KBE
February 03, 2021 9:00 AM
Kentucky Board of Education Video Teleconference Regular Meeting
I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call
III. Internal Board Business
III.A. Approval of Summary Minutes for December 2, 2020 Regular Meeting and January 28, 2021 Awards Committee Meeting (Action/Discussion Item)
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III.B. Discussion and Approval of the KBE Robinson Award for Diversity and Equity in Public Education Award Recipient (Action/Discussion Item) - KBE Awards Committee
III.C. Approval of KBE Member Participation in 2021 National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Virtual Legislative Conference on March 22-23, 2021 (Action/Discussion Item)
IV. Kentucky KIDS COUNT Data Presentation (Review Item) - Kentucky Youth Advocates Executive Director Terry Brooks
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V. Action to Suspend Committee Meetings (Action/Discussion Item)
VI. Good News Items (Review Item)
VII. Report from the President of the Council on Postsecondary Education - CPE Associate Vice President Amanda Ellis
VIII. Report from the Secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet - Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman
IX. Report from the Commissioner of Education - Jason E. Glass, Ed.D.
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X. Update on Equity Related Initiatives - KDE Deputy Commissioner and Chief Equity Officer Dr. Thomas Woods-Tucker
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XI. Approval of Consent Agenda (Approved as a Group)
XI.A. Action Items
XI.A.1. Approval of New District Facility Plans for the Leslie County, Martin County, Owen County and Russellville Independent School Districts - KDE Associate Commissioner Robin Kinney and KDE Division Director Chay Ritter
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XI.A.2. Approval of Amended District Facility Plan for the Madison County School District - KDE Associate Commissioner Robin Kinney and KDE Division Director Chay Ritter
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XI.A.3. Approval of 2020-2021 Tax Rates Levied - KDE Associate Commissioner Robin Kinney and KDE Division Director Chay Ritter
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XI.A.4. Waiver Requests from Knox County School District related to the Kentucky School Facilities Planning Manual incorporated by reference in 702 KAR 4:180 - KDE Associate Commissioner Robin Kinney and KDE Division Director Chay Ritter
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XI.A.5. Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) Advisory Board Appointment - KDE Associate Commissioner Gretta Hylton and KDE Division Director Carol Ann Morrison
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XII. Presentation of Special Education Teacher of the Year and Mary May Wyman Outstanding Member of the Year Awards - Commissioner Jason E. Glass, Ed.D., KDE Associate Commissioner Gretta Hylton and Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children Past President, Dr. Merissa Waddey
XIII. Presentation of the 2020 Kevin C. Brown Strategic Priority Award - Commissioner Jason E. Glass, Ed.D. and KBE Chair Lu Young
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XIV. 30 Minute Recess (No Business to Be Conducted)
XV. Public Comment Segment - Public Expression Will Be Accepted Via Email Only and Limited to 30 Minutes. The board will only review and respond to information and feedback about matters listed on the board's agenda. Please note that public expression is not a question-and-answer session and it may not be possible for the board to read every comment submitted during the public comment segment of the February 3 meeting. Anyone wanting to submit public expression must email kbe@education.ky.gov prior to the close of business on February 1, 2021. Individuals must provide their name and an email address where they can receive a response. The order of public expression will be based on the time stamp on the email received. The public comment period will be limited to no more than 30 minutes. If there are multiple members of an organization wishing to provide public expression, we encourage the membership of that group to select one person to comment. Public criticism of individual staff members or individual board members is prohibited. Since no individual board member may act on behalf of the board, concerns about action of the board should be directed to the board as a whole.
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XVI. Action/Discussion Items
XVI.A. Amendments to 703 KAR 5:270, Kentucky's Accountability System (Second Reading) - KDE Associate Commissioner Rhonda Sims, KDE Division Directors Jennifer Stafford and Kevin Hill
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XVI.B. Approval of Local District Working Budget for Ashland Independent School District - KDE Associate Commissioner Robin Kinney and KDE Division Director Chay Ritter
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XVII. Review Items
XVII.A. Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Strategic Planning Update - KDE Chief Performance Officer Karen Dodd
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XVII.B. Continued Discussion on Kentucky's Assessment System - KDE Associate Commissioner Rhonda Sims and KDE Division Director Jennifer Stafford
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XVII.C. Process for Developing the Six Year Capital Improvement Plan Governed by KRS 7A - KDE Associate Commissioner Robin Kinney and KDE Division Director Karen Wirth
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XVII.D. Updates on the State Budget and the 2021 Legislative Session of the Kentucky General Assembly - KDE Associate Commissioner Robin Kinney, KDE Director of Government Relations Chuck Truesdell and KDE Division Director Karen Wirth
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XVII.E. Update on the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021 - Commissioner Jason E. Glass, Ed.D., KDE Associate Commissioner Robin Kinney and KDE Division Director Karen Wirth
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XVIII. Hearing Officer's Report
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XIX. Litigation Report
XX. Board Member Sharing
XXI. Adjournment