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January 15, 2015 Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
January 15, 2015
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. Report on the audit of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System and assignment of performance classifications (grades) for districts and schools for school year 2013-2014 (Sonya Amis) Back-up material
  4. Discussion to establish State Board Policy 405 - Length of School Term in accordance with MS Code 37-13-63 (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  5. Discussion of the Corrective Action Plan for districts assigned a PROBATION or WITHDRAWN status in accordance with Accreditation Policy 2.8.1 (Pat Ross) Back-up material
    1. Coahoma County Agricultural High School Back-up material
    2. Wayne County School District Back-up material
    3. West Bolivar Consolidated School District Back-up material
    4. Leake County School District Back-up material
  6. Report on the description of the standard setting process (establishment of "cut scores") used when a new state-wide assessment is administered (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  7. Report of the Mississippi Special Education Task Force (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  8. Discussion of textbooks, as recommended by the 2014 State Textbook Rating Committee for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of Mathematics 9-12, English Language Arts 9-12, Health Education 9-12, Family and Consumer Science 9-12, Business Education 9-12, and Technology Education 6-12 (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  9. Discussion to contract with vendors as recommended by the 2014 State Textbook Rating Committee for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of Mathematics 9-12, English Language Arts 9-12, Health Education 9-12, Family and Consumer Science 9-12, Business Education 9-12, and Technology Education 6-12 (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  10. Discussion of grants to school districts to support kindergarten through 3rd grade literacy instruction and intensive intervention (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  11.  [PULLED]
  12. Discussion to revise State Board Policy 1401 – Agenda (Sonya Amis) Back-up material
  13. Consent Agenda Back-up material
    1. Discussion of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
    2. Discussion to establish Career and Technical Education endorsement codes for Television Broadcasting and Production and Cosmetology (Has cleared the Administrative Procedure Act process with no public comments) (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  14. Executive Session

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