Board Agenda - Tuesday, October 25, 2016


Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Meeting Of The Maryland State Board Of Education, Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Agenda

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.

1.   Consent Agenda Items

      a) Approval of Minutes of September 26 & 27, 2016

      b) Personnel

      c) Budget Adjustments for September, 2016

Oral Argument

9:05 a.m.        

2.    Ruth Johnson v. Prince George’s County Board of Education

Information & Discussion

9:50 a.m.

3.    ESSA Accountability Plan
       - Remarks from MABE Representative(s)

11:15 a.m.                                                          BREAK


11:30 a.m.

4.     Teacher Induction, Retention, and Advancement Act of 2016 Workgroup Update

Information & Action

12:00 p.m.        

5.     Teacher Staffing Report, 2016-2018

12:10 p.m.                                      ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION


1:30 p.m.        

6.     Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year

Information & Action

1:50 p.m.

7.  Local Financial Reporting Requirement


2:00 p.m.

8. Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)


3:30 p.m.    

9. Public Comment

Information & Discussion

4:00 p.m.        

10.    State Board Member Discussion & Updates

         - Executive Order – Starting the School Year After Labor Day
         - Mental and Social Health Subcommittee Report/Update
         - December Meeting Agenda Items

Information & Discussion

4:30 p.m. 

11.     State Superintendent’s Update
           - PARCC Update

4:50 p.m.        

12.    Opinions

4:55 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.