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Board Agenda - Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Tuesday, March 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 Harford County

9:00 a.m.                        CALL MEETING TO ORDER

9:03 a.m.                                

1.   Consent Agenda Items

       a)    Approval of Minutes of February 24, 2015

       b)    Personnel

       c)     Budget Adjustments for February, 2015

Oral Argument

9:10 a.m.                                       

2.   Allison York v. Prince George’s County Board of Education


9:40 a.m.                                       

3.   Elementary and Secondary Education Act Flexibility Renewal Request

10:30 a.m.                                      BREAK

Information & Discussion

10:45 a.m.                                     

4.   Wellness Policy Briefing                    

11:10  a.m.

5.   COMAR 13A.12.01 General Provisions         

Information & Discussion

11:25 p.m.                                     

6.   Legislative Update             

11:40 p.m

7.   State Superintendent’s Update                                                                        
               - Race to the Top Update (Information)               
               - School System Calendar Modifications (Action)

Noon                                               ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION


2:00  p.m.                                      

8.   Milken Awards                    


2:20 p.m.                                       

9.   State Board Member Update                                                                                           

2:30 p.m.

10. Public Comment

3:00 p.m. 

11. 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.