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Agenda Items, Aug. 12, 2014

Please note that all agenda items are DRAFT until the Board acts on them. Please be aware that items are numbered below in accordance with the published agenda. To view actions taken by the Board, please see Board Actions after the meeting has taken place.

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Meeting Agenda: Print Version (In PDF)

Regular Meeting, August 12, 2014

Pledge of Allegiance

Action Item

  1. Schedule an Executive Meeting

Recess Regular Meeting

Reconvene Regular Meeting (approximately 6:00 p.m.)

Pledge of Allegiance

Information Items

  1. Superintendent's Student Advisory Council (SSAC) Report
  2. Superintendent's Report
  3. Board Member Activity Reports

Call to the Audience

Action Items

  1. Administrative appointments, reassignments, and transfers – Director, Student Placement & Community Outreach
  2. Administrative appointments, reassignments, and transfers – Director, Exceptional Education
  3. Administrative appointments, reassignments, and transfers – Assistant Director, Exceptional Education

Information Item

  1. Presentation/Update on Fisher-Mendoza Desegregation Case

Consent Agenda

  1.  
    1. Salaried Critical Need and Replacement Hires
    2. Hourly Critical Need and Replacement Hires
    3. Substitute New Hires
    4. Salaried Separations
    5. Hourly Separations
    6. Substitute Separations
    7. Requests for Leave of Absence for Certified Personnel
    8. Requests for Leave of Absence for Classified Personnel
    9. Approval to Purchase Curriculum Materials in Excess of $250,000
    10. Request for Approval to Purchase ATI/Galileo Online User Subscription Fees for SY 2014-2015
    11. To Approve Retention of Attorney(s) in Litigation for SY 2015
    12. Contractor Agreements with Valley of the Sun United Way in Collaboration with Arizona Department of Education for Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Program at Borman, Davidson and Wheeler Elementary Schools
    13. Child and Adult Care Food Program Agreement Between The Community Food Bank, Inc. and TUSD Food Services, Effective 08-12-14, with Authorization for the Director of Food Services to Service as the Designated Official to Execute the Agreement
    14. Intergovernmental Agreement Between the Arizona Department of Education and Tucson Unified School District for the Food Program Permanent Service Agreement, with Authorization for the Director of Food Services to Service as the Designated Official to Execute the Agreement
    15. Agreement between Tucson Unified School District Regional Science Center and Open Doors Community School for the use of Science Resources
    16. Addendum to Easement Agreement with Sprint/Nextel Property Services at Rincon High School, with authorization for Acting Director of Planning and Student Assignment to execute the Agreement
    17. Minutes of Tucson Unified School District Governing Board Meetings
      1. Regular Board Meeting, November 12, 2013
      2. Special Board Meeting, April 29, 2014
      3. Special Board Meeting, June 17, 2014
      4. Special Board Meeting, July 22, 2014
    18. Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Public Gifts and Donations to Schools Quarterly Report (4th Quarter)
    19. Acceptance of the Summary of Student Activity Funds for the Period of July 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014, and July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014
    20. Ratification of salary and non-salary vouchers for the period beginning June 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2014, and July 1, 2014 and ending July 31, 2014

Action Items

  1. Modification of the FY2015 Unitary Status Plan (USP) Budget
  2. 2015 Arizona School Boards Association Political Agenda Priorities and Direction to the Board's Official Representative to the Delegate Assembly
  3. Appointment of Member(s) to the Technology Oversight Committee
  4. Resolution Endorsing a Path Towards Holistic Assessment of Student and School Achievement – Requested by Board Clerk Kristel Ann Foster
  5. Reconsideration of the Superintendent's Goals for 2014-2015 – Requested by Board Member Michael Hicks

Study/Action Items

  1. Minimum Classroom Spending – Requested by Board Member Mark Stegeman
  2. Comprehensive Boundary Plan and Desegregation Impact Analyses

Governing Board Policies

Study/Action

  1. Governing Board Policy IHAM – Physical Activity and Wellness (revision)
  2. Proposed Governing Board Policy Regarding the Creation of an Internal Audit Function

Future Agenda Items

Adjournment