Mississippi Board of Education
March 15, 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 from the Committee on Licensure of Speech/Language Pathologists (Tom Burnham) Backup Material

03. Presentation on the Teacher Preparation Program Data Dashboard (Tom Burnham) Backup Material

04. Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee meetings (Tom Burnham) Backup Material

05. Report on Indianola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

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

07. Report on Drew School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

08. Discussion of modifying contract with Joseph Francis Murphy to develop the Principal Evaluation System in Mississippi (Lynn House) Backup Material

09. Discussion of modifying contract with Evergreen Educational Consulting, LLC as the project evaluator for the State Personnel Development Grant also known as REACH-MS, as required by the U.S. Department of Education (Lynn House) Backup Material

10. Discussion of beginning the Administrative Procedures Act process to revise State Board Policy 8102—Career and Technical Education Ongoing Program Parameters (Lynn House) Backup Material

11. Discussion of revision/removal of the following State Board Policies (Lynn House) Backup Material

A. Remove State Board Policy 2400 – Consolidated Applications (Federal Funds)
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment)

B. Revise State Board Policy 4200 – Homeless
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment)

C. Remove State Board Policy 4700 – Level 1 and 2 Districts Consolidated Applications
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment)

D. Revise State Board Policy 7801 – Complaint Procedures
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment)

E. Revise State Board Policy 7802 – Expenditure of Funds on Instruction
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment)

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

13. Discussion of modifying contract with Coast Accountability Statistical Services (CASS), LLC to support transition of the accountability system (John Gilbert) Backup Material

14. [PULLED]

15. Discussion of an Accredited-Temporary Status for CARES School – Gulfport (John Gilbert) Backup Material

16. Discussion of an Accredited Status for St. Charles Borromeo School (John Gilbert) Backup Material

17. Discussion of beginning the Administrative Procedures Act process to establish State Board Policy 6901 (John Gilbert) Backup Material

18. Discussion of Consent Items Backup Material

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

B. Renew competitive contract with C. F. Sauer to provide reduced fat portion control mayonnaise to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

C. Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science 2012- 2013 Student Handbook (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

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

19. Discussion for a temporary rule and final action to revise Appendix A and Standard 20 of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2010, to provide the Career Pathway Option to be effective for seniors in school year 2011 – 2012 (Section 37-16-17 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended) (John Gilbert)

20. Consideration of Executive Session

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