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Regular Board Meeting - 1/11/2007

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REGULAR BOARD MEETING - 1/11/2007 9:00:00 AM
201 East Colfax Avenue
Room 101
Denver, CO 80203

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

Pamela Jo Suckla, 3rd Congressional District

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

Karen Gerwitz, Director of State Board Relations


I. CALL TO ORDER

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE

IV. ROLL CALL

V. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

VI. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

VII. ELECTION OF OFFICERS

VIII. COMMUNICATIONS

IX. ACTION ITEMS - STATE BOARD / COMMISSIONER

1. Motion for Voluntary Stay of Appeal
Deny the Motion from the Pueblo 60 Board of Education for a Voluntary Stay of Appeal Proceedings. Section 22-30.5-107.5(4) requires that the State Board "shall" issue a decision within 60 days of the filing of the Notice of Appeal. No provision of 22-30.5-107.5 authorizes the State Board to stay or otherwise waive the statutorily mandated 60 day timeline in which to issue a decision on the appeal. Consequently, Pueblo School District 60's motion must be denied.

X. ACTION ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

XI. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

XII. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

1. Postpone Hearing for Permanent Rules for the Administration of the Accessible Educational Materials for Students with Print Disabilities Grant Program, 1 CCR 1-301-70
Postpone until March 8 the proposed Rules hearing for the Administration of the Accessible Educational Materials for Students with Print Disabilities Grant Program, 1 CCR 1-301-70.

2. Accessible Educational Materials for Students with Print Disabilities Grant Program
Approve Assistive Technology Partners, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center as the grant recipient.

XIII. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

1. Proposed Teacher Induction Program: American Academy Charter School
Approve the proposed Teacher Induction Program submitted by the American Academy Charter School.

2. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License Applications Charge No. 2006EC07
That the State Board instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.

3. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 221061 and Authorization No. 192629 Charge No. 2005EC15
That 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 Certificate No. 164280, License No. 14941, License No. 141611 and an Application for a License Charge No. 2006EC20
That 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. 204144 Charge No. 2006EC27
That 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. 261709 Charge No. 2006EC30
That 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. 283317 Charge No. 2006EC35
That 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 Authorization No. 266098 Charge No. 2006EC37
That 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.

9. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 295465 and an Application for a License Charge No. 2006EC39
That the State Board instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S., and 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.

10. Approval of Requests for Type III Authorizations-Emergency-Initial (48)
Approve the Initial Type III Authorizations requested.

11. Approval of Requests for Type III Authorizations-Emergency-Renewal (3)
Approve the Renewal Type III Authorizations requested.

XIV. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

1. A waiver request from certain statutes by the Boulder Valley School District RE-2 on behalf of Boulder Preparatory 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: 22-33-105 and 22-32-109.1(2)(a), C.R.S.

XV. ACTION ITEMS - EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS/PREVENTION/AT-RISK

XVI. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

1. Declining Enrollment Districts with New Charter Schools - Additional Aid - Approval of Payments
Approval of payment of additional aid to declining enrollment districts with new charter schools totaling $1,283,377.

2. Approval of Amounts Payable to School Districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (as amended)
Approve payments to school districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (as amended) state share of total program in the amount of $254,929,535.58 for January 2007.

3. Postpone Rules Hearing for Amendments to the Rules for the Minimum Standards for School Transportation Vehicles, 1 CCR 301-25
Postpone until March 8 rules hearing to consider the proposed amendments to Minimum Standards for School Transportation Vehicles, 301-25.

4. State Board/CDE Grant Requests for Proposals
Direct the Commissioner to, within thirty days, effectuate a boilerplate clause following the attached guidelines for every subsequent Request for Proposals issued by the department associated with any grant program authorized by the Colorado State Legislature and administered by the department.

XVII. INFORMATION ONLY

XVIII. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

1. Proposed Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program: Clear Creek School District
This program is submitted for SBE information for action at the February 2007 meeting.

2. Proposed Principal/Administrator Induction Program: Delta County School District
This program is submitted to the Colorado State Board of Education for action at its February 2007 meeting.

3. Proposed Teacher Induction Program: Diocese of Colorado Springs.
Submitted for information for future action at the February 2007 meeting.

4. Contract with College Board for Low-Income Student Exam Fees
This is an informational item to notify the State Board of Education that a contract with the College Board will be developed for the payment of Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exam fees incurred for low income students. The contract will be presented to the SBE for approval in February or in March depending upon the receipt of an anticipated award by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE).

5. Colorado Model Content Standards for Science
Review the documentation presented in December for a hearing scheduled February 8th at 11:30 a.m.

6. Address Code of Ethics Procedures for the Colorado State Board of Education

XIX. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

XX. FUTURE BUSINESS

1. Upcoming Meeting Dates
February 7 Work Session February 8 Regular Meeting March 7 Work Session March 8 Regular Meeting April 11 Work Session April 12 Regular Meeting May 9 Work Session May 10 Regular Meeting June 13 Work Session June 14 Regular Meeting July 11 Work Session July 12 Regular Meeting August 8 Work Session August 9 Regular Meeting September 5 Work Session September 6 Regular Meeting October 3 Work Session October 4 Regular Meeting November 7 Work Session November 8 Regular Meeting December 12 Work Session December 13 Regular Meeting

XXI. ADJOURNMENT

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