August 30 Board 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



August 30, 2012
Indiana Department of Education
James Whitcomb Riley Conference Room
151 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 
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. Spotlight

New Harmony and MSD of North Posey


VI. Public Comment


VII. Discussion

A. Reports from turnaround school operators

B. Update on Lead Partners

C. Distribution of preliminary grade designations     Memo


VIII. Consent Agenda

A. Governing body selection plan change Memo

B. State Technology Assistance Advances Memo

C. 2013-2014 Testing Dates  Memo

D. Withdrawal of LSA #11-562  Memo


IX. Action

A. Approval of grade designation for John Marshall Community High School

B. Determination of intervention for John Marshall Community High School

Data summary

Final Report


C. Approval of online ISTEP+ requirement     Memo

D. Approval of accountability recommendations for Indiana School for the Blind and Indiana School for the Deaf   Memo  

E. Approval of proposed changes to 511 IAC 6.2-3.1 (reading plan)     Memo and proposed language

F. Approval of intent to readopt 511 IAC 4-1.5 (student services)  Memo


X. Board Operations