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September 13, 2012 Agenda

Mississippi Board of Education
September 13, 2012
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
  2. Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee meetings
  3. Discussion of Report on Action of the Commission on School Accreditation concerning the assignment of district accreditation statuses (John Gilbert) Backup Material
  4. Discussion of approval of final action to hold districts and schools harmless for the Graduation/Dropout Component of the Statewide Accountability System for the 2012 Accountability Results (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (John Gilbert) Backup Material
  5. Discussion of the ESEA Flexibility Request, Principle 2, Differentiated Accountability as a final rule (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Kim Benton) Backup Material
  6. Discussion of the 2012 Accountability Results (John Gilbert) Backup Material
  7. Report of Student Performance in Conservator Districts, Schools At-Risk, and School Improvement Grant (SIG) Schools (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material
  8. Report on Indianola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material
  9. Report on Sunflower County School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material
  10. Report on GED Option (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material
  11. Report on New Start Schools (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material
  12. Annual Report of the Mississippi Special Education Advisory Panel (Kim Benton) Backup Material
  13. Discussion of beginning the Administrative Procedures Act process to revise the Testing Students with Disabilities Regulations (Kim Benton) Backup Material
  14. Discussion of modifying contract with Measured Progress for Fiscal Year 2013 to provide additional technical services for the Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (MAAECF) (Kim Benton) Backup Material
  15. Discussion of modifying contract with NCS Pearson, Inc., for Fiscal Year 2013 to include indemnification language for the Mississippi Subject Area Testing Program, Second Edition (SATP2) (Kim Benton) Backup Material
  16. Discussion of modifying contract with NCS Pearson, Inc., for Fiscal Year 2013 to include indemnification language for the Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition (MCT2) (Kim Benton) Backup Material
  17. Discussion of modifying grant awards for the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Grant (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material
  18. Discussion of contract with SyLNX, Incorporated to streamline the braille and large print textbook management process for the Mississippi School for the Blind (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material
  19. Discussion of appointment to the Commission on School Accreditation (John Gilbert) Backup Material
  20. Report of the Accountability Task Force meeting held on September 5, 2012 (John Gilbert) Backup Material
  21. Discussion of days missed by school districts as a result of Hurricane Isaac (John Gilbert) Backup Material
  22. Discussion of Consent Items
    1. Discussion of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Kim Benton) Backup Material
    2. Discussion to establish the Guidelines for P-16 Community Engagement Councils (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material
    3. Discussion of Pupil Transportation Equipment Bids (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material
    4. Report on Personnel Actions (Cassandra Moore) Backup Material
  23. Consideration of Executive Session

 

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