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Regular Board Meeting - 7/13/2006

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REGULAR MEETING - 7/13/2006 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

Bob Schaffer, 4th Congressional District


I. CALL TO ORDER

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE

IV. ROLL CALL

V. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

VI. TIMED ITEMS

VII. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

VIII. COMMUNICATIONS

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

1. Denver Public Schools Reform Strategies for Bruce Randolph Middle School and Maria Mitchell Elementary School
Consider the testimony presented by DPS Board members and administrators and approve the request to determine DPS' efforts as major restructuring under 22-7-609.3, C.R.S.

X. ACTION ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

XI. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

XII. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

XIII. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

1. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 242104 Charge No. 2005EC13

The State Board 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.


2. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 292673 Charge No. 2005EC17

The State Board 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.


3. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 289151 Charge No. 2005EC29

The State Board 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.


4. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 298053 and Authorization No. 231465 Charge No. 2005EC33

The State Board 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.


5. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 171939 Charge No. 2005EC35

The State Board 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.


6. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 164977 Charge No. 2006EC03

The State Board 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.


7. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 294380 Charge No. 2006EC14

The State Board 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 authorization pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.


8. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2006EC15

The State Board dismiss the charge.


9. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 323720 Charge No. 2006EC16

The State Board instruct department staff and the state attorney generals office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the annulment or revocation of the holders authorization pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.


10. Type III Authorizations-Emergency--Initial (10)

Approve the Initial Type III Authorizations requested


11. Type III Authorizations - Emergency-Renewal(5)

Approve the Renewal Type III Authorizations requested.


12. Pikes Peak BOCES: Add the special education generalist endorsement to Pikes Peak BOCES approved Teacher In Residence Program
Approve the special education generalist endorsement to the Pikes Peak BOCES Teacher In Residence Program for a two year provisional period.

13. Pueblo 60 @70 Teacher In Residence Programs: Add the Linguistic Diverse Endorsement to Pueblos 60 and 70 approved Teacher In Residence Programs
Approve the Linguistically Diverse Endorsement to Pueblo 60 and 70 Teacher In Residence Programs as a two year provisional approval.

XIV. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

1. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Elizabeth C-1 School District on behalf of Elbert County Charter School.
Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2009 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(b)&(t), C.R.S.

2. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Elizabeth C-1 School District on behalf of Elbert County Charter High School
Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2011 as follows: 22-32-109 (1)(b)&(t), C.R.S.

3. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Falcon D49 School District on behalf of Rocky Mountain Classical Academy Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2009 as follows: 22-7-106, 107, 207; 22-32-109(1)(n)(t)(z)(cc), 109.3; 22-32-110(1)(b)(i)(j)(k)(m)(r)(ee)(jj), 110.7, 117, 118, 119; 22-87-104, 105, C.R.S.


4. Waiver request from certain statutes by Brighton 27-J School District on behalf of Bromley East Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2011 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(h)(n)(I)(t); 22-32-110(1)(k)(y); 22-33-104(4) & 105, C.R.S.


5. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Weld County 6 School District on behalf of Frontier Academy Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2031 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(t)(bb), 109.7, 109.8, 109.9; 22-32-110(1)(j)(k)(ee), 22-32-119; 22-33-104(4), 105, 107, 108, C.R.S. noting that 22-32-109.7, 109.8 & 109.9, C.R.S. are delegation waivers.


6. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Lamar RE-2 School District on behalf of Alta Vista Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending December 31, 2036 as follows: 22-9-101; 22-63-101 & 103, C.R.S.


7. Waiver request from certain statutes by Harrison School District #2 on behalf of James Irwin Charter Elementary School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, ending June 30, 2010 as follows: 22-32-110(1)(i)(j)(k)(ee), C.R.S.


8. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Colorado Charter School Institute on behalf of Northern Colorado Academy of Arts & Knowledge Point Charter School

Deny 22-30.5-111(3), C.R.S., noting that the automatic waivers will be otherwise approved.


9. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Lewis-Palmer School District 38 on behalf of Monument Academy

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2011 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(e)(h)(n)(t)(cc); 109.7, 109.8 & 109.9; 22-32-110(1)(b)(i)(j)(k)(m)(r)(y)(jj)(ee), 110.7; 117 & 118, C.R.S. noting that 109.7, 109.8 and 109.9, C.R.S. are delegation waivers.


10. A waiver request from certain statutes by the Boulder Valley RE-2 School District on behalf of Summit Middle Charter School
Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2011 as follows: 22-1-110; 22-32-109(1)(h)(n)(t), 109.7, 109.8, 109.9; 22-32-110(1)(i)(j)(k)(ee)(y); 22-32-120, C.R.S. noting that 22-32-109.7, 109.8 and 109.9 are delegation waivers.

11. A waiver request from certain statutes by Brighton School District 27J on behalf of Brighton Charter School.
Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved for a period ending June 30, 2030 as follows: 22-32-110(1)(i)(j)(k)(ee), C.R.S.

12. A waiver request from certain statutes by the Colorado Charter School Institute on behalf of Stone Creek Elementary Charter School
Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2011 as follows: 22-7-106 & 107; 22-9-107; 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(t), 109.7, 109.8, 109.9; 22-32-110(1)(i)(j)(k)(ee); 22-32-119; 22-33-104(4), 105, 107 & 108, C.R.S. noting that 22-32-109.7, 109.8 and 109.9 are delegation waivers.

13. A waiver request from certain statutes by the Colorado Charter School Institute on behalf of the Pinnacle Charter School
Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2011 as follows: 22-7-106 & 107; 22-9-107; 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(t), 109.7, 109.8, 109.9; 22-33-104(4), 105, 107 & 108, C.R.S. noting that 22-32-109.7, 109.8 and 109.9 are delegation waivers.

14. A waiver request from certain statutes by the Colorado Charter School Institute on behalf of The Academy at High Point Charter School
Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2011 as follows: 22-9-107; 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(t), 109.8, 109.9; 22-32-110(1)(i)(j)(k)(ee)(y); 22-32-119; 22-33-105 & 107, C.R.S. noting that 22-32-109.8 and 109.9 are delegation waivers.

XV. ACTION ITEMS - PREVENTATIVE INITIATIVES/EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN

1. Adoption of the CSAP Alternate Achievement Standards (inclusive of the Performance Level Descriptors and cut-scores)
Adopt the Colorado alternate achievement standards for grades 3-10 in reading and mathematics, and for grades 5, 8 and 10 in science. The Colorado Alternate Achievement Standards include performance levels and performance level descriptors matched to cut scores on the CSAP alternate tests for grades 3-10 in reading and mathematics, and grades 5, 8 and 10 in science.

XVI. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

1. AMOUNTS PAYABLE TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FINANCE ACT OF 1994 (AS AMENDED)

Approve $254,022,780.52 per month and a total of $1,270,113,902.60 for July 2006 through November 2006 payable to school districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (as amended) state share of total program.


2. EDAC Member Replacements for Term Expirations

Approve Debi Blackwell, Lisa Escarcega, Mary McGrane, Neil Schaal, and Genie Trapp as replacements for the members of the Educational Data Advisory Committee (EDAC) whose four-year terms will expire in the 2006-07 school year.


3. Excess Cost Rates for Eligible Facilities for Extended School Year 2006

The State Board approve the attached list of special education excess cost rates.


4. Schools Exempt from School Accountability Report (SAR) Ratings

Approve to designate schools (both renewing and new applications) listed on the attached list as Alternative Education Campuses, thereby exempting them from receiving ratings on their School Accountability Reports pursuant to Section 22-7-604(1.5)(a)(II), C.R.S.


XVII. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

1. Proposed Principal/Administrator Induction Program submitted by the Clear Creek School District, Idaho Springs

Review the content of the proposed Principal/Administrator Induction program at the Clear Creek School District in Idaho Springs.


2. Proposed Teacher Induction Program submitted by the Hope Montessori Academy and Andrews Academy, Colorado Springs

Review the content of the proposed Teacher Induction program at the Hope Montessori Academy and Andrews Academy in Colorado Springs.


3. Proposed Teacher/Special Services Providers Induction Program submitted by the North Conejos School District, La Jara

Review the content of the proposed Teacher/Special Services Providers Induction program at the North Conejos School District in La Jara.


4. School Capital Construction Expenditures Reserve Projects and School Construction and Renovation Fund Projects

The State Board of Education reviews the three lists of projects. One list will be projects recommended for approval and award from the "School Capital Expenditures Reserve". The second will be a prioritized list of back-up projects that will receive funding that is remaining upon completion of projects that receive grants from the "School Capital Expenditures Reserve". The third will be a list of projects recommended for approval from the School Construction and Renovation Fund.


5. North East BOCES to become a Designated Agency for the Alternative Licensing Program.

The Board review this item which will be resubmitted to the Board as action item for the August Board Meeting.


6. Resolution Concerning Environmental Education

Jared Polis and Karen Middleton are requesting the Board to consider this resolution for adoption in its August meeting.


7. Contract: Colorado Department of Education, CTB/McGraw-Hill, Office of Management Services for the Colorado English Language Assessment (CELA) program.
Consider the contract between the Colorado Department of Education, CTB/McGraw-Hill, Office of Management Services for the Colorado English Language Assessment (CELA) program in an amount not to exceed $3,595,638.00 for the period of March 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006.

8. Contract: Colorado Department of Education, CTB/McGraw-Hill, Office of Management Services for the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP).
Approve the contract between the Colorado Department of Education, CTB/McGraw-Hill, Office of Management Services for the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) in an amount not to exceed $ 18,059,132.00 for the period of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.

XVIII. INFORMATION ONLY

1. Human Resources At-Will Employee Salary Range Schedule

Information Only


2. The Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB) will be asking for appointments of 5 board members; and will be asking for reappointment of 1 board member for a second 3-year term.

Information Only. No action required at this time.


XIX. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

XX. FUTURE BUSINESS

XXI. ADJOURNMENT

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