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Board Agenda - September 27, 2011



Tuesday, September 27, 2011


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




9:02 a.m.


1.   Consent Agenda Items

a) Approval of Minutes of August 30, 2011

b) Personnel Tab B

c) Budget Adjustments for July and August, 2011 Tab C

d) Additional National Board Candidates for 2011-2012 Tab D


Information & Discussion


9:10 a.m.


2.   Race to the Top Update


9:20 a.m.


3.   Race to the Top Focus Area: Development of P20 and Workforce Data System

Tab E 

Power Point Presentation


10:00 a.m.


4.   State Superintendent Search Process: Development of Leadership Profile Tab F


10:30 a.m. BREAK


Information & Discussion (cont’d)


10:45 a.m.


5.   SEED School Update Tab G


11:15 a.m.


6.   Maryland AP and SAT Results

Tab H

Power Point Presentation                                                         

Action Items


11:30 a.m.


7.   Annual Update on Financial Reporting Requirement Tab I                                                         


11:40 a.m.


8.   COMAR 13A. (Amendments)   

       Prekindergarten Programs ADOPTION Tab J


Information & Discussion


11:50 a.m.


9.   Proposed actions by the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board

     COMAR 13A.12.02.27 Specialized Professional Areas (Grades 7-12) REPROPOSAL Tab K

     COMAR 13A.12.01.03D – Personnel Not Eligible (AMEND) Tab L

     COMAR 13A.12.05.02B Suspension Only (AMEND)

     COMAR 13A.12.05.03A Reporting Procedures (AMEND)




Information & Discussion


2:00 p.m.


10. Panel on Proposed Timeline for Disciplinary Actions

Tab M

MD Disability Law Center Testimony

Legal Aid Bureau, Inc. Testimony

Office of the Public Defender Testimony 

American Civil Liberties Union of MD Testimony

OSI Baltimore Testimony


Action Items


3:00 p.m.


11. 2013 State Education Budget Proposal Tab N


3:05 p.m.


12. 2013 Public Libraries Capital Grants Projects Tab O


Information & Discussion


3:10 p.m.


13. Interim State Superintendent’s Update


3:20 p.m.


14. Public Comment


3:50 p.m.


15. Opinions


4:00 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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200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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