis

  • Hyperlink student demographics to subgroups in criterion 5

Make wording changes, as specified, for criteria 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 4a.1, 4d.1, 5.1, and 5.2.

Action: Panelist Wilson moved to approve the CDE staff recommendation.
Panelist Graveline seconded the motion.
Yes votes: Panelists Grasso, Graveline, Guerrero, Kim, O’Brien, Odegard, Niessen, Martinez, and Wilson
No votes: None
Members Absent: None
Abstentions: None
Recusals: None
The motion passed with nine votes.

Item 07:

Subject: Discussion of the Implementation of the Scoring Rubric
WestEd staff gave a presentation and led a study session on the implementation of the Scoring Rubric.
Type of Action: Information
Action: No action was taken.

Item 08:

Subject: General Public Comment.
Public Comment is invited on any matter not included on the printed agenda. Public comment will be limited to one minute.
Type of Action: Information

Adjournment of Meeting
Chair Kim adjourned the meeting at approximately 4:46 p.m.

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