August 25, 2017 Conference Call Meeting

I.             Consent Items (Voice Vote)

                A.            Adoption of Agenda

II.            Statement of Necessity

III.           Action Items (First Reading)

                A.            Minimum Requirements for the Approval of Public Schools Rule 050-01-03
                                First reading of a rule to amend the requirements for students with disabilities taking End of Course assessments.

                B.            High School Policy 2.103
                                First reading of  item to amend the requirements for students with disabilities taking End of Course
                                assessments.  This policy aligns with the Minimum Requirements for the Approval of Public Schools Rule
                                also on first reading.

                C.            Non-Substantive Changes to Math, English Language Arts (ELA), and Science Standards
                                First reading of item to correct minor mistakes related to typographical errors, punctuation, misspellings,
                                inconsistencies, and formatting in the math, ELA, and science standards.   

                 D.            English as a Second Language (ESL) Program Policy 3.207
                                First reading of an item to amend the ESL Program Policy to clarify ESL service requirements and to include
                                additional definitions. 

IV.            Action Items (Final Reading)

                 A.            Adult Education Rule 0520-01-02-.05 and 0520-01-02-.06
                                 Final reading of updates to the funding of adult education programs that lead to a regular high school diploma. 

                 B.            Local Education Agency (LEA) Alternative Salary Schedule
                                 Final reading of an item to approve Shelby County Schools’ alternative salary schedule that uses performance as a
                                 criteria for salary increases.  Attachment 1  Attachment 2

                  C.           Standards Setting for Grade 2 TNReady, Grades 3-8 TNReady, Grade 2 TCAP-Alt, Grades 3-8 TCAP-Alt Social Studies/
                                 Science and High School TCAP-Alt Biology

                                 Final reading of student performance levels for grades 2-8 English language arts and mathematics and grades 2-8
                                 for the ALT assessment.  Powerpoint

                  D.          Tennessee History Elective Course
                                Final reading to approve a permanent Tennessee History elective course for implementation in January 2018. The
                                course standards are included in the Tennessee Academic Standards for Social Studies approved by the Board in
                                July 2017. This item accelerates the timeline for implementation of the course to allow districts to offer it to
                                interested students as soon as possible.

V.              Adjournment