Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


January 14th, 2020

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Call to Order

B. Approval of Agenda Order
C. Reconvene Open Session
D. Report of Closed Session Action
E. Approval of Agenda Order

 

 

Approval of Consent Calendar

A. Certificated Personnel Items: It is recommended the Board approve the certificated personnel items as presented.

B. Classified Personnel Items: It is recommended the Board approve the classified personnel items as presented.

C. Approval of Minutes: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for December 10, 2019, Regular Board Meeting.

D. Approval of Purchase Orders: It is recommended the Board approve the requisitions and purchase orders as presented.

E. Board of Education Committee Assignments for 2020: It is recommended the Board approve the committee assignments for 2020. – MOVED TO ACTION

F. Approval of Resolution No. 2019-20.06 to Apply for State Matching Funds: It is recommended the Board approve Resolution No. 2019-20.06 to authorize submission of applications for State bond matching funds.

G. Middle College Expansion Update: It is recommended the Board review the proposed expansion of Foothill Middle College and approve the allocation of additional funds to support the expansion, beginning in the 2020-21 school year.

H. City/School Liaison Committee Purpose Statement: It is recommended the Board approve the City/School Liaison Committee Purpose Statement.

I. Proposed Calendar for Board of Education Meetings for 2020-21 School Year: It is recommended the Board approve the proposed schedule of Board of Education meetings for the 2020-21 school year.

J. Authorization to Rebid the Managed Print Services: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to rebid the managed print services for the District’s approximately, 430 desktop laser printers.

K. Sale of Surplus Equipment: It is recommended the Board: 1) Declare the items as surplus to future operations of the District, 2) Direct the surplus items be auctioned or disposed of.

L. Board Policy (BP) 4140 Bargaining Units: It is recommended the Board approve BP 4140 Bargaining Units.

M. Board Policy (BP) 6145 Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities: It is recommended the Board approve BP 6145 Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities.

N. Board Policy (BP) 5131.6 Alcohol and Other Drugs: It is recommended the Board approve BP 5131.6 Alcohol and Other Drugs.

O. Board Policy (BP) 6178.1 Work-based Learning: It is recommended the Board approve BP 6178.1 Work-based Learning.

P. Board Policy (BP) 1113 District and School Web Sites: It is recommended the Board approve BP 1113 District and School Web Sites.

Q. Board Policy (BP) 5145.6 Parental Notifications: It is recommended the Board approve BP 5145.6 Parental Notifications.

R. Board Policy (BP) 6145.2 Athletic Competition: It is recommended the Board approve BP 6145.2 Athletic Competition.

S. Board Policy (BP) 4112.2 Certification: It is recommended the Board approve BP 4112.2 Certification.

T. Board Policy (BP/AR) 4112.61/4212.61/4312.61 Employment References: It is recommended the Board approve the elimination of BP 4112.61/4212.61/4312.61 Employment References.

U. Board Policy (BP) 5113 Absences and Excuses: It is recommended the Board approve BP 5113 Absences and Excuses.

V. Board Policy (BP/AR) 5113.1 Chronic Absence and Truancy: It is recommended the Board approve BP 5113.1 Chronic Absence and Truancy.

Open Forum

 

 

Reports

A. Superintendent

 

 

B. Student Board Members Reports

 

 

C. Equity Snapshot

 

 

E. 2019 California Schools Dashboard.

 

 

D. 2018-19 Annual Independent Audit Report: This item is for information only. No action is required.

 

 

Action Items

E. Board of Education Committee Assignments for 2020: It is recommended the Board approve the committee assignments for 2020.– MOVED FROM CONSENT

 

 

A. Approval of New High School Course Offerings for 2020-21: It is recommended the Board discuss and approve the proposed new courses.

 

 

Discussion Items

A. Parcel Tax Resolution No. 2019-20.07: Pending the results of the discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended at the next meeting of the Board of Education, that a public hearing be held regarding this resolution and also that the Board of Education approve the ballot language for a parcel tax to be placed on the May 5, 2020, ballot.

 

 

B. Board Policy (BP) 6153 School-sponsored Trips: It is recommended the Board discuss BP 6153 School-sponsored Trips.

 

 

C. Board Policy (BP/AR) 5121 Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement: It is recommended the Board discuss BP 5121 Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement.

 

 

D. Board Policy (BP) 6146.1 High School Graduation Requirements: It is recommended the Board discuss BP 6146.1 High School Graduation Requirements.

E. Board Policy (BP) 6161.1 Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials: It is recommended the Board discuss BP 6161.1 Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials.

 

 

Information Items

A. Title IX Update: This item is for information only. No action is required.

B. Safety Update: This item is for information only. No action is required.

C. Legal Expenses Report: This item is for information only. No action is required.

D. Public Records Act Update: This item is for information only. No action is required.

E. Uniform Complaint (Williams Settlement) Quarterly Report: This item is for information only and no action is required. – ITEM POSTPONED

F. 2019-20 Board Calendar Items: This item is for information only. No action is required.

G. ACT/SAT Summaries for Class of 2019 Cohorts: This item is for information only. No action is required.

 

 

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognitions

E. Board Calendar

F. Correspondence

Adjournment

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