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Board Agenda - Tuesday, January 27, 2015


Tuesday, January 27, 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

11:00 a.m.                        CALL MEETING TO ORDER

11:03 a.m.                                

1.   Consent Agenda Items

       a)    Approval of Minutes of December 16, 2014

       b)    Personnel

       c)     Budget Adjustments for December, 2014

Information & Discussion

11:10 a.m.                                       

2.  Cohort Graduation Data

11:40 a.m.                                     

3.   Elementary and Secondary Education Act Flexibility Renewal Request

Action Items

12:25 p.m.                                     

4.   COMAR 13A.04.08 Program in Social Studies (Adoption)

12:30 p.m.

5.   COMAR 13A.03.05 Administration of Home and Hospital Teaching
       For Students (Adoption)                                                    

12:35 p.m. 

6.   Local Education Agency Calendar Modification

12:45 p.m.                                      ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

Information & Discussion

2:00 p.m.                                       

7.   State Superintendent’s Update                                                                        
       - Race to the Top Update (Information)               

2:20 p.m

8. State Board Member Update


2:30 p.m.                                       

9. Public Comment

3:00 p.m. 

10. Opinions

3:05 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.