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Illinois State Board of Education*

100 North First Street
4th Floor Board Room
Springfield, Illinois 62777

September 22, 2004

Public Conference Call Access Number:

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

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The State Board of Education and Dr. Randy Dunn, Interim State Superintendent of Education, are hosting a reception for ISBE employees on Wednesday, September 22 from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. in the 4th floor board room.


WEDNESDAY, September 22, 2004

3:00 p.m.

ISBE Plenary Business Meeting

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

B. Public Participation

C. Approval of Minutes: Aug. 18 & Sept. 2, 2004 (pp. 190-203)

D. Discussion and Action Items

  • Approval of Passing Scores for New Teacher and Administrator Content Area Certification Tests (pp. 1-8)
  • Approval of New Middle Grades Certificate Timeline
    (pp. 9-12)
  • Approval of Illinois Institute of Technology's 18-Month Science Program Report (pp. 13-16)
  • Approval of National Louis University Speech Language Pathologist Program Proposal (pp. 17-19)
  • Adoption of Emergency Rules and Regular Rules for Initial Review - Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (pp. 20-38)
  • Adoption of Part 227 Rules (Gifted Education - Repealer); Part 230 (Summer School For Gifted and Remedial
    Education); and Part 525 (Regional Offices of Education and Intermediate Services) (pp. 39-59)
  • Adoption of Part 252 (Driver Education) (pp. 60-65)
  • Adoption of Part 1300 (Americans with Disabilities Act Grievance Procedure) (pp. 66-74)
  • Authorization of Rules for Initial Review - Part 1100 (Procurement by the State Board of Education) (pp. 75-84)
  • Approval of the Fall 2004 Waiver Report and authorize its submission to the General Assembly by Oct. 1, 2004
    (pp. 85-141)
  • Approval to Certify School Districts deemed to be in Financial Difficulty (pp.142-148)
  • Acceptance of ISBE Monthly Reports (pp. 149-172)
  • Approval of Chicago Public School District 299 FY05 Supplemental General State Aid Plan (pp. 173-189)

E. Announcements and Reports

  • Superintendent
  • Chair
  • Committees
  • Members

F. Other Information

  • Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking (pp. 204-212)

G. Personnel Matters

H. Closed Session (as needed)

I. Reconvene (as needed)

J. 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