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 SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) will convene for a regular business meeting on May 11 at the ISBE offices in Springfield.

The meeting will be accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons planning to attend who need special accommodations should contact the Board 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. 

Chairman James Meeks 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

May 11, 2016

10:30 a.m.


Location:  Illinois State Board of Education, 100 N. First St., Springfield


This meeting will also be audio cast on the Internet at www.isbe.net.

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. Burroughs Award, John W. Smith

IV.  Presentations & Updates

A. Senate Bill 231

B. Evidence-Based Funding for Student Success, Mike Jacoby and Brent Clark, Vision 20/20

C. The Value Proposition Associated with K-12 Education in Illinois, Ralph Martire, Center for Tax and Budget Accountability

D. Others

E. Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice

V.    Closed Session                                                       

VI.  Superintendent’s Report – Consent Agenda

A. *Approval of Minutes

     1. Plenary Minutes: April 13, 2016

B. *Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million

     1. Early Childhood Block Grant for Prevention Initiative and Preschool for All

     2. McKinney-Vento Homeless Children and Youth Grant Program

C. *Presentation of FY 2015 Statewide Single Audit Report

End of Consent Agenda

VII. Discussion Items

      A. District Oversight Update

      B. Legislative Update

      C. Budget Update

      D. Financial Investigation of School Districts

      E. Other Items for Discussion

VIII. Announcements & Reports

      A. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements

      B. Chairman’s Report

      C. Member Reports

IX. Information Items

A.ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (available online at http://isbe.net/board/fiscal_admin_rep.htm)

X.   Adjourn

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