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July 23, 2021 SBE Meeting

July 23, 2021

Event

July 23, 2021

9:00 am


Location

WebEx: URL: https://bit.ly/3wvbQ8J Password: 5corevalues Event Number: 172 087 0590 Phone Number: 415-655-0001 Access Code: 172 087 0590 In-Person: Tennessee School Boards Association 525 Brick Church Park Drive Nashville, TN 37207

Video

This meeting will be conducted permitting participation of some
members by electronic means.

This  meeting will be open to the public; however, seating will be
socially distanced and extremely limited.  The public is strongly
encouraged to view the meeting via the WebEx livestreaming link. 
Comments and questions about meeting items can be directed to
board members and/or staff prior to the meeting.

                Welcome & Introductions

 I.             Consent Items

                 A.            Adoption of Agenda

                 B.            Minutes from May 21, 2021 Meeting and July 1, 2021 Meeting

                 C.            2022 State Board of Education (SBE) Meeting Dates    
                                 Upcoming State Board of Education meeting dates for 2022.

                 D.            School Board Member Training Advisory Committee Members   
                                 Approval of members for the School Board Training Advisory Committee.

 II.            Action Items (First Reading)

                  A.           Repeal Charter School Performance Framework
                                 First reading of item to repeal the Charter School Performance Framework because these duties are being transferred to                                   the Charter School Commission.

                  B.           Repeal Charter Amendment and Appeals Rule 0520-14-01-.06   
                                 First reading of item to repeal Rule 0520-14-01-.06 because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School                                             Commission.

                  C.           Charter School Governing Body Training Approval Rule 0520-14-01-.07          
                                 First reading of item to revise certain requirements for charter school governing body training programs.

                  D.           School Board Training Rule 0520-01-02-.11    
                                 First reading of item to revise certain requirements for local school board members’ training programs.

                  E.            Career & Technical Education (CTE) Couse Standards     
                                  First reading of item to revise course standards for several CTE career clusters.
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                  F.             Organization and Administration of Schools Rule 0520-01-02-.31     
                                  First reading of item to re-establish in rule the requirement for local boards of education to develop and maintain five-                                        year strategic plans.

                  G.            Project SEARCH Course Standards Approval    
                                  First reading of item to approve the course standards for Project SEARCH, an internship program for students with                                              disabilities.

                  H.            Individualized Education Account (IEA) Program Rule 0520-01-11     
                                  First reading of item to modernize and clarify rule language to ensure implementation of the Individualized Education                                        Account (IEA) Program and to provide clarification on statutory requirements.

                   I.             English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs & Rule 0520-01-19 – Identification, Screening, and Service Delivery                                                               First reading of item to update a change in WIDA’s kindergarten screening instrument. At the beginning of the 2021-22                                        school year, Tennessee LEAs will switch from using the current screener (W-APT) and start using the new screener                                                (WIDA Screener for Kindergarten).

                   J.             School Health Policies Permanent Rule 0520-01-13-.01      
                                  First reading of item to define requirements for temporary remote instruction for students who are quarantined due to                                      a positive COVID-19 test or COVID-19 exposure in the 2021-22 school year. 

                  K.            Virtual Education Permanent Rule0520-01-03-.05   
                                  First reading of item to revise the Virtual Education rule to define the purpose of virtual education programs offered by                                      an LEA or public charter school. The rule ensures that schools have clear guidance on the difference between a virtual                                        program and a virtual school.

                  L.             Educator Licensure Rule 0520-02-03    
                                  First reading item to enact the licensure flexibilities created by Public Chapter 125 and 493. Revisions will describe how                                        educators may use a professional license in another state to acquire a professional license in Tennessee without being                                      required to pass assessments.  This item also brings on first reading again revisions to allow educators to use specific                                          nationally recognized credentials to reactivate a Tennessee School Services Personnel license and presents revisions to                                      create a licensure pathway for speech-language pathologist assistants (SLPAs).

III.             Action Items (Final Reading)

                   A.           Educator Licensure Policy 5.502
                                  Final reading of item to propose a new option for educators to add an additional endorsement.  The item would allow                                        Tennessee educators with a license to earn an additional by completing an additional endorsement program developed                                    and administered by the TDOE, receiving recommendation for endorsement by the TDOE, and submitting qualifying                                            scores on all required content assessments.  There have been changes to this item since first reading. 

                   B.           Literacy and Specialty Area Standards for Educator Preparation Policy 5.505    
                                  Final reading of item to add Foundational Literacy Skills to the Literacy and Special Area Standards Policy pursuant to
                                  the Literacy Success Act (Public Chapter 2 of the 2021 Special Legislative Session).  This item also revises the Speech                                              Language Pathologists (SLP) endorsement standards.  There have been changes to this item since first reading.

                   C.           High School Policy 2.103     
                                  Final reading of item to clarify requirements for the four-year plan of study for high school students, update the Work                                          Based Learning Framework, and change terminology to reflect changes to industry credential classifications.  There
                                  have been changes to this item since first reading.

                   D.           Middle Grades Policy 2.102    
                                  Final reading of item to clarify requirements for the four-year plan of study in the Middle Grades Policy to align with the                                      revisions to the High School Policy 2.103.  There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   E.            Statewide Dual Credit Course Approval               
                                  Final reading of item to revise learning objectives for three statewide dual credit courses (SDC) including Introduction to                                      Business, Precalculus, and Introduction to Plant Science.  There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   F.            Approved High School Courses Policy 3.205    
                                  First and final reading of item to add approved statewide dual credit courses to the approved high school course policy.

                   G.           Universal State Screeners and State Adopted Benchmark Assessments Permanent Rule 0520-01-03-.15     
                                  Final reading of item to promulgate rules that describe the use of screeners pursuant to Tennessee Learning Loss and                                        Student Acceleration Act and the Tennessee Literacy Success Act, including the nationally normed process by which
                                  “significant reading deficiency” will be defined each year.   Also describes the use of state adopted benchmark 
                                  assessments that constitute the Innovative benchmark Assessment Pilot Program and the process by which LEAs may
                                  request approval to use a locally adopted screener in place of a Tennessee universal screener.  There have been 
                                  changes to this item since first reading.

                   H.           Continuous Learning Plan Policy 3.210  
                                  Final reading of item to revise the Continuous Learning Plan (CLP) policy to align with the permanent CLP rule passed on                                    final reading at the April 12, 2021 Special Called Board Meeting.  There have been no changes to this item since first                                             reading.

                   I.             Textbook and Instructional Materials Waivers Rule 0520-01-18     
                                  Final reading of item to revise this rule in alignment with recently passed legislative changes.  There have been changes                                      to this item since first reading.

                   J.             Educator Licensure Discipline Rules 0520-02-03-.09 Denial, Formal Reprimand, Suspension, and Revocation and 0520-02-03-.12                                    Permits    
                                  Final reading of item to make changes in alignment with recent statutory changes regarding permits.  There have been                                      no changes to this item since first reading.

                   K.           Repeal Charter School Appeals Policy 2.500    
                                  Final reading of item to repeal policy because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School Commission.                                            There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   L.            Repeal Charter School Authorizing Mission Policy 6.100     
                                  Final reading of item to repeal policy because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School Commission.                                            There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   M.          Repeal Core Authorizing Principles Policy 6.200                                 
                                  Final reading of item to repeal policy because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School Commission.                                            There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   N.           Repeal Application Review Policy 6.300                                            
                                  Final reading of item to repeal policy because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School Commission.                                            There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   O.           Repeal Charter Agreements Policy 6.400   
                                  Final reading of item to repeal policy because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School Commission.                                            There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   P.            Repeal Oversight and Evaluation Policy 6.500     
                                  Final reading of item to repeal policy because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School Commission.                                            There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   Q.           Repeal Charter School Autonomy Policy 6.600      
                                  Final reading of item to repeal policy because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School Commission.                                            There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   R.            Repeal Charter School Intervention Policy 6.700    
                                   Final reading of item to repeal policy because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School Commission.                                             There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   S.            Repeal Charter School Renewal and Renewal Appeals Policy 6.800
                                  Final reading of item to repeal policy because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School Commission.                                            There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   T.            Repeal LEA as Sponsor Policy 6.900      
                                  Final reading of item to repeal policy because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School Commission.                                            There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   U.           Repeal Charter School Revocation and Revocation Appeals Policy 6.110    
                                  Final reading of item to repeal policy because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School Commission.                                            There have been no changes to this item since first reading.

                   V.            Charter School Governing Body Training Policy 6.112     
                                   Final reading of item to amend this policy to include annual additions to the list of approved training options.  There                                             have been no changes to this item since first reading.
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                   W.           Repeal All Charter School LEA Policies     
                                   Final reading of item to repeal policies because these duties are being transferred to the Charter School Commission.                                         There have been no changes to this item since first reading.
                                    Policy 1100           Policy 1106           Policy 1200          Policy 1407           Policy 1408            Policy 1800             Policy 1801
                                    Policy 1802           Policy 1803           Policy 1808          Policy 1900           Policy 2100            Policy 2200             Policy 2201
                                    Policy 2400           Policy 2401           Policy 2402          Policy 2403           Policy 2404            Policy 2500             Policy 2600
                                    Policy 2700           Policy 2701           Policy 2702          Policy 2703           Policy 2800            Policy 2801             Policy 2802
                                    Policy 2804           Policy 2805           Policy 2900          Policy 3201           Policy 3202            Policy 3208             Policy 3212
                                    Policy 3218           Policy 3400           Policy 3600          Policy 4206           Policy 4207            Policy 4209             Policy 4210
                                    Policy 4211           Policy 4300           Policy 4400          Policy 4406           Policy 4502            Policy 4603             Policy 4605
                                    Policy 4701           Policy 4802           Policy 4804          Policy 5104           Policy 5106            Policy 5114             Policy 5118
                                    Policy 5400           Policy 5610           Policy 5701          Policy 5911           Policy 6200            Policy 6203             Policy 6206
                                    Policy 6209           Policy 6300           Policy 6303          Policy 6304           Policy 6304.01      Policy 6307             Policy 6309
                                    Policy 6313           Policy 6316           Policy 6317          Policy 6400           Policy 6403            Policy 6404             Policy 6409
                                    Policy 6413           Policy 6500           Policy 6503          Policy 6504           Policy 6505            Policy 6600             Policy 6910
                                    Policy 6920           Policy 6921

                   X.            2021-22 State Board of Education Master Plan   
                                   First and final reading of the 2021-22 State Board of Education Master Plan.

                   Y.            Professional Assessments Policy 5.105 
                                  First and final reading of item to add new codes and cut scores for Reading Specialist and Middle Grades Science                                                  assessments.

                   Z.            Basic Education Policy (BEP) Allocations for 2021-22    
                                  First and final reading of BEP allocations for the 2021-22 school year.

                   AA.         Educator Preparation Providers (EPP) and Specialty Area Program (SAP) Approval  
                                  First and final reading to recommend three new EPPs for approval after comprehensive review.
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                   BB.         Assessment Standard Setting for Social Studies and Science     
                                  First and final reading of item to set cut scores for general science and social studies assessments.   

                  CC.         Educator Evaluation Policy 5.201 
                                 First and final reading of item to update several provisions of the Educator Evaluation Policy.

                  DD.        Universal Screener Policy 3.302      
                                 First and final reading of item to create a new policy where approved universal reading screeners will be listed. The list                                         of screeners was generated by screeners that have been vetted and approved in LEA’s Foundational Literacy Skills Plans.

                  EE.         Annual Performance Goals for 2021-22
                                 First and final reading of item to establish Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs) for the 2021-22 School Year.
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IV.             Teacher License Actions

                  A.           Rebecca Bellar – Suspension, 2 (two) Years

                  B.            Kevin Dever – Suspension, 3 (three) Months Retroactive

                  C.            Joseph Francis - Denial

                  D.            Travis Holland – Suspension 18 (eighteen) Months

                  E.            Stephanie Ridley – Suspension, 2 (two) Years

                  F.            John Scruggs – Revocation, Automatic Permanent

                  G.           Kelvin Vanderbilt – Revocation, Automatic

                  H.           Bethany White – Revocation, Permanent

                  I.            Ashley Wright - Revocation

V.             Adjournment