Regular August Board Meeting

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Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 7:00pm

This is the Regular Meeting of the Geneseo CUSD #228 Board of Education. Please be sure to turn all cellphones, pagers, and radios to "Courtesy" mode. Thank you.

The Board will be touring the High School at 6:15 pm to observe ongoing construction projects.


Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Recognize Visitors
Approve any Amendment(s) to Agenda
  Additions to the Agenda  
  Approve resignation of Penny Bormann Approve PT employment of Vickie Hawley
  High School Honors Band Information  
  ISBE AYP Information  

Link to ISBE site.  Note changes specifically to the district criteria and additional percentage if only "failing" area may be students with disabilities.

  Summer Maintenance Update  
  Opening Day Inservice Agenda and Welcome Letter  
  For August 29, 2005
  Newspaper Article about Academic Rigor  
  Dual Enrollment from Education Week  

Commentary from July 13, 2005

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  S.A.F.E. Brochure  
  This is still in draft form. For example, we still have one spot with, instead of .org.
  "Why I Didn't Graduate" Letter  
  Written by a student who was the son of a high school principal.  Interesting perspective.
  Advanced Placement Accountability  
  Please note issues of requirements that are expected for 2007-08.
  Alliance Legislative Report 94-28  
  FFA Acknowledgement  
  Atkinson Reading Incentive Program  
Consent Agenda Items
  Minutes of Regular Meeting of July 12, 2005  
  Minutes of Executive Session of July 12, 2005 as Closed  
  Approve Geneseo CUSD 228 bills and payroll  
  Approve Rock River bills and payroll  
Personnel Consent Agenda
  File letters attached where applicable along with chart.
Action Items
  Consider/Approve Health/Life Safety Ten Year Survey  
  Scott Johnson, District Architect will be present to summarize his work, as well as that from the Operations Committee.
  Consider/Approve Tentative Fiscal Year 2006 Rock River Cooperative Alternative School Budget  
  This is the Budget Summary.
  Consider/Approve Tentative Fiscal Year 2006 Geneseo CUSD #228 Budget  
  Cash and Fund Summary
  Consider/Confer Diploma for High School Graduate  
Information Items
  Review current Board/Superintendent Targets  
  August 31st Targeting Achievement Meeting  
Any other Business from Board/Administration
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