THE OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRANT PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF GRANT,

STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A SPECIAL MEETING HELD ON

MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2006

 

The Parish School Board of the Parish of Grant, State of Louisiana, met in its regular meeting place, the Grant Parish School Board Office, Colfax, Louisiana, in Special Session, Monday, August 14, 2006 at Six (6:00) o'clock P.M.

 

The special meeting was called by the President of the Board, Mr. Eddie Baxley, for the following:

 

1.  Consider High Stakes Testing Policy

 

There were present Karen Layton, Eddie Baxley, A.D. Futrell, Craig A. McCain, Linda Amberg and Gary Walker.

 

ABSENT: H. Neal Reeder and Bobby Deen

 

Mrs. Sheila S. Jackson, Secretary-Treasurer was also present.

 

The Parish School Board of the Parish of Grant, State of Louisiana, was duly convened by Honorable Eddie Baxley, who then stated that the Parish School Board was ready to transact any business which the special meeting was called for which may come before the Board.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Walker, seconded by Mrs. Amberg and unanimously approved the Superintendent's recommendation in regards to the High Stakes Testing Policy, that the high stakes testing requirement be suspended for the 2005-2006 school year and follow the Grant Parish Pupil Progression Plan for promotion and retention.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Amberg and unanimously approved to adjourn.

 

/s/Eddie Baxley                            

Eddie Baxley

President, Grant Parish School Board

 

ATTEST:

                                                            

Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board