Mississippi Board of Education
September 9, 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 Indianola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

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

04. Report on action of the Commission on School Accreditation concerning the assignment of District Accreditation Statuses, School Performance Classifications & Adequate Yearly Progress results under No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (John Gilbert) Backup Material

05. Report on Student Performance in Conservator Districts and Failing Schools (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

06. Discussion of textbook ratings as recommended by the 2010 State Textbook Rating Committee for the adoption of textbooks/materials in the area of early childhood for Pre-Kindergarten programs (Lynn House) Backup Material

07. Discussion of contract with vendors as recommended by the 2010 State Textbook Rating Committee for the adoption of textbooks/materials in the area of early childhood for Pre-Kindergarten programs (Lynn House) Backup Material

08. Discussion of issuing an approved list of Supplemental Educational Service Providers for the 2010-2011 School Year (Lynn House) Backup Material

09. Discussion of awarding competitive grants for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

10. Discussion of awarding competitive grants for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

11. Discussion of revision of the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks (Lynn House) Backup Material

12. Discussion of modifying contract for the operation of the Mississippi Virtual Public School system (Lynn House) Backup Material

13. Discussion of contract with Assessing Educational Competencies, LLC to provide consultative services to the Mississippi Department of Education relative to the Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (Lynn House) Backup Material

14. Discussion of appointment of Director (Education Bureau Director II) of the Office of Child Nutrition (Lynn House) Backup Material

15. Discussion of appointment of Director (Education Bureau Manager) of the Office of Federal Programs (Lynn House) Backup Material

16. Discussion of appointment of Director (Education Bureau Manager) of the Office of Legislation and Communication (Paul Sumrall) Backup Material

17. [PULLED] see item 4

18. Discussion of extending contract with Contact Network, Inc., d/b/a InLine, for nine (9) months to provide hardware maintenance services, troubleshooting and repair services for all desktop computers, laptops, printers and scanners located at Central High School, Greymont Street, Foley Street, and the Mississippi Schools for the Deaf, Blind and the Arts (John Gilbert) Backup Material

19. Discussion of Consent Items:

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

B. Award Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) funds to Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, Inc. (JMG) (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

C. Pupil Transportation Equipment Bids (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

D. Contract with Discovery Education Assessment to provide online leadership assessments to Mississippi principals (John Gilbert) Backup Material

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

20. Consideration of Executive Session

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