Board Agenda - Tuesday, September 27, 2016


Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Meeting Of The Maryland State Board Of Education, Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Agenda
Revised 09.27.16

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 August 22 & 23, 2016

      b) Personnel

      c) Budget Adjustments for July and August, 2016

Information & Discussion

9:05 a.m.        

2.    PARCC Assessment Score Report

Discussion & Action Item

10:05 a.m.

3.     Maryland’s Use of Assessments and Testing in Public Schools

10:25 a.m.                                                         BREAK

Action Items

10:40 a.m.        

4.     Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)

Information & Discussion

11:10 a.m.

5.    ESSA Accountability Plan                        
        -Remarks from Dr. David Steiner, Executive Director
         Johns Hopkins University Institute for Education Policy

12:15 p.m.                                          ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION


1:45 p.m.

6.       Recognition of EGATE Schools

                    Action Items

2:10 p.m.

7.       FY 2018 Budget Estimates & Requests
          FY 2018 County Library Capital Grant Program

2:25 p.m.

8.        Orange Ribbon for Healthy School Hours Program

2:40 p.m.

9.         Bullying, Harassment and Intimidation Policy Update Information


2:55 p.m.

10.        Public Comment

Information & Discussion

3:25 pm 

11.          State Board Member Discussion & Updates
               - State Board Retreat
               - Mental and Social Health Subcommittee Report/Update
                - October Meeting Agenda Items
                - NASBE Annual Conference Delegate
                - Governor's Executive Order

3:55 p.m.

12.            State Superintendent’s Update
                 - BOOST Scholarship Program
4:25 p.m.                      

13.    Opinions

4:30 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.