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AGENDA REVISED ON
April 16, 2007
6:33 P.M.

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

April 18-19, 2007

View Finance & Audit Packet PDF File
View Board Operations Packet PDF File
View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Education Policy Planning Packet PDF File
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Governmental Relations 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, April 18, 2007
10:30 a.m. Finance and Audit Committee
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 7 5 5 7 0 9 7
10:30 a.m.

Board Operations Committee
Board Conference Room, 4th Floor
1-800-640-5128 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 7 5 5 7 0 9 9

2:30 p.m.

Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 7 5 5 7 0 9 7

*3:00 p.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 7 5 5 7 0 9 7

4:00 p.m.

Governmental Relations Committee
Board Conference Room, 4th Floor
1-800-640-5128 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 7 5 5 7 0 9 9

* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.
THURSDAY, April 19, 2007
9:00 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 7 5 5 7 0 9 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, April 19, 2007
9:00 a.m.
Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391
(listen only); Confirmation #: 1 7 5 5 7 0 9 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.

Plenary Business Meeting

  1. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance
    1. Consideration of and Possible Actions on Any Requests for Participation in Meeting by Other Means
    2. Other Resolutions

  2. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. Resolution for Larry Wickenhauser (p. 3)

  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: April 19, 2007 (pp. 4-10)

    *2. Rules for Initial Review

      1. New Part 35 (Mentoring Program for New Principals) (pp. 11-22)
      2. Proposed Amendments to Part 401 (Special Education Facilities Under Section 14-7.02 of the School Code) (pp. 23-41)

*3. Rules for Adoption

    1. New Part 35 (Mentoring Program for New Principals) (Emergency) (pp. 11-22)

*4. Contracts and Grants over $1 million

    1. RESPRO Grants (pp. 42-44)
    2. MGT Contract Renewal (pp. 45-46)
    3. Reading First Grant (pp. 47-48)
    4. Release of Continuing Applications for Reading First (pp. 49-50)

*5. Appeals Advisory Committee Recommendations (pp. 51-52)

*6. Bylaws Revision (pp. 53-72)

*7. Accept FY06 Financial & Compliance Audit Report (pp. 73-77)

*8. Financial Profile for Cicero (pp. 78-80)

*9. Educator Supply and Demand Report (pp. 81-112)

10. Update List of SES Providers (pp. 113-115)

11. Appointment of State Superintendent

  1. New Business

  2. Announcements and Reports

    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)
    2. Superintendent's Announcements
       a. Introduce Jacob Corning, 2007 Art Poster Contest Winner
    3. Chairman's Report
    4. Committee Reports
    5. Member Reports

  3. Information Items

    1. Rulemaking Monthly Status Report (pp. 116-118)
    2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 119-135)

  4. Adjourn

NOTE: Chairman Ruiz may call for a break in the Board Plenary Session at which time the Board will go into closed session.

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