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Illinois State Board of Education*

100 North First Street
4th Floor Board Room
Springfield, Illinois 62777
217/782-2221
217/785-3972 (fax)

SCHEDULE AND AGENDA OF MEETINGS

Tuesday, March 23

Wednesday, March 24

Thursday, March 25

Conference Call Access Number for all meetings:
1-866-297-6391

(A live audio stream, via the Internet, will be available during the meeting on Thursday.)

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TUESDAY, March 23, 2004

12:00 p.m.

Education Policy and Planning Committee Meeting
Via Conference Call--Access Number: 1-866-297-6391

  • Additional Supplemental Educational Service (SES) Providers
  • Appeals Advisory Committee Recommendations
    • Iroquois West #10
    • East Alton-Wood River Community HS District #14
    • Chicago Public Schools #299
  • Student Racial/Ethnic Categories for State Testing and AYP Calculations
  • AYP Alternate Calculation Status
  • 2005 Test Dates
  • Update on Student Identification System and E-Grant Management System
  • Academic Early Warning and Watch Lists
  • Rules for Adoption:
    • Part 27: Standards for Certification in Specific Teaching Fields
    • Part 29: Standards for Administrative Certification
    • Part 350: Secular Textbook Loan

WEDNESDAY, March 24, 2004

4:00 p.m.

Finance & Audit Committee Meeting
Via Conference Call--Access Number: 1-866-297-6391

  • 2004 School District Financial Profile
  • East St. Louis District #189 Petition for Dissolution of FOP
  • Fiscal Year 2005 Proposed Budget
  • Assessment Contract Update
  • ISBE Monthly Reports
  • Superintendent's Quarterly Travel Analysis (Nov. 2003-Feb. 2004)

THURSDAY, March 25, 2004

9:00 a.m.

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

B. Items for Discussion

  • Additional Supplemental Educational Service (SES) Providers (pp. 1-6)
  • Appeals Advisory Recommendations (pp. 7-12)
    • Iroquois West #10
    • East Alton-Wood River Community HS District #14
    • Chicago Public Schools #299
  • Student Racial/Ethnic Categories for State Testing and AYP Calculations (pp. 13-15)
  • AYP Alternate Calculations (pp. 16-18)
  • 2005 Test Dates (pp. 19-26)
  • Update on Student Identification System and E-Grant Management System (pp. 27-28)
  • Academic Early Warning and Watch List (pp. 29-30)
  • Rules for Adoption:
    • Part 27: Standards for Certification in Specific Teaching Fields (pp. 31-80)
    • Part 29: Standards for Administrative Certification
      (pp. 81-110)
    • Part 350: Secular Textbook Loan (pp. 111-117)
  • 2004 School District Financial Profile (pp. 118-122)
  • East St. Louis District #189 Petition for Dissolution of FOP (pp. 123-128)
  • Fiscal Year 2005 Proposed Budget (pp. 129-132)
  • Assessment Contract Update (pp. 133-134)
  • ISBE Monthly Reports (pp. 135-150)
  • Superintendent's Quarterly Travel Analysis
    (Nov. 2003-Feb. 2004)

12:00 p.m.

Lunch/Executive Session (as needed)

1:15 p.m.

C. Public Participation

D. Approval of Minutes

  • February 18, 2004 (pp. 151-167)

E. Action Items

  •  Approval of Additional Supplemental Educational Service (SES) Providers (pp. 1-6)
  • Appeals Advisory Recommendations (pp. 7-12)
    • Iroquois West #10
    • East Alton-Wood River Community HS District #14
    • Chicago Public Schools #299
  • Approval of Student Racial/Ethnic Categories for State Testing and AYP Calculations (pp. 13-15)
  • Approval of AYP Alternate Calculations (pp. 16-18)
  • Approval of 2005 Test Dates (pp. 19-26)
  • Adoption of Academic Early Warning and Watch Lists
  • Authorization of Rules for Adoption:
    • Part 27: Standards for Certification in Specific Teaching Fields (pp. 31-80)
    • Part 29: Standards for Administrative Certification
      (pp. 81-110)
    • Part 350: Secular Textbook Loan (pp. 111-117)
  • Approval of 2004 School District Financial Profile
    (pp. 118-122)
  • Approval of State Superintendent's recommendation concerning East St. Louis School District #189's Petition to Dissolve the East St. Louis Board of Education Financial Oversight Panel (pp. 123-128)
  • Acceptance of ISBE Monthly Reports (pp. 135-150)
  • Approval of Superintendent's Travel Analysis
    (Nov. 2003-Jan. 2004)

F. Announcements and Reports

  • Superintendent
  • Chairman
  • Committees
  • Members

G. Other Information

  • Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking (pp. 168-170)

H. 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

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