Mississippi Board of Education
April 19, 2012
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 State Board of Education Subcommittee meetings Backup Material

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

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

05. Discussion of Intercept Agreement for Hazlehurst City School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

06. Presentation on Career Academies (Jean Massey) Backup Material

07. Discussion of revising State Board Policy 8102—Career and Technical Education Ongoing Program Parameters
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comments) (Lynn House) Backup Material

08. Discussion of revision ofthe Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education for (1) Agricultural and Natural Resources, (2) Architecture and Drafting, (3) Electrical, (4) Finance and Accounting, (5) International Business, (6) Masonry, (7) Plumbing, (8) Precision Machining, and (9) Technology Foundations
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Lynn House) Backup Material

09. Discussion of renewing contract with the Mississippi Assessment Center at the Research and Curriculum Unit at Mississippi State University for Fiscal Year 2013 for the Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System, Second Edition (MS-CPAS2) (Lynn House) Backup Material

10. Discussion of renewing contract with NCS Pearson, Inc., for Fiscal Year 2013 for the Mississippi Subject Area Testing Program, Second Edition (SATP2) (Lynn House) Backup Material

11. Discussion of renewing contract with NCS Pearson, Inc., for Fiscal Year 2013 for the Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition (MCT2) (Lynn House) Backup Material

12. Discussion of renewing contract with Measured Progress for Fiscal Year 2013 for the Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (MAAECF) (Lynn House) Backup Material

13. Discussion of renewing contract with The Riverside Publishing Company for Fiscal Year 2013 for the Mississippi Science Tests in Grades 5 and 8 (Lynn House) Backup Material

14. Discussion of awarding discretionary grants to school districts to provide partial funding for a universal screener in language arts/reading and mathematics for students in grades K-3 (Lynn House) Backup Material

15. Discussion of methodology to award discretionary grants to school districts to participate in a Mississippi Department of Education “Educator in Residence” Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

16. Discussion of methodology to award competitive three-year grants for the Dyslexia Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

17. Discussion to renew contract with Evergreen Evaluation & Consulting, Inc., for Fiscal Year 2013 as the project evaluator for the State Personnel Development Grant (Lynn House) Backup Material

18. Discussion to renew contract for Fiscal Year 2013 with The Riverside Publishing Company “DBA” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to provide an assessment system as required by the State Performance Plan and Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) (Lynn House) Backup Material

19. Discussion of renewing contract with MMI Dining Systems, L.L.C. for Fiscal Year 2013to provide food service on the campus of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

20. Discussion of new Praxis Test for Economics and Cut Score as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

21. Discussion of request from Vocational Career/Technical Education for revision to Licensure Endorsement Title and approval of new License Codes as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material Backup Material

22. Discussion of beginning the Administrative Procedures Act process to approve revision to License for Career/Technical Counseling as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

23. Discussion of beginning the Administrative Procedures Act process to approve Regenerated Praxis Test for Deaf and Hard of Hearing and recommended passing score as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material Backup Material

24. Discussion of beginning the Administrative Procedures Act process to approve Regenerated Praxis Test for Music Education and recommended passing score as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material Backup Material

25. Discussion of beginning the Administrative Procedures Act process to approve proposed license for School Business Officers as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

26. Discussion of beginning the Administrative Procedures Act process to remove the following State Board Policies (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

A. To remove State Board Policy 1705 – Armed Forces Activation Backup Material

B. To remove State Board Policy 1707 – Nursery through First Grade Backup Material

C. To remove State Board Policy 1708 – Postsecondary License (Vocational) Backup Material

D. To remove State Board Policy 1711 – Skills, K-8 Mathematics Backup Material

E. To remove State Board Policy 1714 – Licensure Guidelines for Tech Prep Courses Backup Material

F. To remove State Board Policy 1715 – Supplemental Endorsements for ICT I, ICT II and STEM Backup Material

G. To remove State Board Policy 1716 – Endorsement Code 193 for Economics Backup Material

27. Discussion of request from Jackson State University for a Masters Degree Program in Educational Leadership as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

28. Discussion of request from Mississippi State University for a Masters Degree Program in Educational Leadership as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

29. Discussion of request from the Mississippi Community College Foundation for the Mississippi Alternate Path to Quality School Leadership Alternate Route Administrator Program as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

30. Discussion of awarding a grant to the University of Mississippi for the purpose of offering Summer Institutes/Workshops for Speech-Language Pathologist students enrolled in bachelors and masters programs, and the faculty in the academic programs (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

31. Discussion of modifying grant awards for the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Grant (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

32. Discussion of new policy for Office of Internal Accountability and Program Evaluation (John Gilbert) Backup Material

33. Discussion of revision of the Accreditation Policies in the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2010, pending approval of legislative amendments to Section 37-17-6 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (John Gilbert) Backup Material

34. Discussion of appointment of School Finance Officer for the Office of School Financial Services (John Gilbert) Backup Material

35. Discussion of an Accredited Status for Millcreek of Meadville School (John Gilbert) Backup Material

36. Discussion of an Accredited Status for Millcreek of Clinton School (John Gilbert) Backup Material

37. Discussion of an Accredited Status for Millcreek of Starkville School (John Gilbert) Backup Material

38. Discussion of an Accredited Status for Millcreek of Batesville School (John Gilbert) Backup Material

39. Discussion of an Accredited Status for Millcreek of Pontotoc School (John Gilbert) Backup Material

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

41. Discussion of an Accredited Status for Millcreek of Ripley School (John Gilbert) Backup Material

42. Discussion of an Accredited Status for Millcreek of Greenville School (John Gilbert) Backup Material

43. Discussion of Consent Items Backup Material

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

B. Mississippi School of the Arts 2012-2013 Calendar (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

C. Mississippi School for the Blind 2012-2013 Crisis Management Manuarl (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material l

D. Mississippi School for the Blind 2012-2013 Staff Handbook (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

E. Mississippi School for the Blind 2012-2013 Student Handbook and Academic Calendar (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

F. Mississippi School for the Blind 2012-2013 School Wellness Policy (Daphne Buckely) Backup Material

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

44. Report from the Commission on School Accreditation concerning the Commission’s determination that an extreme emergency situation exists in the Aberdeen School District which jeopardizes the safety, security, and educational interests of the children enrolled in the schools in this District and that this emergency situation is related to serious violations of accreditation standards, state law and federal law (John Gilbert) Backup Material

45. Discussion of determination by the State Board of Education that an extreme emergency situation exists in the Aberdeen School District which jeopardizes the safety, security, and educational interests of the children enrolled in the schools in this District, and that this emergency situation is related to serious violations of accreditation standards, state law and federal law (John Gilbert) Backup Material

46. Discussion of determination by the State Board of Education to officially abolish the Aberdeen School District contingent upon a declaration of a state of emergency in the District by the Governor (John Gilbert) Backup Material

47. Discussion of request to Governor that the Governor declare a state of emergency in the Aberdeen School District (John Gilbert) Backup Material

48. Discussion of appointment of Conservator for the Aberdeen School District contingent upon a declaration of a state of emergency in the District by the Governor (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

49. Discussion of contract modification for Conservator for the Aberdeen School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

50. Discussion of contract modification with Charles King Barron, Sr. to serve as Conservator of the Drew School District and the Conservator for the Sunflower County School (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

51. Consideration of Executive Session

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