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Agenda announced for State Board of Education meeting Jan. 16 in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has announced the following agenda for its regular business meeting at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 16 in Springfield.


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All State Board of Education meetings are accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons planning to attend who need special accommodations should contact the Superintendent’s office no later than one day prior to the meeting. Contact the Superintendent's office at the State Board of Education by phone at (217) 782-2221, TTY/TDD at (217) 782-1900, or fax at (217) 785-3972.


The Chairperson may call for a break in the meeting as necessary in order for the Board to go into closed session.


State Board of Education Meeting

Jan. 16, 2019

10:30 a.m.


100 N. First St., Springfield

Fourth Floor Board Room



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 & Recognition

A.   Richard Nogal, 2018 Thomas Lay Burroughs Award Recipient

IV.  Presentations & Updates

A.   Student Advisory Council Update

B.   Update on Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Act

C.   Equity Values and Beliefs in Action

D.   Fine Arts Indicator Recommendation

V.    Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Recommendation

VI.  Temporary Assessment Administration Vendor Contract with NCS Pearson, Inc.

VII. Superintendent’s Report - Consent Agenda

A.   *Approval of Minutes

1.    Plenary Minutes: Dec. 12, 2018

B.   *Rules for Initial Review

C.   *Rules for Adoption

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

D.   *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million

1.    FY 2019 Title V Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Grant

2.    21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Grant Renewal

3.    Invitation to Bid for Summer Meals Campaign

4.    Request for Sealed Proposals (RFSP) – Information Systems – Early Childhood Data Systems Team

5.    RFSP – Statewide Survey of Learning Conditions

End of Consent Agenda

VIII.        Discussion Items

A.   District Oversight Update

B.   Legislative Update

C.   Every Student Succeeds Act Update

D.   Other Items for Discussion

IX.  Announcements & Reports

A.   Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements

B.   Chairman’s Report

C.   Member Reports

X.    Information Items

A.   ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (available at

XI.  Closed Session (as needed)

XII. Adjourn