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Mississippi Board of Education
July 16, 2010
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 June 24-25, 2010

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, July 15, 2010.)

03. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish a State Board Policy 3106 – Educational Provisions for Students in Detention Centers
(Office of School Improvement, Oversight & Recovery)

04. Approval of methodology for the reallocation of Title I, Part A Funds
(Office of Instructional Enhancement & Internal Operations)

05. Approval to contract with Eval, Inc., to serve as an external evaluator for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program
(Office of Instructional Enhancement & Internal Operations)

06. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To approve the Performance Level Descriptors for the 2010 Mississippi Science Curriculum Frameworks for statewide assessments in grade 5, grade 8, and Biology I
(Office of Instructional Enhancement & Internal Operations)

07. Approval to award grants for the FY 2011 Robotics/Engineering program initiative
(Office of Instructional Enhancement & Internal Operations)

09. Approval of Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Membership Dues
(Office of Communications & Legislative Services)

10. Approval of the Five-Year Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2012 – 2016
(Office of Communications & Legislative Services)

11. Approval of State Board of Education’s 2011 Legislative Priorities
(Office of Communications & Legislative Services)

12. Approval of preliminary estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2012
(Office of Educational Accountability)

13. Approval of the preliminary estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2012
(Office of Educational Accountability)

14. Approval of Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request
(Office of Budget)

15. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish a State Board Policy 403 – Grading
(Office of Educational Accountability)

16. Approval of Financial Advisor for Drew School District
(Office of Educational Accountability)

17. Approval of Financial Advisor for Greenville Public School District
(Office of Educational Accountability)

18. Approval of contract with Callahan and Associates, Incorporated to provide IT Management Services for the Statewide Longitudinal Data System
(Office of Educational Accountability)

19. Approval of school districts with need for administrators to participate in the Mississippi School Administrator Sabbatical Program
(Office of Quality Professionals & Special Schools)

20. Approval of the Brookhaven School District Interlocal Agreement to provide instructional services for the Mississippi School of the Arts during the 2010 – 2011 school year
(Office of Quality Professionals & Special Schools)

21. Approval of one-year grant to Mississippi University for Women to operate the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science for the 2010 – 2011 school year
(Office of Quality Professionals & Special Schools)

22. Consent Items

A. Approval of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits
(Office of Instructional Enhancement & Internal Operations)

B. Approval to contract with milk and ice cream vendors for product distribution to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program
(Office of Instructional Enhancement & Internal Operations)

C. Approval to 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
(Office of Quality Professionals & Special Schools)

D. Approval to 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
(Office of Quality Professionals & Special Schools)

E. Approval of contract with James Randy Davis to provide part-time instructional services in Mathematics to students at the Mississippi School of the Arts
(Office of Quality Professionals & Special Schools)

F. Approval to renew contract with Dr. Glen H. Stribling for the provision of Low Vision services on the campus of the Mississippi School for the Blind
(Office of Quality Professionals & Special Schools)

G. Approval to award the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funds to Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, Inc. (JMG), pending authorization by the Mississippi Department for Employment Security (MDES)
(Office of School Improvement, Oversight & Recovery)

VII. Recognition Ceremony

2010 Parent of the Year Congressional District Winners
Brandall Atkinson
Lafayette County School District
First Congressional District

Suretta Nunn
Louisville Municipal School District
Third Congressional District

Allison Foxworth
Columbia School District
Fourth Congressional District

2010 Mississippi Parent of the Year
Curtis Jones
Jackson Public School District
Second Congressional District

July 2010 MDE Employee of the Month
Margaret Robinson-Harris
Special Education Program Coordinator
Office of Special Education

 VIII.     State Board of Education

            01.  Election of Chair and Vice-Chair
            02.  Discussion of National Association of State Boards of Education
                    (NASBE) Membership Dues
            03.  Report on meetings attended
            04.  Approval of attendance at meetings

 IX.       Other Business

 X.        Adjournment

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