Mississippi Board of Education
February 14, 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.       Report on North Panola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup material

04.       Report on Hazlehurst City School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup material

05.       Report on all conservatorship school districts (Larry Drawdy) Backup material

06.       Report on Dropout Prevention Awareness Campaign (Larry Drawdy) Backup material

07.       Discussion to renew contract with Connections Education, LLC for the operation of the Mississippi Virtual Public School system (Kim Benton)  Backup material

08.       Discussion to revise methodology to reimburse schools participating in advanced learning programs for approved test fees for low-income students (Kim Benton) Backup material

09.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To adopt the Common Core Essential Elements for English Language Arts and Common Core Essential Elements for Mathematics (Kim Benton) Backup material

10.       Discussion of Proposal from William Carey University for a Masters Degree in Dyslexia Therapy as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

11.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To approval the Proposal for Redesign of the State Process Review as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

12.       Discussion of Proposal from Mississippi State University for Supplemental Endorsement Programs in CTE as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

13.       Discussion of Proposal from the University of Southern Mississippi for Supplemental Endorsement Programs in CTE as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

14.       Discussion of Proposal from Belhaven University for Supplemental Endorsement in Computer Applications as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

15.       Discussion of Proposal by Belhaven University for Coursework for Preparation for National Board Certification as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

16.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To approve the request for Career and Technical Education for New License Codes as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup material

17.       Discussion of recommendations on exceptions to pupil-teacher ratio requirements for grades 1 – 4 (Mike Kent) Backup material

18.       Report on Bolivar County Consolidation as per Senate Bill 2760, 2012 Legislative Session (Mike Kent) Backup material  North Bolivar map  West Bolivar map #1  West Bolivar map #2

19.       Report of the Accountability Task Force meeting held on February 13, 2013 (Mike Kent)

20.       Discussion to add two additional components to the Legislative Priorities of the State Board of Education (Lynn House) Backup material

21.      Discussion of consent items  Backup material

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

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

22.       Consideration of Executive Session

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