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Illinois State Board of Education*

James R. Thompson Center
100 Randolph Street, 9th Floor, Room 031
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(217) 782-2221
(312)814-2220
Chicago, Illinois

SCHEDULE AND AGENDA OF MEETINGS
December 18, 2003

(A live audio stream, via the Internet, will be available
during the meeting on Thursday.)

   Thursday, December 18         8:30 a.m.

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THURSDAY, December 18, 2003

8:30 a.m.

PLENARY BUSINESS MEETING

A. Call Meeting to Order/Roll Call 
    James R. Thomspon Center, 9th Floor, Room 031

B. Public Participation

C. Approval of Minutes

  • November 19-20 (pp.309-336)

D. Presentations

  • East St. Louis Financial Oversight Panel (FOP) response to dissolution petition
  • The Condition of Education Annual Report

E. Action Items

  • Approval of the submission of the Annual Charter Schools Report to the General Assembly and Governor (pp.1-27)
  • Approval of the Professional Teaching Standards for Middle Level Educators (pp. 28-53)
  • Approval of institutions assigned Continuing Accreditation (pp. 54-56)
  • Approval of new programs to be offered at higher education institutions (pp. 57-67)
  • Authorization of Rules for Initial Review and Public Comment: Part 25 (Certification) (pp. 68-191)
  • Authorization of Rules for Initial Review and Public Comment: Part 27 (Standards for Certification in Specific Teaching Fields) (pp. 192-240)
  • Authorization of Rules for Initial Review and Public Comment: Part 29 (Standards for Administrative Certification) (pp. 241-269)
  • Authorization of Rules for Initial Review and Public Comment: Part 350 (Secular Textbook Loan) (pp. 270-276)
  • Approval of inclusion of legislative recommendations in the Cumulative Waiver Report (pp.277-286)
  • Fiscal Year 2005 Budget* (p. 287)
  • Authorization of The Condition of Education Report (p. 287)
  • Acceptance of ISBE Monthly Reports: Finance, Audit and Agency Operations Status (pp. 288-308)

F. Announcements and Reports

  • Superintendent
  • Chairman
  • Committees
  • Members

G. Other Information

  • Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking (pp. 337-338)

H. Adjourn

 

Lunch/Closed Session (as needed)

*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, 100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois 62777-0001.

Phone: 217-782-2221
TTY/TDD: 217-782-1900
Fax: 217-785-3972

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