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November 12, 2020 at 10:00 AM - Regular Board Meeting Canceled

I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation
III. Approval of minutes of October 15, 2020  Board meeting
IV. Approval of Agenda
V. Recognition Ceremony
VI. Report of State Superintendent of Education
VII. Report of Chair
VIII. Report of Student Representatives
IX. Discussion and/or Approval of Board Items (All action items require vote)
IX.2. Action:  Approval of the MDE Contracts [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 - MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin)
IX.2.A. Action:  Modify contract for Interim Superintendent for Tunica County School District [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 - MBE Strategic Plan] (Washington Cole)
IX.2.B. Action:  Contract with Mid-South Rehab Services, Inc. to provide independent contractual services for occupational therapy services to meet the individualized and unique needs of students determined in MSDB students’ Individualized Education Programs and required by Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 74.19, State Board Policy 74, Chapter 74, Rule 74.19 [Goal 1 - MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
IX.2.C. Action:  Award 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)
IX.2.D. Action: Emergency contract with Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) for the Fiscal Year 2021 to administer the LAS Links, English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 - MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford)
IX.3. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote, unless otherwise noted.) 
IX.3.A. Approval of monthly expenditures for the Mississippi School of the Arts (Nathan Oakley)
IX.3.B. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework for Advanced Manufacturing in Career and Technical Education (Nathan Oakley)
IX.3.C. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise selected Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education (Nathan Oakley)
IX.3.D. Approval of methodology to award grants to state agencies to facilitate the broadcast of instructional content via a statewide television network available to Mississippi students and teachers (Nathan Oakley)
IX.3.E. Approval of methodology to modify grant awards to three (3) Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) to support participants in the teacher residency programs in Mississippi (Paula Vanderford)
X. Consideration of Executive Session
XI. State Board of Education
XI.1. Report on meetings attended
XI.2. Approval of attendance at meetings
XII. Other Business
XIII. Adjournment

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