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Agenda Items, Nov. 10, 2015

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, November 10, 2015

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

Study/Action Item

  1. Grade Configuration Changes at Tucson Unified School District Schools, to include possible changes at Borman, Collier, Drachman, and Fruchthendler Elementary Schools and Sabino High School

Information Items

  1. Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA) Presentation Regarding Recent Settlement Agreement in Cave Creek vs DeWitt
  2. Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Update
  3. Governing Board Policy IKF – Graduation Requirements (revision) – Requested by Board President Adelita Grijalva

Consent Agenda

  1.  
    1. Salaried Critical Need and Replacement Hires
    2. Hourly Critical Need and Replacement Hires
    3. Salaried Separations
    4. Hourly Separations
    5. Requests for Leave of Absence for Certified Personnel
    6. Requests for Leave of Absence for Classified Personnel
    7. Approval of Supplemental Material for Bonillas Magnet Elementary School – Open Court Reading
    8. Approval of Supplemental Materials for Strategies for Teaching Based on Autism Research (STAR) Program and Media Center Combination for Autistic Students at Cavett Elementary School
    9. Intergovernmental Agreement between Tucson Unified School District and Mexicayotl Academy for the Provision of Science Curriculum and Training, effective September 1, 2015 through May 25, 2016
    10. Intergovernmental Agreement between Tucson Unified School District and the Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of the University of Arizona for Student Teacher Placement, Multi-year Agreement effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020, with the Option to Renew for Up to an Additional Five Years
    11. Lease Agreement with Calvary Christian Fellowship East for the Former Lyons Elementary School, with Authorization for the Director of Planning Services to Execute the Agreement
    12. Amendment III to the Lease Agreement with the Lapan Memorial Sunshine Foundation, Inc., at the Former Wakefield Middle School, with Authorization for the Director of Planning Services to Execute the Agreement
    13. Amendment I to Easement Agreement with Verizon Wireless at Santa Rita High School, with Authorization for the Director of Planning Services to Execute the Agreement
    14. Minutes of Tucson Unified School District Governing Board Meetings
      1. Regular Board Meeting, October 20, 2015
    15. Acceptance of the Summary of Student Activity Funds for the Period of July 1, 2015 through October 31, 2015
    16. Ratification of Salary and Non-Salary Vouchers for the Period Beginning September 1, 2015, and ending September 30, 2015

Action Item

  1. Administrative appointments, reassignments and transfers – Assistant Principal, University High School

Study/Action Item

  1. Tucson Unified School District Calendar for 2016-2017

Action Items

  1. Superintendent's Goals for 2015-2016
  2. Appointment of Tucson Unified School District Employee Benefits Trust (EBT) Board Trustee
  3. Award of Request for Proposals (RFP) 16-18-20 Student Intervention System
  4. Award of Request for Proposals (RFP) 16-51-17 – Student Code of Conduct Consultant
  5. Reconsideration of the Governing Board’s Action on October 20, 2015 Regarding Proposed Changes to Article V, Sections 2 and 5, of the Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA) Bylaws affecting Officers and Board of Directors and Executive Committee – Requested by Board Clerk Kristel Ann Foster

Governing Board Policies

Action

  1. Governing Board Policy JFB – Open Enrollment and School Choice (revision), to Clarify the Placement of Students with Siblings

Study

  1. Governing Board Policy KHC – Distribution /Display of Promotional Materials (revision) – Requested by Board Member Mark Stegeman
  2. Governing Board Policy JJE – Student Fund-Raising Activities (revision) – Requested by Board Member Michael Hicks, with accompanying Regulation JJE-R

Study/Action

  1. Governing Board Policy IJJ – Textbook/Supplementary Materials Selection and Adoption (revision) – Requested by Board Member Michael Hicks

Action Item

  1. Proclamation of National Education Support Professionals Day in Tucson Unified School District on November 18, 2015

Adjournment