E-Agenda: Paperless Meeting System
Meeting Date: Wednesday, November 02, 2005

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Special Meeting/Workshop

  1. Start Time: 3:07 p.m.
  2. Speakers

  3. Minutes: The following members of the audience addressed the Board: Lauren Marussich; Phil Fechtmeyer; Cindy Raucci; Tricia Trimble; Jan Porter; Stephen Cohen; Maria Soto; Carol Erenrich; Roseann Brown.

  4. Magnet Choice Admission Presentation

  5. Minutes: Ann Killets introduced Mary Vreeland who presented the power point regarding Magnet/Choice Programs Admission Criteria which included the following: IB Program background information; Admission Criteria (high school); General Admissions Information; Contract Agreement After Acceptance; Acceptable Attendance and Conduct; Criteria for different Clusters.

    Dr. Johnson agreed with a large number of public comments and reviewed a definition of terms for clarification.

    Questions and comments by Board Members were as follows: District-Wide expansion of the IB Program (Robinson); Analysis of Programs and create availability (Robinson); Create more student stations without impacting class size (Graham); Clarification of "access for all" (Richmond); System for eligibility (Lynch); Requested another workshop for other parents to attend (Burdick); Questioned FCAT entrance criteria for LEP students (Burdick).

    The meeting adjourned at 4:20 p.m.


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