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State Board of Education Agenda

T. Willard Fair, Chair
Peter Boulware
Akshay Desai
Roberto Martínez
John R. Padget
Kathleen Shanahan
Linda K. Taylor

May 19, 2009

Hillsborough Community College, Dale Mabry Campus
Tampa, Florida

9:00 a.m. Welcome Chairman T. Willard Fair
Chairman’s Report Chairman T. Willard Fair
Approval: (PDF, 17KB) Chairman T. Willard Fair
Commissioner’s Report (PDF, 24KB) Commissioner Eric J. Smith
Action Items:
  1. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-4.0021, Florida
    Teacher Certification Examinations
    (PDF, 40KB)
  2. Approval of New Rule 6A-6.05271, Standards for the
    Use of Reasonable Force to Maintain a Safe and Orderly
    Learning Environment (Commissioner Smith will request that
    this rule be deferred to the September 15, 2009 State Board meeting.)
  3. Charter School Appeal: Excel Academy Inc., on behalf
    of Excel Academy Charter School and Excel Academy Middle
    Charter School vs. Miami Dade County School Board
    (PDF, 18KB)
  4. Charter School Appeal: Padah’s Academy vs. Hillsborough County
    School Board
    (PDF, 17KB)
Commissioner Eric J. Smith
Consent Items:
  1. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-1.09441, Requirements for Programs
    and Courses Which are Funded Through the Florida Education Finance
    Program and for Which the Student May Earn Credit Toward High School Graduation
    (PDF, 27KB)
  2. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-1.099822, School Improvement
    Rating for Alternative Schools
    (PDF, 18KB)
  3. Approval of New Rule of the Commission on Independent Education,
    6E-5.001, Religious Institution Letter of Exemption
    (PDF, 13KB)
  4. Indian River State College – Approval to Name Facilities Funded
    through the Community College Facility Enhancement Challenge Grant Program
    (PDF, 20KB)
  5. Approval of Adoption of Resolutions Authorizing the Issuance and Sale of
    State of Florida, Full Faith and Credit, State Board of Education Capital
    Outlay Bonds, 2009 Series A
    (PDF, 21KB)
  6. Approval of Designation of Brevard School District as an Academically
    High-Performing School District
    (PDF, 16KB)
  1. Career Readiness Initiatives in Florida (PDF, 14KB)
  2. Enhancing Education through the Use of Technology (PDF, 16KB)
Concluding Remarks and Adjournment Chairman T. Willard Fair