School Board Roundup
The Duval County School Board took the following action at its
BOARD MEMBERS AGENDA:
Received status reports from committees of the New Century
Commission on Education.
Received status report on hospitalization insurance options.
Approved renaming Moncrief Elementary School the Saint Clair
Approved the intensive remediation implementation plan for the
Pupil Progression Plan.
Approved a dual-enrollment articulation and instructional
materials agreement with the University of North Florida to
provide college-level courses and materials to high school
Approved a similar dual-enrollment agreement with Jacksonville
Approved a contract with Florida Community College at
Jacksonville for a summer program, Gaining Resources and
Developing Skills (GRADS).
Approved a dual-enrollment agreement with Tallahassee Community
College for participation in Florida Boys State and Girls State
Approved a contract with Jacksonville University for an Upward
Bound program academic component.
Approved a dual-enrollment agreement with the University of
Florida for the Honors Seminar in Scientific Inquiry, a summer
research program for high school students.
Confirmed submission of a $75,000 state Technology Literacy
Challenge Fund grant application.
Approved adoption and purchase of social studies textbooks
Adopted a new policy on head lice.
Approved a $1,250 pre-arbitration settlement with a
paraprofessional who was terminated after an unsatisfactory
evaluation. The person will be rehired as a probationary
employee at the previous salary and grade.
BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES AGENDA:
Approved voucher and warrant list for March.
Accepted financial statements for period ending March 31.
Approved a $27,500 settlement with a person arrested at
Fletcher High School Nov. 1, 1994.
Approved a list of surplus equipment for retirement and
Received for information a quarterly report from the Minority
Business Development and Assistance Program. …