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June 11, 2020 Board Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
June 11, 2020
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 May 21, 2020 Board Meeting

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Report of State Superintendent of Education

VI.        Report of Chair

VII.       Report of Student Representatives

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 by the SBE to suspend strict compliance with specific state statutes for the 2020 - 2021 school year following Governor Tate Reeves’ Proclamation of a State of Emergency as a result of the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on school districts in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. § 33-15-31, 33-15-11(b)(9) and 33-15-11(c)(1) [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  2. 02. Action: Approval by the SBE to suspend strict compliance with specific State Board of Education policies, manuals, and process standards for the 2020 – 2021 school year following Governor Tate Reeves’ Proclamation of a State of Emergency as a result of the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on school districts in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. § 33-15-31, 33-15-11(b)(9) and 33-15-11(c)(1) [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  3. 03. Information: Update on Middle Grades Pilot Initiative [Goals 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

  4. 04. Action: Revise the Career Pathway Experience course the Work-Based Learning (WBL): Credit-Bearing Course [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
    (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

  5. 05. Action: Establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework in Career and Technical Education – Exploring Computer Science [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

  6. 06. Action: Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Part 24: Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2019, specifically the business rules of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System, Section 9, Acceleration, regarding the collection of performance measures for dual credit courses [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  7. 07. Action: Approval of the MDE Contracts [Goals 1,2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 07.A. Action: Renew competitive contracts with produce distributors to supply and deliver produce products to participating organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Five Regions in the State) [Goal 1– MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

    2. 07.B. Action: Renew competitive contracts to various full-line food distributors to supply and deliver food products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (All Regions in the State) [Goal 1– MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

    3. 07.C. Action: Modify Contract with Ciber Global, LLC., for the K12 Network Support Services to provide onsite technical support for Mississippi public school districts [Goal 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (John Kraman) Back-up material

    4. 07.D. Action: Award competitive contracts to Prairie Farms Dairy to supply and deliver ice cream products to participating organizations of the State Food Purchasing Program (All 7 Regions in the State) [Goal 1 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

    5. 07.E. Action: Award competitive contracts to various milk distributors to supply and deliver milk products to participating organizations of the State Food Purchasing Program (All 7 Regions in the State) [Goal 1 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

    6. 07.F. Action: Contract with In Bounds, Inc. DBA The Maids to provide initial sanitizing and daily deep cleaning of the MDE [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Washington Cole) Back-up material

  8. 08. Action: Approval of the MDE grant awards [Goals 1, 2, 3,4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 08.A. Action: Award a competitive grant for Migrant Education Program [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    2. 08.B. Action: Award a competitive grant to school districts to support pre-kindergarten programs [Goal 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    3. 08.C. Action: Award competitive grants for K-3 Summer Literacy Grants to school districts to implement summer reading camps [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    4. 08.D. Action: Award a competitive grant for Combined Services [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

  9. 09. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote, unless otherwise noted.) Back-up material
     
    1. A. Approval of dyslexia screeners for use in kindergarten and first grade (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    2. B. [PULLED] Back-up material

    3. C. Approval of Interlocal Agreement with Brookhaven School District to provide instructional services for the Mississippi School of the Arts for Fiscal Year 2021 (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    4. D. Approval to establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks for College and Career Readiness (CCR), Freshman Seminar Early College High School (ECHS), Sophomore Seminar ECHS, Junior Seminar ECHS, and Senior Seminar ECHS [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    5. E. Approval of the appointments to the Commission on School Accreditation (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    6. F. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To repeal Miss. Admin. Code: 7-139, Accreditation Audit Procedures (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    7. G. Approval of educator preparation programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development May 1, 2020 (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    8. H. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Career Pathway licensure option, 971 Teacher Academy; to revise Career and Technical Education supplemental licensure options, 309 Special Populations; and 917 Career Pathway Experience; to establish one new Career Pathway in the endorsement area of Shipbuilding; and to establish one new Computer endorsement in the area of Exploring Computer Science (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    9. I. Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3:55.1, State Board Policy Chapter 55, Rule 55.1 - Office of Technology and Strategic Services (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (John Kraman) Back-up material

    10. J. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework for Culinary Arts (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    11. K. Approval to award formula grants to school districts for the purpose of providing reimbursement for K-3 universal screening assessments (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

XII.     Other Business

XIII.     Adjournment

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