October 6, 2009
State Board of Education (SBOE) October Meeting
What:SBOE October meeting
When: October 13, 2009 & October 14, 2009
Where: Boardroom, Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), 120 SE 10th Ave., Topeka, KS 66612-1182
The Kansas State Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled meeting in the Boardroom at the Kansas State Department of Education on Tuesday, October 13, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing on Wednesday, October 14, beginning at 9:00 a.m. The State Board will receive the 2009 State Report Card data at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13.
The materials for the meeting have been posted on the KSDE website.
To view the agenda for the October meeting, go to:
Prior to the release of the report card information, a media briefing has been scheduled for Friday, October 9, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. in the boardroom at KSDE. Deputy Commissioner Diane DeBacker will be discussing the results with media. The information being shared is embargoed until the official release at 1:30 p.m. on October 13, 2009. This information may not be released to the public until after that time.
Additionally, we ask that you not contact schools/districts regarding the data until after 1:30 p.m. on October 13, 2009.
Media representatives will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement prior to the briefing. The agreement is attached below.
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KANSAS STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Data Security Requirements for the 2009 Assessment Report, Standard of Excellence and Final AYP List
Kansas State Report Card 2009
Under this agreement, you will have access to secure and confidential assessment data belonging to the Kansas State Department of Education. These data are under strict EMBARGO and may not be copied, published, announced, or in any other way made public including email, voice mail, and/or other electronic forms of communication prior to their official release to the Kansas State Board of Education at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2009.
By accepting this agreement, you acknowledge that the data and related information constitute proprietary and confidential materials of the Kansas State Department of Education. You agree to keep all data and related information secure and confidential until the time of their official release. In the event that these embargoed materials are stolen or lost, or in the event that an unauthorized party has gained access to these materials, please notify Karla S. Denny immediately.
Her contact information is as follows:
Karla S. Denny, Director of Communications
PLEASE SIGN BELOW AND BRING TO THE MEDIA BRIEFING ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2009, 10:00 A.M.
ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO:
Full Name (please print)_________________________________________________________