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Mississippi Board of Education
July 25, 2010
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 (Tom Burnham) Backup Material

02. Report on Tate County School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

03. Discussion of establishing State Board Policy 3106 – Educational Provisions for Students in Detention Centers (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

04. Discussion of methodology for the reallocation of Title I, Part A Funds (Lynn House) Backup Material

05. Discussion of contract with Eval, Inc., to serve as an external evaluator for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program (Lynn House) Backup Material

06. Discussion of approving the Performance Level Descriptors for the 2010 Mississippi Science Curriculum Frameworks for statewide assessments in grade 5, grade 8, and Biology I (Lynn House) Backup Material

07. Discussion of awarding grants for the FY2011 Robotics/Engineering program initiative (Lynn House) Backup Material

08. Annual Report of the Mississippi Special Education Advisory Panel (Lynn House) Backup Material

09. Discussion of Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Membership Dues (Paul Sumrall) Backup Material

10. Discussion of the Five-Year Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2012 – 2016 (Paul Sumrall) Backup Material

11. Discussion of State Board of Education’s 2011 Legislative Priorities (Paul Sumrall) Backup Material

12. Discussion of preliminary estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2012 (John Gilbert) Backup Material

13. Discussion of the preliminary estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2012 (John Gilbert) Backup Material

14. Discussion of Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request (Gracie Sanders)

15. Discussion of a State Board Policy 403 – Grading (John Gilbert) Backup Material

16. Discussion of Financial Advisor for Drew School District (John Gilbert) Backup Material

17. Discussion of Financial Advisor for Greenville Public School District (John Gilbert) Backup Material

18. Discussion of contract with Callahan and Associates, Incorporated to provide IT Management Services for the Statewide Longitudinal Data System (John Gilbert) Backup Material

19. Discussion of school districts with need for administrators to participate in the Mississippi School Administrator Sabbatical Program (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

20. Discussion of the Brookhaven School District Interlocal Agreement to provide instructional services for the Mississippi School of the Arts during the 2010 – 2011 school year (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

21. Discussion of one-year grant to Mississippi University for Women to operate the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science for the 2010 – 2011 school year (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

22. Discussion of Consent Items

A. Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Lynn House) Backup Material

B. Contract with milk and ice cream vendors for product distribution to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

C. Enter into an Agreement with the Mississippi Community College Foundation to continue to administer the Alternate Route Administrator Program known as the Mississippi Alternate Path to Quality School Leadership (MAPQSL) for the 2010 – 2011 School Year (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

D. Enter into an Agreement with the Mississippi Community College Foundation to Continue to administer the Alternate Route Teacher Program Known as the Mississippi Alternate Path to Quality Teachers (MAPQT) for the 2010-2011 School Year (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

E. Contract with James Randy Davis to provide part-time instructional services in Mathematics to students at the Mississippi School of the Arts (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

F. Renew contract with Dr. Glen H. Stribling for the provision of Low Vision services on the campus of the Mississippi School for the Blind (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

G. Award the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funds to Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, Inc. (JMG), pending authorization by the Mississippi Department for Employment Security (MDES) (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

H. Report on Personnel Actions (Cassandra Moore)

23. Consideration of Executive Session

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