c.commission(s)/task forces; and
4.Quality Leaders/Educators Committee. The following are examples of issues that will be considered by the Quality Leaders/Educators Committee:
e.approval of teacher education programs and units;
f.teacher certification appeals;
g.commission(s)/task forces; and
5.State Authorized School Oversight Committee. The following are examples of issues that will be considered by the State Authorized School Oversight Committee:
a.RSD and school takeover;
c.school approval: Brumfield vs. Dodd and nonpublic;
e.bulletin(s)/administrative handbooks; and
6.Student/School Performance and Support Committee. The following are examples of issues that will be considered by the Student/School Performance and Support Committee:
a.assessment issues: LEAP, GEE, iLEAP, remediation;
b.accountability issues: school performance, interventions, improvements;
c.academically at-risk schools;
d.school choice, vouchers, supplemental education services;
f.curriculum: content standards, GLEs, comprehensive curriculum, textbooks, elective courses;
j.school and community support;
l.commission(s)/task forces; and
C.Executive Committees, chaired by a BESE officer, to meet as needed, are:
1.Board Administration/Relations Committee. The following are examples of issues that will be considered by the Board Administration/Relations Committee:
a.advisory council matters;
b.travel: BESE and LDE;
c.education/management: operations, reorganization, personnel;
d.evaluation of BESE Executive Director and unclassified staff;
g.study group topics;
h.evaluation of State Superintendent;
i.public awareness campaigns, communications;
j.creation of advisory councils and commissions;
2.Legal/Due Process Committee. The following are examples of issues that will be considered by the Legal/Due Process Committee:
b.adjudication of teaching certificates; and
c.charter revocation hearings.
3.Legislative Committee. The following are examples of issues that will be considered by the egislative Committee:
a.state and federal legislation and
b.Legislative Action Plan.
AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 17:6(A)(10).
HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, LR 34:415 (March 2008), amended LR 35:
Family Impact Statement
In accordance with Section 953 and 974 of Title 49 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, there is hereby submitted a Family Impact Statement on the rule proposed for adoption, repeal or amendment. All Family Impact Statements shall be kept on file in the State Board Office which has adopted, amended, or repealed a rule in accordance with the applicable provisions of the law relating to public records.
1.Will the proposed Rule affect the stability of the family? No.
2.Will the proposed Rule affect the authority and rights or parents regarding the education and supervision of their children? No.
3.Will the proposed Rule affect the functioning of the family? No.
4.Will the proposed Rule affect family earnings and family budget? No.
5.Will the proposed Rule affect the behavior and personal responsibility of children? No.
6.Is the family or a local government able to perform the function as contained in the proposed Rule? Yes
Interested persons may submit written comments until 4:30 p.m., December 9, 2008, to Nina Ford, State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 94064, Capitol Station, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064.
Amy B. Westbrook, Ph.D.
FISCAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
RULE TITLE: Standing and Executive Committees
I.ESTIMATED IMPLEMENTATION COSTS (SAVINGS) TO STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (Summary)
Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 28, Part I, Section 501, contains the committee structure for the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. BESE is changing committee structure from eight (8) standing committees and the allowance of special committees studying selected strategic initiatives to six (6) standing committees and three (3) executive committees which will meet as needed. This action will have no effect other than $164.00 for advertising in the Louisiana Register.
Louisiana Register Vol. 34, No. 10 October 20, 2008