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Mississippi Board of Education
November 15, 2013
8:30 A.M.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi

Agenda

I.       Call to order

II.       Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation

III.   Approval of Minutes of October 17-18,2013

IV.       Additions or deletions –

           Approval of agenda

V.        Report of the Chair

VI.       Approval of Action Items
           (Items below are numbered to correspond to the items as discussed on Thursday, November 14, 2013.)

05.       Approval to modify contracts for the following conservators:
(Office of School Improvement, Oversight and Recovery)

           A.     Approval to modify contract with Conservator for North Panola School District 

           B.     Approval to modify contract with Conservator for Hazlehurst City School District

           C.     Approval to modify contract with Conservator for Tate County School District

           D.     Approval to modify contract with Conservator for Indianola School District

           E.     Approval to modify contract with Conservator for Sunflower County School District

           F.      Approval to modify contract with Conservator for Oktibbeha County School District 

07.       Approval to amend the pilot Dashboards to Diplomas:  Using Data for Student Success
(Office of School Improvement, Oversight and Recovery)

08.       Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise State Board Policy 3106 – Youth Detention Center Educational Provisions
(Office of School Improvement, Oversight and Recovery)

09.       Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise State Board Policy 4300 – Intervention
(Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)

10.       Approval to award discretionary grants to school districts to provide partial funding for a K-3 universal screener in language arts/reading and mathematics
(Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)

11.       Approval to extend contract with XAP Corporation to continue to provide a Career Information Delivery System (CIDS) for the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE)
(Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)

12.       Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education and Academic Education
(Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)

13.       Approval 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
(Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)

14.       Approval to contract with Evidence-Based Education Research and Evaluation (EBERE) to complete an evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Grant
(Office of Quality Professionals and Special Schools)

15.       Approval 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
(Office of Educational Accountability)

17.       Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To repeal State Board Policy 6100 – Public Records Requests and reestablish it as Request for Information
(Office of Educational Accountability)

18.       Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish State Board Policy 6101 – Public Records Policy
(Office of Educational Accountability)

19.       Approval 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)
(Office of Educational Accountability)
 

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
(Office of Quality Professionals and Special Schools)

21.       Consent Agenda

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

B.        Approval 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)
(Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)

C.        Approval of Career and Technical Education grant for the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation appropriated by the Mississippi Legislature, House Bill 1648, 2013 Legislative Session
(Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)

D.        Approval to establish the Mississippi Business and Technology Framework
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment)
(Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)

E.        Approval to establish the School Safety Educational Leadership Framework (K-3)
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment)
(Office of School Improvement, Oversight and Recovery)

VII.      Recognition Ceremony

           Outstanding Judges Working to Improve Juvenile Justice
           Rankin County Court Judge Thomas Broome
           Adams County Court Judge John Hudson

           2013 November Employee of the Month
          
Lillia Jones
           Office of School Improvement
           Educ-Specialist, Senior

VIII.     State Board of Education

            01.  Report on meetings attended
            02.  Approval of attendance at meetings

IX.       Other Business

X.        Adjournment

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