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Mississippi Board of Education
February 19, 2015
10:00 A.M.
4
th 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 to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish State Board Policy 405 - Length of School Term in accordance with MS Code 37-13-63 (Pat Ross) Back-up material

04.     Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise State Board Policy 3804 - Additional Assessment Options for Graduation (Pat Ross) Back-up material

05.     [PULLED]         

06.     Discussion of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Renewal Process (Pat Ross) Back-up material

07.     Discussion to revise Accreditation Policy 3.1.3 of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2014 – Internal Review of Preliminary Accountability Results and establish Accreditation Policy 3.1.4 – Review or Appeal of Final Accountability Results (Pat Ross) Back-up material

08.     Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To repeal State Board Policy 404 – First Administration of Statewide Assessments (Pat Ross) Back-up material

09.     Report from the Accountability Task Force meetings held on January 21, 2015 and February 12, 2015 (Pat Ross) Back-up material

10.     Discussion of the New Start School Comprehensive Plan of Improvement for districts assigned New Start status in accordance with State Board Policy 5152 - New Start School Program Regulations as per Section 37-167-1, Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended (Pat Ross) Back-up material

11.     Discussion to establish an Achievement School District Task Force to explore options pertaining to the improvement of perpetually low-performing schools and districts in Mississippi (Pat Ross) Back-up material

12.     Discussion of the Literacy-Based Promotion Act Supports for Teachers, Parents, Administrators, and Communities (Kim Benton) 
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13.     Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise State Board Policy 3106 – Youth Detention Center Educational (Todd Ivey) Back-up material         

14.     Discussion of the Direct Certification Process with the Office of Child Nutrition and the Office of Technology and Strategic Services (John Q. Porter) Back-up material

15.     Discussion of 2014 Mississippi College-and Career-Readiness Standards (Kim Benton) Back-up material

16.     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 new license code 101 for student interns in Mississippi teacher preparation programs 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

          C.    Discussion of appointments to the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

          D.    Discussion of appointments for Standing Commission on School District Efficiency (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

          E.    Discussion to modify contract with Lydia West, R.D. to provide consultative services to the Office of Child Nutrition relating to the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

          F.    Discussion to modify contract with DLT Solutions LLC to continue work on the accountability system and MSIS updates (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

          G.    Discussion to revise the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education for (1) Carpentry, (2) Collision Repair Technician, (3) Cosmetology, (4) Metal Fabrication, (5) Polymer Science, (6) Precision Machining, (7) Television Broadcasting and Production (Has cleared the Administrative Procedure Act process with no public comments) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

          H.    Discussion to establish the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education for Keystone:  Career Planning (Has cleared the Administrative Procedure Act process with no public comments) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

          I.    Discussion to modify contract with Harris, Mackessy and Brennan (HMB), Incorporated to provide a web-based online application system for the remaining Title programs and Special Education (Kim Benton) Back-up material

17.     Executive Session

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