Pinellas County School District
Florida

Request for Approval
4323
Approved as Amended
Nov 12, 2013 10:30 AM

XII.2 Request Approval of Pinellas County Schools Proposed 2014 Legislative Program

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Category:Other

Attachments

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  2. 2014PCSBLEGPROWS

Body

Request Approval of Pinellas County Schools Proposed 2014 Legislative Program

Meeting History

Nov 12, 2013 10:30 AM Video School Board Regular School Board Meeting
draft Draft

The order the previous item, Adoption of Recommended Order - TAMCO Electric, Inc., and this item were reversed in order to accommodate those representing TAMCO Electric, Inc.

Mr. Steve Swartzel, Legislative Liaison, presented the proposed 2012 Legislative Program. Discussion followed by the Board Members.

It was moved by Mrs. Wikle, seconded by Mrs. Krassner and carried with a 7-0 vote to add a bulleted item under A. Funding Issues, to read as follows: "Supporting specialized funding to ensure that districts implement youth and adult apprenticeship programs."

It was moved by Mrs. Lerner, seconded by Mrs. Flowers and carried with a 7-0 vote to add to B. Policy Issues #8, as follows: "Accountability Transition: Common Core/Testing: There is questionable value for continuing to use the current system of student testing for assigning school grades and possibility teacher pay. It must be revisited by the 2014 Legislature to provide for the transition to be implemented no earlier than July 1, 2017."

It was moved by Mrs. Krassner, seconded by Mrs. Wikle and carried with a 7-0 vote to change B. Policy Issues #9, as follows: "Dual Enrollment: Repeal the 2013 law enacted last year that provides that school districts pay the colleges and universities for students dually enrolled."

It was moved by Mrs. Krassner, seconded by Mrs. Wikle and carried with a 7-0 vote to change C. Constitutional Authority/Governance #4, as follows: "Charter School Standardized Contract: Oppose and repeal any legislation that requires districts to use a standardized contract. That is currently being drafted."

Mrs. Cook thanked Mr. Swartzel for his work on this program.

RESULT:APPROVED AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Terry Krassner, Board Member
SECONDER:Robin L Wikle, Board Member
AYES:Rene Flowers, Robin L Wikle, Carol J. Cook, Janet R. Clark, Terry Krassner, Linda S. Lerner, Peggy O' Shea

Public Discussion