January Board Preview

January Board Preview
Posted on 01/10/2021
The January 11, 2021 board meeting will be a Zoom meeting and live-streamed online at 6:00 pm. Below you will find an electronic form to send public comments and/or questions to information on action items, electronic public comment form, the link to the live stream, and a link to the full agenda.

ACTION ITEM 9A: Coronavirus Relief Resolution
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) expired on December 31, 2020. FFCRA required employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.

The board will consider a resolution to continue all provisions with the exception of item five: "is caring for his or her child whose school or place of care is closed (or child care provider is unavailable) due to Covid-19 related reasons." USD 345 staff would be able to use sick leave to care for a child.

ACTION ITEM 9B: Board Leadership Election Date
The board will consider setting the election of president and vice president and setting annual meeting dates and times at the regular board meeting in July.

ACTION ITEM 9C: Secondary 1:1 Refresh
The board will consider a proposed device refresh (secondary 1:1 program).

ACTION ITEM 9D: SMS & SHS Program Planning Guides
The board will consider the proposed edits to the SMS and SHS program planning guide for the 2021-22 school year.

ACTION ITEM 9E: 2021-22 School Calendar Update
The Kansas State Board of Education accepted the recommendation of the work group representing Kansas Board of Regents, Kansas State Board of Education and Coordinating Council to align spring break calendars. Kansas regent universities and colleges have agreed to adopt the following spring break schedule and K-12 districts now have the opportunity to do the same.

Spring Break
2022: March 14-18
2023: March 13-17
2024: March 11-15

The board will consider changing the 2022 Spring Break to March 14-18.

ACTION ITEM 9F: Second Semester Learning Environment
The board will consider approving the beginning of the second semester R2R plan as presented with any transitions thereafter to be determined by the Superintendent using the approved set of parameters.

Public Comment Form

BOE Meeting Live Stream Link (Live stream will be available at 6pm on Jan. 11)

BOE Meeting Agendas