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Mississippi Board of Education
December 19, 2013
10:00 A.M.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi

Agenda

01.   Discussion to award competitive grants to Early Learning Collaborative Councils to support pre-kindergarten programs (Kim Benton) Back-up material

02.   Discussion of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2015 (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

03.   Discussion of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2015 (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

04.   Discussion of nonpublic school accreditation statuses for School Year 2013-2014 (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

05.   Discussion of Consent Items Back-up material

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

B.     Discussion of a new school site for the Holly Springs School District (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

C      Discussion to establish State Board Policy 5300 – Management Information Systems
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

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


Immediately following the work session

I.   Call to order

II.   Approval of Minutes of Meeting of November 14-15, 2013

III.  Additions or deletions –
     Approval of agenda

IV.  Approval of Action Items

 
01.  Approval to award competitive grants to Early Learning Collaborative Councils to support pre-kindergarten programs
(Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)

02.   Approval of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2015
(Office of Educational Accountability)

03.   Approval of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2015
(Office of Educational Accountability)

04.   Approval of nonpublic school accreditation statuses for School Year 2013-2014
(Office of Educational Accountability)

05.   Approval of Consent Items

A.     Approval of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits
(Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)

B.     Approval of a new school site for the Holly Springs School District
(Office of School Improvement, Oversight and Recovery)

C.     Approval to establish State Board Policy 5300 – Management Information Systems
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment)
(Office of Educational Accountability)
 

V.     Adjournment

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