December 17, 2017

The Monitor

The Monitor, a summary of the monthly Maryland State Board of Education meeting, is sent electronically to all members, board staff, and education advocates. Below are past Monitors, along with handouts from State Board meetings. (The State Board does not meet in November.)


Monitor – October 2017 – State Board Receives Report on Teacher Induction, Retention, and Advancement

Monitor – September 2017 – State Board Discusses Master Plans, Graduation Requirements, and PARCC Assessment Results

Monitor – August 2017 – State Board Makes Decisions on ESSA

Monitor – July 2017 – MABE President & PSSAM Leadership Weigh in on ESSA Accountability Framework

Monitor – June 2017 – State Board Makes Decisions Regarding ESSA Accountability Framework

Monitor – May 2017 – State Board Continues ESSA Accountability Framework Discussion

Monitor – April 2017 – State Board Discusses ESSA Accountability Framework

Monitor – March 28, 2017 – State Board Continues ESSA Discussion

Monitor – February 28, 2017 – State Board Discusses ESSA Plan Update

Monitor – January 25, 2017 – State Board Receives Charter School Funding Report

Monitor – December 5, 2016 – State Board Discusses Calendar Waiver Process

Monitor – October 25, 2016 – State Board Member Resigns, Citing Situation with Calendar Mandate

Monitor – September 27, 2016 – State Board addresses Labor Day Executive Order

Monitor – August 23, 2016 – State Board Engages in In-Depth Discussion of ESSA Accountability Plan

Monitor – July 26, 2016

Monitor – June 28, 2016

Monitor – April 25, 2016

Monitor – March 2016

Monitor – February 2016

January 2016 – Meeting cancelled 


2015 Monitors

Monitor – December 8, 2015

Monitor – October 27, 2015

Monitor – September 22, 2015

Monitor – June 19, 2015

Monitor – May 19, 2015

April – The April State Board meeting was cancelled. 

Monitor – March 2015 

February 24, 2015 – MonitorAgenda and Materials

January 27, 2015 – MonitorAgenda and Materials


December 16, 2014

Monitor

Agenda and Materials


October 28, 2014

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

Teacher & Principal Evaluations

STEM Education Strategic Plan

School Discipline Consensus Report

Graduation Assessment Requirements

Update on Financial Reporting Requirements

Critical Shortage Teaching Areas

State Assessment Data Reporting Regulations

RTTT Early Learning Challenge Grant Progress Report

RTTT Project Update


September 23, 2014

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

Principal of the Year Awards

Middle & High School Principals; Elementary School Principals

Teacher Certification & Licensure Regulations

Home and Hospital Instruction Regulations

Social Studies Regulations

Teacher and Principal Evaluation (TPE) Regulations

Annual Teacher/Principal Evaluation Report

Memo

Link to Report – Real Progress in Maryland: Student Learning Objectives and Teacher and Principal Evaluation 

Race to the Top Updates

RTTT Projects Report

Critical RTTT Projects Report

FY 2016 Education Budget Requests

FY 2016 County Libraries Capital Budget Requests

 


August 26, 2014

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

MPSSAA Medical Advisory Committee Update

State Aid to Local School Sytem Regulations

Graduation Requirement Regulations

Program in Science Regulations

Program in Mathematics Regulations

Program in English/Language Arts Regulations

Teacher and Principal Evaluation Regulations

School Counselor Regulations

School Psychologist Regulations

Support Services Personnel and Superintendents Regulations

Teacher Certification Praxis CORE Assessment

 


 

July 22, 2014

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

Persistently Dangerous Schools Handout

Guidelines for State Code of Conduct

MSA Handout

MSA – PARCC & HSA Handout

PARCC & HSA Memo

Digital Learning Handout

RTTT Early Learning Challenge Grant Handout

RTTT Critical Projects

RTTT Update

Maryland Excel Presentation


June 27, 2014

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

National Board Candidates for 2014-2015

Maryland Nutrition Standards for All Food Sold in Schools

Evaluation of Teachers & Principals Memo

Evaluation of Teachers & Principals, Repeal and Replace – COMAR 13A.07.09

Race to the Top Update

Memorandum of Understanding Supporting Student Learning Objectives

MABE News Release on MOU 

MSDE News Release on MOU


May 20, 2014

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

Race to the Top Update

Critical Race to the Top Projects Update

STEM Regulations

Teacher of the Year

Blind-Visually Impaired Regulations

Financial Literacy

LEA Technology Grants

MASC Update

Regulatory Review Results


April 22, 2014

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

PSTEB Regulations

RTTT – Critical

RTTT – General

School Calendar Waiver

Social Studies Slides

Social Studies Update

State Aid Regulations

Discipline Flow Chart

Discipline Framework

English Regulations

Graduation Requirement Regulations

Math Regulations

MOE Waiver

MSDE Communication Plan

Next Generation Science 

 


March 25, 2014

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

ESEA Flexibility Extension, TPE Amendment and Waiver Request

Legislative Update

Federal Update

RTTT Early Learning Challenge Grant

School System Calendar Modifications – NonPublic Schools

School System Calendar Modifications – Weather

CAIRE Maryland Common Core Student Standards Transition Survey Analysis

Early Learning School Readiness Report

RTTT Update


February 25, 2014

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts

Report on Best Practices in School Discipline

School Discipline Memo and Presentation

Companion Document to the Report on Best Practices in School Discipline

Requests for Calendar Modifications

Update on ESEA Flexibility Extension

Transition from HSAs to PARCC Assessments

State Legislative Update

Commendations for 2014 MD Teacher of the Year

Race to the Top Project Update

Maryland Center for School Safety

2013-2014 National Title I Distinguished Schools Program

 


January 28, 2014

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

STEM Memo

Education Week Quality Counts Report 2014

ESEA Flexibility Extension

Early College Program Funding Regulations

Student Discipline Regulations

2013 Master Plan Updates

DSE/EIS Strategic Plan

RTTT Update

2013 High School Graduation Data

 


December 28, 2014

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

Student Discipline Memo & Regulations

Bridge to Excellence Master Plan Updates

Increasing Levels of Educator Confidence in Meaningful Evaluation

ESEA Flexibility Extension Update

Education Week Quality Counts 2014

STEM Memo

 


October 30, 2013

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

HSA, Graduation, & Dropout Rate Report

Proposed Student Discipline Regulations, Errata

School Progress Index Results

GED Update

COMAR General Provision Memo & Regulations

COMAR Visually Impaired Memo & Regulations

Race to the Top Project Update

Early Learning Challenge Grant Memo & Report

Emergency Regulations, Math

 


September 24, 2013

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

Secondary Principal of the Year

Elementary Principal of the Year

Seed School Update

Teacher and Principal Evaluation Update

Race to the Top Update

Dual Enrollment in Early College Regulations

Digital Learning Regulations

Emergency Plan Regulations

Financial Reporting Requirements

MSDE Departmental Legislation

State Education Budget Proposal

MSDE Organizational Chart

ESEA Flexibility Waiver Amendments

 


August 27, 2013

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

2013 MSA Science Results

2013 MSA Science Results Presentation

Annual Capital Budget

Race to the Top Project Update

School Progress Release

School Progress 2013 Results

School Progress Index Background Presentation

School Progress Index Memo

School Progress Index Presentation

School Progress Index Details Presentation

STEMnet Presentation

STEMnet Memo

STEMnet Teacher Hub Presentation

Praxis II Memo

 


July 23, 2013

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

School Discipline Memo & Published Regulations

Race to the Top Project Update

Persistently Dangerous & Probationary Schools Update

Maryland School Assessment Results 

COMAR Interscholastic Athletics

Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge Grant


June 25, 2013

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

School Discipline Regulations Workgroup Report

School Discipline – Original & Revised Proposed Regulations

School Discipline – Proposed Regulations

School Discipline – Memo

Teacher of the Year Memo

National Board Certified Fee Incentive Program

Next Generation Science Standards Handout

Next Generation Science Standards Presentation

Next Generation Science Standards Memo & Timeline

Race to the Top Project Update

PARCC Assessments Presentation

Dr. Jack Smith Appointment Memo

 


May 21, 2013

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

TOY Recognition

Education That Is Multicultural Memo

Education That Is Multicultural Presentation

Education That Is Multicultural Implementation

Education That Is Multicultural Handout

Education That Is Multicultural Bridge to Excellent Executive Summary

COMAR Education That Is Multicultural 

Maryland Association of Student Councils Report

Student Discipline Update

COMAR Emergency Plans

COMAR Digital Learning

Athletic Safety Programs Report


March 27, 2013

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

Legislative Update

Weather Waivers

Milken Awards

Early Learning Update

RTTT Project Update


February 26, 2013

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

Early College Access Presentation

Legislative Update

MD TOY National Finalist

Memo – Association of Community Colleges

PGCC Presentation

Release of AP Data

RTTT Update

SAT-PSAT-AP Results Presentation

AP Report

COMAR APC

COMAR Counselor

COMAR Digital Learning

COMAR Principal Induction Program

COMAR Professionally Certified Personnel


January 22, 2013

Monitor

Agenda

Handouts:

Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Initiative

Public Comment on Advance Professional Certificate Regulations

PSTEB Update

Comprehensive Needs Schools

Race to the Top Breakthrough Center Update

Transfer of Educational Records

Discipline Regulations 

Concussion Regulations

Digital Learning Regulations

Graduation Requirements


 

2011 & 2012 Monitor Archives