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November 7, 2019 Board Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
 November 7, 2019
10:00 a.m.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
Mississippi Department of Education (MDE)
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi

Agenda

I.          Call to Order

II.         Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation

III.        Approval of minutes of October 10, 2019 Board Meeting

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Recognition Ceremony         

            2019 Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement
            Cadet John Switzer
            Brandon High School
            Rankin County School District

            Cadet Christopher Walton
            Northwest Rankin High School
            Rankin County School District

            November 2019 Employee of the Month
            Donna Stubbs
            Accountant Auditor III
            Office of Child Nutrition

VI.        Report of State Superintendent of Education

VII.       Report of Chair

VIII.      Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee ( SBE) Meetings

IX.        Discussion and/or Approval of Board Items (All action items require vote)

  1. 01. Action: Approval of the Carl D. Perkins V State Plan [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
  2. 02. Information: 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
  3. 03. Action: Consideration of appeals of final accountability results for the North Bolivar Consolidated School District in accordance with Policy 3.1.4 of the Mississippi Public Schools Accountability Standards, 2019 [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
  4. 04. Information: Report on Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) achievement gap results by subgroup [Goals 1, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
  5. 05. Information: Fall 2019 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Results [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley and Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
  6. 06. Information: Report on Mississippi High Schools with a Graduation Rate Above 75% and Proficiency Rates in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Below 25% [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
  7. 07. Action:  Revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 36.4, State Board Policy Chapter 36, Rule 36.4: Assessments Required for Graduation [Goals 1, 2, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
    (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act Process with public comments) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
  8. 08. Action: Approval of the MDE Contracts [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 08.A. Action: Modify contracts with vendors, as recommended by the 2019 State Textbook Rating Committee for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of Social Studies (Advanced Placement) and Mathematics (9-12) [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    2. 08.B. Action: Contract with Curriculum Associates, LLC to provide a comprehensive early learning observational screener as part of the effectiveness evaluation for pre-kindergarten programs [Goal 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    3. 08.C. Action: Contract with Dr. Kim S. Benton to provide emergency and temporary administrative oversight at the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    4. 08.D. Action: Modify contract with Guidesoft Inc., d/b/a Knowledge Services to provide consultative services to the MOE [Goal 5 - MBE Strategic Plan] (John Kraman) Back-up material
    5. 08.E. [PULLED] Back-up material
    6. 08.F. Action: Contract with Republic Parking System, LLC to provide parking for the MDE [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Washington Cole) Back-up material
  9. 09. Action: Approval of the MDE grant award [Goals 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 09.A. Action: Award competitive grant to school district to support pre- kindergarten programs [Goal 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
  10. 10. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote, unless otherwise noted.) Back-up material
     
    1. A. [PULLED] Back-up material
    2. B. Approval to revise selected Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education (Nathan Oakley)
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    3. C. Approval to establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework in Career and Technical Education – Manufacturing, Instrumentation
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    4. D. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise selected Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    5. E. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework in Career and Technical Education – Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Shipbuilding Academy (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    6. F. Approval of textbooks, as recommended by the 2019 State Textbook Rating Committee for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of Social Studies (Advanced Placement) and Mathematics (9-12) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    7. G. Approval of vendors, as recommended by the 2019 State Textbook Rating Committee for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of Social Studies (Advanced Placement) and Mathematics (9-12) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    8. H. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To adopt English Language Development (ELD) Standards, as created by WIDA (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    9. I. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Accreditation Policies in Miss. Admin. Code: 7-24, Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2019 (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
    10. J. Approval of the appointment to the Commission on School Accreditation (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
    11. K. Approval of the Mississippi Critical Teacher Shortage Act of 1998: Designation of 2019-2020 Critical Shortage Subject Areas and Critical Shortage Geographical Areas (Mississippi School Districts) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
    12. L. Information: Memorandum of Agreement to award Grants for Enhanced Assessment Instruments to the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) that partnered in the submission of the grant (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
    13. M. Report of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

X.       Consideration of Executive Session

XI.      State Board of Education

  1. 1.  Report on meetings attended
  2. 2.  Approval of attendance at meetings

XII.     Other Business

XIII.     Adjournment

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