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June 30, 2016 School Board Meeting Highlights


Voting Item: Consent Agenda
As part of the consent agenda, the board received a technology report with updates on Technology Integration, Innovation and Professional Development, Technology for Communications, Student Information Systems, Infrastructure and Support, and Business Systems.
Technology Report

Voting Item: Policy GCC/GDC (Employee Personal Leaves and Absences)
The board voted to approve the suggested revisions to Policy GCC/GDC, which pertains to employee personal leaves and absences.
Policy GCC/GDC
Voting Item: Board Meeting Schedule for 2016-2017
The board voted to approve the board meeting schedule for the 2016–2017 school year.
Richland Two 2016–2017 Board Meeting Schedule
Report: Policy IKA and AR IKA-R (Grading/Assessment Systems)
The board received as first reading revisions to Policy IKA and AR IKA-R (Grading/Assessment Systems).
Policy IKA
Policy ARIKA-R
Report: School Resource Officers
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott shared information about the updated Memorandum of Agreement between the sheriff’s department and school districts, training for SROs, DARE Officers and Youth Arbitration Program.
Report: TransformSC
Assistant Superintendent Dr. Baron Davis presented information to the board regarding TransformSC. Established in 2013 by the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness in collaboration with business leaders, educators, parents and policymakers, the initiative’s purpose is to transform the public education system so that every student graduates prepared for careers, college and citizenship.
TransformSC Presentation
Election: Board Officers
The board elected board officers for the 2016-2017 school year: Chairman James Manning, Vice Chairwoman Amelia McKie and Secretary Craig Plank.
A complete recording of each board meeting is aired on the district’s cable access channel 12 R2TV on Time Warner Cable and on demand anytime through the district’sYouTube channel.