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Regular Board Meeting - 8/9/2007

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REGULAR BOARD MEETING - 8/9/2007 9:00:00 AM
201 East Colfax Avenue
Room 101
Denver, Colorado 80203

Pamela Jo Suckla, Chairman, 3rd Congressional District

Bob Schaffer, Vice-Chairman, 4th Congressional District

Elaine Gantz Berman, 1st Congressional District

Randy DeHoff, 6th Congressional District

Evie Hudak, 2nd Congressional District

Peggy Littleton, 5th Congressional District

Karen Middleton, 7th Congressional District

Dwight Jones, Commissioner & Secretary to the
State Board of Education

Mary Frances Nevans, 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. COMMUNICATIONS

VIII. TIMED ITEMS

IX. ACTION ITEMS - STATE BOARD/COMMISSIONER

X. ACTION ITEMS - LEARNING & RESULTS

XI. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

XII. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

XIII. ACTION ITEMS - ENGLISH LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

XIV. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

1. Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program: Brighton School District
Re-approve the Brighton School District Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program.

2. Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program: Huerfano School District
Approve the Huerfano School District Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program.

3. Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program: Mapleton Public Schools
Re-Approve the Mapleton Public Schools Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program.

4. Special Education Generalist Teacher Preparation Program: Regis University
Approve the Regis University Special Education Generalist educator preparation program.

5. Undergraduate Elementary Education Teacher Preparation Program: University of Phoenix
Approve the University of Phoenix Undergraduate Elementary Education educator preparation program.

6. Alternative Principal Preparation Program: Archdiocese of Denver, Office of Catholics Schools
Approve Archdiocese of Denvers proposal to offer the alternative principal preparation program.

7. Alternative Principal Preparation Program: MHM Educational Services
Approve MHM Educational Services, LLCs proposal to offer the alternative principal preparation program.

8. Change of Designated Agency from PS 1 Charter to La Academia, Inner City Parish
Approve change of Designated Agency from P.S. 1 Charter to La Academia School.

9. Exceptions Filed - OAC Case No. ED 2006-0014, CDE Charge No. 2006EC24
Consider the exceptions filed in the matter of the application for a license, OAC Case No. ED 2006-0014, CDE Charge No. 2006EC24.

10. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 268515 Charge No. 2006EC12
Signify acceptance and approval of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement.

11. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 283317 Charge No. 2006EC35
Signify acceptance and approval of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement.

12. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Certificate No. 263573, Certificate No. 277363, Authorization No. 90129, License No. 161203, License No. 337526 and License No. 337526D. Charge No. 2006EC36
Signify acceptance and approval of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement.

13. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 326024 and an Application for a License Charge No. 2006EC40
Signify acceptance and approval of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement.

14. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Certificate No. 203424, Certificate No. 300227, License No. 25338, License No. 152144 and Applications for Licenses Charge No. 2006EC28 and 2007EC07
Signify acceptance and approval of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement.

15. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Certificate No. 326736, License No. 54475, License No. 139601, License No. 231009 and License No. 345122. Charge No. 2007EC09
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 License No. 231009 and License No. 345122 and the annulment of Certificate No. 326736, License No. 54475 and License No. 139601 pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.

16. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2007EC10
Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.

17. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 317919 Charge No. 2007EC12
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.

18. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 313236 Charge No. 2007EC13
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.

19. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 281674 Charge No. 2007EC14
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.

20. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 258069 and an Application for a License Charge No. 2007EC15
(1) instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial to the applicant concerning the removal of the application from the applicants file, (2) instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant concerning the application pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S., and (3) 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.

21. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 281010 and 282563 Charge No. 2007EC16
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 licenses pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.

22. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 291280 Charge No. 2007EC17
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.

23. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for an Authorization Charge No. 2007EC18
Dismiss the charge.

24. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for an Authorization Charge No. 2007EC19
Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.

25. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 314487 Charge No. 2007EC21
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.

26. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 226909 Charge No. 2007EC22
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.

27. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 304965 Charge No. 2007EC23
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.

28. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 274428 Charge No. 2007EC24
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.

29. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2007EC25
Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.

30. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 318698 Charge No. 2007EC26
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.

31. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2007EC27
Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.

32. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 319869 Charge No. 2007EC29
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.

33. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2007EC30
Dismiss the charge.

34. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2007EC31
Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial to the applicant concerning the removal of the application from the applicants file, and instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant concerning the application pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.

35. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 290318 and an Application for a License Charge No. 2007EC32
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.

36. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2007EC33
Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.

37. Type III Emergency Authorization Requests: Initial (3)
Approve the Initial Type III Authorizations requested.

38. Type III Emergency Authorization Requests: Renewal (2)
Approve the Renewal Type III Authorizations requested.

XV. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

1. Waiver Request: Adams 12 Five Star School District on Behalf of New America School
Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2010 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(n)(II)(B); 22-60.5-301, C.R.S.

2. AMENDED ITEM--Waiver Request: Charter School Institute on behalf of Colorado Springs Early College
Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2012 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(t); 22-32-110(1)(i)(k)(y)(ee), C.R.S. and consider the request for waiver of 22-35-101 through 109, C.R.S.

3. Waiver Request: Falcon School District 49 on behalf of Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning
Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2012 as follows: 22-7-106 & 107; 22-9-107; C.R.S. and deny the request for waiver of 22-11-303(1); 22-87-104 & 105, C.R.S.

4. AMENDED ITEM--Waiver Request: Steamboat Springs RE-2 School District on behalf of North Routt Community Charter School
Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2010 as follows: 22-32-109 (1)(b), (n)(II)(B) and (z); 22-32-110(1)(i) and (k); 22-32-120; 22-33-105, C.R.S.

5. AMENDED ITEM--Notice a Hearing: Amend Rules for the Administration of the Summer School Grant Program, 1 CCR 301-50
Notice a hearing to be held at the October 4, 2007 State Board Meeting at 10:30 a.m. to amend the Rules for the Administration of the Summer School Grant Program.

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

1. State Funding for Family Literacy Education
Approve selected programs for Family Literacy Education grants.

2. Gifted Education: Distribution of 2007-2008 State Funding for Gifted and Talented Student Education
Approve payments of funds under the Exceptional Childrens Educational Act to administrative units in the amounts indicated on the attachment.

3. Notice Rules Hearing: Proposed Amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Exceptional Children's Educational Act
Notice a hearing to be held at the October 4, 2007 State Board Meeting on the amended Rules for the Administration of the Exceptional Childrens Educational Act.

XVII. MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

1. Basic Grants to Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)
Approve amounts payable to BOCES as listed above.

2. Certification of Amounts Payable to School Districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 as Amended
Certify the July 2007 through November 2007 amounts payable to school districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (as amended) state share of total program in the monthly amount of $271,019,830.54 and the total amount of $1,355,099,152.70.

3. "School Capital Construction Expenditures Reserve" and "School Construction and Renovation Fund" Projects
Approve the projects recommended for award from the School Capital Construction Expenditures Reserve, the School Construction and Renovation Fund, and the Back-Up list.

4. NASBE Dues
Agree to pay annual dues, in the amount of $25,788, to the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE).

XVIII. INFORMATION ONLY

1. Proposed Resolution Concerning the Mandatory HPV Vaccine

XIX. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

1. Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program: Cripple Creek/Victor School District
Approve the Cripple Creek/Victor School District Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program at September Meeting.

2. Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program: North Star Academy
Approve the North Star Academy Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program.

3. Capital Construction Grant Program "Powerball Spillover" Funding
For information only - Action requested at the September 6, 2007 meeting.

4. Advisory Committee for Public School Capital Construction Membership
Information Only -- Appoint up to 11 members to the advisory committee at the September board meeting

XX. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

XXI. FUTURE BUSINESS

XXII. ADJOURNMENT

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