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Regular Board Meeting - 9/15/2005

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REGULAR BOARD MEETING - 9/15/2005 9:00:00 AM
201 East Colfax Avenue, Room 101
Denver, Colorado 80203

Pamela Jo Suckla, Chairman, 3rd Congressional District

Jared Polis, Vice Chairman, Member-at-Large

Randy DeHoff, 6th Congressional District

Evie Hudak, 2nd Congressional District

Peggy Littleton, 5th Congressional District

Karen Middleton, 7th Congressional District

Rico Munn, 1st Congressional District

Clair Orr, 4th Congressional District

William J. Moloney, Commissioner of Education and Secretary to the

State Board of Education

Karen A. Gerwitz, Director of State Board Relations


I. CALL TO ORDER

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE

IV. ROLL CALL

V. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

a. EMERGENCY AMENDMENT TO THE RULES FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FINANCE ACT OF 1994

Add agenda item to consider Emergency Amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Public School Finance Act of 1994, 1 CCR 301-39


b. CIVICS Grant
REMOVE FROM AGENDA

VI. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

VII. COMMUNICATIONS

VIII. ACTION ITEMS - STATE BOARD/COMMISSIONER/DEPUTY COMMISSIONER

a. Rules for the Administration of the Colorado Schoolchildren's Asthma and Anaphylaxis Act

Schedule a hearing for December 8, 2005 to consider the Rules for the Administration of the Colorado Schoolchildren's Asthma and Anaphylaxis Act


IX. ACTIONS ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

a. Colorado State Math Standards

Reaffirm the State's Model Content Standards in Mathematics and Benchmarks and accept the proposed changes in Standard 6, Benchmark 3 and 5. Approve the Math Assessment Frameworks.


X. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

a. State Advisory for Gifted and Talented Student Education (SAC) Nominees

Approve recommended nominees to the State Advisory Committee for Gifted and Talented Student Education


b. Interagency Agreement between the State of Colorado, Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services Unit (ESSU) and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Statewide Assistive, Augmentative Alternative Communication (SWAAAC)

Approve the Interagency Agreement in the amount not to exceed $261,196.86 for the term of October 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.


XI. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

a. Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB) Appointments

Approve appointments for two new members to CoLAB


XII. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

a. Proposed endorsement preparation programs in French and Spanish, submitted by the University of Colorado at Denver (UCD) Denver

Approve the proposed endorsement preparation programs in French and Spanish, submitted by the University of Colorado at Denver (UCD) Denver


b. Type III Authorizations - Emergency Renewal (7)

Approve the Renewal Type III Authorizations requested (7)


c. Type III Authorizations - Emergency Initial (34)

Approve the Initial Type III Authorizations requested (34)


d. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 140435, Charge No. 2004EC43

Signify its acceptance and approval of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement concerning License No. 140435, Charge No. 2004EC43


e. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Applications for License, Charge No. 2004EC48

Signify its acceptance and approval of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement concerning Applications for License, Charge No. 2004EC48


f. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 265866, Charge No. 2005EC12

Instruct department staff and the state attorney generals office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the revocation of the holders license pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S. concerning License No. 265866, Charge No. 2005EC12


g. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License, Charge No. 2005EC11

Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S. concerning an Application for a License, Charge No. 2005EC11


h. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 211064, Charge No. 2004EC25

Instruct department staff and the state attorney generals office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the revocation of the holders license pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S., concerning License No. 211064, Charge No. 2004EC25


XIII. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

a. Administrative Procedures for Review of a State Board Grant of Exclusive Chartering Authority

Conduct a hearing to consider amendments of the Administrative Procedures for Review of a State Board Grant of Exclusive Chartering Authority


b. A waiver request from certain statutes by the Pueblo 70 School District on behalf of Swallows Charter Academy

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 16-year period ending June 30, 2021 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(I)(w)(t); 22-32-110(1)(i)(k)(ee)(y), C.R.S.


c. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Charter School Institute Board on behalf of Colorado Springs Charter Academy

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 5-year period ending June 30, 2010 as follows: 22-7-106; 22-7-107; 22-9-107; 22-32-109(1)(b); 22-32-109(1)(n)(l); 22-32-109(1)(n)(II); 22-32-109(1)(t);22-32-109.7; 22-32-109.8; 22-32-109.9; 22-33-104(4);22-33-105; 22-33-107; and 22-33-108, C.R.S.


d. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Charter School Institute Board on behalf of Ross Montessori School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a three-year period ending June 30, 2008 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(b);22-32-109(1)(n)(l); 22-32-109(1)(t); 22-32-110(1)(i); 22-32-110(1)(k); 22-32-119; 22-60.5-301;and 22-32-103(10), C.R.S.


e. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Denver 1 School District on behalf of Academy of Urban Learning (f.k.a. Denver Peak Academy)

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 3-year period ending June 30, 2008 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(t); 22-32-110(1)(i)(k)(ee)(y), C.R.S.


f. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Douglas County School District on behalf of Challenge to Excellence Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 2-year period ending June 30, 2007 as follows: 22-63-205, C.R.S.


g. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Denver 1 School District on behalf of Denver School of Science & Technology

Approve the attached waiver request, for a 22-day period ending October 6, 2005 as follows: 22-7-106, C.R.S.


h. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Moffat Consolidated #2 School District on behalf of Crestone Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 22-day period ending October 6, 2005 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(b)(z); 22-32-110 (1)(i)(j)(k)(ee), 22-33-105, C.R.S.


i. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Vilas RE-5 School District on behalf of Hope Online Learning Academy Co-op Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 22-day period ending October 6, 2005 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(t); 22-32-110 (1)(g), C.R.S.


j. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Pueblo 60 School District on behalf of Youth & Family Academy Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 22-day period ending October 6, 2005 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(x)(z); 22-32-110 (1)(i)(j)(k)(ee), C.R.S.


XIV. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

a. Rules for the Administration of Colorado Data Reporting for School Accreditation - 1 CCR 301-67

Schedule a hearing to consider the Rules for the Administration of Colorado Data Reporting for School Accreditation- 1 CCR 301-67 for the November 10, 2005 board meeting


b. EDAC Replacement for Unexpected Resignation

Approve Cheryl Walker as the replacement with financial expertise for the vacancy left by an unexpected resignation from the Educational Data Advisory Committee (EDAC)


XV. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

a. Proposed endorsement in American Sign Language.

Review the proposed endorsement rules for the preparation of teachers in American Sign Language, and to approve them at its October meeting


b. Capital Construction Grant Program "Powerball Spillover" and "Back-Up" Projects

The two lists are for information for future action. Staff recommends that the projects on the two lists be approved for funding at the October 6, 2005 meeting


c. Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB) appointment

No action required at this time


d. REMOVED FROM AGENDA Civics Grant

REMOVED FROM AGENDA Hold Board discussion about planned CDE assistance to strengthen school districts teaching of civics education


XVI. INFORMATION ONLY

XVII. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

XVIII. FUTURE BUSINESS

a. Upcoming Meeting

The following meetings will be held at the Colorado Department of Education, 201 E. Colfax Ave., Room 101, 9:00 a.m., Denver, unless otherwise noted:

October 5

Work Session

October 6

Regular Meeting

November 09

Work Session

November 10

Regular Meeting

December 7

Work Session

December 8

Regular Meeting

HEARINGS:

CHARTER SCHOOL HEARINGS:

None scheduled at this time

EXCLUSIVE CHARTERING AUTHORITY - CHALLENGE

None scheduled at this time


XIX. ADJOURNMENT

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Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. If needed, please notify the State Board Office at 303/866-6817 at least three working days prior to the meeting.

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