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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
100 North First Street
Springfield, Illinois

AGENDA AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS
September 21-22, 2005

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

View Education Policy Planning Packet PDF File
View
Governmental Relations Packet PDF File (updated 9/20/05)
View
Finance & Audit Packet PDF File (updated 9/20/05)
View
Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View
Board Operations Packet PDF File
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File
View Supplemental Educational Service Providers PDF File
View Sept. 21-22, 2005 Handouts PDF File

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2005

   Public Conference Call Access Number for public session:
      1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 2 7 0 4 8 3 8

10:00 12:30

Education Policy Planning Committee
Board Room, 4th Floor

12:30 p.m.

Lunch Break
Board Room, 4th Floor

1:30 p.m.

Finance & Audit Committee
4th Floor Conference Room

* 3:00 p.m.

Break (15 minutes)

* 3:15 p.m.

Governmental Relations Committee
4th Floor Conference Room

* 4:30 p.m.

Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
4th Floor Conference Room

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2005

   Public Conference Call Access Number for public session:
      1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 2 7 0 4 8 3 9

8:00 a.m.

Board Operations Committee
4th Floor Conference Room

** 9:30 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor

*   The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

** Chairman Ruiz will call for a break in the Board meeting on Thursday at which time the Board will recess for lunch, the Board will reconvene the plenary session to adopt a motion to 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: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972

ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Board Room, 4th Floor

100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois

Thursday, September 22, 2005
9:30 a.m.

Public Conference Call Access Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only)
Confirmation #:  1 2 7 0 4 8 3 9

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

A. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance 

B. Resolutions & Recognition

1. Richard Lessen, 2005-2006 National Rural Teacher of the Year
2. Board Recognition Resolutions

C. Public Participation

D. Approval of Minutes

    1. June 16, 2005 (pp. 4-16)
    2. July 27, 2005 (pp. 17-18)
    3. August 11, 2005 (pp. 19-27)
    4. August 31, 2005 (pp. 28-30)

E. Announcements and Reports

    1. Superintendent's Announcements
    2. Chairman's Report
    3. Committee Reports
    4. Members' Reports

F. 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. Rules for Initial Review

    1. Part 25 (Certification) (pp. 31-42)
    2. Part 60 (New)(Grow Your Own Teacher Education Initiative) (pp. 43-56)
    3. Part 201, Repeal (Disadvantaged Students Funds Plan - Districts Between 1,000 and 50,000 ADA) (pp. 57-62)
    4. Part 202, Repeal (Disadvantaged Students Funds Plan - Districts Over 50,000 ADA) (pp. 63-77)
    5. Part 203 (New) (Disadvantaged Students Funds Plan) (pp. 78-85)

*2. Rules for Adoption

    1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (pp. 86-143)
    2. Part 260 (Reading Improvement Program) (pp. 144-155)
    3. Part 675 (Providers of Supplemental Educational Services) (pp. 156-191)

*3. Approval of Professional Education Preparation Programs (pp. 192-194)

    1. Southern Illinois University Carbondale - English as a New Language
    2. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign - Learning Behavior Specialist I
      1. Curriculum Adaptation Specialist
      2. Behavior Intervention Specialist
      3. Multiple Disabilities Specialist
      4. Transition Specialist
  1. Consideration of ISBE position of changes to NASBE Policies (pp. 195-202)
  1. Consideration of ISBE position of changes to NASBE Bylaws (pp. 203-218)
  1. Approval of Prairie State Achievement Examination system supplemental contract for the Writing component (Becky McCabe) (pp. 219-221)
  1. Approval of Writing Component (Becky McCabe) (pp. 222-224)
    1. Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT),
    2. Illinois Measure of Annual Growth in English (IMAGE),
    3. Illinois Alternate Assessment (IAA)

  2. Approval of Illinois Alternative Assessment RFSP (pp. 225-227)
    1. Determinations on Recommendations from the Appeals Advisory Committee (pp. 228-232)

    1. Action Pursuant to Accountability Workbook (pp. 233-277)

    1. Approval of Chicago's Supplemental General State Aid Plan (pp. 278-300)

  1. Acceptance of FY 04 A-133 Statewide Single Audit Report (pp. 301-335)

  1. Approval of Fall Mandate Waiver Report and Authorization to submit to General Assembly (pp. 336-388)

  1. Update the Approved List of Supplemental Educational Service Providers (as needed)

Information Items

  1. Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking (pp. 389-397)
  2. Annual Report on the Status of Agency Rulemaking (mailed under separate cover, p. 398)
  3. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 399-420)

G. Adjourn

Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777