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August 14, 2014 Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
August 14, 2014
  10:00 A.M.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi

Agenda

  1. Report of State Superintendent of Education Back-up material
  2. Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee meetings Back-up material
  3. Discussion of transfer of all assets, real and personal property from Sunflower County School District and Indianola School District to Sunflower County Consolidated School District (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  4. Discussion to award discretionary grant to Jackson Public School District for the purpose of contracting with an Educator in Residence to provide consultative services and technical assistance (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  5.  Discussion of parent notification format for retained third grade students, as required by the Literacy-Based Promotion Act of 2013 (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  6.  Annual Report of the Mississippi Special Education Advisory Panel (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  7. Discussion to contract with Amplify Education, Inc., for conducting the Data Coaching Pilot Program (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  8. Discussion of Report from the Commission on School District Efficiency (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  9. Discussion to contract with GCR, Inc., to Update and Upgrade the Division of Purchasing and Food Distribution Automated Food Purchasing System (APS) (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  10. Discussion of new license code 101 for student interns in MS teacher preparation programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  11. Discussion of request from the University of Southern Mississippi for a supplemental endorsement in secondary mathematics  as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  12.  Discussion to contract with Evidence-Based Education Research and Evaluation (EBERE) to complete an evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Grant (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  13.  Discussion to contract with The RIA Group to design, develop, and evaluate key elements of the teacher evaluation system (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  14. Action on appeal to the State Board of Education regarding the May 13, 2014, Licensure decision rendered by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  15.  Consent Agenda Back-up material
    1.  Discussion of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
    2. Discussion of Praxis II Education of Young Children (5024) with a minimum passing score of 160 and Speech-Language Pathology (5331) with a minimum passing score of 162 as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
      1.    Praxis II Education of Young Children (5024) to replace 0021/5021 with a minimum passing score of 160 Back-up material
      2. . Praxis II Speech-Language Pathology (5331) to replace 0330/5330 with a minimum passing score of 162 Back-up material
    3.  Discussion of Pupil Transportation Equipment Bids (Pat Ross) Back-up material
    4.  Discussion of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science 2014-2015 Employee Handbook (Kim Benton) Back-up material
    5.  Report of Personnel Actions (Washington Cole)  Back-up material
  16. Consideration of Executive Session

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