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Mississippi Board of Education
  December 15, 2016
10:00 a.m.

4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi

Agenda

I.          Call to Order

II.         Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation

III.        Approval of minutes of November 10, 2016

IV.       Approval of Agenda

V.        Recognition Ceremony

           2016 December Employee of the Month
           Allison Crain
           School Attendance Officer
           Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement

VI.       Report of State Superintendent of Education

VII.      Report of Chair

VIII.     Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee Meetings

IX.       Discussion of Board Items

    1. 01.   Action: Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish the Outcomes for Intellectually Gifted Education Programs [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    2. 02.   Information: Update on the Mississippi College- and Career- Readiness Standards for Science [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    3. 03.   Action:  Corrective Action Plan for Jackson Public School District (JPS) in accordance with Accreditation Policy 2.8.1 [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    4. 04.    Action: Adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2018 [Goals 4 and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

    5. 05.    Action: Adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2018 [Goals 4 and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

    6. 06.   Consent Agenda (All consent items are Action items except Tab J) Back-up material

        1. Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

        2. Appointment for Standing Commission on School District Efficiency (Carey Wright)
          Back-up material

        3. Revise the Mississippi Nonpublic Schools Accountability Standards
          (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

        4. Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek School – Newton (Paula Vanderford)
          Back-up material

        5. Revise the requirements for the 101 intern license outlined in LicensureGuidelines K-12
          (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

        6. Reappointments to the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

        7. Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the Mississippi Testing Accommodations Manual (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

        8. Nonpublic school accreditation statuses for School Year 2016-2017 (Paula Vanderford)
          Back-up material

        9. Award competitive contract to various manufacturers to provide food products to organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (All 7 Regions in the State) (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

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

X.       Approval of Action Items

    1. 01.   Action: Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish the Outcomes for Intellectually Gifted Education Programs [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

    2. 03.   Action:  Approval of the Corrective Action Plan for Jackson Public School District (JPS) in accordance with Accreditation Policy 2.8.1 [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

    3. 04.   Action:  Approval of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2018 [Goals 4 and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

    4. 05.   Action:  Approval of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2018 [Goals 4 and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

    5. 06.     Consent Agenda (All consent items are Action items except Tab J)

        1. Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits
          (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

        2. Appointment for Standing Commission on School District Efficiency
          (Office of State Superintendent)

        3. Revise the Mississippi Nonpublic Schools Accountability Standards (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment)
          (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

        4. Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek School – Newton
          (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

        5. Revise the requirements for the 101 intern license outlined in LicensureGuidelines K-12
          (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment)
          (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

        6. Reappointments to the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development
          (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

        7. Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the Mississippi Testing Accommodations Manual
          (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

        8. Nonpublic school accreditation statuses for School Year 2016-2017
          (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

        9. Award competitive contract to various manufacturers to provide food products to organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (All 7 Regions in the State)
          (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

        10. Report from the Commission on School District Efficiency
          (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

XI.      Consideration of Executive Session

XII.      State Board of Education

          1.     Report on meetings attended

          2.     Approval of attendance at meetings

XIII.     Other Business

XIV.     Adjournment



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