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Board Action Summary
September 23, 2003 Meeting of the Board of Education

Ron Ottinger, Katherine Nakamura, John de Beck, Ed Lopez and Frances O'Neill Zimmerman present.

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

AGUILAR, John - from Peer Coach/Staff Developer, Spreckels Elementary to Vice Principal, Logan Elementary, Office of Instructional Support.

DOWNEY, David - from Principal, Pacific Beach Elementary to Vice Principal, Lewis Middle School, Office of Instructional Support.

KLIKA, Melanie - from Budget Analyst, Finance Division to Operations Specialist, Extended Learning Opportunities Department, Office of Instructional Support.

Major agenda items included:

The board voted 5-0 for the Resolution in the Matter of the Recognition of the 40th Annual Cabrillo Festival, September 21-27, 2003. (C.1)

The board voted 5-0 for the Resolution in the Matter of the Recognition of October 2003 as Disability Awareness Month. (C.2)

The board voted 5-0 for the authorization to carry out the project as defined in the Final EIR for the Mason/Hage Area Elementary School - Alternative B. (E.5.h)

The board voted 5-0 for the amended recommendations a) that the Sherman area elementary school not be built; b) that a substantial reconstruction of the Sherman Elementary School campus be performed, with the funding to be provided through a combination of Proposition MM upgrade funding and other funding sources. Prop MM funding for this be limited to the amount originally allocated for Prop MM upgrades. Staff shall present to the Board a budget before final approval; and c) a public process shall be established regarding any and all construction costs. They also voted 5-0 to direct the district to engage with the Zamorano school community, stakeholders and others in a process to review the division of Zamorano into two separate schools, and return to the board by the end of the calendar year. (E.5.j)

The board voted 3-2, with Zimmerman and de Beck voting no, for the performance evaluation instrument for school site principals, with the exception of category "D," which will come back to the board in two weeks. (E.6.g)

The board voted 5-0 for the Resolution in Recognition of Richard J. Knott's 30 years of services to San Diego Unified School District. (G.2)

The board voted 5-0 for the Resolution in Opposition to Proposition 54, the "Classification by Race, Ethnicity, Color, or National Origin" Initiative. (G.3)

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