Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Notes from Board of Education Meeting, 11/9/10

The Board Meeting on Tuesday, November 9th will be re-broadcast on Comcast Channel 96, Verizon FIOS Channel 12 and is available via webstream at http://www.ccboe.com/ . To view the full agenda and the various reports, please visit BoardDocs.

The below notes are my personal notes and are not intended to be all-inclusive or official minutes for the Board of Education meetings and are provided as a request from my supporters and the general public in a personal effort to be more transparent. Although I have diligently tried to make these notes as unbiased and accurate as possible, I am only human and do make mistakes.

Executive session 12 p.m.

Call to order 1 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance, Henry E. Lackey High School's JROTC unit

Correspondence/board member updates

  • Wise - Adult Graduation; FEA Induction; Emannuel Bakare appointed to the Student Youth Advisory Council
Education Association of Charles County update - See Report

Student board member update - See Report

Enrollment update -
  • Cunningham - 26,852 slightly up from last year; 55.2% African American, 36.3% White, 3.8% Hispanic, 3.7% Asian, 1% American Indian; 3,017 first time enrolled in CCPS. Additional statistics can be found in the report
  • Abell - how many are seniors? 1st time enrolled? HSA's? 47
  • Wise - Graduation rate process
CIP update - See Report

Race to the Top Grant - See Report

Autism Education Update - Charles County autism program at Matula Elementary for Pre-K and K; MIT = Multiple Intensity Teaching. 6 children currently enrolled; Later integrated into inclusion program; Hope to expand program to middle and high school in the future.

CCPS Environmental Education program - See Report

Board policy 4610 - See Report

Budget update - See Report

2011 Legislative issues packet - See Report

Unfinished business - None

New business - Noe

Future agenda items - None

Recognition - 4:30 p.m.

  • Students
  • Employees
  • Maryland Association of Secondary Principals Award: Rick Conley, vice principal, Henry E. Lackey High School
  • American Cancer Society Awards: 100 percent school participation award for 2009-10; 2009-10 Superintendent of the Year award: James E. Richmond
Public Forum - 6 p.m.
  • Alan Jackson - American Freedom Week curriculum; against tasers & firearms in the school but if they are accepted, what is the educational content.
Action Items
  • Minutes
Motion by Cook; Second by Pedersen
  • Personnel
Motion by Pedersen; Second by Cook

Superintendent's update to the Board
- See Report


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