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October 4, 2018 at 2:00 PM - State Board of Education Work Session Meeting and Notification and Agenda

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
1.1. Roll Call
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
1.2. Announcement of the placement of the Open Meetings Act information
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
2. COMMISSIONER’S REPORT AND AGENDA OVERVIEW
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
2.1. Consent Agenda process
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
2.2. Report on Rules
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
Attachments:
2.3. Board Priorities and Policy Research
Speaker(s):  Ryan Foor
2.3.A. NASBE Annual Conference
Speaker(s):  Ryan Foor
Attachments:
3. STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
3.1. Policy Committee
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
3.1.A. Discussion Item: Discuss four-year review of State Board Position Statement S1, Nondiscrimination and Equal Educational Opportunity in Schools
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
Attachments:
3.1.B. Discussion Item: Discuss proposed revisions to State Board Policy P5, Contracts, Grants and Purchases AND/OR State Board Bylaw B6, Agendas/Meeting Materials for Regular Meetings
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
Attachments:
3.2. Legislative Committee
Speaker(s):  Rachel Wise
3.2.A. Action Item: 2019 Legislative Priorities
Speaker(s):  Brian L. Halstead
Attachments:
3.3. Commissioner's Appraisal Committee (NO REPORT)
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
3.4. AQuESTT - Teaching and Learning Domain Committee
Speaker(s):  Maureen Nickels
3.4.A. Discussion Item: Revision of the 2012 Nebraska Social Studies Standards
Speaker(s):  Cory Epler and Harris Payne
3.5. AQuESTT - Student Success and Access Domain Committee
Speaker(s):  Molly O'Holleran
3.5.A. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to continue to contract with The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska on behalf of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Monroe-Meyer Institute
Speaker(s):  Steve Milliken and Anne Oeth
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3.5.B. Discussion Item: Equity lens (NASBE resource)
Speaker(s):  Patsy Koch Johns
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3.5.C. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to accept a Project AWARE Grant
Speaker(s):  Dean Folkers
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3.5.D. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to accept School Safety Grants; one from USDE and two from the US Department of Justice
Speaker(s):  Jolene Palmer and Diane Stuehmer
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3.6. Budget and Finance Committee
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
3.6.A. Action Item: Authorize the Commissioner to submit the Department's deficit budget request for Fiscal Year 2018-19 on behalf of the State Board of Education.
Speaker(s):  Shane Rhian
3.7. Strategic Planning, Performance and Improvement Committee
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
4. BOARD REPORTS, DATES AND DISCUSSIONS ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.1. Meeting participation and joint meetings with policy partners
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.1.A. Monthly Board Reports
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
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4.2. Meetings that took place in the past and were not previously approved
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.3. Discuss requests for future meeting attendance
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.4. Monthly Board Travel Expense Report
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
5. ADJOURNMENT
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Rationale: 

The regularly scheduled meeting of the State Board of Education will reconvene at 9:00 a.m. on October 5, 2018, State Board Meeting Room, State Office Building, Sixth Floor, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68509-4987.

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