State Board of Education Meeting
100 N. First St.
Board Room, 4th Floor
Springfield, IL
January 23-24, 2013

Plenary Session
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
10:30 a.m.

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  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. Discussion Items
    1. Sylvia Puente, Chairperson, Education Funding Advisory Board
    2. FY 14 Budget Recommendation

    Reconvene Plenary Session
    Thursday, January 24, 2013
    8:30 a.m.

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  4. Presentations/Showcases
    1. Urbana School District 116

  5. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. Monique Chism, Ph.D. Resolution

  6. *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.

    1. *Approval of Minutes:
      1. Plenary Minutes: December 12-13, 2012

    2. *Rules for Initial Review
      1. Part 35 (Mentoring Program for New Principals)
      2. Part 405 (Payments to Certain Facilities under Section 14-7.05 of the School Code)
      3. Part 475 (Contested Cases and other Formal Hearings)
      4. Part 565 (Class Size Reduction Grants)
      5. Part 375 (Student Records)

    3. *Rules for Adoption
      1. Part 30 (Programs for the Preparation of Principals in Illinois)

    4. *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million
      1. Approval of Contract: Special Education System
      2. Approval of Contract: Web-Based Illinois Nutrition System (WINS)
      3. Approval of Contract: Web-Based Illinois Nutrition System (WINS)
      4. RFSP for Student Information System

      5. End of Consent Agenda

    5. FY 2014 ISBE Budget Recommendation

    6. ISAT Performance Level Changes

    7. Legislative Proposals – Multiple Measures Index and District Interventions

    8. Approval of Closed Session Minutes

  7. Discussion Items Continued              .
    1. Legislative Update
    2. Other items for discussion

  8. Announcements
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)
    2. P-20 Council Liaison Report (Joyce Karon)
    3. Superintendent's/Senior Staff Announcements
    4. Chairman's Report
    5. Member Reports

  9. Information Items
    1. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (available online at

  10. Adjourn

This meeting 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: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.

NOTE:   Chairman Chico may call for a break in the meeting as necessary in order for the Board to go into closed session.