Board Briefs

Board Special Meeting (Spring Retreat) - April 14, 2023

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Reports and Discussions

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  • Trustees discussed recent information and responded publicly to the joint message of Senators Huffman and Bettencourt, and other activity surrounding funding for public schools in the 88th Legislative Session.
  • Trustees discussed Spring Branch ISD's 2024 fiscal year budget. 

Action as Needed from Executive Session

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Trustees voted unanimously (7-0) to approve all action items as needed from the executive session. 

  • Request for Approval of Routine Personnel Items
  • Request for Approval of the Contract Amendment for Extension of the Superintendent's Contract

Reports and Discussions

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  • Discussion of the Texas Education Agency Accountability Reset for 2023 
    • For the 2022-23 school year, the Texas Education Agency redesigned all STAAR/End-of-Course assessments, the TELPAS assessment and the A-F accountability system that will determine the 2023 public school district ratings. Keith Haffey, Ed.D., SBISD Executive Director for Assessment and Compliance, presented the accountability reset designs and methodology changes for the 2023 state and federal systems and trustees discussed the modifications. 
  • Discussion of HB3 Board Goals 
    • Trustees discussed HB3 implementation, target adjustments based on the impact and recovery from the pandemic and the changes in the state testing program with the new STAAR redesign. 

Second Reading of Policy 

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Trustees discussed the second reading of four local policies including: 

  • Second Reading of Policy: CKC (Local): Safety Program/Risk Management - Emergency Plans
  • Second Reading of Policy: EC (Local): School Day 
  • Second Reading of Policy: FNG (Local): Student Rights and Responsibilities - Student and Parent Complaints/Grievances
  • Second Reading of Policy: FO (Local): Student Discipline