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November 15, 2019 SBE Meeting

November 15, 2019

Event

November 15, 2019

9:00 am EST


Location

Carson-Newman University Tarr Music Center, Room 109 1620 Russell Avenue Jefferson City, TN 37760

Live Stream

I.             Consent Items (Voice Vote)

                A.            Adoption of Agenda

                B.            Approval of Minutes from July 26, 2019 Meeting, 
                                August 21, 2019 Testing & Accountability
                                Subcommittee Conference Call Meeting, August 27,
                                2019 Educator Preparation & Licensure
                                Subcommittee Conference Call Meeting, September
                                18, 2019 SBE Conference Call Meeting, and October
                                28, 2019 Conference Call Meeting.

II.            Action Items (First Reading)

                A.            Board Meetings Policy 1.400
                               First reading of an item to update the types of items permitted to be approved on first and final reading.

                B.            Pupil Transportation Rule 0520-01-05
                                First reading of item to remove certain limitations on commercial advertising in alignment with statutory changes.

                C.            Course Standards Approval - Career and Technical Education
                                First reading of item to revise standards and propose new courses in several career and technical education fields.
                                Principles of Food Production                                                                   Medical Assisting
                                Applied Environmental Science                                                                 Public Health and Epidemiology
                                Food Science Safety                                                                                      Personal Finance
                                Advanced Food Science                                                                               Hospitality and Tourism Management I
                                Natural Resource Management                                                                 Hospitality and Tourism Management II
                                Supervised Agriculture Experience                                                           Hospitality and Tourism Management III
                                Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Agriculture                                             Unmanned Aircraft Systems Pilot
                                Pharmacological Science

                D.            Career and Technical Education Plan 
                                First reading of the state’s federal plan for the Carl D. Perkins Act.  This item was removed from the agenda at the                                                  beginning of the meeting.

                E.             Administrative Rules and Regulations Rule 0520-01-02
                                First reading of item to reorganize rule to focus on district and school operations.

                F.             Minimum Requirements for the Approval of Public Schools Rule 0520-01-03
                                First reading of item to reorganize rule to focus on academic and instructional requirements.

                 G.           Professional Assessments for Tennessee Educators Policy 5.105
                                First reading of item to remove previously required assessments and provide new options for assessments in several                                          World Languages.

                H.            Teacher and Administrator Evaluation Policy 5.201
                                First reading of item to propose pathways for the approval of alternate growth measures for pre-K/K portfolios and                                              make several other updates.

                 I.             Strategic Compensation Policy 5.600
                                First reading of item to require LEAs to submit vacancy data to the Department of Education annually.

                 J.             Educator Licensure Rule 0520-02-03
                                First reading of item to allow additional flexibility for educators and school leaders coming into Tennessee with licenses                                      from other states.

                 K.            Charter School Governing Board Training Rule 0520-14-01-.07
                                 First reading of new rule regarding training requirements for charter school governing board members in                                                               accordance with statute.

                 L.             Charter School Performance Framework 
                                 First reading of item to update the charter school performance framework financial section to identify sources of                                                 relevant data.

III.           Action Items (Final Reading)

                A.            English as Second Language (ESL) Program Policy 3.207
                                Final reading to revise exit standards for WIDA ACCESS and for English Learner students with disabilities.  There                                                      have been changes since first reading.

                 B.            Bid List of Textbooks and Instructional Materials Under Official Review – Section E (ELA and CTE: Law, Public                                                                        Safety, Corrections, Security, Government & Public Administration, Hospitality & Tourism)
                                Final reading to review the bid list for the Section E (ELA and CTE: Law, Public Safety, corrections, Security, Government &                                    Public Administration, Hospitality I Tourism) textbook review.  There have been changes since first reading.
                                Summary of Publishers on ELA Adoption List

                 C.            2019-2020 Special Course Approval 
                                Final reading of a list of special course offerings to be approved for one, three, or six years.  There have been no                                                    changes since first reading.

                 D.            High School Policy 2.103
                                 Final reading to add requirements for civics test as per new law.  There have been changes since first reading.

                 E.            Guidance on the Recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance 
                                First and final reading of guidelines for recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

                F.            Repeal the Guidelines for Recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance Policy 4.208
                               Final reading to repeal this policy and move the same information into guidance document to be posted on the State                                         Board of Education website because statute required guidelines, not a policy, for the recitation of the pledge.  There have                                   been no changes since first reading.

               G.            Repeal the Principles of Quality Early Childhood Education Programs Policy 3.102
                               Final reading to repeal this policy because it is outdated, has not been revised since 2000, and aspects of this policy are                                       addressed in other rules and policies as well as the Department of Education programmatic requirements.  There have                                       been no changes since first reading.

               H.            Repeal the Early Childhood Education Plan Policy 3.101
                              Final reading to repeal this policy because it is outdated, has not been revised since 2000, and aspects of this policy are                                      addressed in other rules and policies as well as the Department of Education programmatic requirements.  There have                                      been no changes since first reading.

               I.             Repeal the Wellness Requirement Substitute Policy 3.202
                              Final reading to repeal this policy because it is already included in the Minimum Requirements for the Approval of Public                                    Schools rule.  There have been no changes since first reading.

               J.            Repeal the Public Records Policy 1.500    
                              Final reading to repeal this policy because the public records rule was approved by the State Board of Education in May                                      2019 and it is moving through promulgation.  There have been no changes since first reading.

              K.             Repeal the Educational Television Rule 0520-08-01
                              Final reading to repeal this rule due to Public Chapter 248 of 2019 which removed this outdated responsibility from the                                      State Board of Education because we have not been in the business of operating educational television stations.  There                                      have been no changes since first reading.

              L.            Standards Review Policy 3.209 
                             Final reading to align timing of standards review with new flexibility provided through recently passed legislation.  There h                                 has been one change since first reading to add clarification.

             M.            Uniform Grading Policy 3.301 
                              Final reading to delete section on locally approved grading systems from the policy, pursuant to recently passed                                                    legislation.  There have been no changes since first reading.

             N.            Education Savings Account (ESA) Rule 0520-01-16
                             Final reading of new rule 0520-01-16 to outline requirements and processes for applicants, participating schools,
                             providers, and use of funds for the Education Savings Account Program. There have been changes since first reading.

            O.            Educator Licensure Denial, Formal Reprimand, Suspension, & Revocation Rule 0520-02-03-.09                                                                                               First and final reading of item to revise rule based on guidance from the Attorney General's Office.

            P.              Public Records Requests Rule 0520-15-01-.08
                            First and final reading of rule revision to add clarification that individuals may use personal cameras to take photographs of                              records.

           Q.             Charter School Local Education Agency (LEA) Policies 
                            First and final reading of updates to Policy 6313 Student Discipline that govern Board-authorized charter schools.

            R.             State Identified Reward Schools
                             First and final reading of addition of three (3) Reward Schools that were inadvertently omitted from the list of Reward                                           Schools the State Department of Education submitted to the State Board at the September Board meeting.

             S.             Annual Performance Goals for Schools and Districts 
                             First and final reading of item to set 2019-20 district accountability targets in accordance with the state Every Student                                           Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan. 
                             Attachment 1                      Attachment 2

IV.          Charter School Appeals

               A.            Beacon College Preparatory Charter School Appeal
                              Final reading of the appeal by Beacon College Preparatory to the State Board of Education.

               B.            The Gentlemen and Ladies STEM Academy Charter School Appeal 
                              Final reading of the appeal by Gentlemen and Ladies STEM Academy to the State Board of Education.

               C.            Green Dot Charter K-8 School Charter School Appeal   
                               Final reading of the appeal by Green Dot K-8 to the State Board of Education.

               D.            Memphis School of Excellence Cordova Charter School Appeal  
                               Final reading of the appeal by Memphis School of Excellence Cordova to the State Board of Education.

               E.            Nashville Collegiate Prep Charter School Appeal   
                              Final reading of the appeal by Nashville Collegiate Prep to the State Board of Education.

               F.            Rocketship #3 Charter School Appeal
                              Final reading of the appeal by Rocketship #3 to the State Board of Education.

V.            Teacher License Actions

               A.            George Cook – Voluntary Surrender

               B.            Philip Davis – Voluntary Surrender

               C.            Ansley Gooden – Suspension, 2 Years

               D.            Baron Hill – Formal Reprimand

               E.            Erin Laming – Suspension, 18 Months

               F.             Walter McCrimmon – Voluntary Surrender*

              G.             Dawn Melton – Suspension, 3 Months

              H.             Leeona Oszust – Suspension, 1 Year**

               I.              Vikki Phillips – Suspension, 3 Months Retroactive

               J.              Alice Polonsky – Suspension, 6 Months

              K.             Carlos Shaw – Restoration

              L.              Joseph Smith – Revocation, Automatic, Permanent            

              M.            Monrita Tate - Restoration

              *     Item F is subject to the Board Rule filed on January 25, 2016, and expired on September 4, 2017.
              **   Item H is subject to the Emergency Board Rule filed on September 5, 2017, and expired on March 4, 2018.

VI.         Adjournment