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SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has announced the following agenda for its regular business meeting via video conference in Springfield and Chicago at 9 a.m. Feb 14.

View the information packet for the meeting at https://www.isbe.net/Documents_Board_Meetings/Feb18BoardPacket.pdf.

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.

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 www.isbe.net.

State Board of Education Meeting

February 14, 2018

9 a.m.


Chicago Location:

ISBE Video Conference Room, 14th Floor


100 W. Randolph St., Chicago



Springfield Location:

ISBE Video Conference Room, 3rd Floor


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.    Swearing-in of Board Member Mitchell Holzrichter

III.   Public Participation

IV.  Presentations and Updates

A.   Partnership for Educator Preparation Update

V.    Superintendent’s Report – Consent Agenda

A.   *Approval of Minutes

1.    Plenary Minutes: January 17, 2018

B.   *Rules for Initial Review

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

2.    Part 226 (Special Education)

C.   *Rules for Adoption

1.    Part 27 (Standards for Endorsements in Specific Teaching Fields)

D.   *Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million

1.    21st Century Community Learning Center Grant Amendment

2.    Request for Sealed Proposals for the Evaluation of the IL-EMPOWER Statewide System of Support

3.    Facilitating Coordination of Agricultural Education Grant

4.    Request for Sealed Proposals for the Administration of the Grades 3-8 Accountability Assessment

E.   *2018 Spring Waiver Report

End of Consent Agenda

VI.  2017 Illinois Science Assessment Results

VII. Discussion Items

A.   District Oversight Update

B.   Legislative Update

C.   Budget Update

D.   Every Student Succeeds Act Update

E.   Site-Based Expenditure Reporting – Guidance Release

F.    Tier Funding Distribution Timeline for Evidence-Based Funding

G.   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 at https://www.isbe.net/Pages/Illinois-State-Board-of-Education-Fiscal-and-Administrative-Reports.aspx)

X.    Closed Session (as needed)

XI.  Adjourn

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