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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

Attendees
Randy DeHoff Colorado State Board of Education
Peggy Littleton Colorado State Board of Education
Clair Orr Colorado State Board of Education
Karen Middleton Colorado State Board of Education
Jared Polis Colorado State Board of Education
Rico Munn Colorado State Board of Education
Pamela Jo Suckla Colorado State Board of Education
Evie Hudak Colorado State Board of Education
  1. CALL TO ORDER

  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

  3. INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE

  4. ROLL CALL

    All board members present

  5. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

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

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



      Voting
      Randy DeHoff - No
      Peggy Littleton - No
      Clair Orr - Yes
      Karen Middleton - Yes
      Jared Polis - Yes
      Rico Munn - Yes
      Pamela Jo Suckla - No
      Evie Hudak - Yes


    2. CIVICS Grant

      Removed discussion item from agenda



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  6. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

  7. COMMUNICATIONS

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

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

      Scheduled a hearing for December 8, 2005 to consider the Rules for the Administration of the Colorado Schoolchildren's Asthma and Anaphylaxis Act, 1 CCR 301-68

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  9. ACTIONS ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

    1. Colorado State Math Standards

      Reaffirmed the State's Model Content Standards in Mathematics, Benchmarks and accepted the proposed changes in Standard 6, Benchmark 3 and 5. Approved the Math Assessment Frameworks.



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  10. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

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

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

      2nd Congressional District: Gayle Jones, Educator

      4th Congressional District: Linda Niccoli, Parent

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. 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)

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

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  11. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

    1. Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB) Appointments

      Approved appointments for two new members to CoLAB: Cynthia Johnson, At-Large Representative, Jon Walker, CLiC Representative

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  12. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

      Approved the content of the proposed endorsement preparation programs in French and Spanish at the University of Colorado at Denver (UCD) Denver

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Type III Authorizations - Emergency Renewal (7)

      Approved the Renewal Type III Authorizations requested

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    3. Type III Authorizations - Emergency Initial (34)

      Approved the Initial Type III Authorizations

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Signified 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

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Signified 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

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Instructed 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

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Instructed 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

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Instructed 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

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  13. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

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

      Conducted a hearing to consider amendments of the Administrative Procedures for Review of a State Board Grant of Exclusive Chartering Authority. Closed the hearing, directed revisions and scheduled for consideration at the next Board meeting, October 6, 2005.



      Voting
      Randy DeHoff - Abstain
      Peggy Littleton - Yes
      Clair Orr - Yes
      Karen Middleton - Yes
      Jared Polis - Yes
      Rico Munn - Yes
      Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
      Evie Hudak - No


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

      Approved the 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.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Approved the 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.



      Voting
      Randy DeHoff - Abstain
      Peggy Littleton - Yes
      Clair Orr - Yes
      Karen Middleton - Yes
      Jared Polis - Yes
      Rico Munn - Yes
      Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
      Evie Hudak - Yes


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

      Approved the 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.



      Voting
      Randy DeHoff - Abstain
      Peggy Littleton - Yes
      Clair Orr - Yes
      Karen Middleton - Yes
      Jared Polis - Yes
      Rico Munn - Yes
      Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
      Evie Hudak - Yes


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

      Approved the 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.



      Voting
      Randy DeHoff - Yes
      Peggy Littleton - Yes
      Clair Orr - Yes
      Karen Middleton - Yes
      Jared Polis - Abstain
      Rico Munn - Yes
      Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
      Evie Hudak - Yes


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

      Approved the 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.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

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

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Approved the 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.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Approved the 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.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Approved the 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.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  14. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

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

      Scheduled 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

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. EDAC Replacement for Unexpected Resignation

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

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  15. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

    1. Proposed endorsement in American Sign Language.

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

    3. Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB) appointment

    4. REMOVED FROM AGENDA Civics Grant

  16. INFORMATION ONLY

  17. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

  18. FUTURE BUSINESS

    1. Upcoming Meeting

  19. ADJOURNMENT







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