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General Consent Calendar

August 8, 2014

 

Backup furnished electronically at http://www.schools.utah.gov/board/Meetings/Agenda.aspx

 

A.         Minutes of Previous Meeting                                                                                                 Tab A

 

Minutes of the State Board of Education meeting held July 17, 2014 are presented for approval.

 

B.         Monthly Budget Report                                                                                                           Tab B

 

A monthly budget report is provided to give information to the Board in meeting its fiduciary responsibilities for the Utah State Office of Education, Utah State Office of Rehabilitation, and Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind.

 

It is proposed that the Board receive the report.

 

C.         Contracts                                                                                                                                    Tab C

 

It is proposed that the Board approve the following contracts:

 

             1.   IronData Solutions, $251,400, 10/01/2014 to 09/30/2016, Fed., Amendment

 

To provide annual maintenance for the computer program/system at DDS.

 

             2.   American Institutes for Research, $4,664,919, 09/01/2014 to 01/31/2018, Federal, Amendment

 

To provide Utah Statewide Computer Adaptive Assessment Systems and related services.

 

D.         Contract Reports                                                                                                                      Tab D

 

It is proposed that the Board receive the following report:

 

             1.   Contracts with renewals within the next six months.

 

E.          R277-113-4 LEA Fiscal Policies and Accountability–LEA Responsibilities                         Tab E

 

In its June 6, 2014 meeting, the Board approved amendments to R277-113-4 on second reading. Clarifications were made to the rule to make it consistent with statute. No substantive changes have been made since that time.

 

It is proposed that the Board approve R277-113-4 LEA Fiscal Policies and Accountability–LEA Responsibilities, as amended, on third and final reading.

 

F.          R277-400 School Facility Emergency and Safety                                                                 Tab F

 

In its June 6, 2014 meeting, the Board approved amendments to R277-400 on second reading. Changes were made in response to S.B. 215 Public School Comprehensive Emergency Response Plan Amendments, 2014 Legislative Session. No substantive changes have been made since that time.

 

It is proposed that the Board approve R277-400 School Facility Emergency and Safety, as amended, on third and final reading.

 

G.         R277-402 School Readiness Initiative                                                                                   Tab G

 

In its June 6, 2014 meeting, the Board approved new rule R277-402 on second reading. The rule was created in response to H.B. 96 Utah School Readiness Initiative, 2014 Legislative Session. No substantive changes have been made since that time.

 

It is proposed that the Board approve new rule R277-402 School Readiness Initiative on third and final reading.

 

H.         R277-502-5 Educator Licensing and Data Retention—Professional Educator                 Tab H

License Areas of Concentration, and Endorsements and Under-Qualified Employees

 

In its June 6, 2014 meeting, the Board approved on second reading amendments to R277-502-5, in response to H.B. 150 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Amendments, 2014 Legislative Session. No substantive changes have been made since that time.

 

It is proposed that the Board approve R277-502-5 Educator Licensing and Data Retention—Professional Educator License Areas of Concentration, and Endorsements and Under-Qualified Employees on third and final reading.

 

I.           R277-531 Public Educator Evaluation Requirements (PEER)                                              Tab I

 

In its June 6, 2014 meeting, the Board approved on second reading amendments to R277-531, in response to S.B. 101 Public Education Human Resource Management Amendments, 2014 Legislative Session. No substantive changes have been made since that time.

 

It is proposed that the Board approve R277-531 Public Educator Evaluation Requirements (PEER), as amended, on third and final reading.

 

J.          R277-532-3 Local Board Policies for Evaluation of Non-licensed Public Education        Tab J

              Employees (Classified Employees)—School District Policies

 

In its June 6, 2014 meeting, the Board approved on second reading amendments to R277-532-3, in response to S.B. 101 Public Education Human Resource Management Amendments, 2014 Legislative Session. No substantive changes have been made since that time.

 

It is proposed that the Board approve R277-532-3 Local Board Policies for Evaluation of Non-licensed Public Education Employees (Classified Employees)—School District Policies on third and final reading.

 

K.         R277-607 Truancy Prevention                                                                                                Tab K

 

In its June 6, 2014 meeting, the Board approved amendments to R277-607, and continuation of the rule, on second reading. The rule was amended to change terminology to make it consistent with other Board rules. No substantive changes have been made since that time.

 

It is proposed that the Board approve R277-607 Truancy Prevention, as amended, and continuation of the rule, on third and final reading.

 

L.          R277-619 Student Leadership Skills Development                                                               Tab L

 

In its June 6, 2014 meeting, the Board approved on second reading amendments to R277-619, in response to S.B. 131 Student Leadership Skills Development, 2014 Legislative Session. No substantive changes have been made since that time.

 

It is proposed that the Board approve R277-619 Student Leadership Skills Development, as amended, on third and final reading.

 

M.        R277-620 Suicide Prevention Programs                                                                              Tab M

 

In its June 6, 2014 meeting, the Board approved on second reading amendments to R277-620, in response to H.B. 329 Programs for Youth Protection, 2014 Legislative Session. No substantive changes have been made since that time.

 

It is proposed that the Board approve R277-620 Suicide Prevention Programs, as amended, on third and final reading.

 

N.         R277-704 Financial and Economic Literacy: Integration into Core Curriculum              Tab N

             and Financial and Economic Literacy Student Passports

 

In its June 6, 2014 meeting, the Board approved on second reading amendments to R277-704, in response to S.B. 40 Financial and Economic Literacy Amendments, 2014 Legislative Session. No substantive changes have been made since that time.

 

It is proposed that the Board approve R277-704 Financial and Economic Literacy: Integration into Core Curriculum and Financial and Economic Literacy Student Passports on third and final reading.

 

O.         R277-706 Public Education Regional Service Centers                                                        Tab O

 

In its June 6, 2014 meeting, the Board approved amendments to R277-706, and continuation of the rule, on second reading. The rule was amended to make it consistent with H.B. 92 Utah Education and Telehealth Network Amendments, 2014 Legislative Session. No substantive changes have been made since that time.

 

It is proposed that the Board approve R277-706 Public Education Regional Service Centers, as amended, and continuation of the rule, on third and final reading.

 

P.         R280-203 Certification Requirements for Interpreters for the Hearing Impaired          Tab P

 

In its June 6, 2014 meeting the Board approved on second reading amendments to R280-203, and continuation of the rule, consistent with the Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act five-year review requirement.

 

It is proposed that the Board approve R280-203 Certification Requirements for Interpreters for the Hearing Impaired, and continuation of the rule, on third and final reading.

 

Q.         List of Educator Licenses Processed                                                                                     Tab Q

 

A summary of the total number of educator licenses and license areas processed in July 2014 is provided for Board information. It is proposed that the Board receive the report.