Public Meeting Agenda: October 27, 2011 at 12:00 PM - Board of Education 2nd Monthly Meeting

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October 27, 2011 at 12:00 PM - Board of Education 2nd Monthly Meeting Agenda

October 27, 2011 at 12:00 PM - Board of Education 2nd Monthly Meeting
1. Call to Order
1.1. Roll Call
Rationale:  If any board member is absent, there will need to be a  motion to excuse the absence.
2. Declaration of a Legal Meeting
3. Reports and Discussion Items
3.1. State of Schools Report
Rationale:  Mr. Hastings will provide updates on district data results from the State of the Schools Report released by NDE.

NPS SOS Presentation

Norfolk Public Schools State of the Schools Report
4. Action Items
4.1. Rescind District Policy
4.1.1. Rescind Policy No. 302.5 - Administrative Contracts
Rationale:  Policy reviewed at October study session; does not fit administrative evaluation timelines. Principal contract renewal is covered by statute related to certificated employees.
4.1.2. Rescind District Policy No. 503.1 - School Dances
Rationale:  This is a policy that should be governed by administrative regulations and student handbooks.
4.2. Policy
Rationale:  These policies being acted on were reviewed at the October 2011 study session.
4.2.1. First Reading of Policy No. 607.0 - NCLB and Federal Grants
Rationale:  Policy recommended for Title programs for NDE audits.
4.2.2. First reading of Policy No. 503.7 - Activities - Concussions.
Rationale:  This is a new policy required by statute to be in place by July 1, 2012.
4.2.3. First Reading of amended Non-Discrimination Policies No. 206.1 - Nondiscrimination and No. 401.5 Anti-Discrimination - Staff & Students
Rationale:  Two amended policies regarding discrimination being updated. Copy of complaint form also included for information purposes.
5. Other
5.1. School Board Convention Attendance
Rationale:  Discussion about attendance at upcoming board conventions.
  1. NASB State Convention in LaVista on Thursday and Friday, November 17 & 18.
  2. National School Board Convention in Boston April 21-23.
  3. Board Planning Session scheduled for Saturday, December 10, 8:30 - noon.
6. Adjourn
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