February 1, 2019 Consent Agenda

CONSENT AGENDA
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
February 1, 2019



1. Procedural Action Related to New 19 TAC Chapter 113, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Social Studies, Subchapter C, High School, §113.50, Ethnic Studies: Mexican American Studies (One Credit)
(First Reading and Filing Authorization)

In order to correct a procedural error made by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), this item presents for first reading and filing authorization proposed new 19 TAC Chapter 113, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Social Studies, Subchapter C, High School, §113.50, Ethnic Studies: Mexican American Studies (One Credit). This action would authorize the TEA to re-file the proposal adopted by the SBOE in September 2018 and would allow for implementation of the new course at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year on the same timeline as the original adoption. Statutory authority for this action is the Texas Education Code (TEC), §7.102(c)(4) and §28.002.
 
 2. Ratification of the Purchases and Sales of the Investment Portfolio of the Permanent School Fund for the Months of October and November 2018


This item provides an opportunity for the committee and board to consider approval of the purchases and sales of investments executed in the portfolio of the Permanent School Fund for the months of October and November 2018. Statutory authority for this item is Texas Education Code (TEC), §§43.003 and 43.007 and the Texas Constitution, Article VII, §5(f).

3. Proposed Amendments to the Investment Procedures Manual

This item provides an opportunity for the committee and board to review and adopt proposed amendments to the Investment Procedures Manual related to U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) amended rule changes for the Bond Guarantee program disclosure (SEC Rule 15c2-12).

4. Decision on Real Estate Investments 

This item provides an opportunity for the committee and board to review and consider possible real estate investments. Statutory authority for this item is (TEC), §§43.003 and 43.007 and the Texas Constitution, Article VII, §5(f).

5. Recommendation for Appointment to the Randolph Field Independent School District Board of Trustees

This item provides an opportunity for board consideration of one appointment to the board of trustees of the Randolph Field Independent School District. The appointment is necessary due to the expiration of the term of office for one board member. Statutory authority for this action is Texas Education Code (TEC), §11.352, and 19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), §61.2.