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Mississippi Board of Education
October 21, 2010
1:30 P.M.
McMillan Boardroom
The Inn at Ole Miss
Alumni Drive
University, MS 38677


Agenda

01. Report from State Superintendent of Education (Tom Burnham) Backup Material

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

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

04. Discussion of revision of State Board Policy 2500 – Contracts
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comments) (Lynn House) Backup Material

05. Discussion of revision of State Board Policy 3900 – Grants/Subgrants
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comments) (Lynn House) Backup Material

06. Discussion of revision of State Board Policy 2001 – Administrators
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comments) (Lynn House) Backup Material

07. Discussion of revision of State Board Policy 2003 – Family Day Care
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comments) (Lynn House) Backup Material

08. Discussion of revision of State Board Policy 2004 – Day Care Management Plans
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comments) (Lynn House) Backup Material

09. Discussion of revision of State Board Policy 2006 – Eligibility, Management, and Monitoring (Child Care Programs)
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comments) (Lynn House) Backup Material

10. Discussion of revision of State Board Policy 4011 – Nutrition Regulations for the Child Nutrition School Breakfast and Lunch Programs
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comments) (Lynn House) Backup Material

11. Discussion of revision of State Board Policy 4012 – Physical Education/Comprehensive Health Education Rules and Regulations
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comments) (Lynn House) Backup Material

12. Discussion of awarding a continuation grant to Mississippi State University – Mississippi Migrant Education Service Center for the Migrant Education Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

13. Discussion of awarding a grant to North Mississippi Regional Education Consortium for the purpose of providing training to educators and administrators in low performing schools and school districts (Lynn House) Backup Material

14. Discussion of modifying contract with Cynthia R. Simmons to increase the scope of services provided to the Office of Student Assessment for continued content and assessment development (Lynn House) Backup Material

15. Discussion of revision ofthe Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comments) (Lynn House) Backup Material

16. Discussion of modifying contract with Glenn Prudhomme to provide computer programming services related to Vocational Salary Reimbursement Reports, Accountability Reports, Vocational Education Data Requests, and Trainings/Presentations (Lynn House) Backup Material

17. Discussion of modifying contract with Lee James to perform the duties of Program Area Supervisor for the Agricultural Education programs in Mississippi (Lynn House) Backup Material

18. Discussion modification of joint agreement between the Lafayette County School District and the Oxford School District for the operation and maintenance of the Oxford/Lafayette Applied Technology Vocational Center (Lynn House) Backup Material

19. Discussion of appointment of Director (Education Bureau Director II) of the Office of Student Assessment (Lynn House) Backup Material

20. [PULLED]

21. Discussion of appointment to the Commission on School Accreditation (John Gilbert) Backup Material

22. Discussion of awarding a grant to Mississippi School Boards Association to conduct basic and continuing education for local school boards as required by Section 37-3-4 of the MS Code Annotated of 1972 (John Gilbert) Backup Material

23. Discussion of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2010
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (John Gilbert) Backup Material

24. Discussion of contract with Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services (ITS) to develop the appropriate infrastructure for the Statewide Longitudinal Data System (John Gilbert) Backup Material

25. Discussion of contract with Institutions of Higher Learning to make infrastructure enhancements for the Statewide Longitudinal Data System (John Gilbert) Backup Material

26. Discussion of contract with National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center (nSPARC) at Mississippi State University for the successful completion of the Statewide Longitudinal Data System (John Gilbert) Backup Material

27. Discussion of contract with State Board for Community and Junior Colleges (SBCJC) to make infrastructure enhancements and for statewide training on the use of the Statewide Longitudinal Data System (John Gilbert) Backup Material

28. [PULLED]

29. Discussion of PEER Committee Report dated September 14, 2010 and the department response (John Gilbert) Backup Material

30. Discussion of five new Praxis Tests and Passing Scores as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comments) (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

31. Discussion of a new Praxis Test for Braille Competency and Passing Score as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comment) (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

32 Discussion of a new Five-Year Renewable License and Endorsement Code 216 for Speech/Language Teacher as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comment) (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

33. 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

34. Discussion of awarding State Fiscal Stabilization Funds, Recovery Act grants to Save the Children and Teach for America under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (Paul Sumrall) Backup Material

35. Discussion of salary adjustments based on responsibilities associated with Education Jobs Bill Legislation and the Statewide Longitudinal Data System Grant (Tom Burnham) Backup Material

36. Discussion of Consent Items

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

B. Extend the grade levels served by the Center for Health Education and Economic Research, Inc., for the provision of supplemental educational services from grades 2 thru 8 to grades 2 thru 12 (Lynn House) Backup Material

C. New school site for the Hancock County School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

D. Borrowing funds with which to purchase school transportation equipment (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

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

37. Consideration of Executive Session

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