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Mississippi Board of Education
August 14, 2014
  10:00 A.M.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi

Agenda

01. Report of State Superintendent of Education Back-up material

02. Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee meetings Back-up material

03.       Discussion of transfer of all assets, real and personal property from Sunflower County School District and Indianola School District to Sunflower County Consolidated School District (Pat Ross) Back-up material

04.       Discussion to award discretionary grant to Jackson Public School District for the purpose of contracting with an Educator in Residence to provide consultative services and technical assistance (Kim Benton) Back-up material

05.       Discussion of parent notification format for retained third grade students, as required by the Literacy-Based Promotion Act of 2013 (Kim Benton) Back-up material

06.       Annual Report of the Mississippi Special Education Advisory Panel (Kim Benton) Back-up material

07.       Discussion to contract with Amplify Education, Inc., for conducting the Data Coaching Pilot Program (Kim Benton) Back-up material

08.       Discussion of Report from the Commission on School District Efficiency (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

09.       Discussion to contract with GCR, Inc., to Update and Upgrade the Division of Purchasing and Food Distribution Automated Food Purchasing System (APS) (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

10.       Discussion of new license code 101 for student interns in MS teacher preparation programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

11.       Discussion of request from the University of Southern Mississippi for a supplemental endorsement in secondary mathematics  as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

12.       Discussion to contract with Evidence-Based Education Research and Evaluation (EBERE) to complete an evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Grant (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

13.       Discussion to contract with The RIA Group to design, develop, and evaluate key elements of the teacher evaluation system (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

14.       Action on appeal to the State Board of Education regarding the May 13, 2014, Licensure decision rendered by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

15.       Consent Agenda Back-up material

A.     Discussion of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

B.     Discussion of Praxis II Education of Young Children (5024) with a minimum passing score of 160 and Speech-Language Pathology (5331) with a minimum passing score of 162 as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

         1. Praxis II Education of Young Children (5024) to replace 0021/5021 with a minimum passing score of 160 Back-up material

        2. Praxis II Speech-Language Pathology (5331) to replace 0330/5330 with a minimum passing score of 162 Back-up material

C.     Discussion of Pupil Transportation Equipment Bids (Pat Ross) Back-up material

D.     Discussion of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science 2014-2015 Employee Handbook (Kim Benton) Back-up material

E.     Report of Personnel Actions (Washington Cole)  Back-up material

16.       Consideration of Executive Session

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