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Agenda announced for State Board of Education meeting December 13 in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced the following schedule for its regular business meeting at 10:30 a.m. December 13 in Springfield.   


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Chairman James Meeks may call for a break in the meeting as necessary in order for the Board to go into closed session.


This meeting will be audio cast on the internet at


State Board of Education Meeting

December 13, 2017

10:30 a.m.


100 N. First St., Springfield



I.      Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance

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

II.    Public Participation

III.   Resolutions and Recognition

A.   Illinois Teacher of the Year

IV.  Presentations and Updates

A.   FY 19 Budget Development

1.    FY 19 Revenue Projections: Dan Long and Jim Muschinske, COGFA

2.    FY 19 Budget Development: Robert Wolfe, CFO

B.   IARSS Teacher Shortage Survey Results

V.    Superintendent’s Report - Consent Agenda

A.   *Approval of Minutes

1.    Plenary Minutes: November 17, 2017

B.   *Rules for Initial Review

1.    Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition, and Supervision)

2.    Part 25 (Educator Licensure)

3.    Part 33 (Programs for the Preparation of Superintendents in Illinois)

4.    Part 252 (Driver Education)

C.   *Rules for Adoption

1.    Part 401 (Special Education Facilities under Section 14-7.02 of the School Code)

D.   *Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million

1.    Release of Migrant Education Program Request for Proposals

2.    Release of Migrant Education Coordination RFSP

3.    Advanced Placement Test Fee Program

4.    Approval of the Release of the Fiscal Year 2019 Broadband Expansion RFP

5.    Grant Accountability and Transparency Act Information Technology RFSP

6.    Student Information Systems Technology Support RFSP

E.   *Draft Annual Report

End of Consent Agenda

F.    Illinois Charter School Commission Appointments

G.   Cut Score Recommendations for Redeveloped Licensure Tests

H.   Common Career Pathways Definition and Guidance

VI.  Discussion Items

A.   District Oversight Update

B.   Legislative Update

C.   ESSA Update

D.   Other Items for Discussion

VII. Announcements & Reports

A.   Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements

B.   Chairman’s Report

C.   Member Reports

VIII.        Information Items

A.   ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (available at  

B.   Rulemaking Anticipated for FY 19

IX.  Closed Session (as needed)

X.    Adjourn