Mississippi Board of Education
November 18, 2010
10:00 A.M.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi

Agenda

01. Report of the State Superintendent (Tom Burnham)

02. Report on North Panola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

03. Report on Hazlehurst City School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

04. Discussion of modifying contract with Glenn A. Swan to serve as Conservator for the Hazlehurst City School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

05. Discussion of modifying contract with Dr. Michael B. Vinson to serve as Conservator for the Okolona Municipal Separate School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

06. Discussion of modifying contract with Robert A. Strebeck to serve as Conservator for the Sunflower County School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

07. Discussion of modifying contract with Dr. Oscar Love, Jr. to serve as Interim Conservator for the North Panola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

08. Discussion of modifying contract with James A. Malone to serve as Interim Conservator for the Tate County School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

09. Discussion of modifying contract with Dr. George Gilreath to serve as Interim Conservator for the Indianola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

10. Discussion of revision of State Board Policy 3102 – Reporting of Unexcused Absences (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

11. Report from the Office of Dropout Prevention – Annual Performance Report (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

12. Report from the Office of Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement - Annual Performance Report (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

13. Report on the United States Department of Education monitoring visit for Federal Programs (Lynn House) Backup Material

14. Discussion of revision of the Mississippi Social Studies Framework
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Lynn House) Backup Material

15. Discussion of revision of the Mississippi Cumulative Folders and Permanent Records Manual of Directions (Lynn House) Backup Material

16. Discussion of modifying contract with business computers of Memphis, Inc., for system support (Lynn House) Backup Material

17. Discussion of modifying the Interagency Agreement with Information Technology Services and extend the time on the Ciber Contract (Lynn House) Backup Material

18. Discussion of contract with Information Technology Services to develop and implement an online application system for School Districts, University-Based Programs, State Schools, and State Agencies to utilize when completing the required annual Individuals with Disabilities Education Act applications and subsequent amendments for Part B and Pre-School allocations (Lynn House) Backup Material

19. Discussion of contract with Measured Progress to provide scoring, technical services and products for the Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (Lynn House) Backup Material

20. Discussion of the action of the Commission on School Accreditation regarding Graduation Standard 20.4 of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards (John Gilbert) Backup Material

21. [PULLED]

22. Discussion of appointment of Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science Advisory Board members (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

23. Discussion of modifying the contract with C & B Enterprise, Inc.to provide security services on the campus of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

24. Discussion of revision to the Licensure Guideline for K-12 Guidance & Counseling as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

25. Consideration of appeal to the State Board of Education regarding the September 16, 2010, Licensure decision rendered by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

26. Discussion of the Mississippi Special State Schools’ Bullying Policy for consideration of adoption as the school's official policy on preventing, investigating, and acting on bullying situations (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

27.    Report from the Mississippi Technical Advisory Committee for Assessment and Accountability (Lynn House) Backup Material

28.    [PULLED]

29. Discussion of methodology to award Enhancing Education through Technology (E2T2) grant dollars to local educational agencies (John Gilbert) Backup Material

30. Discussion of Consent Items

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

B. Award competitive contracts to various manufacturers to provide food and non-food products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

C. Reject bids for food items as solicited under the State Food Purchasing Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

D. Modification of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 Qualified School Construction Bond (QSCB) Application for 2010 to extend the deadline for issuance of the QSCB (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

E. Report of Personnel Actions (Cassandra Moore) Backup Material

31. Consideration of Executive Session

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