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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
100 North First Street
Springfield, Illinois

SCHEDULE AND AGENDA OF MEETINGS
February 16-17, 2005

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WEDNESDAY, February 16, 2005

   Public Conference Call Access Number for Wednesday meetings:
      1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 0 6 7 9 8 4 8

10:30 a.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee
4th Floor Conference Room

2:30 p.m.

Ad Hoc Strategic Plan Development Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor

4:30 p.m.

Governmental Relations Committee
4th Floor Conference Room

5:15 p.m.

Finance & Audit Committee
4th Floor Conference Room

6:15 p.m.

Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
4th Floor Conference Room

THURSDAY, February 17, 2005

   Public Conference Call Access Number for Thursday meetings:
      1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 0 6 7 9 8 5 0

8:00 a.m.

Board Operations Committee
4th Floor Conference Room

9:30 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor

Closed Session/Lunch
  4th Floor Conference Room

Note: Chairman Ruiz will call for a break in the Board meeting on Thursday at which time the Board will go into Closed Session over lunch.


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

EDUCATION POLICY PLANNING COMMITTEE

4th Floor Conference Room

Public Conference Call Access Number:
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 0 6 7 9 8 4 8

Wednesday, February 16, 2005
10:30 a.m.

AGENDA

  1. Public Participation
  2. Explanation of AYP/IEP Non-Appealable "Hearings"
  3. Update on Supplemental Educational Service and the USDOE
  4. Additional Items

AD HOC STRATEGIC PLAN DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

Board Room, 4th Floor

Public Conference Call Access Number:
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 0 6 7 9 8 4 8

Wednesday, February 16, 2005
2:30 p.m.

AGENDA

  1. Public Participation
  2. Strategic Plan Discussion
  3. Additional Issues

GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE

4th Floor Conference Room

Public Conference Call Access Number:
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 0 6 7 9 8 4 8

Wednesday, February 16, 2005
4:30 p.m.

AGENDA

  1. Public Participation
  2. Pending/New Legislation
  3. Update on Agency/Board Legislative Proposals
  4. Action items
    1. Roles of Legislative Committee Members
    2. Principles for Federal Legislative Proposals
    3. Legislative Principles
  5. Additional issues

FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE

4th Floor Conference Room

Public Conference Call Access Number:
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 0 6 7 9 8 4 8

Wednesday, February 16, 2005
5:15 p.m.

AGENDA

  1. Public Participation
  2. FY 06 Budget
  3. Governor's Budget Message
  4. March discussion on Financial Oversight Modifications
  5. Additional Issues

AD HOC RULES COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

4th Floor Conference Room

Public Conference Call Access Number:
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 0 6 7 9 8 4 8

Wednesday, February 16, 2005
6:15 p.m.

AGENDA

  1. Public Participation
  2. Discussion of Repeal of Inactive Rules (pp. 17-18)
    1. Part 30, Staff Development Plans and Programs (pp. 19-22)
    2. Part 56, Insurance for Certificated Employees (pp. 23-32)
    3. Part 160, Professional Development Block Grant (pp. 33-35)
    4. Part 220, Scientific Literacy (pp. 36-42)
    5. Part 225, Alcohol and Drug Education Initiative (pp. 43-51)
    6. Part 230, Summer School for Remedial Education (pp. 52-55)
    7. Part 240, Alternative Learning Opportunities Program (Subpart B only)
      (pp. 56-64)
    8. Part 245, Urban Education Partnership Program (pp. 65-74)
    9. Part 250, Comprehensive Arts Program (pp. 75-78)
    10. Part 360, Mathematics and Science Loan Program (pp. 79-83)
    11. Part 575, School Technology Program (Subpart A only) (pp. 84-89)
  3. Discussion of Rules for Adoption
    1. Proposed Amendments to Part 375 (Student Records) (pp. 90-95)
    2. Proposed Amendments to Part 5001 (Access to Information of the State Board of Education under the Freedom of Information Act (pp. 96-103)
  4. Discussion of Rules for Initial Review
    1. Part 25 (Certification) (pp. 104-144)
    2. Part 51 (Dismissal of Tenured Teachers) (pp. 145-158)
    3. Part 52, Repeal (Dismissal of Tenured Teachers and Civil Service Employees Under Article 34) (pp. 159-171)
    4. Part 145 (Temporary Relocation Expenses) (pp. 172-176)
    5. Part 155 (Electronic Transfer of Funds) (pp. 177-186)
    6. Part 350 (Secular Textbook Loan) (pp. 187-191)
    7. Part 475 (Contested Cases and Other Formal Hearings) (pp. 192-214)
    8. Part 480, Repeal (Hearings Before the State Teacher Certification Board)
      (pp. 215-223)
  5. Additional Issues

BOARD OPERATIONS COMMITTEE

4th Floor Conference Room

Public Conference Call Access Number:
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 0 6 7 9 8 5 0

Thursday, February 17, 2005
8:00 a.m.

AGENDA

  1. Public Participation
  2. Board Agenda
    1. Discussion
    2. Board minutes
  3. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. Format & structure
    2. Gathering information
    3. March: Winner of Arts Education Week Poster Contest
    4. April: 2005 Teacher of the Year
  4. Annual Work Conference Planning
    1. NASBE involvement
    2. Month/date/location to be determined
      1. August 19-21, 2005
      2. Other
  5. Board Bylaws
    1. Discussion
  6. Governor's Education Accountability Task Force
    1. Board involvement
  7. Additional Issues

ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Board Room, 4th Floor

100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois

Thursday, February 17, 2005
9:30 a.m.

Public Conference Call Access Number:
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 0 6 7 9 8 5 0

NOTE: The Plenary Session will be audio broadcast via the Internet

Plenary Business Meeting

A. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance    

B. Public Participation

C. Approval of Minutes:

  1. January 13, 2005 (pp. 7-14)
  2. February 8, 2005 (pp. 15-16)

D. Announcements and Reports

  1. Superintendent's Announcements
  2. Chairman's Report
  3. Committee Reports
  4. Members' Reports

E. Superintendent's Report
        *Consent Agenda
              
All action consideration items listed with an asterisk (*) are considered to be  routine and will
              be enacted in one motion and vote. Any board member who  wishes separate discussion
              on any item listed on the consent agenda may remove that item from the consent agenda,
              in which event, the item will be considered in its normal sequence.

Action Considerations

  *1. Repeal (pp. 17-18)

  1. Part 30, Staff Development Plans and Programs (pp. 19-22)
  2. Part 56, Insurance for Certificated Employees (pp. 23-32)
  3. Part 160, Professional Development Block Grant (pp. 33-35)
  4. Part 220, Scientific Literacy (pp. 36-42) 
  5. Part 225, Alcohol and Drug Education Initiative (pp. 43-51)
  6. Part 230, Summer School for Remedial Education (pp. 52-55)
  7. Part 240, Alternative Learning Opportunities Program (Subpart B only) (pp. 56-64)
  8. Part 245, Urban Education Partnership Program (pp. 65-74)
  9. Part 250, Comprehensive Arts Program (pp. 75-78)
  10. Part 360, Mathematics and Science Loan Program (pp. 79-83)
  11. Part 575, School Technology Program (Subpart A only) (pp. 84-89)

  *2. Rules for Adoption

    1. Proposed Amendments to Part 375 (Student Records) (pp. 90-95)
    2. Proposed Amendments to Part 5001 (Access to Information of the State Board of Education under the Freedom of Information (pp. 96-103)

  *3. Rules for Initial Review

  1. Part 25 (Certification) (pp. 104-144)
  2. Part 51 (Dismissal of Tenured Teachers) (pp. 145-158)
  3. Part 52, Repeal (Dismissal of Tenured Teachers and Civil Service Employees Under Article 34) (pp. 159-171)
  4. Part 145 (Temporary Relocation Expenses) (pp. 172-176)
  5. Part 155 (Electronic Transfer of Funds) (pp. 177-186)
  6. Part 350 (Secular Textbook Loan) (pp. 187-191)
  7. Part 475 (Contested Cases and Other Formal Hearings) (pp. 192-214)
  8. Part 480, Repeal (Hearings Before the State Teacher Certification Board) (pp. 215-223)

  *4. Recommendations from the State Teacher Certification Board

  1. Recommended Approval of Institutional Accreditation Programs (pp. 224-228)
    1. Eureka College
    2. Olivet Nazarene University
    3. National-Louis University Institutional Accreditation
    4. National-Louis University Program Approvals
  2. Recommended New Program Approvals (pp. 229-233)
    1. Illinois State University - Director of Special Education
    2. SIU-E - LBS II Curriculum Adaptation Specialist
    3. SIU-E - Reading Specialist
    4. U of I-Chicago - Early Childhood Special Education
    5. Western Illinois University - Reading Specialist

   5. Access to Pre-school by Undocumented Immigrants: Proposed  Amendments to Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and
       Supervision), and Amendment of ISBE Grant Agreements (pp. 234-240)

   6. Adoption of FY 06 State Board of Education Budget (p. 241)

   7. Update the Approved List of Supplemental Educational Service  Providers (pp. 242-246)

   8. Waiver of Supplemental Educational Service Requirement for
       Madison Community Unit School District 12 (pp. 247-248)

   9. Release of Closed Session Minutes (as needed)

Items for Discussion and/or Information

  1. Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking (pp. 249-254)
  2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 255-266)

F. Adjourn

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