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

December 12-13, 2007

View Education Policy Planning Packet PDF File
View Joint Governmental Relations and Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
NEW: Preliminary FY09 Budget Discussions
View Board Operations Commmittee Packet PDF File
View
Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View 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, December 12, 2007
10:00 a.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 0 0 2 2 6 2 7

12:30

Holiday Luncheon with ISBE Springfield Employees

1:30 p.m.

Joint Committee Meeting of the Whole:
Governmental Relations and Finance & Audit Committees
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 0 0 2 2 6 2 7

*4:00 p.m.

Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 0 0 2 2 6 2 7

NOTE: The Chairman may call for a break in the Board Operations Committee meeting at which time the Committee of the Whole will go into closed session.

* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.
THURSDAY, December 13, 2007
8:15 a.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 0 0 2 2 6 2 8
9:00 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 0 0 2 2 6 2 8


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, December 13, 2007
9:00 a.m.

Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #: 2 0 0 2 2 6 2 8

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.
  1. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance
    1. Consideration of and Possible Actions on Any Requests for Participation in Meeting by Other Mean
  2. Resolutions & Recognition
  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: November 15, 2007 (Plenary pp. 4-10)

    *2. Rules for Initial Review
    1. Part 151 (School Construction Program) (Rules Packet pp. 5-11)
    2. Part 375 (Student Records) (Rules Packet pp. 12-22)

*3. Rules for Adoption

    1. Part 232 (Summer Bridges Program) (Rules Packet pp. 23-30)

*4. Approval of Preschool For All Annual Report (EPPC Packet pp. 36-45)

*5. Approval of Draft 2007 State Board of Education Annual Report (EPPC Packet pp. 46-104)

*6. Approval of Charter Schools Annual Report (Plenary pp. 11-43)

*7. Physical Education Policy and Waiver Requests (Plenary pp. 44-51)

*8. Recommendations of the Teacher Certification Board (Plenary pp. 52-54)

 a. Approval of New Teacher Preparation Programs
    1) Greenville College – Reading Specialist
    2) Illinois State University – School Social Worker
    3) Chicago State University – Family & Consumer Science
    4) Governor’s State University – Mathematics
    5) Lake Forest College – Visual Arts

*9. Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million (Joint Committee Packet pp. 128-129)

    1. IMSA Intergovernmental Agreement – Technology Immersion Pilot Project Professional Development

(end of consent agenda)

10. Legislative Proposals (Joint Committee Packet pp. 18-127)

11. Bagby v. State Board of Education Settlement Agreement (as needed)

  1. New Business

  2. Announcements and Reports
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)
    2. Superintendent's Announcements
    3. Chairman's Report
    4. Committee Reports
    5. Member Reports

  3. Information Items
    1. Rulemaking Monthly Status Report (Plenary pp. 55-57)
    2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (Plenary pp. 58-76)

  4. Adjourn


NOTE: Chairman Ruiz may call to order the Board’s plenary session early for the sole purpose of hearing a motion to go into closed session. In such case, the plenary session will reconvene for action items at the time posted. Chairman Ruiz may also call for a break in the plenary session at which time the Board will go into closed session.

 

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