Mississippi Board of Education
September 10, 2009
10:00 A.M.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi


01. Report from the State Superintendent (John Jordan) Backup Material

02. Report on Blind Persons’ Literacy Rights and Education Act (Kris Kaase) Backup Material

03. Report on Tate County School District (Kris Kaase) Backup Material

04. Report on Indianola School District (Kris Kaase) Backup Material

05. [PULLED]

06. Report on Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) results under No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) (Ken Thompson) Backup Material

07. Discussion to contract with Tann, Brown & Russ Co., PLLC to calculate the Fiscal Year 2011 Mississippi Adequate Education Program revised estimated Base Student Cost and revised total cost estimate (Todd Ivey) Backup Material

08. Discussion to contract with Discovery Education Assessment to provide online leadership assessments to Mississippi principals (Paula Vanderford) Backup Material

09. Discussion of a policy to prescribe the information and format required to be included in the development and publication of an annual report as required by Senate Bill 2628, the Children First Act of 2009
(Has received public comments during the Administrative Procedures Act process) (Paul Sumrall)
Backup Material

10. Discussion to modify contract with the Regional Educational Service Agencies (RESAs) to facilitate Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) Training (Kris Kaase) Backup Material

11. Discussion to contract with Decision First to provide training and installation on Business Objects Edge software that will allow web-based NCLB-compliant reports (Ken Thompson) Backup Material

12. Executive Session Backup Material
•Personnel Matters
Consent Items

A. Fiscal Year 2010 Contracts with the Public Employees' Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) retirees receiving retirement benefits (Martez Hill) Backup Material

B. New school site for the Ocean Springs School District (Shane McNeill) Backup Material

C. New school site for the Holmes County School District (Shane McNeill) Backup Material

D. School transportation equipment bids (Shane McNeill) Backup Material

E. Amend the list of Evaluation Team members to evaluate in schools designated as Schools At-Risk beginning Fall 2009 as required by MS Code §37-18-3 (Pallascene Cole) Backup Material

F. Modification of contract with Rivers Educational Services to review applications for funding under the Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act (Quentin Ransburg) Backup Material

G. Discussion to issue an approved list of Supplemental Educational Service (SES) Providers for the 2009-2010 School Year (Quentin Ransburg) Backup Material

H. Contract with Jennifer A. Jackson to provide services as the Coordinator of School Advancement at the Mississippi School of the Arts (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material


J. Report of Personnel Actions (Martez Hill) Backup Material

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