FOIA Request Archive —FY 2012


The Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides public access to government documents and records. As a state agency, the Illinois State Board of Education is subject to the Illinois FOIA. Requests filed under the Freedom of Information Act, response letters, and responsive documents are themselves public records and are subject to FOIA requests.

FOIA request logs are available online beginning July 1, 2009.

The following table contains ISBE’s FOIA log FY 2012 (July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012). Links from three columns provide access to requests submitted, correspondence between ISBE and requesters and documents provided.

 
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FY 2012

   

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Log #
Date Received
Requester
Organization
Requests
Corres-pondence
Documents
Provided?
12-432
6/29/2012 Jonah Stuart Teaching Strategies, LLC Copies of the evaluation/score sheets for KIDS RFSP
Yes (PDF)
12-431
6/27/2012 Jeffrey Antonelli Law Office of Jeffrey J. Antonelli A copy of the Application for Approval by Sanford Brown – Skokie Campus for the 2010-2011 year.
No responsive docs
12-430
6/27/2012 Michael Pietrzak   Info for districts with ESL and/or Bilingual Positions which are unfilled, staffed with teachers lacking full credentials, or teachers on Type 29 certificates for the 2011-2012 school year. 
12-429
6/26/2012 Alden Loury Better Government Assoc. Documents related to the awarding of legislative scholarships—including but not limited to application forms, nomination forms and waivers of confidentiality—to 17 individuals. 
informed of copy cost
12-428
6/26/2012 Terry Giosta   All documents and information pertaining to “the destruction of public records as described in the below response” to a recent FOIA requests. 
No (No responsive docs)
12-427
6/26/2012 Terry Giosta   All documentation and information pertaining to the e-mail outage and deletion of e-mail log files that we referenced in response to his previous FOIA request for e-mail server logs.
Yes (PDF)
12-426
6/25/2012 Citizen   All programs that ISBE provides to the public pursuing vocational education, including services to people who are indigent or convicted felons; contact information for the Board of Higher Education and information on the Art Institute School for Culinary Arts – Food Management, including any assistance ISBE may provide in pursuing such a career. 
Information provided, no responsive docs 
12-425
6/25/2012 Dalus Kulich Brehm Preparatory School A digital copy of ISBE’s most up-to-date Directory of Educational Entities in Illinois to include each entity’s e-mail address
Directed to data on web
12-424
6/25/2012 Elise Byun   All records concerning hazing in high school extracurricular activities, such as clubs or sports teams. 
No (No responsive docs)
12-423
6/25/2012 Patrick Rehkamp Better Government Assoc. An electronic copy of the annual payroll records, as of June 14, 2012, that includes at least the following information: Employee names, titles, departments, annual salaries, and start-dates.
Yes (Excel)
12-422
6/25/2012 Elena Garcia Ansani   The percent of students by disability category as the information relates to the race/ethnicity of students with IEPs.
Directed to data on web
12-421
6/21/2012 Emily Self Adventures in Fundraising A list of all superintendents and principals for all public schools in the state for the school year 2011-2012
Directed to data on web
12-420
6/21/2012 Terry Giosta   A copy in its original electronic format of the email server logs associated with isbe.net for March 1, 2012
No (No responsive docs)
12-419
6/21/2012 John Swoboda University Plaza The FY 2011 housing and dining budget and expenditures for Northern Illinois University. 
No (No responsive docs)
12-418
6/20/2012 Alissa Groeninger Chicago Tribune A list of all General Assembly scholarships submitted, awarded and rejected between May 2, 2012 and the present date. 
Yes (docs provided)
12-417
6/20/2012 Jonah Stuart Teaching Strategies, LLC Proposals submitted in response to the RFSP for KIDS
Yes (PDF)
(Informed of copy cost)
12-416
6/20/2012 Maria Fitzpatrick Cornell University An Excel spreadsheet format copies of the Illinois Teacher Salary Study from the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 school years
Yes (Excel1, Excel2)
12-415
6/20/2012 John Kugler Chicago Teachers Union A list or records and copies of documents mentioned in media reports on June 18, 2012 referring to:  “an analysis of cash reserves Illinois school districts maintain to determine whether they could foot some of the pension bill that until now the state footed entirely for suburban and downstate school systems.
Yes (Excel and PDF)
12-414
6/19/2012 Elisabeth Solomon  Information Action Center Information regarding the number of black male students suspended and expelled
Yes (docs provided)
12-413
6/18/2012 Student   The floor plan of Plainfield South High School
No (No responsive docs)
12-412
6/18/2012 Diane Rado Chicago Tribune All correspondence and feedback, including emails, between the USDE and/or its waiver application reviewers and any ISBE officials related to Illinois’ NCLB/ESEA waiver application submitted to the U.S. Department of Education on Feb. 28. 
Yes (docs provided)
12-411
6/18/2012 David Jackson and Gary Marx Chicago Tribune The following aggregate data from Illinois' student tracking databases, including SIS: For each year since SY99-00, if possible, for CPS and the state by grade, the count of students in each category of exit type code
Yes (Excel)
12-410
6/18/2012 Daniel Bastean   A copy of the Quincy Public School District's fiscal year 1987 Annual Financial Report.
Yes (docs mailed)
12-409
6/18/2012 Randy Giddens   Information regarding whether students that drop out were retained at a previous grade level. 
No (No responsive docs)
12-408
6/15/2012 Shermin Ali-Andani Whitted, Cleary and Takiff Documents related to the Illinois Purchased Care Review Board's calculation of the tuition median 
Yes (docs provided)
12-407
6/15/2012 Nick Rehg LexisNexis The current contract for legal research services with Thomson Reuters-Westlaw. 
Yes (PDF)
12-406
6/14/2012 Evelyn Smith Illinois Education Association  The 2010-2011 financial statistics file. 
Yes (docs provided)
12-405
6/14/2012 Mike Gallaher Brown Center on Education Policy All academic assessment contracts related to state testing, including but not limited to state math and reading/English language arts tests for the school years 2007-08 through 2012-13.
Yes (docs mailed)
12-404
6/14/2012 Steven Lux Baker Tilly Scoring results of Baker Tilly’s proposal for ISBE Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Assistance RFP 22026551.
Yes (PDF)
12-403
6/14/2012 Hayden Klei Market Data Study The full name, building in which the employee works, e-mail address, position held, home address and salary for all Illinois K-12 school employees
Directed to data on web
12-402
6/13/2012 Geo Maayteh   A list of all scholarships that State Sen. Antonio Munoz has awarded 
Yes (Excel)
12-401
6/13/2012 Laura Sinars Robbins, Schwartz, Nicholas, Lifton & Taylor, Ltd. All documentation regarding a complaint related to a student's educational program at West Aurora School District No. 129
No
12-400
6/13/2012 citizen   Copy of personal school records and medical records
No (No responsive docs)
12-399
6/11/2012 Erik Zuniga   Data pertaining to the dropout rate for African American males attending high schools in Chicago and Rockford for 2011
Yes (Excel1, Excel2)
12-398
6/8/2012 David Jackson Chicago Tribune Data for in-house suspensions for each school district in the state for the years 2009, 2010 and 2011
Yes (docs provided)
12-397
6/7/2012 Michelle Phillips Family Resource Center on Disabilities The reviewer’s score sheets for the Educational Surrogate Parents Program Grant application. 
Yes (PDF)
12-396
6/7/2012 Bridget Helmholz Illinois Association of Private Special Education Centers Information regarding costs and student placements for nonpublic special education facilities over the last five years
Yes (Excel)
12-395
6/7/2012 Joshua Singer   Copy of high school diploma or transcripts 
No (No responsive docs)
12-394
6/7/2012 Dennis Christie   The amount Grayslake High School in Lake County spent in 2011 and 2010 on window cleaning for both of their campuses.
Yes (Excel1, Excel2)
12-393
6/7/2012 Tracy Kimbrough Joiner & Joiner Enterprises  The most current contracts between ISBE and the following companies: Caravan Transportation, 4155 W. Chicago Ave, 60651, Jewel Bus Co., 1035 W. 111th St., 60643, Alltown Bus Co.2345 W. Nelson 60618 and Latino Express 3230 W. 38th St, 60632. 
No (No responsive docs)
12-392
6/6/2012 David Kostyshock Journatic LLC A list of AP scholars for every high school in Illinois for all award levels: AP Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor, AP Scholar with Distinction, State AP Scholar, and National AP Scholar.
No (No responsive docs)
12-391
6/5/2012 Ron Lanterman Christian Social Services of Illinois Documents regarding a complaint filed for two students    
12-390
6/1/2012 Elizabeth Ozturk Jackson-Alvarez Group The name, address, name of school and years/semesters/terms of award for the recipients of legislative scholarships by David Koehler (2006 to present). 
Yes (docs mailed)
12-389
5/31/2012 Nisa Torres eScholar LLC Vendors and winner who submitted a proposal for the RFP for the Illinois Longitudinal Data System Data Warehouse Contractor 11/24/10
Yes (information provided)
12-388
5/31/2012 Nisa Torres eScholar LLC Vendors and winner who submitted a proposal for the RFP for the Illinois Longitudinal Data System Project
Yes (information provided)
12-387
5/30/2012 Irman Webb   For all middle schools in the Woodstock District 200, all instances of middle school 10-day suspensions since Jan. 1, 2007, all expulsions since Jan. 1, 2007 and a copy of the expulsion packet for each of the above cases. 
Yes (docs provided)
12-386
5/29/2012 Jeff Antonelli Law Office of Jeffrey J. Antonelli Application for approval for the past two years for the CNA program at Samland Institute of Allied Health, Chicago South Location, 10146 S. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60643
Yes (PDF file)
12-385
5/29/2012 Randy Giddens    Copies of two state grants that Creve Coeur Grade School District 76 applied for: the energy efficiency grant application/award and the school maintenance program grant applications
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2)
12-384
5/29/2012 Daniel Bastean   Copy of the Quincy Public School District No. 172’s fiscal year 1993 annual financial report and any and all letters from the auditor related to the report
Yes (docs mailed)
12-383
5/23/2012 Marie Wilson Daily Herald List of all the therapeutic day schools approved and/or certified by the State Board of Education in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties, or similar facilities requiring the same approval or certification as therapeutic day schools. She also requests, for each of those therapeutic day schools or similar facilities in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties, a list of the names of teachers who hold special education certificates. 
12-382
5/23/2012 Janice Hoppe Suburban Life Publications Communication between ISBE and Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A regarding the rehiring of additional teachers for the 2012-13 school year as well as copies of documents regarding the decision made by ISBE as to whether Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A will be allowed to hire additional teachers for the 2012-13 school year
Yes PDF(file 1, file 2)
12-381
5/23/2012 Citizen   Available educational grants for individuals who are on conditional release after treatment for the “Sexually Violent Persons Act”
No (No responsive docs)
12-380
5/23/2012 Ryan Luther   Copies of the personnel files of all of the regional superintendents of education from 2005 to the present
No (No responsive docs)
12-379
5/22/2012 Stanley Eisenhammer Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn LLP ISAT state scale score frequency and/or distribution tables for the 2009, 2010 and 2012 school years.
Yes Excel (file 1, file 2)
12-378
5/22/2012 Harvey Smith Illinois Interactive Report Card A list of current email addresses for all school principals in Illinois public schools and all district superintendents for Illinois public school districts
Yes Excel(file 1, file 2)
12-377
5/21/2012 John Morrison   copy of diploma
No (No responsive docs)
12-376
5/21/2012 Elizabeth Balderas  Illinois Senate Democrats All General Assembly scholarship recipients awarded in 2011 and 2012 by both the House and Senate members. 
Yes Excel (file1, file 2)
12-375
5/21/2012 David Jackson Chicago Tribune Documents related to public records on the Truants' Alternative and Optional Educational Programs (TAOEP)
Yes (PDF file) and docs reviewed on site
12-374
5/18/2012 Stephanie Fryer Illinois Statehouse News A list of legislators who awarded legislative scholarships to students during the spring of 2012
Yes Excel (file1file 2)
12-373
5/18/2012 Kellee Lanza Jackson-Alvarez Group The name, address, name of school and years/semesters/terms of award for the recipients of legislative scholarships from Carole Pankau from 1993 to the present.
12-372
5/17/2012 Jeffrey Antonelli Law Office of Jeffrey J. Antonelli Capital Area School of Practical Nursing’s application for approval to operate for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 academic years, and all student complaints received during that period of time
Yes PDF (file 1file 2)
12-371
5/17/2012 Michael Dronne Wireless Generation The bids submitted in response to RFSP # 22022665, Development and Administration of KIDS
Yes (PDF file and docs mailed)
12-370
5/17/2012 Jennifer Geegan American Institutes for Research A copy of the reviewer’s comments/score sheet along with a copy of the winning proposal for ISBE Coordination of Interventions in Low Performing School Districts.
Yes PDF file 1, file 2, file 3)
12-369
5/17/2012 Lennie Jarratt For Our Children's Future Electronic copy of the FOIA compliance officer and their contact information for each school district in Illinois
No (No responsive docs)
12-368
5/16/2012 Michael Dronne Wireless Generation The evaluation/score sheets resulting in the contract award for RFSP #22022665, Development and Administration of KIDS
Yes (PDF file)
12-367
5/16/2012 Sara Mauk Mauk & O'Connor All training materials for hearing officers contracted by ISBE for IDEA administrative hearings from May 1, 2012 to the date of this request
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2)
12-366
5/15/2012 David Jackson Chicago Tribune Student attendance data from the 2008-2009, 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 school years for Chicago and the state for each grade from K through 12
Yes (docs provided)
12-365
5/15/2012 David Jackson Chicago Tribune Student attendance data from the 2010-2011 school year for Chicago and the state for each grade from K through 12 and for each of six special education disability categories
Yes Excel (file 1, file 2)
12-364
5/11/2012 Dave McKinney Chicago Sun-Times All public documents associated with legislative scholarships that state Rep. Derrick Smith has awarded since taking office in 2011
Yes (PDF file)
12-363
5/11/2012 Jeff Antonelli Law Office of Jeffrey J. Antonelli Any records of application ISBE may have for years 2007-present for Stratford Career Institute
No (No responsive docs)
12-362
5/11/2012 Carrie Miller Roosevelt University Information regarding suspensions, expulsions, truancy and graduation rates of high school students with and without disabilities in public high schools
Yes (docs provided)
12-361
5/10/2012 Shermin Ali-Andani Whitted, Cleary and Takiff Records regarding private for-profit providers as per the definition provided in the Illinois Purchased Care Review Board regulations
Yes (docs provided)
12-360
5/9/2012 Michael Pell The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  Records of complaints alleging improprieties on standardized tests by teachers and school administrators from Jan. 1, 2007, through the present; documents showing the results of any test screening activities, such as erasure analysis, for standardized tests administered each year since 2007; and records of personnel actions since 2007 related to testing improprieties.
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2, file 3 and docs mailed)
12-359
5/9/2012 Jaime Sarrio The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  Copies of files of Illinois educators who have had their certification suspended/revoked for cheating and/or test tampering or testing violations. 
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2)
12-358
5/8/2012 Steve Brown   All reports and other records associated with school lunch reviews re-review and meetings conducted by Judy Foster at Central District 51 Primary and Intermediary School during 2012
Yes (PDF file
12-357
5/8/2012 Michael Hannan Alternative Schools Network  The number of graduates receiving a high school diploma (SIS Exit Code 06 or other appropriate designation) (school years 2006 – 2007, 2007 – 2008, 2008 – 2009, 2009 – 2010) by disaggregated data for all available race/ethnic categories and gender categories for Illinois and Chicago District 299. 
12-356
5/7/2012 David Jackson Chicago Tribune Count of grade K-12 dropouts by grade, race and gender for the state and Chicago from 2008-2009 to the present and the count of K-12 graders listed as chronically truant by grade, race and gender for Chicago and the state for the most recent 10 complete years.
Yes (docs provided)
12-355
5/4/2012 Diane Rado and Joel Hood Chicago Tribune All information that schools and/or districts have provided to the Illinois State Board of Education's School Incident Reporting System
12-354
5/2/2012 Parent   All communications between Andy Eulass and Hearing Officer Lynnette Lewis between Jan. 1 and March 23, 2012
Yes (docs provided)
12-353
5/2/2012 Parent   All communications between Andy Eulass and the Illinois Attorney General's Office between Jan. 1 and March 23, 2012
Yes (docs provided)
12-352
5/2/2012 John Kugler Chicago Teachers Union Records regarding ISBE special education audits and investigations of Chicago Public Schools
Yes Excel (file 1, file 2)
12-351
5/2/2012 John Kugler Chicago Teachers Union Records regarding Whistle Blower Protection 
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2)
12-350
5/2/2012 John Kugler Chicago Teachers Union Records regarding attacks on school personnel  
Directed to data on web 
12-349
5/1/2012 Citizen   Contact information for the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
No (No responsive docs)
12-348
5/1/2012 Charles Flowers   Name, address, telephone number and e-mail address for all Illinois district superintendents
Directed to data on web
12-347
5/1/2012 Alden Loury Better Government Assoc. Documents related to the awarding of legislative scholarships to seven individuals
Yes (PDF file)
12-346
4/30/2012 Lise McKean University of Illinois at Chicago List with the names and affiliations of all the members of the panel that ISBE convened for the April 2012 standard-setting of the Test of Academic Proficiency
Yes (PDF file)
12-345
4/27/2012 Lisa Fonseca-Mlodoch   Information regarding whether Roselle School District #12 has requested and/or been granted any waivers from ISBE for special education class size, instructor qualification or paraprofessional exemption
No (No responsive docs)
12-344
4/26/2012 Jaime Sarrio The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  A list, database and/or record of Illinois educators whose certification has been sanction by the state from 2008 to the present
Yes (PDF file)
12-343
4/26/2012 Brian Brueggemann Belleville News-Democrat Copies of any documents, reports or correspondence relating to the possible dissolution of the East St. Louis District 189 Board of Education; any records or information indicating times and dates when ISBE has had correspondence or conversations with the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, or its representatives; and copies of any correspondence or information provided in response to the FOIA request filed with ISBE on April 3 by Wayne Washington of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Yes PDF(file 1, file 2, file 3)
12-342
4/25/2012 Becky Vevea WBEZ 91.5 FM Documents regarding the erasure analysis 
No
12-341
4/24/2012 Adam Andrzejewski   All FY 2012 contracts between ISBE and Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) and the FY2012 contract between ISBE and IASB pursuant to the TAG grant of $250,000.
Yes (PDF file)
12-340
4/24/2012 Amanda Porterfield WCIA 3 News All Office of the State Fire Marshal Life Safety Code reports for Champaign Unit 4 public schools, Urbana Public Schools, Decatur Public Schools, and Danville Public Schools from 2010 to 2012.
No (No responsive docs)
12-339
4/23/2012 Adam Andrzejewski   Requests all FY2011 contracts between ISBE and the IASB and the FY2011 contract between ISBE and IASB pursuant to the TAG grant of $250,000.
Yes (PDF file)
12-338
4/23/2012 Diane Rado Chicago Tribune Information on the number of students who took the Day 1 PSAE with accommodations 
Yes (data provided)
12-337
4/23/2012 Becky Vevea WBEZ 91.5 FM Documents regarding testing irregularities for the PSAE and ISAT exams
Yes (docs provided)
12-336
4/23/2012 Kirk Allen   Information regarding payments to the Illinois Association of School Boards, payments to the Illinois Statewide School Management Alliance and legislative scholarship applications by the office of State Rep. John Cavaletto
Yes (PDF file)
12-335
4/23/2012 Kirk Allen   Information regarding payments to the Illinois Association of School Boards
12-334
4/20/2012 Gina Hartley   Copies of specific FOIA requests and responses 
Yes (docs provided)
12-333
4/20/2012 Holly Hacker The Dallas Morning News Copies of complaints against Supplemental Educational Service providers filed since Jan. 1, 2009, along with any responses by ISBE to those complaints
Yes (docs provided) 
12-332
4/19/2012 Chandra Sledge Loyola University Name, district name, district mailing address, email address and phone number for all Illinois secondary school principals with five years or less experience as a principal, and born during the years 1975–1985 in DuPage, Will, and suburban Cook counties
Yes Excel (file 1, file 2)
12-331
4/18/2012 Amanda Porterfield WCIA 3 News All Office of the State Fire Marshal Life Safety Code reports for Champaign Unit 4 public schools, Urbana Public Schools, Decatur Public Schools, and Danville Public Schools from 2010 to 2012
No 
12-330
4/17/2012 Fred Beeman   FY 1992 and 1993 Annual Financial Reports for Grayslake School District 46
Yes (docs provided)
12-329
4/16/2012 Gina Hartley   Documents related to a due process hearing
No
12-328
4/16/2012 Kellee Lanza Jackson-Alvarez Group Information regarding recipients of legislative scholarships
Yes Excel (file 1, file 2, file 3)
12-327
4/13/2012 Michael Hannan Alternative Schools Network  A variety of end-of-year data
Yes (docs provided)
12-326
4/13/2012 Matthew McDermott   Data on annual school construction spending for the years 2000-2011 by county that would include two school construction data sets: 1) K-12 schools by county and b) higher education schools (2-year, 4-year, and university) by county
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2, file 3, file 4, file 5
12-325
4/11/2012 Kirk Allen   Information regarding required school board member leadership training, including the list of associations established under the code as well as a list of other qualified providers approved by ISBE.
Information provided, no responsive docs 
12-324
4/11/2012 Amanda Luevano Lemont Patch Letter to Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Interim Superintendent from the External Assurance Division (dated March 29, 2012) regarding the audit of the district's 2009-2010 transportation claim, including all findings from the audit
Yes (PDF file)
12-323
4/11/2012 Sara Mauk Mauk & O'Connor All training materials for hearing officers contracted by ISBE for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act administrative hearings from Jan. 1, 2012 to the date of this request
12-322
4/10/2012 Lisa Capitanini  NBC5 News A list of all schools that have tested for radon levels in their classrooms as well as the results of these radon tests and if any remediation was taken in the schools where radon levels were above EPA standards
No (No responsive docs)
12-321
4/10/2012 Debbie Kolter Food Marketing Services An excel file listing the Average Daily Participation (total of free, free and reduced, paid) by each non-public school district participating in the National School Lunch Program. 
12-320
4/9/2012 Diane Rado Chicago Tribune The total number of students, by year, who took the ACT with accommodations on Day 1 of the PSAE, over all years that the ACT has been administered as part of the PSAE and the total number of students who took the ACT on Day 1 of the PSAE, each year, over the same period of time
Yes (information provided)
12-319
4/9/2012 Kirk Allen   A copy of all legislative scholarship applications by Rep. John D. Cavaletto for the years 2009, 2010 and 2011
Yes (PDF file)
12-318
4/9/2012 Diane Rado Chicago Tribune A list of all students who took the ACT with accommodations as part of Day 1 of the 2011 Prairie State Achievement Exam
12-317
4/6/2012 Michele Youngerman CBS 2 Records pertaining to Orphanage Act Special Education 14-7.03 funding
12-316
4/5/2012 Cal Skinner McHenry County Blog The salary that the state would pay the McHenry County Regional Superintendent of Education 
Yes (information provided) 
12-315
4/5/2012 Andrew Matorin Scholastic Corp.  Two vendor responses related to the 22022808 Performance Evaluation Training Program solicitation
informed of copy cost
12-314
4/4/2012 Janice Hoppe Suburban Life Publications Results of an audit of Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A's 2010 Transportation Fund
Yes (PDF file)
12-313
4/3/2012 Citizen   Documents related to an accusation
Yes (docs provided)
12-312
4/2/2012 Wayne Washington Atlanta Journal-Constitution All documents stemming from and relating to any review or investigation of K-12 standardized testing in East St. Louis School District 189 from Jan. 1, 2002 through April 2, 2012
Yes (PDF file)
12-311
4/2/2012 Parent   Documents related to a due process hearing
Yes (docs provided)
12-310
4/2/2012 Pat Gerard   Records regarding Youth Connection Charter School
Directed to data on web
12-309
3/30/2012 Robin Ehrhart Illinois Education Association  List of all joint agreement districts (special education, vocational, etc.) with their current district name, current FY12 RCDT code and their RCDT codes from FY04 through FY11
Directed to data on web
12-308
3/30/2012 Ashanti Aguillard Henry Booth House Henry Booth House status as seriously deficient
Information provided 
12-307
3/29/2012 Michael Moyski Mathieson, Moyski, Celer & Co.  Copies of the Annual Financial Report submitted by Leyden High School District 212 for fiscal years 1978 and 1979
informed of copy cost
12-306
3/29/2012 Robin Ehrhart Illinois Education Association  General State Aid files for FY04 through FY12
No (documents already provided)
12-305
3/28/2012 Cal Skinner McHenry County Blog Copies of all communications and other documents concerning the qualification of candidates for appointment as McHenry County Regional Superintendent of Schools between McHenry County and ISBE from Feb. 1 to present
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2)
12-304
3/28/2012 Citizen   Documents related to an accusation
No
12-303
3/27/2012 Francis Tighe Francis P. Tighe III Attorney at Law All written communications between ISBE and Environmental Technical Institute, including applications and accompanying exhibits, from Nov. 19, 2010 to present. 
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2, file 3, file 4)
12-302
3/27/2012 Joel Knanishu   Own personnel records
No (no responsive docs)
12-301
3/27/2012 Carol Alexander Taylorville Tourism Council Statistics for free and reduced-price lunches in Taylorville public schools
12-300
3/26/2012 Ashanti Aguillard Henry Booth House The standing of North Kenwood Day Care Center, Inc. 
Information provided 
12-299
3/26/2012 Ken Kubicek Lindenwood University A mailing list of all certified teachers, principals and superintendents
Directed to data on web
12-298
3/26/2012 Patricia Lopuszanski   All records, transcripts, certificates and other documents relating to and/or supporting an individual's teaching/social work
Yes (PDF file)
12-297
3/23/2012 Citizen   Documents related to an accusation
No
12-296
3/23/2012 Parent   Documents related to due process hearings
Yes (docs provided)
12-295
3/23/2012 Todd Frazier   Budget detail pages for the Carterville Community School District Homeles Children Education State Grant for FY09
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2)
12-294
3/22/2012 Evelyn Smith Illinois Education Association  General State Aid files for 2004-2005 through 2011-2012
Yes (docs provided) 
12-293
3/22/2012 Bill Dwyer Pioneer Press West Group Documents related to Proviso Township High School District 209's Financial Oversight Panel 
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2, file 3, file 4)
12-292
3/22/2012 James Archambeau Illinois High School & College Driver Education Association Variety of documents related to Pecatonica High School's plan to contract with a licensed commercial driver training school
Yes (docs provided)
12-291
3/21/2012 Gregory Moy Loyola University Copies of all district policies regarding the social and emotional development of students submitted to ISBE by each of the 879 Illinois school districts pursuant to Public Act 93-0495 (SB 1951), also known as the Illinois Children Mental Health Act of 2003
Still searching
12-290
3/20/2012 Michael Jarigese   Copies of correspondence with the Flossmoor School Board regarding all evaluation results made on two low bidders
No
12-289
3/19/2012 Parent   All records submitted by the Valley View School District 365U in reference to a student from 2009 through March 19, 2012
No
12-288
3/16/2012 Evelyn Smith Illinois Education Association  Data file and accompanying file format for the 2008-2009 Illinois Teacher Salary Study
12-287
3/15/2012 Ashanti Aguillard Henry Booth House The Child and Adult Care Food Program status of Kiddie Kottage
Information provided
12-286
3/14/2012 Patrick Rehkamp Better Government Assoc. 1. Letters, emails or any other correspondences from any and all state legislators recommending or inquiring about a grant to any organization from Jan. 1, 2010 to present; 2. Any and all federal subpoenas the office has received from Jan. 1, 2010 to present. 3.Please include any correspondences involving the recommendation and/or inquiry of grants to the Chicago Chapter of National Black Nurses Association from Jan. 1, 2008 to present. 
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2, file 3, file4)
12-285
3/14/2012 Anne Hallett   Any and all information that ISBE will provide to the State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board for their April meeting regarding the new cut scores (or pass rates) being recommended for the four subtests on the new Test of Academic Proficiency
No
12-284
3/13/2012 Abraham Duenas McCormick School A list of current contact information for school assistant principals in Chicago School District 299
12-283
3/13/2012 Evelyn Smith Illinois Education Association  2008-2009 School District Budgets File (Form 50-36), the 2009-2010 School District Budgets File (Form 50-36) and the 2010-2011 School District Budgets File (Form 50-36)
Yes (docs provided)
12-282
3/12/2012 Daniel Bastean   Communications between ISBE and the Quincy School District regarding Working Cash Fund Law HB 6041 and the Education Fund's $2,660,000 interfund loan from the Working Cash Fund being reclassified as an abatement
Yes PDF (file 1) Excel (file 2, file 3)
12-281
3/8/2012 Angel LaLuz Greater Chicago Food Depository Percentage of children in Cook County who receive free and reduced lunch during the school year and utilize summer feeding programs
12-280
3/8/2012 Larry Gavin Evanston RoundTable Studies, reports, memoranda and other documents prepared in regards to two statements in the ESEA Flexibility, Illinois Request
Yes (PDF file)
12-279
3/8/2012 Parent   All information on an instructor's credentials
Information provided
12-278
3/7/2012 Meagan Valentine Northern Illinois University College of Law All teachers in the state of Illinois certified to teach grades 1 through 12, -including teacher names, school names, school addresses, and teachers' email addresses.
12-277
3/7/2012 Phyllis Hemphill   1. The Title 1 ARRA Grant Budget for Lawrence Hall Youth Services to CPS for 2012; 2. The Title 1 Grant Budget for Lawrence Hall Youth Services to CPS for 2012, 3. The Grant Budget for Lawrence Hall Youth Services to CPS for 2012
Yes (PDF file)
12-276
3/7/2012 Judy King   Copies of several annual reports
12-275
3/6/2012 Joe Turek   A copy of Rhonda Clark’s time distribution worksheets from April 1, 2008 through September 30, 2008, and a copy of Rhonda Clark’s travel vouchers from April 1, 2008 through September 30, 2008 and a copy of the Triple R Child Care Inc. 2011-2012 Preschool for All grant application.
Yes PDF
(file 1, file 2)
12-274
3/5/2012 Brad Sinke Delta-T Group All temporary staffing contracts in effect for ISBE
No (no responsive docs)
12-273
3/5/2012 Roy McCampbell   Information about the Giant Steps program
Yes PDF
(file 1, file 2)
12-272
3/2/2012 Jeffrey Jurgens Sorling, Northrup, Hanna, Cullen and Cochran, Ltd. Any and all public comments, no matter what the form, submitted to the Illinois State Board of Education relating to the proposed rule change to Section 226.840 of Title 23.
Yes (docs provided)
12-271
3/1/2012 Bill Dwyer Pioneer Press West Group Copies of any reports related to Proviso Township High School District 209’s budget balance and total short-term and long-term indebtedness for 1999 through 2002.
Yes Excel
(file 1, file 2, file 3, file 4)
12-270
2/29/2012 Laurene Heybach Chicago Coalition for the Homeless Copies of all anti-bullying plans filed with the Illinois State Board of Education by the Chicago Public Schools pursuant to 105 ILCS 5/27-23.7, and any updates thereto.
directed to data on web
12-269
2/29/2012 Kasey Ohrns  Arizona Department of Education Documents related to the RFSP “Fixed-Bid Contract-Redesign of the Illinois State Board of Education Teacher Certification Information System.”
informed of copy cost
12-268
2/29/2012 Laura Sinars Robbins, Schwartz, Nicholas, Lifton & Taylor, Ltd. All documentation regarding a complaint about a student's educational program
informed of copy cost
12-267
2/29/2012 Vincent Romano   All information on what scholarships and calls of inquiry that Lou Lang and Michael Madigan
have had over their tenure
Yes Excel (file 1, file 2)
12-266
2/28/2012 Rebecca Harris Catalyst Chicago Data on teacher candidates’ basic skills test (Illinois Certification and Testing System) pass rates for all test administrations during fiscal year 2011 and fiscal year 2012
directed to data on web, no responsive docs
12-265
2/27/2012 Dave McKinney Chicago Sun-Times All legislative scholarship application forms, nomination forms and waivers of confidentiality submitted by 42 people
Yes (docs reviewed on-site)
12-264
2/27/2012 Jessica Bock St. Louis Post-Dispatch Reports and findings on testing irregularities at Silver Creek Elementary in the Triad CUSD 2 District in Troy, Chester Grade School in Chester CUSD 139, Chester and Marion Junior High in Marion CUSD 2, Marion. 
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2, file 3)
12-263
2/27/2012 Alden Loury Better Government Assoc. Copies of all documents related to the awarding of legislative scholarships through the office of the 13th district state senator for two individuals
Yes (PDF file)
12-262
2/27/2012 Colleen Cozzens Cornell University Requests the underlying data for the years 1990-2010 that was used to create the data set found here:  http://www.isbe.net/research/htmls/salary_report.htm that lists teacher and administrator salary and benefits. 
directed to data on web
12-261
2/27/2012 Kelly Dunham   Personnel information about a teacher
No (no responsive docs)
12-260
2/27/2012 Lise McKean University of Illinois at Chicago Citation(s) for the research data that is the basis for a statement in the ESEA Waiver that was approved on Feb. 21, 2012 by ISBE 
Yes (PDF file)
12-259
2/25/2012 Cynthia Robles   Documents containing school transcripts and/or degrees for an individual student
No (no responsive docs)
12-258
2/23/2012 Citizen   Information about Chicago Public Schools, including drop out rates and average test scores
directed to data on web
12-257
2/23/2012 Andrew Thomason Illinois Statehouse News ISAT tests composite percentage for students that meet or exceed for the years 2005 through the most recent test results
directed to data on web
12-256
2/22/2012 Mark Niquette Bloomberg News Employee salary data from calendar years 2010 and 2011
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2, file 3, file 4)
12-255
2/21/2012 Raymond Mayfield Plum Catering Information about whether eight summer program sites have received state funds for meals that Plum Catering has delivered
Yes (information provided)
12-254
2/21/2012 Todd Frazier   Requests budget detail pages for the following program for Carterville CUSD #5, RCDT: 2110005026, Early Childhood-Block Grant, Program Code: 3704, Sub Program Code: 00 for fiscal years 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07 and 06. 
Yes (docs provided)
12-253
2/21/2012 Ed Azziz Virtuoso Education Consulting  1. List of IDEA Part B allocations per Illinois school corporation for years (SY10-11), 2. List of LEAs cited for disproportionate representation and significant disproportionality (SY10-11) on indicators 4,9, and 10, 3. SEA definitions of disproportionate representation and significant disproportionality for discipline(indicator 4) and Special Education( Indicators 9 and 10). 
directed to data on web
12-252
2/16/2012 Natalie Danner University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign A list of all teachers in the state who hold a current early childhood- Birth to Grade 3 (Type 04) certificate, including teacher names, school names, school addresses and teachers' e-mail addresses
Yes (docs provided) 
12-251
2/16/2012 Chani and Arlene Friedman Associated Talmud Torahs of Chicago The actual mathematical figures that were submitted last year - 2010-2011 - to calculate the IDEA proportionate share allocation for the private school students in Chicago's CPS District - District 299
directed to data on web
12-250
2/15/2012 Andrew Schroedter  Better Government Assoc. Copies of all federal subpoenas served or issued to ISBE from June 1, 2011 to present
Yes (PDF file)
12-249
2/15/2012 Alden Loury Better Government Assoc. Copies of all documents related to the awarding of legislative scholarships through State Rep. Monique D. Davis for Jeffrey Carodine
No (docs already provided)
12-248
2/14/2012 Fern Katz Governors State University The number of preschool children ages 3 through 5 who have IEPs in Will and Cook counties
Yes (figures provided)
12-247
2/14/2012 Antonio Nevarez Rivera   Copy of the recent monitoring report for Community Unit School District 300. This pertains to the monitoring of English Language Learners and any other type of monitoring. Also requests all documents providing information regarding the exact funding that was taken away from District 300 as a result of any investigation or any fraudulent in relation to English Language Learners or Transitional Programs of Instructions activity since 2009
Yes (docs provided)
12-246
2/10/2012 Caitlin Ward Pearson Copies of public records relating to the Performance Evaluation Training Program Request for Sealed Proposal, Reference Number: 22022808
informed of copy cost
12-245
2/10/2012 Roy McCampbell   A copy of the Giant Steps for recognition and the recognition documents of ISBE
Yes (PDF file)
12-244
2/9/2012 Louise Anthony   Two to three of the most recent samples of Petitions to Form a Unit School District 
Yes (paper docs faxed)
12-243
2/9/2012 Maria Bernasconi   All communications between the ISBE and Ms. Katz and/or her law firm (Robbins Schwartz) from Aug. 20, 2007 (circuit court judgment) to present that relate to Article 20 of the School Code in general and the G.I.S. Ventures case in particular. 
informed of copy cost
12-242
2/9/2012 Maria Bernasconi   A transcript of July 31, 2007 proceedings
informed of copy cost
12-241
2/9/2012 Maria Bernasconi   A memoranda of law submitted by District 33 in G.I.S. Venture
informed of copy cost
12-240
2/9/2012 Maria Bernasconi   A previous version of the Mechanics of a School District Budget - A Guide to Understanding the Illinois School District Budget Process
informed of copy cost
12-239
2/9/2012 Naomi Davis    Corey H Monitoring Reports and all correspondence that resulted from the reports for three Chicago schools for the 2008-2009 to 2010-2011 school years
Yes (docs provided)
12-238
2/8/2012 Christen Ng Ingenuity Incorporated List of all teachers currently employed in Chicago (District 299), their ISBE certificate type and all associated endorsements and NCLB Highly Qualified Subject Areas
Yes (docs provided)
12-237
2/8/2012 Sam Hudzik WBEZ 91.5 FM Time sheets submitted by each member of the board, past or present, since January of 2009
No (no responsive docs)
12-236
2/7/2012 Diane Dallas Henry Booth House Current status of 39 currently-funded Henry Booth House Head Start sites
Yes (PDF file)
12-335
2/7/2012 Diane Dallas Henry Booth House Current status of several potential Henry Booth House Head Start sites
Yes (PDF file)
12-234
2/7/2012 Gerald Del Amo HomerBonner Seventeen sets of documents regarding Westwood College
informed of copy cost
12-233
2/7/2012 Gerald Del Amo HomerBonner Seventeen sets of documents regarding Everest College (formerly Olympia)
informed of copy cost
12-232
2/6/2012 Cynthia Dizikes Chicago Tribune Documents and correspondence related to the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County (CEDA)
informed of copy cost
12-231
2/6/2012 Matthew Wanzenberg Wanzenberg & Associates An excel file of the name and contact information for any and all non-public special education programs approved by ISBE between January 2009 and Feb. 3, 2012
directed to data on web
12-230
2/3/2012 Casey Toner Southtown Star Information about General Assembly Scholarships awarded from January 2007 through January 2012 by legislators in 18 legislative districts
directed to data on web
12-229
2/3/2012 Maria Fitzpatrick Cornell University Information about school district funding and expenditures for the school years from 1990 to 2011
directed to data on web
12-228
2/3/2012 Craig Loew   All and any related documents to/from the ISBE External Assurance Department, Field Audit Staff or any other ISBE department personnel related to the ISBE e-mail documents provided 12/14/2011 from Matt Vanover concerning 2011 PAC 17282 attachments and Cary Community Consolidated School District 26 
Yes (docs provided) 
12-227
2/2/2012 Hope Holmberg Northwestern University The average ACT scores for each high school in Cook County in 2011 along with any documented cheating on the ACT in Cook County in 2011
directed to data on web
12-226
2/1/2012 Charles McCoy   Information about driver's education programs in Illinois
Yes (CD mailed)
12-225
1/31/2012 Richard Towers Christopher Dist 99 A copy of the reorganization petitions filed by the former Girard and Virden districts
Yes (docs provided)
12-224
1/30/2012 Matthew Wanzenberg Wanzenberg & Associates A current and updated list of information relating to ISBE-approved residential programs
No (no responsive docs)
12-223
1/30/2012 Roy McCampbell   Information about the Soaring Eagle Academy
Yes (PDF file)
12-222
1/30/2012 Daniel Bastean   A copy of all communications from Lou Ferratier (ISBE) to the Quincy Public School District in regards to the $4,575,000 QZAB bonds and all communications from the Quincy Public School District to Ferratier in regards to the $4,575,000 QZAB bonds from May 1, 2010 to Dec.31, 2011.
No (no responsive docs)
12-221
1/30/2012 Kevin Bersett Belleville News-Democrat A copy of any documents related to the investigation into former Wilson Elementary teacher Paulina Seuss' certification
No
12-220
1/27/2012 Jennifer McCoy   Access to expulsion, suspension and arrest data for Illinois high school students in 2009
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-219
1/27/2012 Patricia Even Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program, LADSE/Hinsdale South High School Information regarding the deaf and hard of hearing population in Illinois
Yes (PDF file)
12-218
1/27/2012 Michael McTaggart Quest Food Management Services, Inc. Email addresses of business officials for all Illinois schools
directed to data on web and Excel file
12-217
1/27/2012 Clare Lopez-Kaley CBS 2 Total amount of money paid out in unused sick time and the total amount paid out in unused vacation time for ISBE employees
12-216
1/25/2012 Parent   Copy of document(s) detailing the date when parents submitted a copy of a child's psychological report to Michael Collins Elementary School 
Yes (docs provided)
12-215
1/25/2012 Sara Mauk Mauk & O'Connor All training materials for hearing officers contracted by ISBE for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act administrative hearings from July 1, 2011 to the date of this request
Yes (docs provided)
12-214
1/25/2012 Natalie Brouwer Potts Center for Open Government Audits of any grants for Calumet Public School District 132 for FY2010-2011 and FY2011-2012 as well as audits of any state aid given to Calumet Public School District 132 for FY2010-2011 and FY2011-2012. 
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2)
12-213
1/25/2012 Michelle Salemi Northwestern University Recipients of Illinois General Assembly Scholarships who attended the University of Illinois from 2007 to 2011
directed to data on web
12-212
1/24/2012 Margaret Love Northwestern University Access to and a copy of an information log of all FOIA requests for DePaul University from the past five years
12-211
1/24/2012 Andrew Schroedter Better Government Assoc. Any documents relating to the ISBE's review of the National School Lunch Program at Chicago Public Schools in 2010 and 2011
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2)
12-210
1/24/2012 Rebecca Harris Catalyst Chicago Any ITERS (Infant-Toddler Environmental Rating Scale) data, aggregate and/or by program, that ISBE may have from Prevention Initiative, Early Head Start, or other programs from fiscal year 2010, 2011, and 2012. 
No
12-209
1/23/2012 Shawn Mason Food for Good All Summer Food Service Program site addresses, meals served per site, average daily participation per site, sponsor of the site and 2011 bid contracts for the ten largest SFSP contracts in Illinois
12-208
1/20/2012 Hunter Clauss Chicago News Cooperative Annual audits for each charter school for fiscal 2011
directed to data on web
12-207
1/19/2012 Kirk Million   Names of students that received college tuition waivers from Rep. Jim Watson from 2000 to present
12-206
1/18/2012 Jeffrey Antonelli Law Offices of Jeffrey J. Antonelli, Ltd. The following info for Westwood College River Oak campus’s Medical Assisting program: a) The specimen Enrollment Agreement for the Medical Assisting programs for each year, b) The applications for approval for the Medical Assisting programs for each year, including employment and graduation statistical information.
No
12-205
1/18/2012 Avery Connelly   Copies of any and all criminal subpoenas ISBE has received from Jan. 1, 2011 to the present
Yes (PDF file)
12-204
1/17/2012 Casey Toner Southtown Star List of all General Assembly Legislative Scholarships awarded from Jan. 2007 through Jan. 2012 by legislators in the following House districts: 28, 30, 35, 36, 37, 38, 81, 80, 82, 85 and Senate districts: 11, 15, 18, 19, 40, 41.
Yes (docs provided)
12-203
1/17/2012 Mark Thompson   Copy of all documents from the Chicago Board of Education, the Inspector General of the Chicago Public Schools, or related organization, that were sent to ISBE after Jan. 1, 2009, concerning any investigations of Chicago Public School employees allegedly "falsifying" student teaching experiences while at the same time employed and being paid by the Chicago Public Schools during the same time period.
No
12-202
1/17/2012 Jennifer McMillin Decatur Area Education Coalition  Individual students’ scores from the mandatory PSAE/ACT testing dates in the spring of 2011 in six separate counties: Macon, McLean, Sangamon, Peoria, Champaign and Winnebago
directed to data on web
12-201
1/17/2012 Jim Drumm Preferred Meal Systems, Inc. Contract information for the Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Summer Food Service Programs
Yes Excel (file1, file 2)
12-200
1/13/2012 Bernadette Laumann Eastern Illinois University Access to the names and work addresses for teachers who hold the State of Illinois Type 10 Learning and Behavior Specialist I (LBS-1) teacher certification 
Yes (TXT file)
12-199
1/12/2012 Jon Henderlong   List showing the most current contract dates, meal prices, program sponsor and contractor for all agreements between CACFP and SFSP program sponsors and vended meal contractors for the preparation and delivery of meals for Cook, DuPage, Kankakee and Will counties. 
Yes Excel (file1, file 2)
12-198
1/11/2012 Alden Loury Better Government Assoc. Copies of documents related to the awarding of legislative scholarships through State Rep. Monique Davis for 32 individuals
Yes (PDF file)
12-197
1/11/2012 Kristin Davis National Association of Special Education Teachers List of addresses for current special education teachers in the state
directed to data on web
12-196
1/11/2012 Ryan Denham WJBC Radio Nomination forms and waivers of confidentiality related to any legislative scholarships associated with seven lawmakers during 2009, 2010 or 2011
informed of copy cost
12-195
1/9/2012 John O'Connor Associated Press Copies of Cost Allocatoin Tracking System and Midas reports submitted by Christopher Koch, Donald Evans and Linda Riley-Mitchell since January 2010
Yes PDF (file1, file 2, file 3)
12-194
1/9/2012 Laura Elizabeth Fay   Copy of the letter sent on or about July 29, 2003 from ISBE Supt. Robert Schiller to Unit School District 46 and / or Gail Worrell - Calvin Gooch relating to their request for authorization of a charter school (Chicagoland Science, Arts and Language Institute) in the Elgin-based school district.
Yes (PDF file)
12-193
1/9/2012 Sheila Harrison-Williams Illinois Association of School Administrators Records detailing the total number of superintendents in the state broken down by race/ethnicity and gender. 
12-192
1/6/2012 citizen   Copy of  personal school grades and/or records
no
12-191
1/6/2012 Mary Bryant Illinois Network of Charter Schools All Title 1 low-income grant applications (program 4300, Sub 00) filed by 10 school districts for the 2011-2012 school year   
Yes (docs provided)
12-190
1/5/2012 Timothy Denny Feirich/Mager/Green/Ryan Attorneys All documents and correspondence between the governor's office and the state superintendent's office from July 1, 2011 to the present regarding school consolidation
no
12-189
1/5/2012 Daniel Bastean   Copy of the Quincy district's application(s) for Qualified Zone Academy Bond Designation in the amount of $8,105,000 for 2010, a copy of ISBE's certification(s) of the $8,105,000 as QZAB and a copy of all communications from the ISBE and Quincy regarding QZAB
Yes (PDF file)
12-188
1/4/2012 Alden Loury Better Government Assoc. Copies of all documents related to the awarding of legislative scholarships through State Rep. Monique D. Davis 
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2)
12-187
1/4/2012 John O'Connor Associated Press Transcript from the arbitration hearing for IFT members and ISBE management before arbitrator Edwin Benn over the issue of compensation for work-time travel
Yes (TXT file)
12-186
1/3/2012 Patricia Carr Calumet Public School District Copy of the Restructuring Plan Part II Report submitted on 12/13/11 for Calumet Public School District 132
Yes (PDF file)
12-185
1/3/2012 Shannon Schloneger   Any available email addresses for individuals who have their administrative certificate in the state
directed to data on web
12-184
1/3/2012 Kellee Lanza Jackson-Alvarez Group Recipients of General Assembly legislative scholarships awarded by the following legislators: Dan Kotowski, Mike Jacobs, John Sullivan, Michael Frerichs, Bill Haine, Gary Forby. 
12-183
1/3/2012 Daniel Bastean   Copy of the Quincy School District's application(s) for Qualified Zone Academy Bond Designation in the amount of $8,105,000 for calendar year 2011 and a copy of ISBE's certification of the $8,105,000 in bonds as QZAB
no
12-182
1/3/2012 Yang Wei Neo Dartmouth College Salary data for economics faculty members/economics professors in other departments for Michigan State, the University of Illinois and the University of Illinois-Chicago. 
no
12-181
1/3/2012 Diane Rado Chicago Tribune Doc's re: testing irregularities for the PSAE and ISAT and records on the erasure analysis ordered by State Schools Supt. Chris Koch. 
Yes PDF (file1, file 2, file 3, file 4) and paper docs provided)
12-180
12/28/2011 Timothy Denny Feirich/Mager/Green/Ryan Attorneys All documents regarding petition to form an optional elementary unit district within the territory of Lick Creek District 16, Anna District 37, Jonesboro District 43 and Anna-Jonesboro Community High School District 81
informed of copy cost
12-179
12/23/2011 Deborah Jill Chitester Second Language, Literacy & Learning Connection Comprehensive list of all certified educators' contact information
directed to data on web
12-178
12/22/2011 Alexi Nunn Freeman, Emma Tai Advancement Project, Voices of Youth in Chicago Education Expulsion, suspension, arrest, population and graduation data for Illinois students
directed to data on web and PDF (file 1, file 2, file 3)
12-177
12/21/2011 Jake Griffin Daily Herald Names & titles of employees due to receive fiscal reimbursement or compensatory time off for off-hours travel accrued from Nov. 2009 to Dec. 21, 2011 and the individual amount due for each employee
no
12-176
12/21/2011 Janice Hoppe Suburban Life Publications Copy of documents showing all reimbursements granted to District 113A on behalf of ISBE and a list of all District 113A's requested reimbursements for each year from 2006 to 2011
12-175
12/21/2011 Janice Hoppe Suburban Life Publications Copy of all correspondence among ISBE, the District 113A Board of Education, ISBE auditor, former interim business manager Jay Tovian, former business manager Bob Beckwith, business manager Barbara Germany and Superintendent Tim Ricker re: unallowable reimbursements granted to District 113A
Yes (PDF file)
12-174
12/21/2011 Jeffrey Antonelli Law Office of Jeffery J. Antonelli List of names, addresses and dates of admission for every student enrolled at PCCTI in DMS and Sonography courses
no
12-173
12/20/2011 Kathy Robinson AFSCME Council 31 Copy of recent arbitration between ISBE and the IFT covering the compensation of travel time for ISBE employees
Yes (PDF file)
12-172
12/20/2011 Donna Adair Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 List of all ISBE-approved teaching endorsements and teacher certifications
Yes (CD mailed)
12-171
12/19/2011 Edward Kaminski   All documentation related to all General Assembly Scholarship nominees of Rep. Chris Nybo
no
12-170
12/16/2011 Patrick Rehkamp Better Government Assoc. All documents related to the awarding of legislative scholarships for nine individuals
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2)
12-169
12/15/2011 Laura Reigle   All correspondence between ISBE and Lemont Bromberek Combined School District 113A and/or its auditor Mulcahy, Pauritsch, Salvador & Co. LTD for Aug. 1, 2011 - Nov. 30, 2011
Yes (files provided)
12-168
12/15/2011 Leah Pouw YMCA of the USA A list of current YMCA sponsors and/or sites that participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
12-167
12/14/2011 Queen Sister Afrika   hardcopy of CPS Reintegrating of Ex-Offender Youth Empl/Act Grant Programs & Projects for 2011-2012 school term  
no
12-166
12/14/2011 Ron Lanterman Catholic Social Services of Southern Illinois Grayville School District's application for a deviation for class size at its elementary school
no (no documents needed)
12-165
12/13/2011 Queen Sister Afrika   hardcopy of the current Consolidated NCLB Applications &Amendments Funding Package for Chicago Public Schools District   
Yes (PDF file)
12-164
12/8/2011 Daniel Bastean   11/12 budgets for Quincy Voc Tech Ctr & Spec Ed Assoc of Adams County
12-163
12/7/2011 Janine Holmes   info re SES services provided by Hazel Crest Dist 152.5 in 05/06
no
12-162
12/7/2011 Deana Herrman   info re accessibility upgrades at three schools in Oak Park Dist 97
Yes (CD mailed)
12-161
12/15/2011 Daniel Bastean   corrected Quincy Area Voc Tech Ctr 10/11 Annual Statement of Affairs and Annual Financial Report
12-160
12/15/2011 Daniel Bastean   Spec Ed Assoc of Adams Co Annual Statement of Affairs
no
12-159
12/15/2011 Daniel Bastean   Quincy Area Voc Tech Ctr 10/11 Annual Statement of Affairs
12-158
12/15/2011 Amanda Tiebert Collman Robbins Schwartz certification records for Peter Koehn
Yes (docs provided)
12-157
12/2/2011 Jean DeBoer   docs re spec ed violations in Naperville Dist 203
Yes (PDF file)
12-156
11/30/2011 Patrick Rehkamp Better Government Assoc. reports re all credit cards issued to or used by ISBE from 1/1/10 to present
no
12-155
11/30/2011 Chris Fusco Chicago Sun-Times contract, grant agreements, etc. re Keep the Faith Found
Yes (paper docs provided)
12-154
11/28/2011 Lisa Howes Sodexo list of districts with food service contracts
12-153
11/23/2011 Sara Mauk Mauk & O'Connor training materials for due process hearing officers
Yes (papers doc mailed)
12-152
11/21/2011 Dylan Uhlir Greater Chicago Food Depository food service data for Chicago & Cook Co.
12-151
11/17/2011 Mariame Kaba   CPS suspensions and expulsions in 10/11
Yes (figures provided)
12-150
11/18/2011 citizen   copy of Illinois School Code
directed to data on web
12-149
11/16/2011 Elliott Wall Elliott & Associates copy of radon test for Boulder Hill Dist 308
no
12-148
11/14/2011 Diane Dallas Henry Booth House food service status of several Head Start programs
Yes (PDF file)
12-147
11/14/2011 Katherine Del Monte Latino Family Literacy Project enrollment & drop out data for Cook Co. & statewide
directed to data on web
12-146
11/10/2011 Phyllis Hemphill   grant funding docs re Lawrence Hall Youth Services
Yes (papers doc mailed)
12-145
11/10/2011 Anne Deeter Dominican University updated ICTS information
Yes (papers doc mailed)
12-144
11/10/2011 Richard Elsenpeter Elsenpeter Productions school principal e-mail addresses
directed to data on web
12-143
11/10/2011 Verity Sandell Loyola University suspension & expulsion docs related to Proviso Twp HS Dist 209
Yes (papers doc mailed)
12-142
11/10/2011 Howard Gopman Howard Gopman & Associates docs re payments related to dismissal case
invited to review docs on site
12-141
11/9/2011 Jim Giovannini Academic Tutoring Centers SES docs pertaining to Chicago Public Schools
12-140
11/9/2011 Patricia Carr   docs re Calumet Dist 132
Yes (docs provided)
12-139
11/8/2011 Jeffrey Antonelli Law Office of Jeff Antonelli docs re College of Office Technology
informed of copy cost
12-138
11/8/2011 Laura Reigle   correspondence with Lemont Bromberek and/or its auditors from Nov. 10 to July 11
Yes (CD mailed)
12-137
11/7/2011 Antonio Olivo Chicago Tribune docs re financial assistance provided to eight entities
directed to data on web
12-136
11/3/2011 Penny Richards Learning Disabilities Assoc of IL responses to ISBE re ELL/RTI document
Yes (papers doc mailed)
12-135
11/3/2011 Michael Wille Illinois Policy Institute teacher salary studies from 1992 to 2002
Yes (CD mailed)
12-134
11/2/2011 Anthony Scariano Scariano, Himes & Petrarca docs re ISAT irregularities
Yes (doc provided)
12-133
11/2/2011 Anthony Scariano Scariano, Himes & Petrarca docs re 2011 ISAT validity
directed to data on web
12-132
11/2/2011 Ray Long Chicago Tribune General Assembly scholarship info related to Michale Madigan & John Cullerton
12-131
11/2/2011 Ray Long Chicago Tribune General Assembly scholarship info related to six legislators
12-130
10/31/2011 Katherine Del Monte Latino Family Literacy Project contact info for English Language Learning directors
Yes (paper doc mailed)
12-129
10/31/2011 Jeffrey Antonelli Law Office of Jeff Antonelli docs re Illinois School of Health Careers
Yes (papers doc mailed)
12-128
10/31/2011 Mary Pat Gerard   docs re Youth Connection Charter Schools
Yes (papers doc mailed)
12-127
10/28/2011 Jenna Kruse Dem Cong Campaign Comm correspondence between Chairman Chico and Regional Supt Darlene Ruscitti
no
12-126
10/28/2011 Rebecca Harris Catalyst bilingual compliance monitoring reports for six counties since FY 09
informed of copy cost
12-125
10/27/2011 Ken Hillman   ISAT & AYP data for Cary Dist 26
no
12-124 
10/27/2011 Katherine Del Monte Latino Family Literacy Project dist supt and principal contact info (e-mail & fax number)
12-123
10/26/2011 Ray Long Chicago Tribune General Assembly scholarship docs re Amy Preckwinkel
Yes (PDF file)
12-122
10/26/2011 Anne Hallett   updated ICTS information
Yes (paper doc mailed)
12-121
10/26/2011 Andrew Robinson IL Dem Co Chairmen's Assoc list of educators with certificates
directed to data on web
12-120
10/25/2011 Darren Colclasure   e-mails for Supt Koch & State Board members for two time periods in 2007
Yes (docs provided)
12-119
10/25/2011 Jenna Kruse Dem Cong Campaign Comm correspondence between Supt Koch and Regional Supt Darlene Ruscitti
Yes (docs provided)
12-118
10/25/2011 citizen   own high school diploma
no
12-117
10/24/2011 Michael Wille Illinois Policy Institute general state aid info for FY 10 and 11
Yes (docs provided)
12-116
10/21/2011 Diane Rockell   charter school apps for four entities
Yes (CD mailed)
12-115
10/18/2011 Michael Wille Illinois Policy Institute docs re district pickup of teacher's retirement contributions
no
12-114
10/18/2011 Denis Roarty UIC historical TSR data
directed to data on web
12-113
10/17/2011 Daniel Bastean   11/12 budget for Quincy district
Yes (docs provided)
12-112
10/17/2011 Jackson Donley attorney employment information for Melissa Oller
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-111
10/17/2011 Matthew Richter attorney cert docs for Yolanda McDonald
Yes (docs provided)
12-110
10/14/2011 Will Treinen Treinen Associates docs re recent TCSI/TSR bid
Yes (docs provided)
12-109
10/14/2011 Laura Reigle   Annual Statements for Affairs for Lemont Dist 210 from 2001 to 2005
no
12-108
10/12/2011 Mike McTaggart Quest Food Management list of districts to bid food service contracts
12-107
10/12/2011 Carmena Starks   access to file for Children's Connection
no
12-106
10/12/2011 Rosalind Rossi Chicago Sun-Times docs re possible ISAT cheating
Yes (docs provided)
12-105
10/11/2011 Darreyl Young-Gibson   copy of 9/11/08 letter sent to him by Pat Folland
Yes (doc provided)
12-104
10/11/2011 Sandra Garcia USDOE Office of Civil Rights docs re due process hearing # 2010-0385
Yes (doc provided)
12-103
10/11/2011 Charles Bright   laptop grant awarded to Riverton Dist 14
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-102
10/11/2011 Gregory Jumbeck Reich, Jumbeck & Associates certification information for Geralynn Bryan
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-101
10/11/2011 Diane Rado Chicago Tribune info re 2011 ISAT
Yes (doc provided)
12-100
10/6/2011 Chris Drew Pocket Literacy contact info for Title I directors
Yes (doc provided)
12-099
10/6/2011 Paul Strauss Chicago Lawyers' Comm. for Civil Rights Under Law docs re conversion of raw scores to scaled scores on IL Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)
Yes (PDF file)
12-098
10/3/2011 Craig Loew   monitoring, auditing reports & related docs for Cary Dist 26
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-097
9/30/2011 Carmena Starks   program plan submitted by The Children's Connection in 1996
no
12-096
9/29/2011 Dave McKinney Chicago Sun-Times General Assembly scholarship docs re Taylor Beale
Yes (docs provided)
12-095
9/28/2011 Samuel Block   copies of e-mail messages
no
12-094
9/28/2011 Jodi Schoenauer Taher, Inc. list of districts with food service contracts
response
12-093
9/26/2011 Joyce Fikri St. Louis Dairy Council contact info for schools participating in breakfast program
12-092
9/26/2011 Dave McKinney Chicago Sun-Times General Assembly scholarship docs re Elsie Harmening
Yes (docs provided)
12-091
9/23/2011 Diane Rado Chicago Tribune docs re Supt. Koch's out of state and out of country travel
Yes (CD mailed)
12-090 
9/22/2011 Charles Bright   Enhancing Technology Through Technology grant for Riverton Dist 14
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-089
9/19/2011 Debbie Kolter Food Marketing Services dist level avg daily participation data for paid, free, free/reduced meals
12-088
9/15/2011 Thomas Shade attorney correspondence rec'd from Decatur dist re grad rate changes
no
12-087
9/15/2011 John Howard  Kankakee Co. Youth Intervention RFSP for arbitrator mediation consultants
Yes (PDF file)
12-086
9/15/2011 Steve Staeger WCIA TV invoices/descriptions for promotional items purchased in FY 11
Yes (PDF file)
12-085
9/13/2011 Eric Poders North Shore Voice e-mail/phone records re contact with Maine Twp HS
Yes (docs provided)
12-084
9/12/2011 Phyllis Hemphill   Delinquent & Neglected grants submitted by CPS
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-083
9/9/2011 Sandy Rubini Research Associates three awarded 21st Century grants from FY 10
Yes (CD mailed)
12-082
9/8/2011 Phyllis Hemphill   06 & 08 Title I grants for Lawrence Hall School
no
12-081
9/8/2011 Jennifer Schaefer   docs re school bus drivers
no
12-080
9/7/2011 Don White Troy District 30-C administrator & teacher salary & benefits
Yes (CD mailed)
12-079
9/7/2011 Gina Bartucci IL School Psychology Assoc. contact info for psychologists, principals and superintendents
directed to data on web
12-078
9/1/2011 Shari Summerlin Central Institute for the Deaf county level disability data
12-077
8/31/2011 Diane Dallas Henry Booth House food service status of several Head Start programs
Yes (PDF file)
12-076
8/31/2011 Jeffrey Antonelli Law Office of Jeff Antonelli docs re Everest Online University
no
12-075
8/31/2011 Chip Mitchell WBEZ Gen. Assembly scholarship info for Rep. Dan Burke
Yes (PDF file)
12-074
8/29/2011 Robert McCoy Miller, Hall & Triggs docs re Career Technical Education
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-073
8/29/2011 Judy King   10/11 eye exam data submitted by Chicago Public Schools
Yes (doc provided)
12-072
8/26/2011 citizen   ISBE legal opinions re dist proof of residency policies
no
12-071
8/24/2011 Kevin Gordon Scariano, Himes & Petrarca docs re two facilities
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-070
8/24/2011 Laura O'Connor Whitted Cleary + Takiff approval status of one nonpublic spec ed facility
no
12-069
8/24/2011 Shannon Smithers Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis principal e-mail addresses
directed to data on web
12-068
8/23/2011 Anne Hallett   request information re Basic Skills test
Yes (PDF file)
12-067
8/23/2011 Carl Cepuran   docs re Diamante Montessori School in Glen Ellyn
no
12-066
8/22/2011 Caren Liebman ES Foods current list of SFSP sponsors
12-065
8/22/2011 Amanda Griffin-Johnson Illinois Policy Institute "Preschool for All" expenditures and enrollments
Yes (PDF file)
12-064
8/22/2011 Richard Towers Christopher Dist 99 consolidation petition for Virden and Girard
Yes (PDF file)
12-063
8/22/2011 David Jenkins   all General Assembly scholarships awarded in 2009 & 2010
Yes Excel (file 1, file 2)
12-062
8/22/2011 Christopher Rudzinski   data re short term/emergency special education certificates
no
12-061
8/22/2011 Daniel Bastean   two 10/11 Quincy district budgets
Yes (PDF file)
12-060
8/19/2011 Joe Sander   all General Assembly scholarships awarded from 2001 to 2011
Yes Excel (file 1, file 2)
12-059
8/19/2011 Daniel Bastean   Quincy District tentative revised amended 10/11 budget
no
12-058
8/18/2011 Ellen Gabler Chicago Tribune school/site level data re % of students qualified for food services
12-057
8/18/2011 Erica Jordan Loyola University contact info for female principals in 4 counties
Yes (doc provided)
12-056
8/17/2011 Vicky Greene   copy of "The Tax Anticipation Note Act of 1972"
no
12-055
8/17/2011 citizen   certification data for several educators
no
12-054
8/16/2011 William Rounsley SEIU - Ohio docs re Coordinated Review Efforts for 23 districts
informed of copy cost
12-053
8/16/2011 Ray Long Chicago Tribune subpoenas rec'd re General Assembly scholarships awarded by Rep. Dan Burke
no
12-052
8/15/2011 Lisa Lovett   certification status of Catherine Elliott
no
12-051
8/15/2011 Chelsea Kilgore Nat'l Educational Services salary data for all IL district employees
no
12-050
8/15/2011 Daniel Bastean   Quincy District 10/11 budget
Yes (docs provided)
12-049
8/12/2011 Jessica Thomas UIUC e-mail addresses for dist supts, principals & social workers
12-048
8/11/2011 Dave McKinney Chicago Sun-Times General Assembly documents re twelve individuals
Yes (docs provided)
12-047
8/10/2011 Robert Bloch Dowd, Bloch & Bennett names & bio materials re hearing officers used in teacher dismissal cases
Yes (PDF file)
12-046
8/10/2011 Sandra Brown Midwest Dairy Council CPS breakfast/lunch data for three time points
12-045
8/10/2011 Diane Rockel   21st Century grants submitted by 10 entities in FY 10
Yes (CD mailed)
12-044
8/9/2011 Dave McKinney Chicago Sun-Times General Assembly documents re Sarah Dowis
Yes (docs provided)
12-043
8/9/2011 Diane Dallas Henry Booth House status of 35 entities in CACFP in FY 11
Yes (PDF file)
12-042
8/8/2011 Laura Reigle   transportation reimbursement data for Lemont Bromberek
directed to data on web
12-041
8/8/2011 Paul Strauss Chicago Lawyers' Comm. for Civil Rights Under Law docs re IL Test of Basic Skills
Yes (docs provided)
12-040
8/8/2011 Amanda Tiebert Robbins Schwartz docs/communications between ISBE & Harvard Dist 50
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-039
8/5/2011 Diane Rado Chicago Tribune docs re possible ISAT cheating
Yes (docs provided)
12-038
8/5/2011 Dave McKinney Chicago Sun-Times General Assembly documents re Brunos
Yes (paper docs provided)
12-037
8/5/2011 Shermin Ali-Andani Whitted Cleary + Takiff docs re Prairie Crossing Charter School
Yes (PDF file)
informed of copy cost
12-036
8/4/2011 citizen   request for investigation (outside of FOIA)
no
12-035
8/4/2011 Danielle McCain McCain, Webb & Alexander copies of firms current hearing officer contracts
Yes (paper docs provided)
12-034
8/4/2011 Colleen Connolly Legal Assist Found of Metro Chicago docs re Request for State Complaint Complaint
informed of copy cost
12-033
8/4/2011 Daniel Bastean   communications with Quincy district in July 2011
Yes (PDF file)
12-032
8/2/2011 Dave McKinney Chicago Sun-Times subpoenas rec'd in past 5 years re Gen. Assembly scholarships
Yes (paper docs provided)
12-031
8/2/2011 Jean Buchanan St. Louis Post-Dispatch salary data for all IL educators
directed to data on web
12-030
8/2/2011 Magdalena Slapik   list of CPS teachers terminated in last five years
no
12-029
8/2/2011 Jennifer Pierce   docs/reports associated with 6/30/10 letter from USDOE
Yes (docs provided)
12-028
8/2/2011 Renee Castelluzzo Measured Marketing list of teachers
directed to data on web
12-027
8/1/2011 Jereen Mercer   Henry-Secachwine District action plan 
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-026
8/1/2011 Amy Dickerson Franczek Radalet docs re spec ed mediations in 09/10 & 10/11
Yes (PDF file)
12-025
7/29/2011 Daniel Bastean   Quincy District tentative & amended 08/09 budget
Yes PDF (file 1, file2)
12-024
7/28/2011 Nick Oldham   list of schools with 3rd party food service contracts
12-023
7/26/2011 Marvin Rubin   info re access to school records
no
12-022
7/25/2011 Amy Dickerson Franczek Radalet info re special education mediations
no
12-021
7/25/2011 Jordan Ash SEIU docs about investigation/audits re commodities used in Nat'l School Lunch Prog
no
12-020
7/25/2011 Thomas Shade attorney grad rate info & data submitted by Decatur District 61
Yes (PDF file)
12-019
7/22/2011 Amy Pohl Jones Day docs re Education Management Corp. (EDMC)
no
12-018
7/21/2011 Greg Will SEIU correspondence with Marcy-Newberry Assoc. re CACFP since 7/1/09
Yes PDF (file 1, file 2)
12-017
7/20/2011 Michael Coyne   own high school diploma
no
12-016
7/19/2011 Karen Dodge Municipal Resolutions list of bidders for RFSP #22022014
Yes (PDF file)
12-015
7/19/2011 Kathy Beno Learning Disabilities Assoc of IL e-mail addresses for all school district employees
directed to data on web
12-014
7/19/2011 Kevin Gordon Scariano, Himes & Petrarca apps & approvals for Wediko & Oconomowoc schools
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-013
7/15/2011 citizen   documents related to  accusation
Yes (paper docs mailed)
12-012
7/15/2011 citizen   info re access to vocational courses
no
12-011
7/12/2011 Audrey-Ann Johnson Iron Data proposals, pricing, scores re TCIS/TSR project
Yes (CD mailed)
12-010
7/7/2011 Clare McCann New America Foundation district level nutrition funding data
Yes Excel
(file 1, file 2, file 3 , file 4, file 5)
12-009
7/6/2011 Roger Sanders   info re Special Purpose Trust Fund
no
12-008
7/6/2011 Elizabeth Penner   Harrisburg Project contract
12-007
7/6/2011 Wendy Custable  Loyola University high school contact info for Career & Tech Ed programs & grants
Yes Excel
(file 1, file 2)
12-006
7/6/2011 Daniel Bastean   all communications with Adams/Pike ROE from 1/1/10 to 5/17/11
no
12-005
6/30/2011 citizen   funding info re DHS-Treatment & Detention Facility in Rushville
no
12-004
7/5/2011 Vicky Greene   past staff reports & 1994 Financial Watch List
Yes PDF
(file 1, file 2)
12-003
7/1/2011 Delia Bruntz Crowe Horwath proposals, pricing, scores re TCIS/TSR project
Yes (CD mailed)
12-002
7/1/2011
Daniel Bastean
  legal decisions for ROEs & school districts
no