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Agenda and materials released for February 9-10 meeting of the Board of Regents.
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FEBRUARY 2015 AGENDA & MATERIALS

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9

9:00 am -
10:00 am
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS

Regents Room
10:15 am -
11:30 am P-12 EDUCATION Seminar Room
5th Floor
11:30 am -
12:30 pm P-12 EDUCATION / ADULT CAREER AND CONTINUING EDUCATION SERVICES (ACCES) / CULTURAL EDUCATION JOINT MEETING Seminar Room
5th Floor
12:45 pm -
1:15 pm LUNCH FOR THE BOARD OF REGENTS Room 102
1:45 pm -
3:00 pm ADULT CAREER AND CONTINUING EDUCATION SERVICES (ACCES) Seminar Room
5th Floor
3:15 pm -
4:15 pm STATE AID Regents Room
4:25 pm -
4:55 pm
AUDITS/BUDGET AND FINANCE

Room 146
4:55 pm -
6:00 pm

CULTURAL EDUCATION

Room 146
TUESDAY, FEBRURY 10

8:15 am -
9:00 am
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Executive Session - 8:15 am - 8:35 am

Public Session - 8:35 am - 9:00 am

Room 146
9:15 am -
10:30 am
HIGHER EDUCATION

Seminar Room
5th Floor
10:45 am -
11:00 am MEETING OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS
Executive Session Regents Room
11:00 am -
11:30 am
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS

Regents Room
FULL BOARD - MONDAY

2015 Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Waiver Renewal Application - BR (A) 4

Elementary and Secondary Education Act Flexibility Waiver Renewal for 2015-19
P-12 EDUCATION

Technical Amendment to Regulations regarding Graduation Requirements for English Language Learners to include additional students who entered grade 9 prior to the 2010-11 school year and to align with the recently adopted pathways regulations - P-12 (A) 1

Proposed Addition of Section 136.6 of the Commissioner’s Regulations, Relating to School Use of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors - P-12 (A) 2

Renewal Decisions for Charter Schools Authorized by the Board of Regents - P-12 (A) 3

Charter Schools: Revision to Charter Authorized by the Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) - Brownsville Ascend Charter School - P-12 (A) 4

Charter Schools: Revision to Charter Authorized by the Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) - Future Leaders Institute Charter School - P-12 (A) 5

Charter Schools: Revision to Charter Authorized by the Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) - St. Hope Leadership Academy Charter School - P-12 (A) 6

Charter Schools: Revision to Charter Authorized by the Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) - Brooklyn Ascend Charter School (BACS) - P-12 (A) 7

Charter Schools: Revision to Charter Authorized by the Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) - Explore Charter School and Explore Empower Charter School - P-12 (A) 8
Charter Schools: Revision to Charter Authorized by the Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) - Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy Charter School - P-12 (A) 9

Charter Schools: Charter Renewal Recommendations for Six Charters Authorized by the Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) - P-12 (A) 10

School Turnaround Office Overview - P-12 (D) 1

ADULT CAREER AND CONTINUING EDUCATION SERVICES (ACCES)

The Impact of the New Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act on Adult Education and Vocational Rehabilitation - ACCES (D) 1

Amendment of Section 100.8 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to Local High School Equivalency Diplomas based upon Experimental Programs - ACCES (D) 2

ACCES-VR Strategic Plan Final Recommendations - ACCES (D) 3

First Year Implementation of the new High School Equivalency Exam - ACCES (D) 4

P-12 EDUCATION/ADULT CAREER AND CONTINUING EDUCATION SERVICES (ACCES)/CULTURAL EDUCATION JOINT MEETING

Assistive Technology for Individuals with Disabilities - P-12/ACCES/CE (D) 1

STATE AID

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AUDITS/BUDGET AND FINANCE

Board of Regents Oversight Financial Accountability - AUD/BF (D) 1

State Education Department January 2015 Fiscal Report - AUD/BF (A) 1

CULTURAL EDUCATION

Appointment to Regents Advisory Council on Museums - CE (A) 1

Proposed Amendment of Section 230.2 of the Commissioner’s Regulations, Relating to Use of Department Facilities in the Cultural Education Center - CE (D) 1

Museum Collecting Activity in 2014 – Year in Review - CE (D) 2

Investigation the Effects of Climate Change in New York Analyzing Modern and Fossil Mammals - CE (D) 3

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

Proposed Amendment to Section 66.6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to the Continuing Education Requirements for Optometrists Certified to Use Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents - PPC (D) 1

Proposed Amendment to Sections 52.31, 79-8.5 and 79-8.6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to the Requirements for Medical Physics Education Programs and Eligibility for a Limited Permit in a Specialty Area of Medical Physics - PPC (D) 2

HIGHER EDUCATION

Renewal of Institutional Accreditation: the Institute of Design and Construction - HE (A) 1

Approval of Distance Education Across State Lines: State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) - HE (A) 2 Revised

Proposed Amendments to Section 80-1.6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education to Extend the Time Validity of an Expired Initial, Transitional and/or Conditional Initial Certificate for Up to One Additional Year If a Candidate Took One of the Revised Content Specialty Tests (CST’s) Required for His/Her Certificate Title and Did Not Receive a Score During a Timeframe Prescribed by the Commissioner - HE (A) 3

Update on Higher Education Faculty Development Agreements - HE (D) 1

Change to Federal Regulations Regarding Teacher Preparation Programs - HE (D) 2

FULL BOARD - TUESDAY

Charter Applications for February 2015 - BR (A) 1

Summary of the January 2015 Meeting - BR (A) 2

State Education Department January 2015 Fiscal Report - BR (A) 3

CONSENT AGENDA

P-12 Education

Proposed Amendment of Section 100.2(y) of the Commissioner’s Regulations relating to Student Enrollment – BR (CA) 1

Proposed amendment of §100.5(g)(1)(ii)(a) of the Commissioner's Regulations relating to the transition to the Common Core Regents Examination in Algebra I – BR (CA) 2

Higher Education

Adoption of Proposed Amendments to Sections 80-3.6, 100.2(dd) and 154-2.3(k) of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to Professional Development in Language Acquisition to Address the Needs of English Language Learners – BR (CA) 3

Professional Practice

Report of the Committee on the Professions Regarding Licensing Petitions – BR (CA) 4

(Re)Appointments of Members to the State Boards for the Professions and (Re)Appointments of Extended Members to the State Boards for the Professions for Service on Licensure Disciplinary and/or Licensure Restoration and Moral Character Panels – BR (CA) 5

Regents Permission to Operate in New York State: The University of Connecticut – BR (CA) 6

Proposed Amendment to Section 29.2 of the Rules of the Board of Regents and Sections 52.44, 52.45, 59.14 and Subparts 79-17 and 79-18 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to the Licensure of Behavior Analysts and Certification of Behavior Analyst Assistants - BR (CA) 7

ACCES

Appointments to the New York State Independent Living Council, Inc.- BR (CA) 8

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