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Mississippi Board of Education
November 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 Back-up material

02.       Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee meetings Back-up material

03.       Report on Yazoo City School District (Mike Kent) Back-up material

04.       Report on Claiborne County School District (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material 

05.       Discussion to modify contracts for the following conservators: (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

           A.     Discussion to modify contract with Conservator for North Panola School District
                   Back-up material

           B.     Discussion to modify contract with Conservator for Hazlehurst City School District
                   Back-up material

           C.     Discussion to modify contract with Conservator for Tate County School District
                   Back-up material

           D.     Discussion to modify contract with Conservator for Indianola School District
                   Back-up material 

           E.     Discussion to modify contract with Conservator for Sunflower County School District
                   Back-up material 

           F.      Discussion to modify contract with Conservator for Oktibbeha County School District
                    Back-up material 

06.       Report on the impact of the New Start School law for school year 2013-2014 (Larry Drawdy)
Back-up material 

07.       Discussion to amend the pilot Dashboards to Diplomas:  Using Data for Student Success (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material 

08.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise State Board Policy 3106 – Youth Detention Center Educational Provisions (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material 

09.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise State Board Policy 4300 – Intervention (Kim Benton) Back-up material 

10.       Discussion to award discretionary grants to school districts to provide partial funding for a K-3 universal screener in language arts/reading and mathematics (Kim Benton) Back-up material 

11.       Discussion to extend contract with XAP Corporation to continue to provide a Career Information Delivery System (CIDS) for the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) (Kim Benton) Back-up material 

12.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education and Academic Education (Kim Benton) Back-up material

13.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education for (1) Dental Assisting Technology and (2) Sports Medicine (Kim Benton) Back-up material 

14.       Discussion to contract with Evidence-Based Education Research and Evaluation (EBERE) to complete an evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Grant (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material 

15.       Discussion to amend the business rules for the Statewide Accountability System beginning school year 2013-2014 and extend the Administrative Procedures Act process through January 8, 2014 (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

16.       Report on the Educational Principles and Practices Task Force meetings and timeline for completion of the review of the process standards, state statute, and State Board of Education Policies (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

17.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To repeal State Board Policy 6100 – Public Records Requests and reestablish it as Request for Information (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

18.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish State Board Policy 6101 – Public Records Policy (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

19.       Discussion to establish State Board Policy 6902 – Required Monthly Reports to be Furnished to Local School Board
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

20.       Action on appeal to the State Board of Education regarding the September 5, 2013, Licensure decision rendered by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material 

21.       Consent Agenda Back-up material

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

B.        Discussion to renew competitive contracts for food and non-food products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (all seven regions in the state) (Kim Benton) Back-up material 

C.        Discussion of Career and Technical Education grant for the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation appropriated by the Mississippi Legislature, House Bill 1648, 2013 Legislative Session (Kim Benton) Back-up material 

D.        Discussion to establish the Mississippi Business and Technology Framework
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

E.        Discussion to establish the School Safety Educational Leadership Framework (K-3)
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

F.         Report of Personnel Actions (Cassandra Moore) Back-up material

22.       Consideration of Executive Session

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