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Mississippi Board of Education
February 18, 2005
8:30 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 Meeting of January 20-21, 2005

IV.       Additions or deletions – Approval of agenda
 

V.        Report of the Chair

VI.       Approval of Action Items
           (Items below are numbered to correspond to the items as discussed on Thursday, February 17, 2005.) 

05. Approval of methodology for awarding competitive grants to eligible local school districts for the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
(Office of Deputy Superintendent)

03. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2004
(Office of Accreditation)

06. Approval of methodology for selection of school districts to receive grants to provide Effective School and Classroom Management training for teachers and administrators
(Office of Deputy Superintendent)

07. Approval of contract award to Ciber, Inc., for the K-12 Network Support Services to provide onsite technical support for Mississippi public school districts
(Office of Deputy Superintendent)

10. Approval of the methodology to select high schools to participate in a pilot study for high school redesign
(Office of Instructional Programs and Services)

12. Approval to award Mathematics and Science Partnerships Program Grants
(Office of Instructional Programs and Services)

13. Approval for recommendations on exceptions to student enrollment in grades 1-4
(Office of Instructional Programs and Services)

14. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the Textbook Administration Handbook Rules and Regulations
(Office of Educational Technology)

15. Approval of appointments to the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science Advisory Board
(Office of Instructional Programs and Services)

16. Approval of appointment of School Finance Officer
(Office of Deputy Superintendent)

18. Approval to revise the Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with one public comment)
(Office of Educational Accountability)

19.  Contract Modification

Safe and Orderly Schools
1. Approval of change orders for State Public School Building Fund
The Office of Safe and Orderly Schools requests approval of change orders for construction projects. School districts are requested to submit any modifications to an approved contract.

2. Approval of final projects for State Public School Building Fund
The Office of Safe and Orderly Schools requests approval of final projects for state public school building funds. School districts are requested to submit closing documents upon completion of construction projects.
(Office of Deputy Superintendent)

VII. Other Action Items

VIII. Recognition Ceremony

2004 No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon Schools
North Pontotoc High School
Oak Grove High School
Pearl River Central Junior High School

Friends of Mississippi School for the Deaf and Home Depot
Monetary and construction donations for a playground for Mississippi School for the Deaf students

IX. State Board of Education

     01. Report on meetings attended
     02. Approval of attendance at meetings

X. Other Business

XI. Adjournment

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