ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Location: Office of the Capital Development Board
Room 14-612 (Video Conference Room)
100 W. Randolph Street, Chicago Illinois
January 26-27, 2009


View Governmental Relations Committee Packet PDF File
View Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
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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.

All open meetings will be audio cast on the Internet at:  www.isbe.net

Monday, January 26, 2009

 9:30 a.m. Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Room 14-612 (CDB Video Conference Room)
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Break for Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Return to Finance & Audit Committee discussion (as needed)
*1:30 p.m Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole
Room 14-612 (CDB Video Conference Room)
*2:30 p.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Room 14-612 (CDB Video Conference Room)
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

8:30 a.m. ISBE Plenary Session
Room 14-612 (CDB Video Conference Room)

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 on Thursday at which time the Board will go into closed session.


Illinois State Board of Education
PLENARY SESSION

Office of the Capital Development Board
Room 14-612 (Video Conference Room)
100 W. Randolph Street, Chicago Illinois
January 27, 2009
8:30 a.m.

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

All meetings will be audio cast on the Internet at www.isbe.net

  1. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance    (Times are tentative for planning purposes only.)

    1. Consideration of and Possible Actions on Any Requests for Participation in Meeting by Other Means

  2. Resolutions & Recognition                       8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
    1. Joanne Zendol, 2008 Thomas Lay Burroughs School Board President Award (Plenary p. 3)
    2. Army LTC Dan Swanson, AlWood School Board Member  (Plenary p. 4)
    3. Parent Recognition
      1. Clifford Fields (Plenary p. 5)
      2. Debra Hopkins (Plenary p. 6)
      3. Trista Hogue-Bonds (Plenary p. 7)
  1. Public Participation                              9:00 – 9:45 a.m.
    & Prairie Crossing Charter Renewal Hearing  (Plenary pp. 8-74)
     
  2. 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:  9:45 – 9:55 a.m.

*1.  Approval of Minutes: December 18, 2008 (Plenary pp. 75-82)

*2.  Rules for Initial Review
  1. Part 145 (Temporary Relocation Expenses) (Rules Packet pp. 4-6)
  2. Part 151 (School Construction Program) (Rules Packet pp. 7-12)
  3. Part 675 (Providers of Supplemental Educational Services) (Rules Packet pp. 13-42)

*3.  Rules for Adoption

  1. Part 260 (Reading Improvement Block Grant) (Rules Packet pp. 43-52)

End of consent agenda

4.  Legislative Proposals     9:55 – 10:05 a.m. (Governmental Relations Packet pp. 4-45)

5.  Approval of State Board of Education FY10 Budget    10:05 – 10:20 a.m. (Finance & Audit Packet p. 5-23)

6.  Superintendent’s Contract  (tentative)

  1. New Business                                                        10:20 – 10:25 a.m.

  2. Announcements and Reports                                    10:25 – 11:05 a.m.
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)          10:25 – 10:35 a.m.
    2. Superintendent’s Announcements                       10:35 – 10:45 a.m.
    3. Chairman’s Report                                             10:45 – 10:55 a.m.
    4. Committee Reports                                            10:55 - 11:05 a.m.

  3. Information Items
    1. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports  (Plenary pp. 83-110)

  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 at the time announced.  Chairman Ruiz may also call for a break in the plenary session at which time the Board will go into closed session.