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State Board of Education Agenda

T. Willard Fair, Chair
Peter Boulware
Akshay Desai
Roberto Martínez
Phoebe Raulerson
Kathleen Shanahan
Linda K. Taylor

January 21, 2009

Kenwood K-8 School
Miami, Florida

10:00 a.m. Welcome Chairman T. Willard Fair
Chairman’s Report Chairman T. Willard Fair
Approval: (PDF, 16KB) Chairman T. Willard Fair
Commissioner’s Report (PDF, 14KB) Commissioner Eric J. Smith
Action Items:
  1. Approval of Amendment to Proposed Rule 6A-1.09421,
    High School Competency Test Requirements
    (PDF, 21KB)
  2. Approval of Amendment to Proposed Rule 6A-1.09422,
    Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test Requirements
    (PDF, 23KB)
  3. Approval of Amendment to Proposed Rule 6A-6.03018,
    Special Programs for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities
    (PDF, 24KB)
  4. Approval of Proposed New Rule 6A-14.092, Textbook Affordability (PDF, 15KB)
  5. Approval of the Calculation of the Class Size Transfer and School
    Eligibility to Offer 2009-10 School-Year of VPK
    (PDF, 11KB) (contact the Division of Finance and Operations at (850) 245-0406 for a 508 compliant version)
  6. Approval of Baccalaureate Degree Programs: (PDF, 26KB)
    • Baccalaureate Proposal Materials (PDF, 9MB)
      * For an ADA compliant version please contact Judy Bilsky at (850) 245-9467

      First-time applicants:

      • Polk Community College
        • BAS in Supervision and Management
      • Santa Fe College
        • BAS in Clinical Laboratory Science
        • BAS in Health Services Administration
      • Seminole Community College
        • BAS in Interior Design

      Applicants with Prior Baccalaureate Authorization Requesting New Programs:

      • Broward College
        • BS in Nursing
        • BAS in Information Technology
        • BAS in Supervision and Management
        • BAS in Technology Management
      • Florida Community College at Jacksonville
        • BS in Early Childhood Education
        • BAS in Information Technology Management
        • BAS in Public Safety Management
      • Miami Dade College
        • BAS in Electronics Engineering Technology
        • BAS in Film, Television, and Digital Production
        • BAS in Health Science with an Option in Physician Assistant Studies
        • BAS in Supervision and Management

Commissioner Eric J. Smith
Consent Items:
  1. Approval of Appointments to the Education Practices Commission (PDF, 16KB)
  2. Approval of Amendment to Proposed Rule 6A-1.012, Purchasing Policies (PDF, 11KB)
  3. Approval of Amendment to Proposed Rule 6A-1.044, Pupil Attendance Records (PDF, 16KB)
  4. Approval of Repeal of Proposed Rule 6A-1.04514,
    Exceptional Student Membership in Mainstream Programs
    (PDF, 15KB)
  5. Approval of Amendment to Proposed Rule 6A-4.01792,
    Specialization Requirements for the Prekindergarten Disabilities Endorsement – Academic Class
    (PDF, 11KB)
Policy Issue for Concurrence
  1. Setting the Minimum 2007-08 Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) Provider Kindergarten Readiness Rate (PDF, 47KB)
  1. Florida College System Task Force Report (PDF, 15KB)
  2. State College Pilot Report (PDF, 14KB)
Concluding Remarks and Adjournment Chairman T. Willard Fair