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Board Agenda - August 25, 2009


                                                                                                                               Revised 8/21/09

Tuesday, August 25, 2009


Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building

200 West Baltimore Street – 7th Floor Board Room

Baltimore MD 21201-2595


Artwork in the Board Room is from Howard County




Action Items


9:03 a.m.   


1.   Consent Agenda Items

a)     Approval of Minutes of July 21, 2009                                                                             

b)    Personnel Tab B                                                                                                          

c)     Permission to Publish:


                      COMAR 13A.07.01 (REPEAL & REPLACE)                                   

                      Comprehensive Teacher Induction Program Tab C 


Action Items (cont’d)


9:10 a.m.                                          


2.   COMAR 13A.08.01.11 (Repeal & New) Disciplinary Action ADOPTION Tab D


9:20 a.m.


3.   COMAR 13A.05.01 (Amend) Provision of a Free Appropriate Public Education

      COMAR 13A.05.02 (Amend) Administration of Services for Students with Disabilities

      COMAR 13A.08.03 (Amend) Discipline of Students with Disabilities

      COMAR 13A.08.04 (Amend) Student Behavior Interventions

      COMAR 13A.13.01 (Amend) Maryland Infants and Toddlers

      ADOPTION Tab E


Information & Discussion


9:35 a.m.                                          


4.   Report on Results of Maryland School Assessment in Science Tab F & Power Point Presentation


10:05 a.m.


5.   2009 High School Graduation Data Tab G &  Power Point Presentation


10:30 a.m. BREAK


10:45 a.m. 


6.   State Superintendent’s Update


11:00 a.m.                                        


7.   ACT, SAT & AP Results


11:15 a.m. Public Comment*




2:30 a.m.   


8.   Legal Argument - Sharon Brown v. Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners


Action Items


3:15 p.m.


9.   Capital Budget and Five Year Capital Improvement Plan Tab H


3:20 p.m.                                         


10. 2010 State Board Meeting Dates Tab I


3:25 p.m.                                         


11. Opinions


3:30 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 the Board office (410-767-0467) 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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