Mississippi Board of Education
November 13, 2007
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 Backup Material

  • Transitioning the Mississippi State and Federal Accountability Model
  • Resources, Assistance, and Accountability Steps for Low Performing Schools
02. Discussion of State Farm Insurance Company’s $1.5 million grant to the Public Education Forum of Mississippi that will fund a statewide awareness campaign to support MDE’s dropout prevention initiatives (Hank Bounds) Backup Material

03. Discussion of an initial Accredited status for Millcreek of Greenville School (Beth Sewell) Backup Material

04. Discussion of revision of State Board Policy 2100 Class Size (Kris Kaase) Backup Material

05. Discussion of contract modification with E and R Assessments for the Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (MAAECF) (Kris Kaase) Backup Material

06. Discussion of awarding competitive grants for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program (Sonya Amis) Backup Material

07. Discussion of awarding competitive grants for 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (Sonya Amis) Backup Material

08. Discussion of modifying competitive grant award for 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (Sonya Amis) Backup Material

09. [PULLED)

10. Discussion of supplemental endorsement in Physical Science at Mississippi College as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

11. Discussion of appointments to the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

12. Discussion of awarding the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Grant to Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, Inc. (JMG) (Sheril Smith) Backup Material

13. Discussion of awarding the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Grant to Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, Inc. (JMG) (Sheril Smith) Backup Material

14. Discussion of Comprehensive Health Education and Physical Education Rules and Regulations (Regina Ginn) Backup Material

15. Discussion of the methodology for selecting Sites for Redesigning Education for the 21st Century Workforce in Mississippi (James Sardin) Backup Material

Consent items

A. Continue in effect Board’s Declaration of State of Emergency based on the findings that, pursuant to the continuing proclamation issued by the Governor of the State of Mississippi, a state of emergency continues to exist as a result of Hurricane Katrina and that, pursuant to the provisions of the Hurricane Education Recovery Act, federal funds have been allocated to address educational needs resulting from this disaster Steve Williams) Backup Material

B. Change orders for State Public School Building Fund (Regina Ginn) Backup Material

C. Completed construction project for State Public School Building Fund (Regina Ginn) Backup Material

D. Accept procurement authorization from the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services (ITS) for CCH Consulting professional services (Regina Ginn) Backup Material

E. Report of Personnel Actions (Ethel Cain Carson) Backup Material

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