I. 9:00 Welcome
II. SBE Reports
III. 9:25 CDE Reports
IV. 10:15 Morning break
V. 10:30 CDE Reports
VI. 11:30 Lunch
VII. 1:30 Rulemaking Hearing on the Permanent Rules for the Administration of the Accreditation of School Districts
On April 9, 2008, the State Board of Education will hold a
rulemaking hearing concerning proposed revised rules for
Administration of the Accreditation of School Districts. The
Board will be requested to act on the revised rules in May. At
that time, the Board will also be asked to approve a 6-month
extension of current district accreditation contracts to permit
an orderly and effective implementation of the new accreditation
· The rules have been revised to (1) include Colorado's Growth Model, (2) include measures of post-secondary readiness, (3) add a new requirement for CDE to provide pre-populated data to districts, and (4) revise accreditation labels.
· The revised rules will allow CDE to implement a streamlined accreditation contract and a more efficient and effective annual review process.
CDE staff will provide a brief PowerPoint presentation summarizing the proposed changes, the proposed rules, and a side-by-side table comparing current rule, proposed changes, and summarized public comment to date.
VIII. 2:00 Legislation and Budget
IX. 2:30 Afternoon Break
X. 3:00 CDE Reports
XI. 4:30 Issues and Trends
|Mr. Schaffer proposed placing the Resolution on the May agenda. After board discussion, it was decided that the Resolution would be discussed during the May State Board retreat on May 16, 2008, when the State Board will discuss budget decisions in depth.|