Mississippi Board of Education
Special Called Meeting
June 30, 2009
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi

Agenda

1:00 P.M


01. Report from the State Superintendent (Hank Bounds) Backup Material

02. Discussion of FY2010 financial allocations for vocational-technical programs and services (Kris Kaase) Backup Material

03. Discussion to award continuation grant to the University of Mississippi to deliver the University Assisted Teacher Recruitment and Retention Grant (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

04. Discussion of one-year grant to Mississippi University for Women to operate the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science for the 2009 – 2010 school year (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

05. Discussion of Qualified School Construction Bond Approval Process (Martez Hill) Backup Material

06. Discussion of Fiscal Year 2009 Contracts with Former State Employees Receiving Retirement Benefits (Martez Hill) Backup Material

07. Discussion of Fiscal Year 2010 Contracts with Former State Employees Receiving Retirement Benefits (Martez Hill) Backup Material

08. Discussion of seventy (70) discretionary grant awards to local school districts for school nurses in the School Nurse Intervention Program as appropriated by the 2009 Mississippi Legislature (pending appropriation) (Martez Hill) Backup Material

09. Discussion of grant awards for Special Projects appropriated by the Mississippi Legislature, House Bill 49 (Martez Hill) Backup Material

10. Discussion of $800,000.00 loan from the School District Emergency Assistance Fund to the Indianola School District (Todd Ivey) Backup Material

11. Discussion to renew contract with American Council on Education, General Educational Development (GED) Testing Service for the GED Option Program (Toni Kersh) Backup Material

12. Discussion to award Education for Homeless Children and Youth, Recovery Act grants to local educational agencies under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (Quentin Ransburg) Backup Material

13. Discussion of appointment of an Interim Conservator for the Tate County School District for July 1–19, 2009 (Jean Massey) Backup Material

14. Executive Session
     · Personnel Matters

Immediately following the Work Session

I. Call to order

II. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation

III. Approval of Minutes of Special Called Meeting of June 17, 2009

IV. Additions or deletions/approval of agenda

V. Report of the Chair

VI. Approval of Action Items

02. Approval of FY2010 financial allocations for vocational-technical programs and services
(Office of Instructional Programs and Services)

03. Approval to award continuation grant to the University of Mississippi to deliver the University Assisted Teacher Recruitment and Retention Grant
(Office of Quality Professionals and Special Schools)

04. Approval of one-year grant to Mississippi University for Women to operate the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science for the 2009–2010 school year
(Office of Quality Professionals and Special Schools)

05. Approval of Qualified School Construction Bond Approval Process
(Office of Policy and Operations)

06. Approval of Fiscal Year 2009 Contracts with Former State Employees Receiving Retirement Benefits
(Office of Policy and Operations)

07. Approval of Fiscal Year 2010 Contracts with Former State Employees Receiving Retirement Benefits
(Office of Policy and Operations)

08. Approval of seventy (70) discretionary grant awards to local school districts for school nurses in the School Nurse Intervention Program as appropriated by the 2009 Mississippi Legislature (pending appropriation)
(Office of Policy and Operations)

09. Approval of grant awards for Special Projects appropriated by the Mississippi Legislature, House Bill 49
(Office of Policy and Operations)

10. Approval of $800,000.00 loan from the School District Emergency Assistance Fund to the Indianola School District
(Office of Policy and Operations)

11. Approval to renew contract with American Council on Education, General Educational Development (GED) Testing Service for the GED Option Program
(Office of Student Performance)

12. Approval to award Education for Homeless Children and Youth, Recovery Act grants to local educational agencies under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
(Office of Student Performance)

13. Approval of appointment of an Interim Conservator for the Tate County School District for July 1–19, 2009
(Office of Student Performance)

VII. Other Business

VIII. Adjournment

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