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Illinois State Board of Education

100 North First Street
4th Floor Board Room
Springfield, Illinois 62777
217/782-2221

Wednesday, April 21

Thursday, April 22

Public Conference Call Access Number: 1-866-297-6391
(For all meetings)

SCHEDULE AND AGENDA OF MEETINGS

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during the meeting on Thursday.)

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WEDNESDAY, April 21, 2004

4:00 p.m.

Governmental Relations Committee Meeting
ISBE 4th Floor Board Conference Room, Springfield

  • 2004 Legislative Session Update
  • Spring 2004 Waiver Report
  • Glenbard School District #87 Request for Modification of Rules

5:00 p.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee Meeting
ISBE 4th Floor Board Conference Room

  • Illinois Enhanced Regular Assessment Contract
  • Academic Improvement Awards
  • School Status Appeals
    • Argo #217
    • Granite City #9
  • Additional Supplemental Educational Service Providers
  • Continuing Accreditation Status Recommendations
    • Judson College
    • University of Illinois at Springfield
  • New Program Proposal Recommendations
    • Concordia University-Special Education-LBS 1
    • Dominican University-Alternative Certification
    • McKendree College-Alternative Route to Teacher Certification
    • National-Louis University-Technology Specialist
    • University of Saint Francis-Reading Specialist
    • University of Saint Francis-Music Education
  • Rules for Adoption
    • Part 25: Certification
    • Part 1: Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision
  • Rules for Initial Review-Part 575: School Technology

THURSDAY, April 22, 2004

9:00 a.m.*

A. Call Meeting to Order/Roll Call
ISBE 4th Floor Board Room, Springfield     

B. Recognition of Student Advisory Council Members

C. Presentation

  • OTIS and CeRTS Demonstration

D. Public Participation

10:30 a.m.*

12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.

RECESS

Lunch

E. Approval of Minutes

  • March 25, 2004 (pp. 360-436)

F. Action Items

  • Authorization of the Spring 2004 Waiver Report to the General Assembly (pp. 1-43)
  • Determination of Glenbard School District #87 Request for Modification of Rules (pp. 44-46)
  • Approval of Academic Improvement Awards Criteria and Program (pp. 47-49)
  • Determination of School Status Appeals (pp. 50-55)
    • Argo #217
    • Granite City #9
  • Approval of Additional Supplemental Educational Service Providers (pp. 56-62)
  • Approval of Continuing Accreditation Status Recommendations (pp. 63-70)
    • Judson College
    • University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Approval of New Program Proposal Recommendations
    (pp. 71-76)
    • Concordia University-Special Education-LBS 1
    • Dominican University-Alternative Certification
    • McKendree College-Alternative Route to Teacher Certification
    • National-Louis University-Technology Specialist
    • University of Saint Francis-Reading Specialist
    • University of Saint Francis-Music Education
  • Adoption of Rules (pp. 77-328)
    • Part 25: Certification
    • Part 1: Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision
  • Authorization of Rules for Public Comment-Part 575: School Technology (pp. 329-339)
  • Approval of Contract Negotiations for the Illinois Enhanced Regular Assessment (pp. 340-341)
  • Acceptance of FY 03 ISBE Financial and Compliance Audit
    (pp. 342-343)
  • Acceptance of ISBE Monthly Reports (pp. 344-359)

G. Announcements and Reports

  • Superintendent
  • Chairman
  • Committees
  • Members

H. Other Information

  • Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking (pp. 437-438)

I. Adjourn

 

All State Board of Education meetings listed on this agenda will be accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons planning to attend who need special accommodations should contact the Board office no later than the date prior to the meeting.

Contact the Superintendent's office at the State Board of Education, 100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois 62777-0001.

Phone: 217-782-2221
TTY/TDD: 217-782-1900
Fax: 217-785-3972

*Please note that the start time has been moved to 9:00 a.m. due to a scheduled Senate Education Appropriation Committee Meeting. The ISBE may recess at 10:30 a.m. to attend the Education Appropriation Committee meeting and reconvene the ISBE meeting once the Education Appropriation Committee meeting is concluded.

Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777