April 18, 2013 Board Meeting

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4:30 p.m. Closed Session
6:30 p.m. Open Session



8.1a     Approve Grants, Entitlements and Other Income Agreements, Ratification of Other Agreements, Approval of Bid Awards, Approval of Declared Surplus Materials and Equipment, Change Notices and Notices of Completion

8.1b     Approve Business and Financial Reports: Warrants and Checks Issued for the Period of March 2013

8.1c     Approve Personnel Transactions        

8.1d    Approve Mandatory Reporting to the Sacramento County Office of Education – Uniform Complaints Regarding the Williams Settlement Processed for the Period of October through December, 2012 and January through March, 2013

8.1e   Approve Albert Einstein Field Trip to Ashland, Oregon June 8th – 10th, 2013

8.1f      Approve Increase of School Lunch Prices

8.1g     Approve Resolution No. 2746: Support of Retaining Adult Education in K-12 and High School Districts

8.1h     Approve Expulsion #8 2012-13

8.1i      Approve Board of Education Meeting Minutes for March 7, 2013         


9.1      Bond Oversight Committee 2011-12 Annual Report (Measure I)

9.2      Civic Permit Policy Review and Update                                   

Power Point Presentation

9.3     Safe Schools and Security Update                                        

Power Point Presentation

9.4     7-11 Committee Update

9.5     Board Development

9.6     Coherent Governance Operational Expectations 9 (OE-9) –  Communicating with the Public Monitoring Report           


10.1   Business and Financial Report:
• Cash Flow Report for the Period Ending February 2013

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Contact the Board of Education Office at (916) 643-9314.

Response to Public Comment

Why has there only been one C.B. Wire transition team meeting when other closing schools have had more?

Response: This is not correct. Members of the C.B. Wire/Ethel I. Baker/Pacific/Elder Creek Transition Team have met three times on the following dates: March 19, April 2 and April 16.

A teacher at Peter Burnett is not giving homework because the school doesn’t have enough paper. Calls to the principal about this matter were not returned. Why not?

Response: This is not correct. Peter Burnett’s principal contacted this parent and discussed the matter earlier on the day of the Board meeting. In addition, there is no paper shortage at Peter Burnett.

The Superintendent promised at the last Board meeting that students being transported by bus to receiving schools would not be picked up at a closed school site. But I received plans that show that closing schools as pick up sites.

Response: This is not correct. A tentative transportation outline was distributed at a Joseph Bonnheim PTA meeting prior to the Superintendent’s comments at the April 4 Board meeting. When it was distributed, staff made it clear that the outline was a draft and that pick up and drop off sites had not been finalized. Final plans will be shared with the community as soon as they are complete.

What is the process for getting on the Board Oversight Committee?

Response: The Board Oversight Committee appointment process was established when Proposition 39 passed in 2000. It lays out specific appointment classifications for members of the oversight committee but remands the final decision on appointments to the Board of Education. Brochures and other information about SCUSD’s Bond Oversight Committees can be found at www.scusd.edu/measures-q-r.

I asked that an item be placed on the agenda for this Board meeting. Why wasn’t it?

Response: The Board of Education controls its agenda and makes the final decision about items on the agenda.

When will I know the status of Open Enrollment for my child?

Response:  Notification letters will be sent out starting the first week of May.