State Board of Education to Meet March 12

March 06, 2008

The West Virginia Board of Education will meet to conduct routine business on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. in the Board Conference Room, Capitol Building 6, Room 353, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, WV


9:00 a.m.    Call to Order - Welcome - Introductions
            Delores W. Cook, President



        Approval of Agenda - (Action)

        Consent Agenda - (Action)

A.    Approval of Minutes - (Action)
B.    Routine Business

1.    County Boards of Education, RESAs, and Multi County Vocational Centers Budget Supplement and Transfer Requests for 2007-2008 - (Action)

2.    Amendment/Closure - Logan County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) - (Action)

3.    Amendment - Webster County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) - (Action)

4.    Amendment - Wetzel County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) - (Action)

5.    Policy 4355,  High School Diplomas for Veterans - (Information)

6.    Policy 2200, Parent, Family and Community Involvement in Education - (Action)

7.    Policy 2444.4, Issuance of the State of West Virginia General  Educational Development (GED®) Diploma Based Upon Passage of the GED Tests - (Action)

8.    Policy 2515, Uniform Grading - (Action)

9.    Policy 2520.35, 21st Century Science 9-12 Content Standards and Objectives for West Virginia Schools - (Action)

10.    Policy 2510, Assuring the Quality of Education:  Regulations for Education Programs - (Action)

11.    West Virginia Assessment Calendar - (Action)

12.    West Virginia Annual Application Under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as Amended in 2004 for Federal Fiscal Year 2008 - (Action)

13.    Final Individual School Education Performance Audit Reports for Anne Bailey Elementary School, Cedar Grove Elementary School and Cedar Grove Middle School (formerly Cedar Grove Community School), Chandler Elementary School, Glenwood Elementary School, and J.E. Robins Elementary School, Kanawha County - (Action)

14.    Final Individual School Education Performance Audit Report for Alum Bridge Elementary School, Lewis County - (Action)

15.    Final Individual School Education Performance Audit Report for Glenwood School, Mercer County - (Action)

16.    County Plans to Eliminate Financial Deficits:  Approval of the Submitted Plans for the Hancock County, Hardy County, Pendleton County, and Taylor County School Systems - (Action)


A.    Board Member/Committee Reports - (Information)
B.    State Superintendent’s Report
1.    WVDE Personnel Matters - (Information)
2.    Updates - Lincoln, McDowell, and/or Mingo County - (Information/Action)
3.    School Counseling Update - (Information)

New Business

A.    Nominations for 2009 NASBE Board of Directors - (Action)
B.    Principal Leadership Academy Waivers - (Action)
C.    Appointment to the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission Review Board - (Action)
D.    Request to Approve Cell Tower Lease  by RESA III - (Action)
E.    WVBE Personnel Matters - (Action)
F.    Board Items for Future Consideration - (Discussion)

Legal and/or Personnel Matters - (Action)

Future Meetings - (Action)

Adjournment - (Action)