Education Assessment and Accountability Review Subcommittee


Minutes of the 5th Meeting

Of the 2015 Interim

 December 1, 2015


Call to Order and Roll Call

The 5th meeting of the Education Assessment and Accountability Review Subcommittee was held on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at 10:00 AM, in Room 129 of the Capitol Annex. Senator Mike Wilson, Chair, called the meeting to order, and the secretary called the roll.


Present were:


Members: Senator Mike Wilson, Co-Chair; Senator Max Wise; Representatives Linda Belcher, John Carney, and Mary Lou Marzian.


Guests: Tom Schulz Jefferson County Teachers Association; Erin Klarer, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority; Clyde Caudill, Kentucky Association of School Administrators


LRC Staff: Joshua Collins, Jo Carole Ellis, Janet Stevens, and Amy Tolliver.


Approval of November 17, 2015 Minutes

Upon motion from Representative Marzian and a second by Representative Carney, the minutes were approved by voice vote.


Acceptance of the Office of Education Accountability’s (OEA) Proposed 2016 Research Agenda

Representative Belcher expressed the need for clarification on inclusion of recess in the 125 instructional minutes of required physical activity. Ms. Timmel, Acting Director, OEA, stated that OEA would take note of the need for clarification and guidance.


Upon a motion from Senator Wise and a second by Representative Belcher, the research agenda was accepted by voice vote.


With no further business before the committee, the meeting was adjourned at 10:14 AM.