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Board Agenda - Tuesday, July 28, 2015


Tuesday, July 28, 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.                                               ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

10:30 a.m.                               

1.   Election of Officers

10:45 a.m.                               

2.   Introduction of New and Continuing Board Members

10:55 a.m.                               

3.   Consent Agenda Items
           a)    Approval of Minutes of June 23, 2015
           b)    Personnel
           c)    Budget Adjustments for June, 2015
           d)    Persistently Dangerous and Probationary Status Schools

Information & Discussion

11:00 a.m.                                

4.   Early Learning Update      

11:20 a.m.                                

5.   Adequacy Study

11:40  a.m.                               

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

                                              ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

Information & Discussion

2:00 p.m.                                   

7.   Race to the Top Update

Action Items

2:15 p.m.                                    

8.   COMAR 13A.06.03 Interscholastic Athletics in the State (AMEND) PERMISSION TO PUBLISH

2:30 p.m.                                    

9.   COMAR 13A.08.07 Transfer of Educational Records for Children in State-Supervised Care (REPROPOSAL) PERMISSION TO PUBLISH

2:45 p.m.                                    

10. COMAR 13A.04.02 Secondary School Career and Technology Education (AMEND)


3:00 p.m.                                     

11. State Superintendent’s Update

3:10 p.m.                                      

12. Board Member Update

3:20 p.m.                                       

13. Public Comment

Action Item

3:50 p.m.                                       

14. Personnel


4:00 p.m.                                       

15. Opinions

4:05 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.