February 2012 Meeting Agenda and Related Materials


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


February 8, 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. Public Comment

V. Action

A.  Approval of final rule on A-F metrics

B.  Approval of final amendments to reading plan rule

C.  Approval of revisions to proposed educator licensing rule

D.  Procedural determination in SBOE hearing 1112012

VI.  Spotlight on Learning

  • Eastern Howard School Corporation

VII. Consent Agenda

A.  Certification of special education child count

B.  Approval of request for change of statewide test date

VIII. Discussion

A. Update on school interventions 

B. Textbook selection process and State Board responsibility

IX. Board Member Comments and Reports

X. Board Operations

  • Future meeting dates     


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Posted on February 3, 2012