Board Policy Committee Minutes – September 22, 2020

Our Mission: The Sioux City Community School District exists to educate students to believe in their talents and skills, achieve academic excellence and succeed in reaching their potential.

Facilitator: Dr. Paul Gausman
Secretary: Cyndi Lloyd

The Board Policy Committee (BPC) met on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.

Committee Members Present: Dr. Paul Gausman, Perla Alarcon-Flory, Dr. Juli Albert, Jeremy Saint
and Cyndi Lloyd

Committee Members Absent: None

Guests: Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, Dr. Kim Buryanek, Kim Neal and Attorney Maureen
Heffernan

BP 501.6 – Non-Resident Student: Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, Dr. Kim Buryanek, and Kim Neal

Conclusion: This policy is up for review in 2021, however IASB has placed this policy on the annual
review list. BP 501.6 was reviewed and edited by Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, Dr. Kim
Buryanek, Kim Neal, and Attorney Maureen Heffernan. Ms. Heffernan stated that revisions reflect
Open Enrollment regulations set by the state. Revisions to BP 501.6 include changing the title to:
District-to-District Open Enrollment. Revisions to BP 501.6 were approved as presented and will be
brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, September 28, 2020.

AR 501.6 – Procedures for District-to-District Open Enrollment: Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, Dr. Kim Buryanek and Kim Neal

Conclusion: This is a new Administrative Regulation explaining the procedures to BP 501.6. AR
501.6 was created by Attorney Maureen Heffernan to follow Iowa Department of Education regulations and was reviewed by Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, Dr. Kim Buryanek, and Kim Neal. AR 501.6 will be recommended for adoption and brought forward to the full Board for acknowledgment on Monday, September 28, 2020.

BP 501.6-A – District-to-District Open Enrollment – Insufficient Classroom Space: Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, Dr. Kim Buryanek, and Kim Neal

Conclusion: This is a new policy related to Open Enrollment as recommended by IASB. 501.6-A was created by Attorney Maureen Heffernan and reviewed by Dr. Brian Burnight, Jim Vanderloo, Dr. Kim Buryanek, and Kim Neal. 501.6-A will be recommended for adoption and brought forward to the full Board for acknowledgment on Monday, September 28, 2020.

BP 605.4 – Graduation Requirements: Jim Vanderloo and Kim Neal

Conclusion: This policy was updated in 2019, however IASB has placed this policy on the annual
review list. BP 605.4 was reviewed and edited by Jim Vanderloo, Kim Neal, and Attorney Maureen
Heffernan. Revisions to BP 605.4 were approved as presented and will be brought forward to the full Board for first reading on Monday, September 28, 2020.

NOTE: Temporary Change to the SCCSD Graduation Requirements Policy 605.4 and AR605.4
and the Form approved by the Board Policy Committee on May 5, 2020, will be terminated and
removed from the website.

AR 605.4 – Graduation Requirements: Jim Vanderloo

Conclusion: AR 605.4 was reviewed and edited by Jim Vanderloo, Kim Neal, and Attorney Maureen
Heffernan as a result of IASB’s recommendation that this policy and AR be reviewed annually. AR
605.4 will be included in the September 25 Informational Update and updated on the District website once the policy has been approved by the Board.

The next Board Policy Committee meeting will be held October 20, 2020