Mississippi Board of Education
July 13, 2011
1:30 P.M.
Pass Christian Center for Excellence
270 West Second Street
Pass Christian, MS

Agenda

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

02. Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee meetings Backup Material

03. Discussion of awarding grant awards for FY11 as authorized under Section 1003(g) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (Larry Drawdy) Back-up Material

04. Discussion of awarding grant dollars in support of local improvement efforts for the persistently lowest-achieving schools in the State as authorized under Section 1003(g) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (Larry Drawdy) Back-up Material

05. Presentation on the State Board Examination System by Mr. Glen East, Superintendent of the Gulfport School District (Lynn House) Back-up Material

06. Discussion of awarding competitive grants for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (Lynn House) Back-up Material

07. Discussion of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers State Application Update (Lynn House) Back-up Material

08. Discussion of contract with Assessing Educational Competencies, LLC, to provide consultative services relative to the Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (Lynn House) Back-up Material

09. Discussion of contract with a Team Leader for the Continuous Program Improvement Monitoring Process in accordance with the Modified Mattie T. Consent Decree and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Lynn House) Back-up Material

10. Discussion of publishing the Mississippi Testing Accommodations Manual (Lynn House) Back-up Material

11. Discussion of cut scores for the new Biology I Subject Area Test and the Mississippi Science Test in Grades 5 and 8 (Lynn House) Back-up Material

12. Discussion of revision of the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Vocational Education and Workforce Development: Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Horticulture, and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
(Has cleared Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comments) (Lynn House) Back-up Material

13. Discussion of awarding competitive grants for the Robotics/Engineering program (Lynn House) Back-up Material

14. Discussion of revision/deletion of State Board Policies Back-up Material

A. To remove State Board Policy 8101 – Equity Requirements (Lynn House)

B. To revise State Board Policy 8103 – Practical Nursing Programs (Lynn House)

C. To remove State Board Policy 8404 – Work-Based Learning Coordinator (Lynn House)

D. To remove State Board Policy 8703 – Development of Curriculum Materials and Research Activities (Lynn House)

E. To revise Vocational Education Board policies to reflect a change in program name (Lynn House)

15. Discussion of revision of State Board Policy 1710 – Reporting Infractions
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Daphne Buckley) Back-up Material

16. Discussion of contract with SERVE, Inc. to provide a thorough evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund grant program “New Directions” (Daphne Buckley) Back-up Material

17. Discussion of five (5) new license codes for vocational education
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Daphne Buckley) Back-up Material

18. Discussion of methodology for awarding grants to Teacher Incentive Fund districts to provide high quality professional development for Mississippi educators (Daphne Buckley) Back-up Material

19. Discussion of appointment to the Commission on School Accreditation (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

20. Discussion of revision of Standard 18 - Community Involvement - of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2010 (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

21. Discussion of revision to add Standard 19.7 – Early Release and Delayed Start Schedules - to the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2010 (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

22. Discussion of an Extended Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Batesville Day Treatment through April 20, 2012 (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

23. Discussion of an Extended Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Clinton Day Treatment through April 20, 2012 (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

24. Discussion of an Extended Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Greenville Day Treatment through April 20, 2012 (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

25. Discussion of an Extended Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Meadville Day Treatment through April 20, 2012 (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

26. Discussion of an Extended Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek Schools, Inc., Magee through April 20, 2012 (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

27. Discussion of an Extended Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Pontotoc through April 20, 2012 (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

28. Discussion of an Extended Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Ripley Day Treatment through April 20, 2012 (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

29. Discussion of an Extended Accredited-Temporary Status for Millcreek of Starkville Day Treatment through April 20, 201 (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

30. Discussion of preliminary estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2013 (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

31. Discussion of the preliminary estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2013 (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

32. Discussion of removal of the Financial Advisor assigned to the Water Valley School District (John Gilbert) Back-up Material

33. Discussion of Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Request (Gracie Sanders) Back-up Material

34. Discussion of the State Board of Education’s 2012 Legislative Priorities (Paul Sumrall) Back-up Material

35. Discussion of the Five-Year Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2013-2017 (Tom Burnham) Back-up Material

36. Discussion of Consent Items Back-up Material

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

B. Award competitive contracts for distribution of bread and produce products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Lynn House) Back-up Material

C. Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Membership Dues (Tom Burnham) Back-up Material

D. Report on Personnel Actions (Cassandra Moore) Back-up Material

37. Consideration of Executive Session

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