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3/12/15 Regular Business Meeting

State Board of Education Regular Business Meeting
March 12, 2015 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Indiana Government Center South - Conference Room B
302 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204


I. Call to Order

  1. Roll Call
  2. Pledge of Allegiance

II. Approval of the Agenda

III. Approval of Minutes

  1. January 7, 2015 – Memo 
  2. February 4, 2015 – Memo
  3. February Special Meeting - Memo

IV. Statement from the Chair

V. Board Member Comments and Reports

VI. General Public Comment (public comment on specific agenda items will be taken at the time each item is before the Board)

VII. Consent Agenda

  1. Career and Technical Education Approvals– Memo
      a. Perkins State Plan Budget
      b. Attrition and Persistent Rate Report; IC 20-20-38-10
      c. State Approved Industry Certifications
  2. Common School Loan applications - Memo

VIII. Adjudications

IX. New Business – Action

  1. Determination to implement IC 20-24-2.2-3(b) – Memo
      a. Options School – Noblesville
      b. Hoosier Academy Virtual Charter School
  2. Emma Donnan SBOE intervention – IPS/CSUSA
  3. Dunbar-Pulaski Career and Academic Academy SBOE Intervention – Memo
      a. IC 20-31-9-4 Option E: Revising the school’s plan in any of the following areas:
           i. Changes in school procedures or operations
           ii. Professional development 
           iii. Intervention for individual teachers or administrators
      b. IC 20-31-9-4 Option D: Other options for school improvement expressed at the public hearing, including closing the school.
  4. Arlington SBOE intervention – Memo
  5. Freeway Schools, approval of draft contract and recommendations on procedure - Memo
  6. Approval of adjusted cut scores for licensure exams – Memo
  7. Approval of University of Saint Francis new teacher prep program proposal – Memo
  8. A-F Appeals process resolution – Memo 
  9. Extension of ISTEP part 2 testing window - Memo

X. Best Practices - Innovations in Education - Student Successes

XI. Discussion and Reports

  1. SBOE staff update
  2. Broad Ripple Magnet School and John Marshall Community School/Marzano Update – Memo
  3. Data Sharing (CREDO) 
  4. Draft Standards and Benchmarks for Teacher Prep Programs (House Enrolled Act 1388) - Memo | Presentation
  5. Assessment update - Memo | Presentation 
  6. NCLB Waiver update – Memo | Presentation 
  7. School Quality Reviews for year 4 schools; 511 IAC 6.2-8-2 - Memo 
  8. Adult Charter high schools A-F accountability – Memo
  9. Strategic Planning Committee Update

XII. Board Operations

XIII. Adjournment