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Mississippi Board of Education
April 18, 2013
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 Backup material

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

03. Discussion to approve the proposed recommendation for the assignment of performance classifications for the 2012-2013 State Accountability System
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) Backup material

04. Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To approve the proposed recommendations of the Accountability Task Force, approved by Commission on School Accreditation on April 4, 2013, for the State Accountability System beginning school year 2013-2014 (Mike Kent) Backup material

05. Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To approve the proposed Accountability and Assessment timeline for school year 2012-2013 through 2015-2016 (Lynn House) Backup material

06. Reports from the following conservator school districts: Indianola School District, Sunflower County School District, and Oktibbeha County School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup material

07. Discussion of methodology to award discretionary grants to individual schools to pilot a school-wide classroom management process for teachers and administrators to support dropout prevention at the district/school level (Larry Drawdy) Backup material

08. Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the Mississippi Early Learning Standards for Classrooms Serving Three-Year Old Children (Kim Benton) Backup material

09. Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the Mississippi Early Learning Standards for Classrooms Serving Four-Year Old Children (Kim Benton) Backup material

10. Discussion of textbook as recommended by the 2012 State Textbook Rating Committee for adoption in the area of Social Studies 9-12 (Kim Benton) Backup material

11. Discussion to contract with vendor as recommended by the 2012 State Textbook Rating Committee for the adoption of textbook in the area of Social Studies 9-12 (Kim Benton) Backup material

12. Discussion to begin the Administration Procedures Act process: To revise the Mississippi Physical Education Framework for K-12 (Kim Benton) Backup material

13. Discussion of methodology for reallocation of Title III funds in accordance with Section 3114 (Kim Benton) Backup material

14. Discussion to renew contract with Evergreen Evaluation & Consulting, Inc., for Fiscal Year 2014, as the project evaluator for the State Personnel Development Grant, Realizing Excellence for All Children in Mississippi (REACH MS) (Kim Benton) Backup material

15. Discussion to award discretionary grants to local school districts for the purpose of contracting with Educators in Residence to provide consultative services and technical assistance (Kim Benton) Backup material

16. Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise State Board Policy 7219, Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (Kim Benton) Backup material

17. Discussion to renew contract with The Riverside Publishing Company “dba” HM Receivables LLC, for Fiscal Year 2014, to provide an assessment system as required by the State Performance Plan and Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) (Kim Benton) Backup material

18. Discussion to modify contract with Measured Progress, to adjust state and federal funds used to execute and complete contractual obligations in the Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (MAAECF) (Kim Benton) Backup material

19. Discussion to modify contract with NCS Pearson, Inc., to adjust state and federal funds used to execute and complete contractual obligations in the Mississippi Subject Area Testing Program, Second Edition (SATP2) (Kim Benton) Backup material

20. Discussion to modify contract with Riverside Publishing Company, to adjust state and federal funds used to execute and complete contractual obligations in the Mississippi Science Test, Second Edition (MST2) (Kim Benton) Backup material

21. Discussion to renew contract with Measured Progress for Fiscal Year 2014 for the Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (MAAECF) (Kim Benton) Backup material

22. Discussion to renew contract with NCS Pearson, Inc., for Fiscal Year 2014 for the Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition (MCT2) (Kim Benton) Backup material

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Discussion to renew contract with NCS Pearson, Inc. for Fiscal Year 2014 for the Mississippi Subject Area Testing Program, Second Edition (SATP2) (Kim Benton) Backup material

24. Discussion to renew contract with Mississippi Assessment Center at the Research and Curriculum Unit at Mississippi State University for Fiscal Year 2014 for the Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System, Second Edition (MS-CPAS2) (Kim Benton) Backup material

25. Discussion to renew contract with MMI Dining Systems, L.L.C. for Fiscal Year 2014 to provide food service on the campus of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

26. Discussion to renew the contract with C & B Enterprise, Inc. for Fiscal Year 2014 to provide security service on the campus of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

27. Discussion to contract with Battelle for Kids to provide modules and professional development for Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Schools on Formative Instructional Practices (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

28. Discussion of the newly created Critical Needs Dyslexia Therapy Loan/Scholarship Program (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

29. Discussion of appointment of Bureau Director in the Office of Educator Licensure (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

30. Discussion of appointment of Executive Director for The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

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32. Discussion of legal description of North Bolivar Consolidated School District and West Bolivar Consolidated School District pursuant to Mississippi Code Section 37-7-104.1 (Senate Bill 2760, 2012 Legislative Session) (Mike Kent) Backup material

      A. Approval of legal description of North Bolivar Consolidated School District pursuant to Mississippi Code Section 37-7-104.1 (Senate Bill 2760, 2012 Legislative Session) Backup material

      B. Approval of legal description of West Bolivar Consolidated School District and pursuant to Mississippi Code Section 37-7-104.1 (Senate Bill 2760, 2012 Legislative Session) Backup material

33. Discussion of the Mississippi Principal Evaluation System as the statewide principal performance appraisal system and requiring school districts to implement the system by July 1, 2013 (Mike Kent) Backup material

34. Discussion to contract with Dr. Larry Drawdy to perform the administrative duties for the position of Interim Deputy Superintendent in the Office of School Improvement, Oversight and Recovery (Lynn House) Backup material

35. Discussion to contract with Mr. Mike Kent to serve as Interim Deputy Superintendent in the Office of State Superintendent (Lynn House) Backup material

36. Discussion to contract with Ray and Associates, Inc. to provide consultative services relative to conduct a national employment search for the Mississippi State Superintendent of Education (Mike Kent) Backup material

37. Discussion of consent items Backup material

     A. Discussion of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Kim Benton) Backup material

     B. Discussion to adopt the Common Core Essential Elements for English Language Arts and Common Core Essential Elements for Mathematics
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Kim Benton) Backup material

     C. Discussion to revise the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education for (1) Construction: Carpentry Concentration, (2) Culinary Arts, and (3) Introduction to Agriscience
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Kim Benton) Backup material

     D. Discussion to establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education for (1) Law & Public Safety, (2) Energy Technology, and (3) Transportation Logistics
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Kim Benton)
Backup material

     E. Approval of joint agreement between the DeSoto County Board of Education, the Board of Alderman for the City of Olive Branch, and the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors for the operation and maintenance of the DeSoto County School District Career Technology Center East
(Kim Benton) Backup material

     F. Discussion of revisions to State Board Policy 1706, Commission, Hearings and Appeals
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

    G. Discussion of the Mississippi School of the Arts 2013-2014 Staff Handbook (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

    H. Discussion of the Mississippi School of the Arts 2013-2014 Student Handbook (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

     I. Discussion of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science 2013-2014 Student Handbook (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

     J. Discussion to revise State Board Policy 1404 – Meetings
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Lynn House) Backup material

     K. Report on Personnel Actions (Cassandra Moore) Backup material

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Consideration of Executive Session

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