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Aug. 13, 2012 Board Work Session

Citizens’ Bond Advisory Committee Progress Report

Citizens’ Bond Advisory Committee tri-chairs Ramon DeJesus, Albert Hawkins and Carolyn Merritt provided a progress report on CBAC activities for board review and comment. The CBAC is charged with developing a comprehensive scope of work for a future AISD bond program.

Presentation of Proposed AISD 2012-13 Fall Audit Plan

Lori Lee, interim director of internal audit, presented the district’s proposed audit plan for fall 2012-13 to the board for review and approval as required by the Internal Audit Charter. The plan is scheduled for board action on the Aug. 28 consent agenda.

Consideration of Policy Update 93

Edna Butts, intergovernmental relations and policy oversight director, presented Policy Update 93 to the board, the second of three post-legislative updates encompassing changes in law from the 82nd legislative session. Update 93 consists of 40 legal, 12 local and four regulation policies. Legal policies reflect the legal context for governance and management of the district. They are not adopted by the board, but help inform changes the board makes to local policy.

Update 93 is scheduled for board action on the Aug. 28 consent agenda.

Discussion of Single-Sex Middle Schools for District 1

The board discussed the possibility of creating single-sex middle schools for District 1 at Pearce and Garcia middle schools. This is a continuation of the board’ discussion at the June 11 work session and was designed to provide the administration with board input, feedback and direction on next steps.