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October 10, 2019 Board Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
 October 10, 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 September 19, 2019 Board Meeting

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Recognition Ceremony

             ACT Achievement
             Kristen Rhodes, 6th grade
             Huey Porter Middle School
             Canton Public School District

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: Consideration of appeals of final accountability results in accordance with Policy 3.1.4 of the Mississippi Public Schools Accountability Standards, 2019 [Goals 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
     
    1. 01.A. North Bolivar Consolidated School District Back-up material

    2. 01.B. George County School District Back-up material

  2. 02. Action: Approval of the MDE Contracts [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 02.A. Action: Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

    2. 02.B. Action: Renew competitive contracts to various manufacturers to provide food products to contracted distributors in the Statewide Food Purchasing Program (All 7 Regions in the State) [Goal 1 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

    3. 02.C. Action: Modify contract for Interim Superintendent for Tunica County School District [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Washington Cole) Back-up material

  3. 03. Action: Approval of the MDE grant awards [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 03.A. Action: Award competitive grants for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    2. 03.B. Action: Award competitive grants for the McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    3. 03.C. Action: Award grant to Mississippi School Boards Association to conduct basic and continuing education for local school boards, and conduct training for school board members and school superintendents in failing school districts, as required by Miss. Code Ann. § 37-3-4 [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  4. 04. Action: Approval as required by Mississippi Code Ann. § 37-153-15, the enclosed list of qualifying industry certification as approved by the State Workforce Investment Board [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

  5. 05. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote) Back-up material
     
    1. A. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework for Fire Science in Career and Technical Education (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    2. B. 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

    3. C. Approval to establish State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 28, Rule 28.8 – Mississippi Seal of Biliteracy (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    4. D. Approval to establish State Guidelines for the Mississippi Seal of Biliteracy (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comment) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    5. E. Approval of methodology for renewal of Title IV, Part B 21st Century Community Learning Centers Programs (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    6. F. Approval of an Accredited-Temporary Status for Oxford University School (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    7. G. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-4: Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to modify the number of coursework credit hours required for adding a supplemental endorsement to a three-year or five-year license from twenty-one (21) coursework credit hours to eighteen (18) coursework credit hours (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    8. H. Approval of educator preparation programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development September 6, 2019 (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    9. I. Approval of Statewide Purchasing Program fee structure for School Year 2019-2020 (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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