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July 15, 2021 Board Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
July 15, 2021
10:00 a.m.
Biloxi Performing Arts Center
Biloxi High School Campus
1845 Tribe Drive
Biloxi, Mississippi 39532


Agenda

I.          Call to Order

II.         Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation

III.        Approval of minutes of junior student representative final interview and minutes of budget meeting of June 16, 2021, and minutes of June 17, 2021 Board Meeting

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Report of State Superintendent of Education

VI.        Report of Chair

VII.       Report of the Student Representatives

VIII.      Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee (SBE) Meetings

IX.        Discussion and/or Approval of Board Items (All action items require vote)
  1. 01. Action: Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 74.8, State Board Policy 74, Chapter 74, Rule 74.8 – University Based Program [Goals 1, 2, and 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

  2. 02. Action: Establish Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 9.3, State Board Policy Chapter 9, Rule 9.3: School-Wide and District-Wide Virtual Learning Days [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
    (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  3. 03. Action: Establish Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 56.2, State Board Policy Chapter 56, Rule 56.2: Virtual Students [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
    (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  4. 04. Action: [PULLED] Back-up material

  5. 05. Information: Report on American Rescue Plan state plan [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

  6. 06. Action: Approval of MDE contracts [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 06.A. Action: Execute an emergency contract with Cambium dba Voyager Sopris Learning, Inc. for the 2022 fiscal year to provide a statewide Pre-K through Grade 3 Literacy Professional Development Training System for Mississippi Educators [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

  7. 07. Action: Approval of MDE grant awards [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 07.A. Action: Award grants for the Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools Grant (MCOPS) FY22 (2021-2022) [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  8. 08. Action: Approval of the preliminary recalculation of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2023 (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

  9. 09. Action: Approval of preliminary calculation of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2023 (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

  10. 10. Action: Approval of Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, And 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

  11. 11. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote, unless otherwise noted.) Back-up material
     
    1. A. Approval of monthly expenditures for the Mississippi School of the Arts (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    2. B. Approval of the 2021-2022 Crisis Management Plans for the State Schools (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    3. C. Approval of contract with North Atlantic Security for the Mississippi School of the Arts (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    4. D. Approval to revise the methodology to reimburse costs incurred by school districts and charter schools related to Advanced Placement, dual credit, International Baccalaureate, Cambridge, diploma endorsements, and WorkKeys (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    5. E. Approval of the appointments to the Commission on School Accreditation (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    6. F. [PULLED] Back-up material

    7. G. Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code: 7-24, Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2020, specifically Process Standard 14.3 and Appendices A-10 and A-11 and Miss. Admin. Code: 7-163, Mississippi Nonpublic School Accountability Standards, 2020, specifically Process Standard 12.2 and Appendices A-10 and A-11
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Paul Vanderford) Back-up material

    8. H. Approval of FY22 budget for the Mississippi School of the Arts (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    9. I. Approval of FY22 budget for the Mississippi Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    10. J. Approval of 2021-2022 educator contracts for the Mississippi Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

X.       Consideration of Executive Session

XI.      State Board of Education
  1. 1.  Report on meetings attended

  2. 2.  Approval of attendance at meetings

  3. 3.  Election of Chair and Vice-Chair

XII.     Other Business

XIII.     Adjournment

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