The Utah State Board of Education will meet on August 7-8, 2014 in the Utah State Office of Education Board Room, 250 East 500 South, in Salt Lake City.
To view the following agenda as a PDF, click here: 08-08-14 USBE Agenda.
Agenda items are scheduled as follows:
Thursday, August 7, 2014
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
1. DISCUSSION: Standards Setting – Tab 13
Jon Cohen, American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Friday, August 8, 2014
1. BOARD STANDING COMMITTEES
7:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
2nd Floor North Conference Room 241
ACTION: Proposed Revised FY 2015 Discretionary Budget Tab 1-A
ACTION: Proposed Review of Budget Calendar Tab 1-B
ACTION: Taxing Entity Committee to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Salina Tipperary Industrial Park Economic Development Project Area Tab 1-C
ACTION: R277-471 Oversight of School Inspections (Amendment and Continuation) Tab 1-D
ACTION: R277-422-4 State Supported Voted Local Levy, Board Local Levy and Reading Improvement Program – Reading Achievement Program (Amendment) Tab 1-E
INFORMATION: Indirect Cost Pool Tab 1-F
INFORMATION: Outcome of Taxing Entity Committee Meeting Tab 1-G
8:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Law and Licensing Committee
Basement West Conference Room
ACTION: STEM Schools Tab 1-H
ACTION: R277-504 Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary, Special Education (K-12), Communication Disorders, Speech-Language Pathologist and Speech-Language Technician, and Preschool Special Education (Birth-Age 5) Licensure (Continuation and Repeal/Reenact) Tab 1-I
ACTION: R277-506 School Psychologists, School Social Workers, and School Counselors Licenses and Programs (Amendment and Continuation) Tab 1-J
ACTION: Spectrum Academy Charter Amendment Request Tab 1-K
ACTION: Hawthorn Academy Charter Amendment Request Tab 1-L
ACTION: Utah State Office of Rehabilitation Quarterly Report Tab 1-M
ACTION: Utah State Board of Education Bylaws Tab 1-N
ACTION: Grant Reviewer Funding Recommendations for the Implementation of S.B. 43 Intergenerational Poverty Interventions in Public School Tab 1-O
8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Standards and Assessment Committee
1st Floor South Conference Room 156
ACTION: Standard Test Administration and Testing Ethics Policy Tab 1-P
ACTION: R277-800 Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (Continuation and Amendment) Tab 1-Q
ACTION: R277-404 Requirements for Assessments of Student Achievement (Amendment) Tab 1-R
DISCUSSION: Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Quarterly Report Tab 1-S
ACTION: SAGE University Study Tab 1-T
10:30 a.m. BOARD MEETING
10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
2. Opening Business
• Pledge of Allegiance
• Board Member Message
• Introduction of new employees
10:45 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
3. ACTION: General Consent Calendar (Backup furnished electronically) Tab 3
10:50 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.
4. Public Participation/Comment
All slots for public comment have been filled for this meeting. You are welcome to send written comment to the Board at firstname.lastname@example.org.
11:20 a.m. to 12:35 p.m.
5. ACTION: Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Waiver Tab 5
12:35 p.m. to 12:40 p.m.
6. ACTION: Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Recommendations Tab 6
12:40 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
7. LUNCH/EXECUTIVE SESSION
2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
2:15 p.m. to 2:25 p.m.
8. ACTION: Executive Session Items
• UPPAC Recommendations
2:25 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
9. ACTION: FY 2015 Board Budget Priorities Tab 9
2:45 p.m. to 2:55 p.m.
10. ACTION: Resolution on Local Control of Curriculum Tab 10
2:55 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
11. DISCUSSION/ACTION: Board Legislative Priorities Tab 11
4:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
12. ACTION: Standing Committee Reports
• Law and Legislation
• Standards and Assessment
4:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
13. ACTION: Standard Setting Tab 13
5:00 p.m. to 5:10 p.m.
14. INFORMATION: Superintendent’s Report
5:10 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
15. INFORMATION: Board Chair’s Report
5:20 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
16. INFORMATION: Board Member Closing Comments