March 2012 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
Vicki Snyder, Evansville


Daniel Elsener, Indianapolis
Sarah O'Brien, Avon
David Shane, Indianapolis

March 6, 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 Allegiance

II.  Approval of Minutes

III. Statement of the Chair

IV. Board Member Comments and Reports

V.  Spotlight

  • Indiana College Cost Estimator

VI.  Public Comments

VII. Discussion

A. Update on school interventions:  Turnaround School Operator Reports  

B. School Report Card:  A - F Accountability

VIII. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of Common School Loan Request
B. Approval of changes to Peru Community Schools Governing Body Plan

IX.   Action

A.  Approval to initiate rulemaking to amend 511 IAC 12

X.   Board Operations      

  • Future meeting dates

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Posted on March 2, 2012