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Board Actions
for February 12, 2008

Luis Acle, John de Beck, Shelia Jackson, Mitz Lee and Katherine Nakamura present.

View the associated board reports.

The board made the following appointments/reassignments 4-0 (de Beck absent), with effective dates to be determined:

Gonzalez, Georgina, from Teacher, Kimbrough Elementary School, to, Vice Principal, Balboa Elementary School.

Major agenda items:

The Board voted 4-1 to approve, with Acle in Opposition:

  • Option A of the 2008-09 Plan for Title I Eligibility Ranking and Participation

The Board voted 4-0 with de Beck absent to approve:

  • Amend the employment contract for District Superintendent of San Diego Unified, Dr. Terry Grier, to commence on March 24, 2008.
  • Adopt the Tentative Agreement between the San Diego Unified School District and the California School Employees Association (CSEA), Chapter 724 – Operations-Support Services (OSS).
  • Accepted a report prepared by Dr. Thomas Hehir, “Recommendations Document, Improving Educational Outcomes for Student with Disabilities in San Diego.” Staff recommendations were revised.

2008-09 Plan for Title I Eligibility Ranking and Participation

  • A motion to approve the staff recomendations was defeated, 3-2, with Acle and Jackson in favor, and de Beck, Lee and Nakamura in opposition.
  • A motion requesting that staff bring back to the next meeting information on how Title I funds are spent at each school, as well as other information, was approved 3-2, with de Beck, Lee and Nakamura in favor, and Acle and Jackson in opposition.

The Board voted 3-1 to approve, with de Beck absent, Acle in Opposition:

  • 2007-08 Annual Budget Plan and Annual Service Plan for the Local Plan for Special Education.

Recognition and Presentations:

Presentation of colors: Hoover High School Junior ROTC.