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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
100 N. First Street
Springfield, Illinois

February 20-22, 2007

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Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
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Governmental Relations Packet PDF File
View Finance & Audit Packet PDF File
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View Pages 1-100 Plenary Session Packet PDF File
View Pages 101-228 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, February 20, 2007
1:00 p.m.
Closed Session Reconvenes
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, IL

NOTE: At the conclusion of closed session on February 20, the February 6, 2007, Special Meeting will adjourn in the Topaz Room of the Crowne Plaza Hotel. No official action will be taken prior to adjournment.

WEDNESDAY, February 21, 2007
10:30 a.m. Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 6 9 4 6 3 0 6
*12:30 p.m.

Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 6 9 4 6 3 0 6

**4:30 p.m. Governmental Relations Committee
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 6 9 4 6 3 0 6

* The Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole will begin immediately following the previous session.

** The Governmental Relations Committee meeting will begin immediately following the House Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education hearing.

 

THURSDAY, February 22, 2007
8:00 a.m.

Finance and Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 6 9 4 6 3 0 7

9:30 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 6 9 4 6 3 0 7


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, 4th Floor, 100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois
Thursday, February 22, 2007
9:30 a.m.

Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only)
Confirmation #: 1 6 9 4 6 3 0 7
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
    1. Consideration of and Possible Actions on Any Requests for Participation in Meeting by Other Means

  2. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. Student Advisory Council (p. 4)
    2. Governor's Proclamation for Entrepreneurship Education Week (p. 5)
    3. Art Education Resolution (p. 6)
    4. Resolution for Cleo Boswell (p. 7)

  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. January 18, 2007 (pp. 8-19)

    *2. Rules for Initial Review
          a. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (pp. 20-37)
          b. Part 25 (Certification) (pp. 28-60)
          c. Part 475 (Contested Cases and Other Formal Hearings) (pp. 61-65)
          d. Part 485 (Appeal Proceedings Before the State Teacher Certification Board (pp. 66-75)

    *3. Rules for Adoption
          a. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation) (pp. 76-100)

    *4. RFSP for ELL-ISAT and ELL-PSAE (pp. 101-103)

    *5. Spring 2007 Mandate Waiver Report (pp. 104-153)

    *6. Approval of Reading First Grant Over $1 million (pp. 154-156)

    *7. Review of Mathematics and Science Partnerships RFP (pp. 157-158)

    *8. Review of Preschool for All RFP (pp. 159-160)

    *9. Recommendations from the Teacher Certification Board (pp. 161-164)

      *10. Guidelines for School-Community Partnerships (pp. 165-196)

11. Request for Dissolution of Livingston Financial Oversight Panel (pp. 197-203)

12. Update List of Supplemental Education Service Providers (pp. 204-206)

13. Election of Board Vice-Chair and Secretary (p. 207)

  1. Announcements and Reports

    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)

    2. Superintendent's Announcements

    3. Chairman's Report
      1. Announcement of Committee Appointments

    4. Committee Reports

    5. Member Reports

  2. Information Items

    1. Rulemaking Monthly Status Report (pp. 208-211)
    2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 212-228)

  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