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Board Agenda - January 26, 2010


                                                                                Revised 1/22/10


Tuesday, January 26, 2010


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 Montgomery County


9:00 a.m. CALL MEETING TO ORDER              


Action Items


9:03 a.m.                                          


1.   Consent Agenda Items

a)     Approval of Minutes of December 10-11, 2009                                                              

b)    Personnel Tab B

c)     Budget Adjustments for December, 2009 Tab C

d)    Permission to Publish:

                                    COMAR 13A.05.05.06 & .07 (Amend and Repeal)                                        

                                     Program of Pupil Services                  

                                     PERMISSION TO PUBLISH Tab D




9:10 a.m.


2.   Milken Education Award Winner  Tab E                                                            


9:20 a.m. 


3.   International Spanish Academy Designation Tab F


Information & Discussion


9:40 a.m.


4.   Annual Report of the Baltimore City Public School System Tab G


10:10 a.m. 


5.   Maryland Teacher Recruitment Fair  Tab H                


10:20 a.m. BREAK


Information & Discussion


10:35 a.m.


6.   Maryland Teacher Certification Requirements Tab I

Power Point Presentation




Action Items


2:00 p.m.


7.   Personal Financial Literacy State Curriculum Tab J                                        

Power Point Presentation


2:20 p.m.


8.   COMAR 13A.12.02.24  American Sign Language                                                         

      APPROVAL Tab K


2:30 p.m. 


9.   COMAR 13A.04.11 World Languages                                                                            

      ADOPTION Tab L


2:40 p.m. 


10. COMAR 13A.07.01 Comprehensive Teacher Induction Program                               

       (Permission to Publish) Tab M


Information & Discussion


2:50 p.m.


11. State Superintendent’s Report                                                                 


3:20 p.m. 


12. State Legislative Update                                                                                         


3:35 p.m.   BREAK


3:50 p.m.  


Public Comment*


4:20 p.m.  


13. Opinions


4:25 p.m.  A D J O U R N


 *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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200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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