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December 20, 2012 Agenda

Mississippi Board of Education 
December 20, 2012 
10:00 A.M. 
4th Floor Boardroom 
Central High School Building 
359 North West Street 
Jackson , Mississippi

 

 

Agenda

 

  1. Reports on implementation of Senate Bill 2760, 2012 Legislative Session (Mike Kent) Backup material
     
    1. Report on Administrative Consolidation of school districts in Bolivar County
    2. Report on the study prepared by Augenblick, Palaich and Associates on the Administrative Consolidation of the State’s Agricultural High Schools 
  2. Discussion to contract with the Research and Curriculum Unit at Mississippi State University to administer additional U.S. History tests (Kim Benton) Backup material
  3. Discussion of nonpublic school accreditation statuses for School Year 2012-2013 (John Gilbert) Backup material
  4. Discussion to establish a Task Force to review the Process Standards in the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2012, to make recommendations for revisions to the Commission on School Accreditation and the Mississippi Board of Education (John Gilbert) Backup material
  5. Report of the Accountability Task Force meetings held on November 16, 2012 and December 10-12, 2012 (John Gilbert) Backup Material
  6. Discussion of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2014 (Todd Ivey)
  7. Discussion of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2014 (Todd Ivey) 
  8. Discussion of Strategic Goals for the Mississippi Board of Education (Lynn House) Backup material
  9. Discussion of Position Paper on Charter Schools for the Mississippi Board of Education (Lynn House) Backup material
  10. Discussion of Consent Items Backup materialDiscussion of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Kim Benton) Backup material 
    1. Approval to award a competitive contract to Tyson Prepared Foods, Inc., to provide food products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Kim Benton) Backup material
    2. Discussion to establish Board Policy 2650 – Conversion Charter Schools(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Larry Drawdy)Backup material
    3. Report on Personnel Actions (Cassandra Moore) Backup Material

 

Immediately following the work session

I. Call to order 

II. Approval of Minutes of Meeting on November 15-16, 2012

III. Additions or deletions - Approval of agenda 

IV. Approval of Action Items
 

  1. Approval for the Board to adopt the report and recommendations prepared by Augenblick, Palaich and Associates on the agricultural high schools pursuant to SB 2760 and notify the Legislature of the Board action (Office of the State Superintendent)
  2. Approval to contract with the Research and Curriculum Unit at Mississippi State University to administer additional U.S. History tests (Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)
  3. Approval of nonpublic school accreditation statuses for School Year 2012-2013 (Office of Educational Accountability)
  4. Approval to establish a Task Force to review the Process Standards in the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2012, to make recommendations for revisions to the Commission on School Accreditation and the Mississippi Board of Education (Office of Educational Accountability)
  5. Approval of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2014 (Office of School Financial Services)
  6. Approval of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2014 (Office of School Financial Services)
  7. Approval of Strategic Goals for the Mississippi Board of Education (Office of State Superintendent)
  8. Approval of Position Paper on Charter Schools for the Mississippi Board of Education (Office of State Superintendent)
  9. Approval of Consent Items
  10. Approval of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits  (Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)
  11. Approval to award a competitive contract to Tyson Prepared Foods, Inc., to provide food products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program(Office of Instructional Enhancement and Internal Operations)
  12. Approval to establish Board Policy 2650 – Conversion Charter Schools(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment)(Office of School Improvement, Oversight and Recovery)


V.         Adjournment

 

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