March 4, 2024 SBE Virtual Special Called Meeting

March 4, 2024


March 4, 2024

1:00 pm


YouTube Live Stream:


I.              Letter of Necessity

II.            Consent Items

                A.            Adoption of Agenda

III.           Action Items (First Reading – Roll Call Vote on All)

                A.            English as a Second Language (ESL) Program Policy 3.207     
                                First reading of an item to create a new English as a
                                Second Language Program Policy that establishes cut  scores
                                for the state-adopted English language proficiency screener and assessment.

                B.            English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs Rule 0520-01-19 
                                First reading of proposed changes to the English as a Second Language Programs Rule to account for upcoming changes                                  to the state-adopted English language proficiency screener and assessment, to update service models, and make                                                addtional clerical changes for improved clarity.

 IV.          Action Items (Final Reading – Roll Call Vote on All)

                A.             Promotion and Retention Rule 0520-01-03-.16   
                                 Final reading of revisions to the promotion and retention rule related to promotion and retention requirements for 3rd                                       and 4th grade students.  There have been changes to this item since first reading.

                B.             A Resolution of the Tennessee State Board of Education    
                                 First and final reading of Resolution proposed by Board member Ryan Holt.

 V.           Adjournment

This meeting will be conducted electronically and will include board members participating by electronic means of communication. Information regarding public participation in the meeting can be obtained in the Board Meetings policy here.


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