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Board Agenda - July 24, 2012


Revised 7/20/12


Tuesday, July 24, 2012


Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building
200 West Baltimore Street – 7th Floor Board Room

Baltimore, MD 21201-2595


Artwork in the Board Room is from Worcester County


9:00 a.m.  CALL MEETING TO ORDER                                                                                        


9:03 a.m.                                          


1.   Consent Agenda Items

a) Approval of Minutes of June 26, 2012

b) Personnel

c) Budget Adjustments for June, 2012

d) National Board Candidates for 2012-13 Assessment Cycle

e) Persistently Dangerous and Probationary Status Schools

f) Permission to Publish:

    COMAR 13A.11.01.02, .06, and .08 (Amend) 

    Programs for Adults with Disabilities

    COMAR 13A.01.05.07, and .08 (Amend)

    Payment of Transcript Fees


Information & Discussion


9:10 a.m.


2.   State Superintendent Update


9:20 a.m.


3.   Race to the Top Focus Area: 2012 Maryland School Assessment Results in Reading and Mathematics

Power Point - MSA Reading and Mathematics

Power Point - School Progress 2012 Results


10:00 a.m.


4.   SEED School Report and Update

     Power Point Presentation


10:30 a.m. BREAK


Action Items


10:45 a.m.


5.   Traumatic Head Injuries and Options for Responding to Petition for Adoption of Regulations 

11:15 a.m.


6.   Report of the Maryland State Board of Education - School Discipline and Academic Success: Related Parts of Maryland's Education Reform


11:45 a.m.


7.   COMAR 13A.03.06 Universal Design For Learning





8.   Facilities Guidelines for School Courtyards 

A Practical Guide to Planning, Constructing, and Using School Courtyards


12:15 p.m.




Information & Discussion


2:00 p.m.


9.   Race To the Top Update


2:10 p.m.


10. 2013 Proposed Meeting Dates                                          


2:15 p.m.


11. Board Member Updates


Action Item


2:25 p.m.


12. Election of Officers


2:35 p.m.


13. Public Comment


3:05 p.m.


14. Opinions


3:10 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 (cnecessary@msde.state.md.us) 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.

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Baltimore, MD 21201
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Baltimore, MD 21201
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