Board Agenda - Tuesday, July 26, 2016


Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Meeting Of The Maryland State Board Of Education, Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Agenda
Revised: July 25, 2016

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

9:00 a.m.
                                              CALL MEETING TO ORDER

9:03 a.m.                                              ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

9:30 a.m.

1.   Election of Officers

9:35 a.m.

2.   Introduction of New and Continuing Board Members

9:40 a.m.

3.   Consent Agenda Items

      a) Approval of Minutes from June 27 & 28, 2016

      b) Personnel

      c) Budget Adjustments for June, 2016

      d) Persistently Dangerous and Probationary Status Schools

Information & Discussion

9:45  a.m.                                    

4.   Discussion of Commission on Assessments Report

10:15 a.m. 

Information & Discussion (con't)

10:30 a.m.

5.   Mental and Social Health Issues Impacting Maryland’s Students:                         

Action Items

11:30 a.m.                                       

6.   Regulatory Actions                                                                                                            

Noon                                      ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

Action Items (con't)

1:30 p.m.

7.   Charter School Eligibility Criteria

2:00 p.m.

8.   Maryland Public School Standards for Telecommunications Distribution Systems


2:15 p.m.

9. Public Comment

Information & Discussion

2:45 p.m.

10. State Superintendents Update

3:15 p.m.

11. State Board Update


3:45 p.m.                                       

12. Opinions

3:50  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.