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Board Agenda - Tuesday, August 25, 2015


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building
200 West Baltimore Street – 7th Floor Board Room
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2595


Artwork in the Board Room is from Baltimore City

9:00 a.m.
                                                  CALL MEETING TO ORDER                                      

9:03 a.m.                                       

1.   Consent Agenda Items

          a) Approval of Minutes of July 28, 2015

          b) Personnel


9:10 a.m.                                       

2.   Recognition of Members Leaving Board Service and Appointment of New Board Members

Oral Argument

9:20 a.m.                                       

3.   Jonathan Wrublewski v. Charles County Board of Education

Information & Discussion

10:05 a.m.                                     

4.   Expansion of Computer Science Across Maryland

10:25 a.m.                                      BREAK

Action Items

10:40 a.m.                                     

5.   COMAR 13A.08.02 Student Records                                          

10:55 a.m.

6.   Adoption of 2016 State Board Meeting Schedule

Information & Discussion

11:00 a.m.                                     

7.   Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Update

Action Item

11:25 a.m.                                     

8.   Charter Schools

Noon                                                ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

Action Item

2:00 p.m.                                       

9.   Annual Capital Budget and Five Year Capital Improvement Plan

Information & Discussion

2:10 p.m.                                       

10. Bullying, Harassment or Intimidation in Maryland Public Schools Update


2:35 p.m.                                       

11. State Superintendent’s Update - Race to the Top Update

2:45 p.m.

12. State Board Member Update                                                                                           


2:55 p.m.                                       

13. Public Comment

3:35 p.m.

14. Opinions

3:40 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 ( 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.