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Board Actions
for February 10, 2009

Richard Barrera, John De Beck, John Lee Evans, Shelia Jackson and Katherine Nakamura were present.

The board made the following appointments/reassignments, with effective dates to be determined:

Susan Martinez, from Program Manager, Special Education, to Executive Director, Special Education.

Joe Fulcher, from Program Manager, Riley School to Director, Special Education.

Donald Mitchell, from Principal, Invention & Design Educational Academy (IDEA), Crawford, to Director, Advanced Placement Incentive Grant II (API 2 Grant).

View the associated board reports.

Major agenda items:

The Board voted to approve the following items:

  • E.02. Authorize Allowance of Physical Education (P.E.) Credit for JROTC and Marching Band.
  • F.01. Operational Expectations Monitoring Report OE-6 Financial Administration.
  • F.02. Operational Expectations Monitoring Report OE-10, Instructional Program.
  • I.02. Affirmation of board direction to freeze all district spending for the remainder of 2008-09, using both restricted and unrestricted funds, unless authorized by the superintendent.
  • I.03. Resolution eliminating marksmanship training from San Diego Unified School District.
  • 1.04. Policy on district-mandated tests will be developed by the Superintendent.
  • I.05. Directed staff to create a lobbyist disclosure process.
  • I.07. Resolution recognizing Pete Seeger, American Folk Singer/Songwriter.
  • I.08. Direction to Superintendent on Implementation of new Title I funding guidelines. Board approved Scenario 2 from the January 26 meeting: elementary, middle and high schools with poverty levels of 40-100 percent will receive Title I funding; no funding tiers; per pupil allocation of $343 is the same for all levels. In addition, staff will meet with the Site Governance Teams and community members to provide input on an equitable distribution for Title I funds.

Presentation of Colors:
Scripps Ranch Air Force JROTC.

Student presentation:
Model United Nations, Scripps Ranch High School.