Board Agenda - Tuesday, April 26, 2016


Revised 4/25/16

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building
200 West Baltimore Street – 7th Floor Board Room
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2595

Meeting Of The Maryland State Board Of Education, Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Agenda

9:00 a.m.
                                              CALL MEETING TO ORDER

9:03 a.m.

1.   Consent Agenda Items

      a) Approval of Minutes of March 21 and 22, 2016

      b) Personnel

      c) Budget Adjustments for March, 2016

Oral Argument

9:05 a.m.

2.   Welsh/Pulley/Roof v. Calvert County Board of Education

Information & Discussion

9:50 a.m.

3.   Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) Summary Report on GED

10:20 a.m.                                      ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION I


11:00 a.m.                                     

4.   Milken Award


11:20 a.m.

5.   ACHIEVE Presentation

12:15 p.m.

6.   Public Comments

12:45 p.m.                                      ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION II

Information & Discussion

3:45 p.m.                                       

7.   Assessment and Accountability Update
        -       Graduation Assessment Regulations (Action)
        -       College and Career Readiness Determination
        -       Speaking and Listening Assessment Waiver

Action Items

4:15 p.m.

8.   COMAR 13A.08.02 Maryland Student Records System Manual

4:35 p.m.

9. Arrests on School Premises Data Reporting

Information & Discussion

4:55 p.m.

10. Interim State Superintendent’s Update
      -       State Legislative Update & Budget Summary

5:10 p.m.                                       

11. State Board Member Updates and Discussion


5:40 p.m.

12. Opinions

5:45 p.m.                                        A D J O U R N M E N T   

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