OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT REVISED SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION August 18, 2008 The Grand 4101 E. Willow Street, Long Beach, CA August 19, 2008 LBUSD Administration Building 1515 Hughes Way, Long Beach, CA AGENDA Monday, August 18 The Grand, Pacific Room 8:30 a.m. – 2:50 p.m. OPEN SESSION - 8:30 a.m. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. ANNOUNCEMENTS In accordance with California Government Code Section 54950 and following, the matter to be considered in Closed Session on August 18, 2008 will be announced. Opportunity for members of the public to address items listed on the agenda pursuant to California Government Code Section 54954.3(a). CLOSED SESSION -- 8:35 a.m. 3. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE EVALUATION – Superintendent of Schools B R E A K -- 9:15 a.m. OPEN SESSION - 9:30 a.m. ORDER OF BUSINESS 4. 2008 TEST RESULTS - 9:30 a.m. James Gulek This presentation will review the annual state assessment results from STAR and Advanced Placement tests; highlight positive gains in student performance, and discuss areas that might need improvement in the future. 5. HRS STAFFING REPORT - 10:30 a.m. Ruth Ashley AGENDA, SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION August 18-19, 2008 Page 2 6. INSTANT RUN-OFF VOTING - 11:00 a.m. Larry Herrera The City Clerk will give a report on the proposed Instant Run-Off Voting (IRV) election proposal for the City of Long Beach. 7. NEW TEACHER LUNCHEON – 12 Noon 8. BUDGET WORKSHOP - 1:00 p.m. Kim Stallings Staff will present an updated look at actual expenses incurred in 2007-2008 as well as estimates for 2008-2009 if the State has adopted a budget. New budget priorities will also be presented for the 2008-2009 school year. 9. ADVISORY PERIOD PILOT - 1:30 p.m. Board and Staff Staff and the Board of Education will discuss guidelines for a possible pilot Advisory Period program at the secondary level. B R E A K – 2:00 p.m. 10. LEA ADDENDUM FOR PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT - 2:15 p.m. Robert Williams Staff will update the Board on the Program Improvement to the LEA Plan. ADJOURN — 2:50 p.m. Reconvene at 8:30 a.m. on August 19, 2008 AGENDA, SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION August 18-19, 2008 Page 3 Tuesday, August 19 LBUSD Administration Building Community Room 8:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. OPEN SESSION - 8:30 a.m. 10. CALL TO ORDER 11. ELEMENTARY PROMOTION/RETENTION STANDARDS - 8:35 a.m. Jill Baker This presentation will update the Board on policy change recommendations that are coming as a result of Teachers’ Council Representatives. 12. GRADUATION RATE REPORT – 9:05 a.m. James Gulek, Alex Chavez, Cliff Parks Staff will update the Board on the various methods used to determine high school graduation rate data and the multitude of support structures that are being utilized to improve the District’s graduation rate. B R E A K - 10:05 a.m. 13. LONG BEACH/FRESNO USD PARTNERSHIP - 10:20 a.m. Robert Tagorda Staff will provide an overview of the new partnership with Fresno Unified School District and how it connects to the Academic and Career Success Initiative. 14. ACADEMIC SUCCESS INITIATIVE UPDATE - 10:40 a.m. Robert Tagorda, Frank Gutierrez Staff will update the Board on recent efforts to implement the initiative, including the 2013 district- wide academic goals. 15. ADJOURNMENT – 11:15 a.m.
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