State Board of Education Meeting
Carbondale Community High School
1301 East Walnut Street
Carbondale, IL

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
8:00 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. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. Resolution honoring National Beta Teacher of the Year, Lori Quigley Eldorado Middle School

  3. Presentations/Showcases
    1. Formula Funding discussion with Advance Illinois
    2. IERC Racial Diversity and Academic Composition of the Teacher Supply Pipeline
    3. Update on East St. Louis

  4. Public Participation

  5. School Tour

  6. Board Discussion on Class Size and Case Load

  7. Break for Lunch

  8. Closed Session (as needed)

  9. Report Card Discussion

  10. *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: September 18-19, 2013

    2. *Rules for Initial Review
      1. Part 22, Code of Ethics for Illinois Educators
      2. Part 23, Standards for the School Service Personnel Certificate
      3. Part 28, Standards for Certification in Special Education
      4. Part 29, Standards for Administrative Certification

    3. *Rules for Adoption

    4. *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million
      1. Amendment to Intergovernmental Agreement with DHS
      2. Intergovernmental Agreement with East St. Louis
      3. Request to Award Lead Partner RFSP

    5. *Recommendations to the State Charter Commission

    6. End of Consent Agenda

    7. Qualified Zone Academy Bond Authorization(s)

  11. Discussion Items
    1. Amending Board Bylaws: Officer Term Limits
    2. Election of Vice Chair and Secretary
    3. Budget Update
    4. District Oversight – Monthly Update
    5. Other items for discussion

  12. Announcements
    1. Superintendent's/Senior Staff Announcements
    2. Chairman's Report
    3. Member Reports

  13. Closed Session (as needed)

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

  15. 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.