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Board Agenda - April 23, 2013



Tuesday, April 23, 2013


Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building
200 West Baltimore Street – 7th Floor Board Room

Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2595



Artwork in the Board Room is from Baltimore County


8:30 a.m.  CALL MEETING TO ORDER                                                                                              


8:32 a.m.  


1.   Consent Agenda Items

a) Approval of Minutes of March 28, 2013

b) Personnel                                             

c) Budget Adjustments for March, 2013                                                             


Action Items


8:40 a.m.                                       


2.   a) COMAR 13A.06.03Interscholastic Athletics in the State (AMEND)

           Permission to Publish 

      b) Request to Waive Athletic Regulation COMAR 13A.06.03.03A 




8:50 a.m.


3.   Maryland Superintendent of the Year 


Oral Argument


9:00 a.m.


4.  Allen Dyer v. Howard County Board of Education


Information & Discussion


9:45 a.m.


5.   Next Generation Science Standards

How to Read NGSS 

Executive Summary

Conceptual Shifts in the Next Generation Science Standards

Power Point Presentation


10:30 a.m.  BREAK


Action Item

 10:45 a.m.


6.   School Safety Plan Guidelines


Information & Discussion


11:15 a.m.                                     


7.   Baltimore County Superintendent’s Student Advisory Board

      Anti-bullying and School Safety


11:30 a.m.


8.   State Legislative and Budget Update


11:45 a.m.


9.   Race to the Top Update           




10. State Superintendent’s Update

-         RTTT Early Learning Challenge Grant Update

-          Federal Budget Update and Priorities


12:15 p.m.                                     


11. Public Comment


12:30 p.m.




1:30 p.m.


12. Opinions


Work Session


1:35 p.m.


13. Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers


4:30 p.m.  A D J O U R N M E N T   


 *The State Board of Education is pleased to receive oral public comment at each of its regular monthly meetings. In order to allow the State Board sufficient time for its other business, the total time allotted to public comment will generally be limited to thirty (30) minutes. Individuals seeking to speak to the Board will be given three (3) minutes each.  Persons desiring to speak to the State Board, must call (410-767-0467) or e-mail (cnecessary@msde.state.md.us) the Board office no earlier than one week prior to the meeting to register to speak. Registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.  In order to make the limited time available most effective, speakers are urged to provide multiple written copies of their comments or other material amplifying their views.

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Baltimore, MD 21201
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Baltimore, MD 21201
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