ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


100 N. First Street
Springfield, Illinois

May 20-21, 2010


View Governmental Relations Committee Packet PDF File
View Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole PDF File
View EPPC - Calumet Park #132 Agreement With ISBE
View Revised Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File  (Revised 5/18/10)
View Board Operations Committee of the Whole PDF File
View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Revised Plenary Session Packet PDF File   (Revised 5/18/10)
View Southland Charter School Material
View Southland Attachment A
Appeal of the Denial of Southland College Prep Charter School Proposal

Public Participation

NOTE: The sign-in sheet for public participation will be set out 30 minutes prior to the start of each meeting.

Public Participation Policy

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

State Board of Education Meeting - May 20-21, 2010

THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2010

10:15 a.m.  Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
11:45 a.m. Break for lunch
*12:30 p.m. Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*2:00 p.m. Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*4:30 p.m. Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*5:10 p.m. Closed Session

* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010

*8:15 a.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*9:00 a.m. ISBE Plenary Session and
Public Hearing on Southland College Prep Charter Appeal
Board Room, 4th Floor
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

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
REVISED 5-17-2010
Board Room, 4th Floor
100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois
May 21, 2010
9:00 a.m.


(This meeting will begin immediately following the previous session.)

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

  2. Public Participation (up to 30 minutes)
    (We ask all persons speaking to the Southland College Prep Charter Appeal to hold comments until agenda item [hearing] is called.)


  3. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. Internet Safety Contest Winners (Plenary pp. 4-10)
    2. Beverly Napper, Champaign Community Unit #4  (Plenary p. 11)
    3. Donna McKinley, Champaign Community Unit #4  (Plenary p. 12)
    4. Randy Vincent, Superintendent, Fieldcrest Community Unit #6  (Plenary p. 13)
    5. Tom Urban, Superintendent, Henry Senachwine Unit District #5  (Plenary p. 14)

  4. Public Hearing:  Southland College Prep Charter School Appeal (Will begin around 9:30 a.m.)
    1. ISBE Staff  (See Insert - Plenary pp. 23)
    2. Southland College Prep Charter School Presentation (up to 45 minutes)
    3. Rich Township High School District Presentation (up to 45 minutes)
    4. Public Participants Regarding Southland College Prep (up to 30 minutes)
    5. State Board Question/Answers

(The State Board of Education may recess for a brief closed session prior to taking action on the following agenda items.)

  1. 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:  March 25, 2010  (Plenary pp. 15-22)

    2. *Rules for Initial Review
      1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (Rules packet pp. 5-30)
      2. Part 25 (Certification) (Rules packet pp. 31-50)
      3. Part 226 (Special Education)  (Rules packet pp. 51-84)
    3. *Rules for Adoption
      1. Part 180 (Health/Life Safety Code for Public Schools) (Rules packet pp. 85-92)
      2. Part 228 (Transitional Bilingual Education) (Rules packet pp. 93-154)
      3. Part 235 (Early Childhood Education Block Grant) (Rules packet pp. 155-163)
    4. *Grants Over $1 Million
      1. Early Childhood Block Grants (Finance & Audit packet pp. 7-9)
      2. State Career & Technical Education Improvement & Agricultural Education (FAC pp. 10-12)   (Action will be delayed until June Meeting.)
      3. FY11 1003(g) School Improvement Grants  (Finance & Audit packet pp. 13-14)

    5. *Contracts Over $1 Million
      1. Intergovernmental Agreement – Harrisburg Project  (Finance & Audit packet pp. 15-16)
      2. Request for RFSP – Center of School Improvement  (Finance & Audit packet pp. 17-18)
      3. Request for RFSP – Evaluator of School Improvement  (Finance & Audit packet pp. 19-20)
      4. Contract Renewal – Illinois Migrant Council  (Finance & Audit packet pp. 21-23)
      5. Contract Renewal – PSAE and EXPLORE and PLAN – ACT, Inc.   (Finance & Audit packet pp. 24-25)
      6. Contract Renewal – Illinois Alternate Assessment – NCS Pearson, Inc.  (Finance & Audit packet pp. 26-27)
      7. Contract Renewal – ISAT Administration – NCS Pearson, Inc.   (Finance & Audit packet pp. 28-29)
      8. Contract Renewal – ISAT Development – NCS Pearson, Inc.   (Finance & Audit packet pp. 30-31)
      9. Contract Renewal – Development of Web-Based Child Nutrition Application System – Capitol Strategies, Inc. (Finance & Audit packet pp. 32-34)

    6. *Teacher Certification Board Recommendations (Education Policy Planning packet pp. 12-14)

    7. Qualified Zone Academy Bond (QZAB) Authorization(s) (Finance & Audit packet pp. 42-57)
End of Consent Agenda
    1. 2010 Board Calendar – Revise Retreat Dates (as needed) (Board Operations packet pp. 17-19)

    2. Nominations for NASBE President-Elect and/or Central Area Director (as needed) (Board Operations packet pp. 14-16)

    3. Calumet Park Oversight Agreement (Education Policy Planning packet begins on p. 15)

    4. Southland College Prep Charter High School Appeal (See Plenary packet insert p. 23)
    5. FY11 State Board of Education Budget – Prioritization of Funds (as needed) (FAC packet pp. 58-61 )
  1. New Business

  2. Announcements and Reports 
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)
    2. P-20 Council Liaison Report (Joyce Karon)
    3. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements
    4. Chairman’s Report
    5. Member Reports 

  3. Information Items
    1. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports  (Plenary packet pp. 24-52)

  4. Adjourn