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Mississippi Board of Education
July 20, 2006
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

02. Discussion of Redesigning Education for the 21st Century Workforce in Mississippi

03. Discussion to re-file with the Secretary of State's Office the school district vending regulations to determine what and when products can be sold on the school campus to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process (Substantive changes were made based on public comments) (Regina Ginn) Backup material

04. Discussion of Statewide Child Nutrition Purchasing Program’s FY 2006 Financial Statement and FY 2007 Fee Structure (Regina Ginn) Backup material

05. Discussion to award competitive contract to Dairy Fresh of Alabama to provide distribution of milk products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Region 7 in the State) (Regina Ginn) Backup material

06. Discussion of revision to State Board policy JDF-1 (Discipline, Reporting)
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Regina Ginn) Backup material

07. Discussion of contract with Magee Enterprises, Inc. to provide the Instructional Management System for the Agriculture and Environmental Science and Technology (AEST) program (James Sardin) Backup material

08. Discussion of continuing in effect Board’s Declaration of State of Emergency based on result of Hurricane Katrina (Steve Williams) Backup material

09. Discussion of FY 2008 Budget Request (Steve Williams) Backup material

10. Discussion of revision of language in current State Board Policy DFBI to reflect changes in the rules and regulations regarding the administration of funds appropriated for Education Enhancement Funds for Classroom Supplies and Materials (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comment) (Steve Williams) Backup material

11. Discussion of estimated FY 2008 Base Student Cost (Steve Williams) Backup material

12. Assessments and Accountability Update (Kris Kaase) Backup material

13. Discussion of five-year district proposals under the new regulations for the gifted education program (Kris Kaase) Backup material

14. Discussion of revision of Textbook Administration Handbook Rules and Regulations (Kris Kaase) Backup material

15. Report of the State Special Education Advisory Panel (Kris Kaase) Backup material

16. Discussion of awarding continuation grants for Reading First districts and schools (Kris Kaase) Backup material

17. Discussion of Mississippi’s Policy for Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act 2004 (IDEIA 2004) (Kris Kaase) Back-up material

18. Discussion of approving Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (MAAECF) Student Proficiency Level (Cut) Scores and General Student Proficiency Level Descriptors (Kris Kaase) Backup material

19. [Pulled]

20. Discussion of awarding grants for Hurricane Katrina Education Recovery Act through the Impact Aid for Displaced Students (Sonya Amis) Backup material

21. Discussion of awarding competitive grants for the Migrant Education Program (Year 2 of a 3 Year subgrant) (Sonya Amis) Backup material

22. Discussion of revision of Current Two-Year and Five-Year Reciprocity Policies (Daphne Buckley)  Backup material

23. Discussion of establishing Cut Scores for Validated Praxis II Exams (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

24. Discussion of revision of the Current Five-Year Educator License – School Psychologist policy (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

25. Discussion of the Mississippi School of the Arts calendar for school year 2006-2007 (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

26. Discussion of Mississippi School of the Arts 2006-2007 Student Handbook (Daphne Buckley)
Backup material

27. Discussion of revision of the Admissions Criteria for the Mississippi School of the Arts (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

28. Discussion of the Mississippi School for the Blind 2006-2007 Student Handbook (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

29. Discussion of the Mississippi School for the Blind 2006-2007 Staff Handbook (Daphne Buckley)
Backup material

30. Discussion of the Mississippi School for the Blind School Wellness Policy (Daphne Buckley)  Backup material

31. Discussion of the Mississippi School for Blind & Deaf calendar for school year 2006-2007 (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

32. Discussion of the Mississippi School for the Blind and Deaf Safety and Crisis Management Manual (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

33. Discussion of contract with Capital Security Services, Inc. (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

34. Discussion of the Mississippi School for the Deaf 2006-2007 Student Handbook (Daphne Buckley)
Backup material

35. Discussion of the Mississippi School for the Deaf School Wellness Policy (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

36. Discussion of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science calendar for school year 2006-2007 (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

37. Discussion of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science 2006-2007 School Handbook (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

38. Discussion of Appointment of Bureau Director II (High School Principal) Mississippi School for the Blind (Ethel Carson) Backup material

39. Discussion of Appointment of School Finance Officer, Office of Budget and Planning (Ethel Carson) Backup material

40. Report of personnel actions (Ethel Carson) Backup material

Consent Item

41. Discussion of contract with Research Foundation of State University of New York (ESCORT) (Sonya Amis) Backup material

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