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Board Agenda - July 20, 2010



Tuesday, July 20, 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 Prince George’s County


9:00 a.m.   CONVENE




1:00 p.m.   RECONVENE  


1:02 p.m.     


1.   Consent Agenda Items

a)     Approval of Minutes of June 23, 2010                                                                            

b)    Personnel Tab B                                                                                                          

c)     Budget Adjustments for June, 2010 Tab C                                                             

d)    Naming of Persistently Dangerous Schools and Probationary                   

        Status Schools Tab D

e)     Permission to Publish:


         COMAR 13A.06.03.04 (Amend)                                                                       

         Interscholastic Athletics in the State Tab E


         COMAR 13A.04.13 and COMAR 13A.04.18 (Repeal and New) Tab F

         Specific Subjects: Physical Education and Comprehensive Health Education


1:10 p.m.


2.   Introduction of New Board Member


1:15 p.m.


3.   Election of Officers


Information & Discussion


1:30 p.m.                                         


4.   State Superintendent’s Update


1:45 p.m.


5.   Transitioning the State Curriculum to the Common Core Curriculum Tab G


2:00 p.m. 


6.   2010 MSA Results

Tab H

Power Point Presentation                                                                                                            


2:30 p.m. 


7.   Overview of Test Security and Protocols

Tab I                                                                    

Guide to Test Security & Data Reporting


3:00 p.m. 


8.   Follow-Up to Charter School Policy Discussion


3:15 p.m. 


9.   Public Comment


3:45 p.m.


10. Opinions


3:50 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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200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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