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April 9, 2020 SBE Conference Call Meeting

April 9, 2020, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Event

April 9, 2020

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Location

Conference Line: 605-472-5592 Access Code: 290578

Due to the high number of conference calls occurring nationwide, some users may experience challenges accessing the conference call platform.  The meeting will be recorded and posted on this page within 24 hours of the meeting’s conclusion.  The State Board will also announce the results of each vote on its Twitter account, @SBED_TN, during the meeting.

 

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I.             Statement of Necessity

II.            Consent Items

               A.            Adoption of Agenda

III.           Action Items (Final Reading)

               A.            COVID-19 Emergency Rules 
                               First and final reading of emergency and permanent rules needed in light of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency                                             for Tennessee  K-12 public  schools.  Rules included in this item are:

                               0520-01-02-.17 Administrative Rules and Regulations, State Attendance Guidelines;                    

                               0520-01-03-.11 Minimum Rules and Requirements for the Approval of Public Schools, Requirements for 2019-20 School                                                  Year as a Result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency;

                               0520-01-09-.24 Special Education Programs and Services, Requirements for 2019-20 School Year as a Result of the COVID-                                              19 Public Health Emergency;   

                               0520-01-11-.07 Individualized Education Accounts, Monitoring And Compliance;                     

                               0520-02-01-.01 Evaluations, General Requirements For Evaluation;

                               0520-02-03-.09  and -.15 Educator Licensure: Denial, Formal Reprimand, Suspension and Revocation; and Requirements                                                 for 2019-20 School Year as a Result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency;

                               0520-02-04-.11 Educator Preparation, Requirements for 2019-20 School Year As A Result Of The COVID-19 Public Health                                                  Emergency; and

                               0520-07-02-.09 Non-Public School Approval Process, Requirements for 2019-20 School Year as a Result of the COVID-19                                                  Public Health Emergency.

               B.            English as a Second Language Program Policy 3.207   
                               First and final reading of item to update policy requirements in light of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for                                                   Tennessee K-12 public schools.

               C.            Uniform Grading Policy 3.301
                               First and final reading of item to update policy requirements in light of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for                                                 Tennessee K-12 public schools.

               D.            Charter School Local Education Agency (LEA) Policy 4603
                               First and final reading of item to update an LEA policy for State Board-authorized charter schools in light of the                                                      COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for Tennessee K-12 public schools.

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

IV.          Adjournment