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February 18, 2016 Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
  February 18, 2016
10:00 a.m. 
South Pointe
500 Clinton Center Drive
Clinton, Mississippi

Agenda

 

I.         Call to Order

II.         Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation

III.        Approval of Minutes of January 21, 2016

IV.       Approval of Agenda

V.        Recognition Ceremony

           2016 JROTC Legion of Valor Recipients
           Jordan Ainsworth, Florence High School
           Kaylee Burnham, Pelahatchie High School
           Jake Mullins, Brandon High School

           2016 January Employee of the Month
           Jeanette Neal
           School Attendance Officer
           Office of Compulsory School Attendance

           2016 February Employee of the Month
           Charlotte Bryant
           Operations Management Analyst Principal
           Office of Career and Technical Education

VI.       Report of State Superintendent of Education

VII.      Report of Chair

VIII.     Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee Meetings

IX.       Discussion of Board Items

  1.  Information:  Achievement School District (Carey Wright) Back-up material
  2.  Action:  Revise State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 56, Rule 56.1 – Distance Learning/Online Courses [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] Back-up material
    (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Pat Ross
  3.  Information:  Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) planning team update regarding Reauthorization of Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material
  4.  Information:  The bridge scale method used to determine interim scores on the Mississippi Assessment Program (MAP) for FY 2015-2016 [Goals 1 and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material
  5. [PULLED]
  6.  Action:  Districts of Innovation in accordance with Senate Bill 2191 [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  7. Consent Agenda (All consent items are Action items) Back-up material
    1.    Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
    2. Establish State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 17, Rule 17.10 – Smart Snacks Standards for All Foods and Beverages Sold in Mississippi Schools Back-up material
       (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with one public comment) (Todd Ivey)
    3. Repeal the following State Board policies: Back-up material
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Todd Ivey)
      1.  Repeal of State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 38, Rule 38.3 – Beverage Regulations
      2. Repeal of State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 38, Rule 38.4 – Snack Regulations
         
    4. Award competitive grants for the Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools (MCOPS) grant program (Pat Ross) Back-up material
    5.   Award Carnegie unit credit for 7th and 8th graders Back-up material
       (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Pat Ross)
    6.    Revise Rule 28.5 Credit Recovery Policy Back-up material
        (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Kim Benton)
    7.  Mississippi Board of Education to join the Mississippi School Boards Association (MSBA) (Sonya Amis) Back-up material

X.        Approval of Action Items

  1. Approval to revise State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 56, Rule 56.1 – Distance Learning/Online Courses [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
    (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment)
    (Office of Chief School Performance Officer)
  2.  Approval of a one year extension to the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
    Office of Chief Research Development Officer)
  3.  Approval of Districts of Innovation in accordance with Senate Bill 2191 [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan
    (Office of Chief Academic Officer)
  4.  Consent Agenda 
    1. Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits
         (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
    2. Establish State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 17, Rule 17.10 – Smart Snacks Standards for All Foods and Beverages Sold in Mississippi Schools
       (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with one public comment)
      (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
    3.   Repeal the following State Board policies
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment)
       (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
      1.    Repeal of State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 38, Rule 38.3 – Beverage Regulations
      2.  Repeal of State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 38, Rule 38.4 – Snack Regulation
    4. Award competitive grants for the Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools (MCOPS) grant program  
      (Office of Chief School Performance Officer)
    5. Award Carnegie unit credit for 7th and 8th graders
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment
      (Office of Chief School Performance Officer)
    6.  Revise Rule 28.8 Credit Recovery Policy
       (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments)
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)
    7.   Mississippi Board of Education to join the Mississippi School Boards Association (MSBA)       (Office of Educational Accountability)

XI.       Consideration of Executive Session

XII.      State Board of Education

          1.      Report on meetings attended

          2.      Approval of attendance at meetings

XIII.     Other Business

XIV.     Adjournment

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February Agenda (Print Version)