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F. Philip Handy, Chair
T. Willard Fair, Vice Chair
Donna G. Callaway
Roberto Martínez
Phoebe Raulerson
Kathleen Shanahan
Linda K. Taylor

October 17, 2006
9:00 a.m.
Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, Florida


Call to Order

Chairman F. Philip Handy
Member Questions and Observations  
Chairman's Report: Chairman F. Philip Handy
Minutes of September 19, 2006, Meeting
Commissioner's Report: Commissioner John Winn
Action Items: Commissioner John Winn
  1. Broward County School Board’s Appeal of Department of Education’s Decision on Reallocation of Title I Funds based on Supplementary Education Services Participation
  1. Charter School Appeal: Successful Enterprise, Inc. d/b/a Spiral Tech Elementary Charter vs. School Board of Miami-Dade County
  1. Approval of Performance Pay Plan: Hillsborough County School Board
Consent Items:
  1. Amendment to Rules Relating to School Transportation:
    • Agenda item for Board approval (PDF, 22KB)
    • 6A-3.006 Pool Purchase Plan for Purchase of Equipment and Contractual Needs; Department of Management Services, Division of Purchasing Authorized to Negotiate Contracts.
    • 6A-3.0121 Responsibility of School District and Parents for Students with Special Transportation Needs Who are Transported at Public Expense.
    • 6A-3.0141 Employment of School Bus Drivers.
    • 6A-3.016 Responsibilities of Deputy Commissioner for Finance and Operations for Student Transportation.
    • 6A-3.0171 Responsibilities of School Districts for Student Transportation.
    • 6A-3.0291 Specifications for New School Buses.
    • 6A-3.037 Alternate Engine Fuels for School Buses.
  2. Adoption of Resolutions Authorizing the Issuance and Sale of Not Exceeding $215,000,000 State of Florida, Full Faith and Credit, State Board of Education Public Education Capital Outlay Refunding Bonds, 2006 Series [to be determined]
  3. Commissioner’s Authority Regarding Rulemaking
Research Updates:
Deputy Commissioner
Hanna Skandera
Requested Reports, Updates, and Discussions
  1. Update on Baccalaureate Degrees
David Armstrong
  1. Update on Action Plans for Repeating F Schools
Cheri Yecke
Concluding Remarks and Adjournment Chairman F. Philip Handy
Windows Media Archive of the Meeting