Board Agenda - Tuesday, February 23, 2016


Tuesday, February 23, 2016

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 and Howard County

9:00 a.m.
                                              CALL MEETING TO ORDER

9:03 a.m.                                       

1.   Consent Agenda Items

      a)  Approval of Minutes of February 11 & 12, 2016

      b)  Personnel

      c)  Budget Adjustments for January, 2016

Information & Discussion

9:05 a.m.

2.   Assessment and Accountability Update                                                                        
      - Relationship Between PARCC Test Scores and College Admission                      
        Test Scores
      - Study of PARCC Results by Mode of Delivery (Mode Effect)
9:25 a.m.                                       

3.   Graduation Assessment Requirements

Action Item

9:45 a.m.

4.   Social Studies Assessment

10:10 a.m.                                      BREAK

Information & Discussion

10:25 a.m.

5.   Adequacy Study

10:50 a.m.

6.   Interim State Superintendent’s Update                                                                         
      - State Legislative Update


11:20 a.m.

7.   Public Comment

11:50 a.m.                                      ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

               Information & Discussion

1:15 p.m.                                       

8.   State Board Member Updates and Discussion
1:45 p.m.                                       

9. Opinions


1:50 p.m.                                       

10. Juvenile Services Education

2:40 p.m.                                       

11. Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Reauthorization

3:30 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.