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Mississippi Board of Education
September 12, 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 action of the Commission on School Accreditation concerning the assignment of district accreditation statuses (Mike Kent) Back-up material

04.       Discussion of the 2013 Accountability Results (Mike Kent) Back-up material

05.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To approve the proposed recommendations for the Statewide Accountability System beginning school year 2013-2014 (Mike Kent) Back-up material

06.       [PULLED]

07.       Report of Student Performance in Conservator Districts, Schools At-Risk, and   School Improvement Grant (SIG) and non-SIG Priority Schools (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

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

09.       Discussion to pilot Dropout Prevention Plan/Graduation Completion Plan (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

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

11.       Discussion to begin the Administration Procedures Act process:  To establish the School Safety Educational Leadership Framework (K-3) (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

12.       Discussion to submit an amendment to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Request for additional waivers (Kim Benton) Back-up material

13.       Discussion to award competitive grants for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program (Kim Benton) Back-up material

14.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the Mississippi Business and Technology Framework (Kim Benton) Back-up material

15.       Discussion to award discretionary grants to support National Board Certification career paths (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

16.       Discussion to modify a continuation grant to Mississippi State University – Mississippi Migrant Education Service Center (Kim Benton) Back-up material

17.       Report on Senate Bill 2637, 2013 Legislative Session (Mike Kent) Back-up material

18.       Report from the Commission on School Accreditation concerning the Commission’s determination that an extreme emergency situation exists in the Claiborne County School District (Mike Kent) Back-up material

19.       Discussion of determination and resolution by the State Board of Education that an extreme emergency situation exists in the Claiborne County School District (Mike Kent) Back-up material

20        Discussion of determination by the State Board of Education to officially abolish the Claiborne County School District contingent upon a declaration of a state of emergency in the District by the Governor (Mike Kent) Back-up material

21.       Discussion of request to the Governor that the Governor declare a state of emergency in the Claiborne County School District (Mike Kent) Back-up material

22.       Discussion of appointment of a Conservator for the Claiborne County School District contingent upon a declaration of a state of emergency in the District by the Governor (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

23.       Discussion of contract for Conservator for the Claiborne County School District (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

24.       Report from the Commission on School Accreditation concerning the Commission’s determination that an extreme emergency situation exists in the Yazoo City School District (Mike Kent) Back-up material 

25.       Discussion of determination and resolution by the State Board of Education that an extreme emergency situation exists in the Yazoo City School District (Mike Kent) Back-up material

26        Discussion of determination by the State Board of Education to officially abolish the Yazoo City School District contingent upon a declaration of a state of emergency in the District by the Governor (Mike Kent) Back-up material

27.       Discussion of request to the Governor that the Governor declare a state of emergency in the Yazoo City School District (Mike Kent) Back-up material

28.       Discussion of appointment of a Conservator for the Yazoo City School District contingent upon a declaration of a state of emergency in the District by the Governor (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

29.       Discussion of contract for Conservator for the Yazoo City School District (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

30.       Report from the Commission on School Accreditation concerning the Commission’s determination that an extreme emergency situation exists in the Leflore County School District (Mike Kent) Back-up material

31.       Discussion of determination and resolution by the State Board of Education that an extreme emergency situation exists in the Leflore County School District (Mike Kent) Back-up material

32.       Discussion of determination by the State Board of Education to officially abolish the Leflore County School District contingent upon a declaration of a state of emergency in the District by the Governor (Mike Kent) Back-up material

33.       Discussion of request to the Governor that the Governor declare a state of emergency in the Leflore County School District (Mike Kent) Back-up material

34.       Discussion of appointment of a Conservator for the Leflore County School District contingent upon a declaration of a state of emergency in the District by the Governor (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

35.       Discussion to modify contract for Conservator for the Leflore County School District (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

36.       Discussion of appointment of a Conservator for the Aberdeen School District (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

37.       Discussion of contract for Conservator for the Aberdeen School District (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

38.       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 award competitive grants for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
(Kim Benton) Back-up material

           C.        Discussion to modify the 2013 Legislative Session grant to Mississippi Arts Commission – Arts Institute
(Lynn House) Back-up material

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

39.       Consideration of Executive Session

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