January 2 Meeting Agenda and Related Materials

Indiana State Board of Education

Jo Blacketor, South Bend

Michael Pettibone, Monroe

Tony Walker, Gary

Dr. Tony Bennett, Chair

James Edwards, Santa Claus

Neil Pickett, Carmel

B.J. Watts, Evansville

Cari Whicker, Huntington


Daniel Elsener, Indianapolis

Sarah O'Brien, Avon

David Shane, Indianapolis



January 2, 2013
Indiana Government Center South
Conference Room A
302 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 
9:00 a.m.
Business Meeting


I. Call to Order

  • Pledge of Allegience

II. Approval of Minutes

III. Statement of the Chair

IV. Board Member Comments and Reports


V. Special Presentation 

  •    Suzanne Whitton - Indiana Teacher of the Year

VI. Spotlight

VII.  Public Comment

VIII. Discussion

A. Update on School Quality Reviews

B. Updates from the Turnaround Academies

TSO update

Lead Partner update

C. Update on John Marshall Community High School


JMCHS Voyager - IPS Presentation

D. Age of compulsory attendance

E. NASBE membership


IX. Consent Agenda

A. SBOE #111009 - Order of Dismissal Memo

B. Approval of December 1, 2012, special education child count Memo and Summary

X. Action

A.  Adjudication - Determination of special education grant withholding from IPS

B. Adjudication - Determination of special education grant withholding from GCSC

C. Approval of proposed final language for the Adjunct Teacher license (part of REPA II)   Memo

D. Approval to initiate rulemaking and of proposed rule language for an alternative accountability model   Memo

E. Approval of summer school funding categories Memo

XI. Board Operations