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


May 21-22, 2008

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ACHIEVE Standards Review PDF File
IAA Cut Scores - Additional Information PDF File
View Board Operations Commmittee Packet PDF File
View Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
Legislative Grants Initiatives PDF File
View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Governmental Relations 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, May 21, 2008
12:45 p.m.

Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole (New Time Slot - Revised 5/19/08)
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only);   Confirmation #  2 1 6 4 7 8 4 5

*1:45 p.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 1 6 4 7 8 4 5

*3:45 p.m.

Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 1 6 4 7 8 4 5

*4:30 p.m.

Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
(New Time Slot - Revised 5/19/08)
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 1 6 4 7 8 4 5

* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.
THURSDAY, May 22, 2008
9:00 a.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 1 6 4 7 8 4 6
*9:30 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 1 6 4 7 8 4 6

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.

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
Board Room, 4th Floor
100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois
Thursday, May 22, 2008
9:30 a.m.
(This meeting will begin immediately following the previous session.)
(Timeframes are estimated for planning purposes.)

Public Conference Call Number:  1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #: 2 1 6 4 7 8 4 6

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 Means

  2. Resolutions & Recognition  (9:30 – 9:35 a.m. )
    1. Thelma Grave, Pine Crest Elementary School, Georgetown-Ridge Farm CUSD #4 (Plenary p.4)

  3. Public Participation (9:35 – 10:05 a.m.)

  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 (consent agenda items: 10:05 – 10:15 a.m.)

    *1. Approval of Minutes: April 17, 2008 (Plenary pp.5-13)

*2. Rules for Adoption

  1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (Rules Packet pp.4-60)
  2. Part 252 (Driver Education) (Rules Packet pp.61-78)

*3. Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million

  1. SIS Phase II Applications Development Contract with IBM (Finance & Audit Packet pp.5-6)
  2. Homeless Continuation Grants (Finance & Audit Packet pp.7-11)
  3. Child Nutrition System (CNS) and Application and Claim Entry System (ACES) Contract Renewal (Finance & Audit Packet p.12 )
  4. Contract for Monitoring Early Childhood Block Grant Programs: Regional Office of Education #27 (Henderson, Mercer and Warren County ROE) (Finance & Audit Packet pp.13-14)
  5. Special Education Grants
    1. Harrisburg Project (Finance & Audit Packet pp.15-16)
    2. Illinois Service Resource Center (ISRC) (Finance & Audit Packet pp.17-18)
    3. Illinois Statewide Technical Assistance Center (ISTAC) (Finance & Audit Packet pp.19-21)
  6. Legislative Grants and Initiatives

*4. Illinois Alternate Assessment (IAA) Cut Scores (Education Policy Planning Packet pp.97-98)

*5. Teacher Certification Board Recommendations Program Approvals for Quincy University and University of Chicago (Plenary Packet pp.14-16)

(end of consent agenda)

6. Cahokia School District #187 Financial Plan (Finance & Audit Packet pp.22-29) 10:15 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

  1. New Business (10:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.)

  2. Announcements and Reports (10:45 – 11:45 a.m.)
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi) (10:45 – 10:55 a.m.)
    2. Superintendent’s Announcements (10:55 – 11:15 a.m.)
      1. Preliminary Discussions Regarding Stratregic Plan Update
    3. Chairman’s Report (11:15 – 11:25 a.m.)
    4. Committee Reports (11:25 – 11:35 a.m.)
    5. Member Reports (11:35 – 11:45 a.m.)

  3. Information Items
    1. Rulemaking Monthly Status Report (Plenary pp.17-20 )
    2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (Plenary pp.21-39 )

  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.