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January 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM - Regular Board Meeting

I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation
III. Approval of minutes of December 19, 2019 Board meeting
IV. Approval of Agenda
V. Recognition Ceremony
V.1. National Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Distinguished Schools 
Oxford Elementary School
Oxford School District

Pass Christian Elementary School
Pass Christian School District
VI. Report of State Superintendent of Education
VII. Report of Chair
VIII. Report of Student Representatives
IX. Report of State Board of Education Subcommittee Meetings
X. Discussion and/or Approval of Board Items (All action items require vote)
X.1. Action:  Approval of the Carl D. Perkins V State Plan [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
X.2. Information: Report of the 2020 graduation rates for the state, district, and school levels [Goal 2 - MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
X.3. 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)
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
X.4. Action:  Approval of the MDE Contracts [Goals 1, 2, and 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
X.4.A. Action:  Renew contract with S&S Management Group LLC d/b/a Security Solutions of America/Avert Group, USA to provide security services on the campus of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and Deaf for the 2020-2021 school year [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
X.4.B. Action: Approval of Pupil Transportation Equipment Bids [Goals 1, 2, and 3 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
X.5. Action:  Establish State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 74, Rule 74.21– Education Scholarship Account (ESA) [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments)
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
X.6. Action:  Revise selected Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education [Goal 2  – MBE Strategic Plan]
1.  Agricultural Power and Machinery
2.  Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems
3.  Contemporary Health
4.  Cyber Foundations I
5.  Cyber Foundations II
6.  Family and Consumer Sciences
7.  Health Care and Clinical Services
8.  Health Science Core 
9.  Information Technology
10.  Polymer Science
11.  Simulation and Animation Design
12.  Sports Medicine 
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
X.7. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote, unless otherwise noted.) 
X.7.A. Approval to establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework in Career and Technical Education – Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Shipbuilding Academy
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments)
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
X.7.B. Approval to revise methodology to award competitive grants to school districts to support kindergarten through 3rd grade literacy instruction and intensive intervention during Summer Reading Camps
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
X.7.C. Approval of a new school site for the Petal School District
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
X.7.D. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act Process: To revise Miss.  Admin. Code 7-4: Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to adopt and establish a passing score for the Praxis Subject Assessments, Algebra I and Geometry and New Endorsement Codes, as recommended by the 
Ad Hoc Committee of the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
X.7.E. Approval of Jackson State University’s request to modify its existing Specialist (Ed.S.) and Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Educational Administration Programs by removing 18-hours prerequirement for students who do not hold a master’s/specialist degree in Educational Administration and modifying several courses in the curriculum 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
X.7.F. Approval of appointments for Standing Commission on School District Efficiency 
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
X.7.G. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3:55.1, State Board Policy Chapter 55, Rule 55.1 
Presenter:  John Kraman
XI. Consideration of Executive Session
XII. State Board of Education
XII.1. Report on meetings attended
XII.2. Approval of attendance at meetings
XIII. Other Business
XIV. Adjournment

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