Minutes:   August 7, 2001

State of Illinois Center, C-500
160 N. LaSalle Street

Members Present

Senator Art Berman
Dean Clark
Anne Davis
Bert Docter
Rep. Carolyn Krause
Robert Leininger
Hazel Loucks
Senator Lisa Madigan
Bob Mandeville
Bob Nielsen
Ken Gotsch (for Arne Duncan)
Marlies Trover

Members Absent

Tom Boyle
Doug Delaney
Kay Giles
Senator Doris Karpiel

Chairman Leininger called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m. He introduced John Augenblick from Augenblick and Myers. Mr. Augenblick presented his report on the study to develop a methodology for the determination of General State Aid formula foundation levels and funding for at-risk students. A thorough discussion of the report including questions followed.

Chairman Leininger thanked Mr. Augenblick for his presentation and made the announcement that a copy of the report could be found on the EFAB website. The meeting was adjourned at 3:00 p.m.