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Revised 8/3/07

Video Conference Rooms
Springfield and Chicago *Location Change

Wednesday, August 8, 2007
10:00 a.m. *Time Change

PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will now be held via teleconference from the following locations:

Illinois State Board of Education
Springfield Office
Video-Conference Room, 3rd Floor,
100 N. First Street, Springfield, IL

Chicago Office
Video-Conference Room, 14th Floor
James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL

The Plenary Session will also be audio broadcast
via the Internet.

View Plenary Packet

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

The Plenary Session will also be audio broadcast via the Internet.

  1. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance
    1. Consideration of and Possible Actions on Any Requests for Participation in Meeting by Other Means

  2. Public Participation

  3. Superintendent's Report
    Action Considerations

    1. Approval of Minutes: June 21, 2007 (pp. 2-15)

    2. Rules for Adoption
      1. Part 35 (Mentoring Program for New Principals) (pp. 16-27)
      2. Part 180 (Health/Life Safety Code for Public Schools) (pp. 28-67)
      3. Part 401 (Special Education Facilities Under Section 14-7.02 of the School Code) (pp. 68-89)

    3. Contracts and Grants over $1 million

      1. FY08 Mathematics and Science Partnership Grants (Title II, Part B) (pp. 90-92)

      2. Illinois Migrant Council - Migrant Education Contract (Title I, Part C of NCLB) (pp. 93-94)

    4. Update List of SES Providers (pp. 95-98)

    5. FY08 Budget (tentative)

    6. Legislation (tentative)

  4. New Business

  5. Information Items
    1. Rulemaking Monthly Status Report (pp. 99-102)
    2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 103-120)

  6. 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