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Mississippi Board of Education
March 17, 2011
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 Tate County School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

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

04. Discussion of contract with the International Center for Leadership in Education to coordinate regional trainings on the Common Core State Standards for school leadership teams (Lynn House) Backup Material

05. Discussion of modifying contract with Rivers Educational Services to assist the state in providing technical assistance to schools and districts in improvement and ensuring program compliance at the state, district, and school level (Lynn House) Backup Material

06. Discussion of awarding competitive contract to C. F. Sauer to provide portion control mayonnaise products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

07. Discussion of contract with Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation to provide training, equipment and curricula required for the Building Healthy Families for the Future Grant (Lynn House) Backup Material

08. Discussion of revision of Student Performance Level Descriptors for the Mississippi Curriculum Frameworks in U.S. History (Lynn House) Backup Material

09. Discussion of revision of Testing Students with Disabilities Regulations (Lynn House) Backup Material

10. Discussion of modifying contract with NCS Pearson, Inc., to increase the scope of technical services and products for the Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition (MCT2) as outlined in the MCT2 Program 2010-2011 Scope Modification (Lynn House) Backup Material

11. Discussion of modifying contract with NCS Pearson, Inc., to increase the scope of technical services and products for the Mississippi Subject Area Testing Program, Second Edition (SATP2) as outlined in the SATP2 Scope Increase (Lynn House) Backup Material

12. Discussion of modifying contract with Riverside Publishing to increase the scope of technical services and products for the Elementary (Grade 5) and Middle (Grade 8) Grades Science Assessment Program for 2010-2011 as outlined in the Mississippi Science Test Scope Increase (Lynn House) Backup Material

13. Discussion of modifying contract with Children’s Progress to enable Mississippi School Districts to participate in the Spring 2011 Children’s Progress Academic Assessment for students enrolled in Kindergarten through the third grade (Lynn House) Backup Material

14. Discussion of revision of the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks
(Has cleared Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Lynn House) Backup Material

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

16. Discussion of modifying 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

17. Discussion of an amendment of the Initial Contract and the Contingent Contract of Employment with Mississippi Public School Districts for Assistant Superintendents, Principals, and Licensed Employees
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act Process with no public comments) (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

18. Discussion of removing State Board Policies 1702, 1712, 1713, and 7409 which
are duplications of State Board Policy 800, (Administrative Process and Performance Review) (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

19. Discussion of an Accredited Status for St. Anthony Catholic School (John Gilbert) Backup Material

20. Discussion of establishing State Board Policy 404 – First Operational Administration of a Statewide Assessment in the State Accountability Model (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 (John Gilbert) Backup Material

22. Discussion of revision of Footnote 4 of Appendix A–Graduation Requirements in the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2010 (John Gilbert) Backup Material

23. Discussion of adding Standard 23.9—Gifted Education to the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2010 (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 (John Gilbert) Backup Material

25. Discussion of revisions to the Mississippi Accountability Model for 2011
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comment) (John Gilbert) Backup Material

26. Discussion of establishing a State Board Policy for the Accountability Subcommittee of the State Board of Education (John Gilbert) Backup Material

27. Discussion of Consent Items

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

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

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

28. Consideration of Executive Session

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