State Board Meeting Agenda August 28 2018


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

Maryland State Board of Education Meeting - Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - Live Stream 
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9:00 AM                                                                                               MEETING OPENING

  • Call to Order and Declaration of Quorum
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Recognition of Guests

9:05 AM                                                                                                 PUBLIC COMMENT

Public Comments

9:35 AM                                                                                                      NEW BUSINESS

10:10 AM                                                                                                            OLD BUSINESS
10:15 AM                                                                                                                   BREAK

10:30 AM                                     REPORTS TO THE STATE BOARD FOR DISCUSSION AND/OR ACTION           

12:00 PM                                                        STATE BOARD MEMBER REPORTS AND COMMENTS           

12:30 PM                                                                      ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

3:00 PM                                      REPORTS TO THE STATE BOARD FOR DISCUSSION AND/OR ACTION

4:00 PM                                                                      STATE SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

4:30 PM                                                          FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS/AGENDA PLANNING

  • Review Tentative Items for September Meeting(s)
    • ESSA Implementation Update
      • Gifted and Talented
      • Standard Setting Process
      • Communications
    • Discipline Policies
    • Bullying Services
    • Superintendent’s Report
      • Curriculum Resources/Evidence-Based
      • Computer Science
    • Regulatory Actions

4:40 PM                                                                                                        OPINIONS

4:45 PM                                                                                                        ADJOURN

*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.