July 26, 2012

ISBE DELL e-Broadcast 2012.230—IACBE Special Meeting: ISBE DELL to Discuss Policy Recommendations on Report to the Governor

The Illinois Advisory Council on Bilingual Education (IACBE) will be discussing policy changes proposed by the Illinois State Board of Education's Division of English Language Learning (DELL) Division on July 30, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Individuals interested in learning more about the changes are encouraged to attend the meeting.  To obtain more information about the meeting location, meeting time, call-in number, and agenda visit http://www.isbe.net/bilingual/pdfs/agenda_min/073012_IACBE_agenda.pdf.

Representatives of the Division of English Language Learning presented proposed policy changes to the IACBE on July 23, 2012. The proposed policies are in response to the recommendations made by the IACBE's Bilingual Education report submitted to the Governor on December 1, 2011. A copy of the report can be found at http://www.isbe.net/bilingual/pdfs/IACBE_pa097-0305_report120111.pdf. At this meeting, the IACBE will be discussing specific aspects of the proposal, as well as making additional policy recommendations.