Mississippi Board of Education
April 14, 2011
1:30 P.M.
Delta State University
Jacob Conference Center
Ewing Hall
1003 West Sunflower Road
Cleveland, Mississippi

Agenda

01. Report of State Superintendent of Education (Tom Burnham)

02. Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee meetings

03. Discussion of appointment of Conservator for Hazlehurst City School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

04. Discussion of contract for appointed Conservator for Hazlehurst City School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

05. Discussion of appointment of Interim Conservator for North Panola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

06. Discussion of contract for appointed Interim Conservator for North Panola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

07. Discussion of contract with North Mississippi Regional Education Consortium to facilitate regional training sessions for the Mississippi Department of Education for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2011 and for Fiscal Year 2012 (Lynn House) Backup Material

08. Discussion of Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Finance and Administration to fulfill the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act program monitoring requirements (Lynn House) Backup Material

09. Discussion of contract with Choosing the Best Publishing, LLC, to provide state-wide Health Education training for middle school teachers (Lynn House) Backup Material

10. Discussion of renewing contract with Measured Progress for Fiscal Year 2012 for the Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (MAAECF) (Lynn House) Backup Material

11. Discussion of renewing contract with NCS Pearson, Inc., for Fiscal Year 2012 for the Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition (MCT2) (Lynn House) Backup Material

12. Discussion of renewing contract with NCS Pearson, Inc., for Fiscal Year 2012 for the Mississippi Subject Area Testing Program, Second Edition (SATP2) (Lynn House) Backup Material

13. Discussion of renewing contract with NCS Pearson, Inc., for Fiscal Year 2012 for the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) (Lynn House) Backup Material

14. Discussion of renewing contract with Riverside Publishing for Fiscal Year 2012 for the Elementary (Grade 5) and Middle (Grade 8) Grades Science Assessment Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

15. Discussion of renewing contract with the Mississippi Assessment Center at the Research and Curriculum Unit at Mississippi State University for Fiscal Year 2012 for the Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System, Second Edition (MS-CPAS2) (Lynn House) Backup Material

16. Discussion of renewing the contract with C & B Enterprise, Inc.to provide security services on the campus of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf Fiscal Year 2012 (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

17. Discussion of modifying contract with MMI Dining Systems, L.L.C. to provide food service on the campus of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf for Fiscal Year 2011(Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

18. Discussion of renewing the contract with MMI Dining Systems, L.L.C. to provide food service on the campus of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf for Fiscal Year 2012 (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

19. Discussion of removing State Board Policies 1702, 1712, 1713, and 7409 which are duplications of State Board Policy 800, (Administrative Process and Performance Review)
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with/without public comment) (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

20. Discussion of establishing State Board Policy 404 – First Operational Administration of a Statewide Assessment in the State Accountability Model (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (John Gilbert) Backup Material

21. Discussion of revision of Appendix H – Consequences for Non-Compliance with Financial Accountability Requirements in the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2010
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment) (John Gilbert) Backup Material

22. Discussion of revision of Footnote 4 of Appendix A – Graduation Requirements in the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2010
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (John Gilbert) Backup Material

23. Discussion of adding Standard 23.9 – Gifted Education to the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2010
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment) (John Gilbert) Backup Material

24. Discussion of revision of Appendix C – Requirements for Admission to Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) Public Universities in Mississippi in the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2010
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process withput public comment) (John Gilbert) Backup Material

25. Discussion of an Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Batesville Day Treatment (John Gilbert) Backup Material

26. Discussion of an Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Clinton Day Treatment (John Gilbert) Backup Material

27. Discussion of an Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Greenville Day Treatment (John Gilbert) Backup Material

28. Discussion of an Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Gulfport Day Treatment (John Gilbert) Backup Material

29. Discussion of an Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Meadville Day Treatment (John Gilbert) Backup Material

30. Discussion of an Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek Schools, Inc., Magee (John Gilbert) Backup Material

31. Discussion of an Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Pontotoc (John Gilbert) Backup Material

32. Discussion of an Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Ripley Day Treatment (John Gilbert) Backup Material

33. Discussion of an Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Starkville Day Treatment (John Gilbert) Backup Material

34. Discussion to contract with Suzanne E. Smith, CPA, to serve as the financial advisor for the Greenville Public School District (John Gilbert) Backup Material

35. Discussion to revise State Board Policy 1200– Audit, SDE Resolution Process. State Board Policy 1200 has not been revised since October, 1990. Minor revisions are recommended to update the current office responsibilities for the audit resolution process (John Gilbert) Backup Material

36. Discussion of contract with Dr. Larry Drawdy to perform the administrative duties for the position of Deputy Superintendent in the Office of School Improvement, Oversight and Recovery (Tom Burnham) Backup Material

37. Discussion to solicit proposals for the administration, management and operation of school districts in conservatorship (Tom Burnham) Backup Material

38. Approval of appointment of Director (Education Bureau Manager) of the Office of Dropout Prevention (Tom Burnham) Backup Material

39. Discussion of Consent Items:

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

B. Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science 2011- 2012 Student Handbook (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

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

40. Consideration of Executive Session

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