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November 2015 State Board Meeting Agenda


Times are approximate and may need to be adjusted.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
State Board Work Session
Grimes State Office Building - B100
400 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, Iowa

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.

Work Session – Early Literacy Data and National Assessment of Educational Progress Update (NAEP Work Session Tab A)

State Board Business Meeting
Grimes State Office Building - B100

400 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, Iowa

10:00 a.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approve the Agenda
  3. Communication
    1. Public Comment
    2. Director's Report
  4. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes (September State Board Minutes Draft Tab B)
    2. Religious Groups Exempted from School Standards (Exempt Schools Tab C)
    3. Rules: Chapter 25 – Pathways for Academic Career and Employment Program; Gap Tuition Assistance Program (Adopt) (Chapter 25 Tab D)
    4. Rules: Chapter 15 – Use of Online Learning and Telecommunications for Instruction by Schools (Adopt) (Chapter 15 Tab E)
    5. Rules: Chapter 98 – Financial Management of Categorical Funding (Adopt) (Chapter 98 Tab F)

10:45 a.m.

  1. Rules: Chapter 14 – School Health Services (Adopt) (Chapter 14 Tab G)
  2. Rules: Chapter 12 – General Accreditation Standards – New Accountability Assessments for Iowa (Adopt) (Chapter 12 Tab H)

11:00 a.m.

  1. Deaccreditation – Farragut Community School District (Farragut Tab I)

11:30 a.m.

  1. Appeal of Proposed Decisions (State Board Appeals Tab J)
  • In re School Building Closing (Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District) – Oral Argument – Each side will have five minutes to present to the State Board
  • In re Expulsion of M.K. (West Des Moines Community School District)

Proposed Decisions

  1. In re Open Enrollment of H.H. and H.H.2 (Okoboji Community School District)

  2. In re Open Enrollment of B.M. & J.M. (Lisbon Community School District)

12:30 p.m.


1:15 p.m.

  1. Iowa Central Community College Paraeducator Preparation Program Approval (Iowa Central Community College Paraeducator Program Tab K)

1:30 p.m.

  1. Future Ready Iowa Initiative (Future Ready Iowa Tab L)

1:45 p.m.

  1. Secondary Career and Technical Education Task Force Final Report (CTE Report Tab M)

2:05 p.m.

12. Community Colleges Fall Enrollment Report 2015 (Community Colleges Fall Enrollment Report Tab N)

2:20 p.m.

13. College and Career Readiness Definition (College and Career Readiness Definition Tab O)

2:35 p.m.


2:45 p.m.

14. Educator Preparation Program Approvals (Educator Prep Program Approvals Tab P)

  • Cornell College
  • Wartburg College

3:00 p.m.

15. 2015 Report on the State of Educator Preparation in Iowa (State of Educator Preparation Tab Q)

3:15 p.m.

16. State Board Brochure (State Board Brochure Tab R)

3:30 p.m.

17. Board Reports

3:45 p.m.



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