February 8, 2019
House Hearing Room 2 1st Floor, Cordell Hull Building 425 5th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37243
I. Consent Items (Voice Vote)
A. Adoption of Agenda
II. Report Items
A. 2018 Blue Ribbon Schools Recognition
Report on the 2018 Blue Ribbon Schools.
B. 2018 National ESEA Distinguished Schools Recognition
Report on the 2018 National ESEA Distinguished Schools.
III. Action Items (First Reading)
A. English as a Second Language (ESL) Program Policy 3.207
This item was removed from the agenda prior to the meeting.
B. Professional Assessments Policy 5.105
First reading to clarify expectations for out of state applicants’ use of the PLT or edTPA, and to align with the Educator Licensure and Educator Preparation Rules.
D. K-5 STEM Permanent Course
First reading of a new STEM course for grades K-5. Districts have requested this course, so they can provide students with an opportunity to prepare for the 6-12 STEM courses.
F. High School Policy 2.103
First reading to correct the alternate assessment language and to add criteria for developing credit accrual programs to eliminate barriers for students at risk of not graduating.
H. Court-Ordered Day Treatment Facilities, Rule 0520-01-15
First reading to provide clarity for LEAs in regards to T.C.A. § 49-3-370 as it relates to funding of educational services to children in eligible court-ordered day treatment facilities.
J. Charter School Application Review Policy 6.300
First reading to clarify certain aspects of the appeal process and to ensure clear alignment to State Board Rule 0520-14- 01-.02 and other State Board policies.
K. Charter School Performance Framework
First reading to reflect feedback gathered from our authorized charter schools and reflections after our first year as an authorizer.
Attachment - Academic Attachment - Financial
L. Charter School Oversight Evaluation Policy 6.500
First reading to clarify aspects of the oversight and evaluation process, specifically within the requiremens for data collection and analysis.
O. License Denial, Formal Reprimand, Suspension, & Revocation, Rule 0520-02-03-.09
First reading of revisions to the rule including additional detail and clarification on State Board processes for educator discipline in alignment with the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act (UAPA) and clarification regarding educator due process rights under the UAPA.
IV. Action Items (Final Reading)
A. Charter School Intervention Policy 6.700
Final reading of item to update Level 3 Notice of Probationary Status to close gaps in the requirements. Minor changes have been made since first reading.
B. Promotion & Retention Policy 3.300
Final reading of item to update language for expectations aligned to grade level standards and to strengthen parent notification. Minor changes have been made since fist reading to incorporate feedback from the Teacher Advisory Council regarding timeline and process.
D. Educator Preparation Policy 5.504
Final reading to update the expectations for educator preparation providers in accordance with the Educator Preparation Rule. Minor changes have been made since first reading in January.
E. Literacy and Specialty Area Standards for Educator Preparation Policy 5.505
Final reading to update the expectations for educator preparation providers in accordance with national best practice and program components in accordance with the Educator Preparation Rule and Policy. Minor changes have been made since first reading in January.
F. 2018-19 Special Courses
Final reading of a list of special courses that are part of a district’s course offering to be approved for one, three, or six years. There have been no changes since first reading.
G. Career and Technical Education (CTE), Rule 0520-01-07-.03 and 0502-01-07-.04
Final reading to update language to include work-based learning in the Work Experience Agreement and Coordination and Supervision of Student Cooperative-Work Experience sections. There have been no changes since first reading.
H. Career and Technical Education Course Standards
Final reading of five new career and technical education courses and 23 revised course standards within the STEM and Marketing career clusters. These updates are based on input from secondary, postsecondary, and industry partners on aligning programs of study with current trends. Minor changes have been made since first reading.
I. Course Approval – Principles of Transition for Postsecondary Readiness
Final reading of three (3) new elective courses that are aimed at better preparing students with disabilities to enter postsecondary education/training, employment, community involvement, and independent living. Minor changes have been made since first reading.
Attachment 1 - Introduction to Self-Determination
Attachment 2 - Focus on Adulthood
Attachment 3 - Planning for Postsecondary
J. Public Records Requests, Rule 0520-15-01
Final reading of item to transition the State Board of Education’s public records policy into a rule in compliance with Public Chapter 712 of 2018. Minor changes have been made since first reading.
K. Course Access Program, Rule 0520-01-14
Final reading of a new rule to outline processes for the application, approval, and monitoring of course access program providers and courses. Minor changes have been made since first reading to add a requirement to the provider approval process regarding teacher evaluations.
L. Middle Grades Policy 2.102
Final reading to update policy to align with high school readiness indicators and strengthen supports for middle grades students. Minor changes have been made since first reading to make corrections to the alternate assessment language.
M. Approved High School Courses Policy 3.205
First and final reading to update course list to accurately reflect current Visual and Performing Arts course offerings and to include the newly approved courses.
N. Homebound Instruction, Rule 0520-01-02-.10
First and final reading of revisions to the rule made by State Board staff, in conjunction with the Offaice of Coordinated School Health at the Department of Education and the Metro Nashville Area Homebound Consortium, in order to align the rule with the recently enacted legislation. There have been changes since first reading.
O. Amended List of State Approved Textbooks - Section D (Social Studies, World Languages, CTE: Marketing; Finance; Business Management & Administration)
First and final reading of the amended list of State Textbooks for Section D (Social Studies, World Languages, CTE: Marketing; Finance; Business Management and Administration.
P. Annual Performance Goals for 2018-19 District Accountability
First and Final Reading of item to set 2018-19 district accountability targets in accordance with the state Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan.
V. Charter School Appeals
A. City University School Boys Preparatory Charter Appeal
Final reading of the appeal by City University School Boys Preparatory to the State Board of Education.
VI. Teacher License Actions
K. Loyd Clay Mayes – This item was removed at the Board meeting for harsher discipline
N. Lorrie Osborne – This item was removed at the Board meeting for more information
V. Ashley Wright – This item was removed at the Board meeting for harsher discipline
VII. Election of Board Officers