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Board Briefs: Dialogue Meeting (Oct. 7)

Implementation of HB5

The 83rd Legislature enacted House Bill 5, a comprehensive public education bill that revised graduation plans, adds accountability for community and student engagement, and imposes other statutory requirements. The board discussed these topics and the district’s approach to meeting the new requirements.

Career & Technical Education

The board addressed Career and Technical Education, which also is a component of HB5, as a separate agenda item. The district’s CTE department is facilitating planning and coordination of changes in response to HB5. Planning efforts include work group meetings, data analysis and communication with stakeholders to explore future CTE and workforce opportunities.

Consideration of Election of Board Officers

The board discussed the current board governance structure, including the number of board officers, their terms, responsibilities and selection.