May 28, 2002

Board Action Summary

May 28, 2002 Meeting of the Board of Education
Ron Ottinger, Ed Lopez, John de Beck, Sue Braun and Frances O'Neill Zimmerman present.

The Board of Education made the following appointments 5-0, and effective dates to be determined:

Reynolds, Rickie G.; from Senior Manager, KPMG Consulting to Director, Budget, Finance Division.

Major agenda items included:

The board recognized more than 500 students for academic and athletic accomplishments.

The board received a status report on the Development of the 2002-03 District Budget.

The board voted 5-0 for Title I Eligibility Ranking and Participation Plan, 2002-2003, under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, as reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2002, with an amendment to review and rediscuss recommendation 5 at a future meeting. (E.2.c)

The board voted 5-0 for the Memorandum of Understanding between the San Diego Education Association and the San Diego Unified School District for the Peer Coach/Staff Developer Job Description, in accordance with Section 3547.5 of the California Government Code and Section 1029 of the Bylaws of the Board of Education. (This item is subject to the collective negotiations process under the Educational Employment Relations Act. Members of the public are welcome to express their views thereon.) (E.3.c)

The board voted 5-0 for the Agreement, effective May 29, 2002 through December 31, 2003, between the San Diego Unified School District and American Institutes for Research (AIR) to continue with the independent evaluation of the Blueprint for Student Success in a Standards-Based System for Years Two and Three, during the 2001-02 and 2002-03 academic years, with a culminating summative report due by December 31, 2003. (E.4.c)

The board heard public testimony and then voted 5-0 for the resolution declaring public necessity for the acquisition of property for the Central Area elementary school and authorizing proceedings in eminent domain. (E.6.a)

The board voted 5-0 for the proposal to enter into agreements with the City of San Diego for joint use facilities at the future site of the Logan Heights Branch Library and the future site of the Main Library; and Resolution supporting the City of San Diego's applications for the California Reading and Literacy Improvement and Public Library Construction and Renovation Bond Act of 2000 Grants. (E.6.b)

The board voted 5-0 for the Resolution in the Matter of the Opposition of Assembly Bill 2160. (G4)

The Board withdrew the following item:

Proposed changes in Desegregation Program Funding for Selected Charter Schools Resulting from the Passage of the Targeted Instructional Improvement Grant (TIIG) SB 735, Chapter 891, Statutes of 2001. (E.2.b)