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July 18, 2019 Board Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
 July 18, 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 June 12, 2019 Special-Called Board Meeting and minutes of June 13, 2019 Board meeting

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Recognition Ceremony

             Exemplary Inclusion Program
             Ocean Springs School District
             Dr. Bonita Coleman, Superintendent
             Mr. Grant Dickinson, Director, Student Services
             Ms. Alison Black, Principal
             Magnolia Park Elementary

             Pass Christian School District
             Dr. Carla J. Evers, Superintendent
             Ms. Doris B. Flettrich, Special Education Director
             Dr. Robyn Killebrew, Principal
             Pass Christian High School
 
            July 2019 Employee of the Month
            Ida Cannon
            School Attendance Officer
            Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement
    
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.   Information:  Spring 2019 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment results [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  2. 02.   Action:  Preliminary estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2021 [Goals 4 and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

  3. 03.   Action:  Preliminary estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2021 [Goals 4 and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

  4. 04.   Action:  Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Request [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

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

    2. 05.B. Action:  Contract with personnel to provide consultative services as a literacy coach in literacy support schools [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

  6. 06.   Action:  Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education grant award [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 06.A.  Action:  Award competitive grant to a local school district for the purpose of contracting with Educators-in-Residence for Special Education for 2019-2024 [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

  7. 07.   Action:  Approval of the recommended cut scores on the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) for Science (Grades 5, 8, and Biology Assessments) [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  8. 08.   Action:  Approval to establish cuts for the growth calculations on the Mississippi Academic Achievement Program Alternate (MAAP-A) Assessment [Goals 1, 2, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  9. 09.   Action: Approval for a temporary rule and to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process to revise Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to include a statement of reprieve applicable to the Special Non-renewable License for Prospective Non-traditional Teacher Preparation Program Completers [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  10. 10.   Action: Approval to revise Process Standard 14.1 of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2019 [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
    (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comment) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  11. 11.   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 revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3:30.6, State Board Policy, Chapter 30, Rule 30.6 Youth Detention Center Educational Provisions (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    2. B. Approval to establish the Mississippi Alternate Academic Achievement Standards for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Health, Career Readiness, and Life Skills Development
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    3. C. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3:28.3, State Board Policy Chapter 28, Rule 28.3: Access to a Substantive and Rigorous Curriculum Policy, Miss. Admin Code: 7-24, Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2019, Process Standard 26 and Appendices A and B, Miss. Admin. Code: 7-163: Mississippi Nonpublic School Accountability Standards, 2019, Process Standard 22 and Appendices A and B (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    4. D. [PULLED] Back-up material

    5. E. Approval to revise the business rules of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System to include the Mississippi School for the Blind and the Mississippi School for the Deaf, Early College High Schools, and University-Based Schools and to provide for the reporting of available performance measures for these schools as well as Child Development Centers
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    6. F. Approval of educator preparation programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development May 3, 2019 (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    7. G. Approval to establish State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 28, Rule 28.7 – Districts of Innovation and Schools of Innovation
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Nathan Oakley) 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

  3. 3.  Election of Chair and Vice-Chair

  4. 4.  Approval to change the previously approved SBE meeting date of September 19, 2019 to September 12, 2019 Back-up material
XII.     Other Business

XIII.     Adjournment

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