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    November 6, 2019 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 11/01/2019

    Agenda Final Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    November 6, 2019, 4:15 p.m.

    Board of Directors
    2445 – 3rd Avenue South
    Seattle, Washington 98134
    206-252-0040
    www.seattleschools.org


    I. Call to Order - 4:15 p.m.

    1. General Welcome Announcement to Audience
    2. Roll Call
    3. Pledge of Allegiance

    II. Student Presentations - 4:30 p.m.

    • Cleveland High School

    III. Superintendent Comments - 4:45 p.m.

    IV. Board Committee Reports

    V. Student Comments

    • Lincoln High School

    VI. Business Action Items - 4:55 p.m.

    A. Consent Agenda

    1. Minutes of the September 25 Work Sessions and Executive Session, October 7, 2019 Work Session, October 16, 2019 Regular Board Meeting, and October 21 Executive Session.
    2. Personnel Report
    3. 2019-20 Legislative Agenda (Exec, October 10, for Approval) Approval of this item would adopt the 2019-20 Legislative Agenda, as attached to the Board action report. (Updated Since Introduction)
    4. Approval of the Washington State Auditor’s (SAO) Annual Audit Services Contract for the 2018-19 Fiscal Year Audit (A&F, October 7, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to reimburse the Washington State Auditor’s Office for its services up to the amount of $340,130 for the District’s 2018-19 fiscal year audits.
    5. Renewal of Microsoft Software Agreement (A&F, October 7, for Consideration) Approval of this item would approve a three-year contract for the Microsoft software license agreement with software reseller Dell Computer Corp., in the amount of $952,091.77, paid annually for a total amount of $2,856,275.31 with a Not-To-Exceed (NTE) clause of $3,570,344.14 to cover increases during the three-year period.
    6. Contract for Sprague Israel Giles benefits administration services (A&F, October 7, for Consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with Sprague Israel Giles in the estimated amount of $481,800 or $5.50 per eligible employee, for benefits administration services in the form of the draft Agreement effective January 1, 2020, attached to the School Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.
    7. Approval of the 2019-20 District Educational Research & Program Evaluation Plan (C&I, October 8, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve the 2019-20 District Educational Research & Program Evaluation Plan, as attached to the Board Action Report.
    8. BTA III/ BTA IV: Resolution 2019/20-7, Final Acceptance of Contract P1448 with KCDA – Williams Scotsman, Inc., to provide for the Move and Setup of Portable Classroom Modules at Multiple School Sites for the 2016-17 school year (Ops, October 3, for Approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2019/20-7 and accept the work performed under Contract P1448 with KCDA – Williams Scotsman, Inc., to provide for the Move and Setup of Portable Classroom Modules at Multiple School Sites project as final.
    9. BTA IV: Resolution 2019/20-8, Final Acceptance of Contract K5093 with KCDA – Williams Scotsman, Inc. for the Relocation and Setup of Portable Classrooms at Multiple School Sites for the 2017-18 school year (Ops, October 3, for Approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2019/20-8 and accept the work performed under Contract K5093 with KCDA – Williams Scotsman, Inc., for the Relocation and Setup of Portable Classrooms at Multiple School Sites project as final.
    10. Approval of Property Alterations Valued at $400,000 at Memorial Stadium (Ops, October 3, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to approve property alterations valued in the amount of $400,000 to be made by Alpha Entertainment to Memorial Stadium as detailed in the rental agreement attached to the School Board Action Report.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

    VII. Public Testimony - 5:30 p.m.

    Order  Speaker Topic
     1 Frannie Hall
    Lincoln High School
     2 Millan Philipose Recent plans to dissolve the HCC cohort at Washington Middle School; the value of the self-contained model for HCC classes, including the way it changed my life in elementary school
     3 Avery Wagar
    Board Policy No. 2022, Electronic Resources and Use of the Internet
     4 Mynique Adams
    proposed changes to the HCC cohort at Washington Middle School for 2020
     5 Austina De Bonte

    SATP, TAF, WMS, and HCC (agenda item #5)
     6 Tanya Davis

    Amendment 1 to Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2020-21
     7 Brian Terry
    Equity in advanced learning and TAF
     8 Howaida Shahin
    Changes HCC at WMS
     9 Julie Popper
    Washington Middle School, TAF, and HCC
     10 Jeremy Mazner
    Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2020-21
     11 Elaine Harger
    TAF, HCC, and Washington Middle School
     12 Dionne Malatesta
    Student Assignment Transition Plan
     13 Julie van Arcken
    Student assignment plan
     14 Emily Lieberman
    SATP and HCC pathway south of the ship canal
     15 James Wagar
    Board Policy No. 2022, Electronic Resources and Use of the Internet
     16 Chris Jackins
    1. Property alterations at Memorial Stadium; 2. Spanish Instructional Materials adoption; 3. Board policy No. 2022; 4. Student Assignment Transition Plan
     17 Margaret Dolane
    Board vote on Legislative Agenda
     18 Melissa Westbrook
    Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2020-21
     19 Kate Poux
    opportunity for WMS to partner with TAF in integrating their Highly Capable services and raising the rigor and engagement for all students
     20 Manuela Slye
    Student Assignment Plan
     21 Liz Murtaugh Gillespie
    STEMbyTAF at Washington Middle School
     22 DJ Yu
    HCC
     23 Mary Griffin
    Federal and state legislative priorities
     24 Andrea Radosevich
    Student Assignment Transition Plan (Item 5 on the Board Agenda)
     25 Flo Beaumon
    High School pathway for dual language immersion in Southeast

    Waitlist

    Order Speaker Topic
     1 Jared Hopkins
    Amendment 1 to Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2020-21
     2 Anne Farrell-Sheffer
    Agenda Item 5: School Assignment Transition Plan
     3 Amy Zarrett
    HC Services and TAF at Washington Middle School
     4 Gabriel Farrell Sheffer
    why it is critical for kids in the South side of Seattle to have a dedicated Highly Capable program available to them.
     5 Chia Wang
    Preserving the HC cohort
     6 Hannah Evans
    how important the HCC program is and my experience in the Seattle School District
     7 Margaret J Montsaroff
    Amendment 1 to Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2020-21
     8 Anna Howell
    Grandfathering SE region students impacted by boundary changes
     9 Craig Seasholes
    Southeast Elementary Attendance Area Boundary Changes in 2020-21 and 22
     10 Rebecca Aldrich
    Grandfathering students effected by the SE Boundary changes
     11 Martin Cortez
    Grandfathering at Maple
     12 Mario Martinez
    the Metro League/WIAA classification cycle for 2020-2024 and the lack of an open public process regarding this policy decision.
     13 Rebecca Wynkoop
    CBA, libraries and our students furthest from educational justice
     14 Feng Zhou
    Benefits of Confucius Institute support for Chinese language and culture in Seattle Public Schools
     15 Yvette Dinish
    Rainier Beach High School
     16 LaTaSha Levy, Ph.D.
    Ethnic Studies
     17 Alex Tsimmermann
    Seattle Fascism of Seattle and School Board


    VIII. Board Comments

    IX. Business Action Items (Continued) - 6:30 p.m.

    C. Action Items

    1. Request by Staff – 2019-20 Compensation Bulletin for Non-Represented Staff (Exec, October 10, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve the 2019-2020 Compensation Bulletin for Non-Represented Staff as attached to this School Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the document.
    2. Annual approval of programs or schools using the alternative learning experience (ALE) model and review of Policy No. 2255, Alternative Learning Experience Schools or Programs (C&I, October 8, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve the Alternative Learning Experience of the Cascade Parent Partnership Program, Interagency Academy School, Nova High School, and Middle College School in the form of the plans and annual reports for each school attached to the Board Action Report, with such minor additions, deletions and modifications as the Superintendent deems necessary, and direct the Superintendent to implement such plans; and Pursuant to the School Board review conducted, agree to make no changes to Policy No. 2255, Alternative Learning Experience Schools or Programs.
    3. 6-12 Spanish Instructional Materials Adoption (C&I, October 8, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve the Spanish Instructional Materials adoption committee’s recommendation for instructional materials for all middle and high school Spanish World Language Seattle Public Schools (SPS) classrooms.
    4. Revisions to Board Policy No. 2022, Electronic Resources and Use of the Internet (C&I, October 8, for Consideration) Approval of this item would revise Board Policy No. 2022, Electronic Resources and Use of the Internet, as attached to the Board Action Report.
    5. Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2020-21 (Ops, October 3, for Consideration) Approval of this item would approve the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2020-21, as attached to the Board Action Report. (Updated Since Introduction)
      • Amendment 1 to Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2020-21 (Geary) Approval of this item would add additional language to the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2020-21 stating that if a Joint Operating Agreement between the Technology Access Foundation (“TAF”) and the District has been executed to implement the TAF model at Washington Middle School beginning in the 2020-21 school year, then beginning in fall 2020 6th grade students assigned to Washington Middle School who had been receiving HC services in the cohort model in 5th grade will continue receiving HC services in a blended model.

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Approval of Southeast Elementary Attendance Area Boundary Changes in 2020-21 and 2021-22 (Ops, October 3, for Consideration) Approval of this item would approve Scenario G for the Maple, Rising Star, and Dearborn Park elementary attendance areas, beginning in 2020-21, and for the Rising Star and Wing Luke elementary attendance areas, beginning in 2021-22; approve grandfathered assignments, with transportation, for K-4 students enrolled in Maple and Rising Star in 2019-20, through the 2024-25 school year; and direct the Superintendent to take any appropriate action to implement this decision. (Updated Since Introduction 10/16/19)

    X. Executive Session: To discuss with legal counsel representing the agency litigation or potential litigation to which the agency, the governing body, or a member acting in an official capacity is, or is likely to become, a party, when public knowledge regarding the discussion is likely to result in an adverse legal or financial consequence to the agency. This session will begin at the conclusion of the regular Board meeting and last approximately 10 minutes. The legislative session will reconvene at the conclusion of the executive session to adjourn the meeting if there is no further business before the Board. No action will be taken during the meeting as a result of the executive session.

    XI. Adjourn - 8:30 p.m.

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