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State Board of Education Agenda

T. Willard Fair, Chair
Donna G. Callaway
Akshay Desai
Roberto Martínez
Phoebe Raulerson
Kathleen Shanahan
Linda K. Taylor

June 17, 2008

Tampa Airport Marriott
Tampa, Florida

9:00 a.m. Welcome
Chairman T. Willard Fair
Chairman's Report Chairman T. Willard Fair
  • Dr. Carlo Rodriguez Champion of School Choice Awards
Approval: (PDF, 15KB)
Commissioner's Report (PDF, 20KB) Commissioner Eric J. Smith
Action Items:
  1. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-4.0021, Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (PDF, 30KB)
  2. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-4.00821, Florida Educational Leadership Examination (PDF, 22KB)
  3. Approval of Amendment to Rules Relating to Exceptional Student Education (PDF, 18KB)
  4. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-6.0571, Vocational and Workforce Development Standards and Industry-Driven Benchmarks and Process for Future Revisions (PDF, 12KB)
  5. Approval of Revised Timeline for Next Generation Standards (PDF, 20KB)
  6. Approval of Budget Guidelines for Development of 09/10 Legislative Budget (PDF, 11KB)
  7. Approval of Commissioner’s Recommendation on Exclusivity for School Districts to Authorize Charter Schools in their Geographical Areas (PDF, 12KB)
  8. Charter School Appeals: (PDF, 20KB)
Commissioner Eric J. Smith
Consent Items:
  1. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-3.0291, Specifications for New School Buses (PDF, 21KB)
  2. Approval of New Rule 6A-6.0784, Approval of Charter School Governance Training (PDF, 12KB)
  3. Approval of Repeal of Rules 6A-7.0422, Procedures for Food Service Companies to Qualify as Child Care Food Service Providers, and 6A-7.0424, Child Care Food Program Day Care Home Sponsoring Organizations (PDF, 21KB)
  4. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-10.040, Basic Skills Requirements for Postsecondary Career Certification Education (PDF, 11KB)
  5. Approval of Rule 6E-4.001, Fees and Expenses (PDF, 21KB)
  6. Approval of 2008-09 College Reach Out Program Funding Recommendations (PDF, 21KB)
  7. Approval of Dual Enrollment Course – High School Subject Area Equivalency List (PDF, 22KB)
  8. Approval to Name an Educational Building at Indian River Community College the Blackburn Educational Building which is Funded Through the Community College Facility Enhancement Challenge Grant Fund (PDF, 20KB)
  9. Approval of Appointment of Larry Simmons and Reappointment of Dane Gilbert to the Education Practices Commission (PDF, 15KB)
Policy Issue for Concurrence:
  1. Florida Alternate Assessment Performance Levels (PDF, 21KB)
  2. 2007-08 VPK Provider Readiness Rate Calculation (PDF, 32KB)
  1. Community College Update (PDF, 26KB)
  2. Standardization of High School Graduation Rates Nationwide – Where Florida Stands (PDF, 21KB)
  3. Florida Schools of Excellence Commission Activities (PDF, 20KB)
Concluding Remarks and Adjournment Chairman T. Willard Fair