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Board Agenda - March 23, 2010



Tuesday, March 23, 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 Harford County


9:00 a.m.   CALL MEETING TO ORDER              


Action Items


9:03 a.m.                                          


1.   Consent Agenda Items

a)     Approval of Minutes of February 23, 2010 Tab A                                                                   

b)    Personnel Tab B                                                                                                           

c)     Budget Adjustments for February, 2010 Tab C                                                     




9:10 a.m.


2.   National Blue Ribbon Schools Tab D                                                                                         


Information & Discussion


9:30 a.m.


3.   Race to the Top Update Tab E                                                                                                    


10:00 a.m. 


4.   School Readiness Report



Power Point - Mental Health Steering Committee

Power Point - School Readiness


10:30 a.m. BREAK


10:45 a.m. 


5.   Maryland Certification Requirements                                                                              

Tab G




Information & Discussion


2:00 p.m.


6.   2010 Career Technology Education Status Report                                                        

Tab H

Power Point


Action Items


2:30 p.m. 


7.   COMAR 13A.12.01 General Provisions (Amend)                                                          



2:40 p.m.


8.   COMAR 13A.06.03 Interscholastic Athletics in the State (Amend)                           

      COMAR 13A.06.04 Corollary Athletic Programs (New)

      ADOPTION Tab J


2:50 p.m. 


9.   COMAR 13A.03.02 Graduation Requirements for Public High                   

      Schools in Maryland (Reproposal)

     ADOPTION Tab K 


3:10 p.m. 


10. Waiver Request for Nonpublic Schools Tab L                                                               


3:20 p.m.  BREAK


Information & Discussion


3:30 p.m.


11. State Legislative Update Tab M                                                                                             


3:45 p.m.


12. State Superintendent’s Update


4:00 p.m. 


Public Comment*      


4:30 p.m.  


13. Opinions


4:35 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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Baltimore, MD 21201
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