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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Lockport Township High School East
1333 East Seventh Street, Lockport, Illinois

October 18-19, 2006

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Education Policy Planning Packet PDF File
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Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
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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.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2006
10:30 a.m. Board Operations Committee
Principals Conference Room
1-888-867-5802 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 5 9 8 1 3 1 6
10:30 a.m. Finance & Audit Committee
Maroon Room
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 5 9 8 1 3 1 1
11:30 a.m. Lunch Break
12:30 p.m. Education Policy Planning Committee
Maroon Room
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 5 9 8 1 3 1 1
*1:30 p.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Maroon Room
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 5 9 8 1 3 1 1
3:30 – 5:30 Budget Hearing: Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Maroon Room

1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 5 9 8 1 3 1 1
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2006
9:00 a.m. ISBE Plenary Session
Maroon Room
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 5 9 8 1 3 1 5

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
Maroon Room
Lockport Township High School East
1333 East Seventh Street, Lockport, Illinois

Thursday, October 19, 2006
9:00 a.m.

Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only);
Confirmation #:
1 5 9 8 1 3 1 5

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

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

Plenary Business Meeting

  1. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. Roanoke-Benson CUSD (p. 3)
    2. Barbara Somogyi, 2005-06 Thomas Lay Burroughs Outstanding School Board President
  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

  5. a. August 23-25, 2006 (pp. 4-9)
    b. August 31, 2006 (pp. 10-14)
    c. September 21, 2006 (pp. 15-25)
    d. October 4, 2006 (pp. 26-29)

*2. Rules for Initial Review

    1. Amendments to Part 60 (“Grow Your Own” Teacher Initiative) (pp. 30-40)
    2. New Part 70 (Early Childhood Teacher Preparation Assistance Grant) (pp. 41-58)

*3. Rules for Adoption

a. Part 235 (Early Childhood Block Grant) (pp. 59-82)
b. New Part 70 Emergency (Early Childhood Teacher Preparation Assistance Grant) (pp. 41-58)

*4. Acceptance of FY05 A-133 Statewide Single Audit Report (p. 83)
*5. Consideration of Institutional Accreditation and Program Approvals (pp. 84-129)

a. Trinity Christian College

  6. Release of Closed Session Minutes (as needed)

  1. Announcements and Reports
    1. Status Report from Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates
    2. Superintendent’s Announcements
    3. Chairman’s Report
    4. Committee Reports
  2. Information Items
    1. Monthly Informational Reports
      a. Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking (pp. 130-136)
      b. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 137-152)
  3. Adjourn

NOTE: Chairman Ruiz may call for a break in the Board Plenary Session at which time the Board will

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Springfield, IL 62777