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Board Agenda - Tuesday, February 24, 2015


Tuesday, February 24, 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 County

9:00 a.m.                        CALL MEETING TO ORDER

9:03 a.m.                                

1.   Consent Agenda Items

       a)    Approval of Minutes of January 27, 2015

       b)    Personnel

       c)     Budget Adjustments for January, 2015

Oral Argument

9:10 a.m.                                       

2.   Gregory Mobley v. Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners

Information & Discussion

9:40 a.m.                                       

3.   Elementary and Secondary Education Act Flexibility Renewal Request

10:30 a.m.                                                            BREAK


10:45 a.m.                                     

4.   Title I Distinguished School                                              

Information & Discussion

11:00 a.m.                                     

5.   Analysis of Md.  School Districts' Teacher Ratings: Component Measures

Action Items

11:30 a.m.                                     

6.   COMAR 13A.02.05 Maintenance of Effort                 

11:50 a.m.                                     

7.   COMAR 13A.03.04 Test Administration and Data-Reporting Policies and Procedures


8.   COMAR 13A.11.01, .04, .08 Programs for Adults with Disabilities

12:15 p.m.                                      ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

Information & Discussion

1:45 p.m.                                       

9.   P20 Arts Report                                                                                  

2:15 p.m. 

10. Legislative Update                             

2:35 p.m.  

11. State Superintendent’s Update
           - Race to the Top Update (Information)                                               
           - Results of Student Learning Objectives Survey (Information)

2:50 p.m.                                       

12. State Board Member Update


3:00 p.m.                                       

13. Public Comment

3:30 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.