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October 16, 2014 Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
October 16, 2014
10:00 A.M.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi 



  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 Development of the MDE 5-Year Strategic Plan (Carey M. Wright) Back-up material
  4. Discussion of a final rule to revise the business rules of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System to include the process of evaluation and reporting for districts and schools participating in the Excellence for All program for school year 2013-2014 (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with/with no public comments) (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  5.  Report on action of the Commission on School Accreditation concerning the assignment of district accreditation statuses (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  6.  Discussion of the 2014 Accountability Results (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  7.  Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish the accreditation audit procedures that may lead to the declaration of a State of Emergency in accordance with Sections 37-17-6 (12)(a) and 37-17-6 (12)(b) of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  8.  Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Accreditation Policy 2.9.2, Penalty for the Withdrawal of Accreditation, of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2014 (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  9. [PULLED] 
  10. Report on the New Start School Program Regulations as per Section 37-167-1, Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  11. Discussion to award competitive grants for the Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools (MCOPS) grant program (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  12.  Report on the Statewide Kindergarten Readiness results for Mississippi K-3 Assessment Support System (MKAS2) (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  13.  [PULLED] 
  14.  [PULLED] 
  15.  Discussion to contract with University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc. (KUCR) on behalf of Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation (CETE) to administer Online Alternate Assessments for English Language Arts, Mathematics and Science for grades 3-12 (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  16. Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedure Act process:  To establish CTE endorsement codes for Television Broadcasting and Production and Cosmetology (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  17. Discussion to modify contract with Jill Dent to support state and local early childhood education efforts (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  18. Report on the contract with NCS Pearson, Inc., to administer the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Assessments (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  19. Consent Agenda Back-up material
    1.    Discussion of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  20. Consideration of Executive Session 

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October Agenda (Print Version)