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

November 15-16, 2006

View Education Policy Planning Packet PDF File
View Finance & Audit Packet PDF File
View
Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
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Governmental Relations Packet PDF File
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File

NOTE: Staff presentations and detailed Board discussion typically take place during Committee meetings one month prior to State Board action in the plenary session.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2006
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Danville Budget Hearing: Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Room 306 Vermilion Hall, Danville Area Community College
2000 East Main Street, Danville

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2006
10:30 a.m. Education Policy Planning Committee
Board Room
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 6 2 6 7 0 4 4
11:30 a.m. Lunch Break
12:30 p.m. Finance & Audit Committee
Board Room
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 6 2 6 7 0 4 4
*1:45 p.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 6 2 6 7 0 4 4
3:30 – 5:30 Budget Hearing: Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 6 2 6 7 0 4 4
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2006
8:30 a.m. Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole
Board Room
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 6 2 6 7 0 4 5
9:30 a.m. ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 6 2 6 7 0 4 5

November 17-19, 2005 State Board Members attending IASB/IASA/IASBO Joint Annual Conference

State Board of Education “Meet & Greet” Conference Attendees, Comiskey Room, Hyatt Regency
Friday, November 17 from 1:30 – 3:30; and
Saturday, November 18 from 1:30 – 3:30.

Sunday, November 19, 9:45 a.m. – Thomas Lay Burroughs Outstanding School Board President Award
(during Third General Session)

NOTE: Chairman Ruiz will call for a break in the Board Plenary Session on Thursday at which time the Board will go into closed session.
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, Phone: 217-782-2221; TTY/TDD: 17-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.


ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Board Room
100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois
Thursday, November 16, 2006
9:30 a.m.
Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391
(listen only); Confirmation # 1 6 2 6 7 0 4 5
The Plenary Session will also be audio broadcast via the Internet.

NOTE: Staff presentations and detailed Board discussion typically take place during Committee meetings one month prior to State Board action in the plenary session.

Plenary Business Meeting

  1. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. Joe Fatheree, 2006-07 ISBE Teacher of the Year (pp. 3-4)
    2. 2006-07 Student Advisory Council (p. 5)
    3. Resolution of Recognition for Casey-Westfield (p. 6)
    4. Resolutions for Blue Ribbon Schools (p. 7)
    5. Resolution of Recognition for Randy J. Dunn
  3. Public Participation
  4. 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. Approval of Minutes
          a. October 19, 2006 (pp. 8–17)

*2. Rules for Initial Review
       a. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (pp. 18-43)

*3. Amendment of Student Information System Contract (pp. 44–46)

  4. Financial Plan of Harrisburg CUSD #3 (pp. 47–63)

  1. Announcements and Reports

    1. Status Report from Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (Bill Attea)
    2. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)
    3. Superintendent's Announcements
    4. Chairman's Report
    5. Committee Reports

  2. Information Items
    1. Monthly Informational Reports
      a. Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking (pp. 64-70)
      b. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 71-86)
  3. Adjourn

NOTE: Chairman Ruiz may call for a break in the Board Plenary Session at which time the Board will go into closed session.

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