Agenda announced for ISBE meeting October 18 via video conference (, 10/13/17)

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced the following schedule for its regular business meeting via video conference in Springfield and Chicago on October 18.

ISBE will host a public budget hearing in the Board Room in Springfield (100 N. First St.) immediately following the meeting (at approximately noon). Public participation in the budget hearing by teachers, parents, leaders, and advocates helps ISBE communicate the real needs of Illinois’ students to the General Assembly. ISBE will issue fiscal year 2019 budget recommendations on behalf of pre-K through 12th grade educational service providers statewide to the General Assembly in January.

View the packet for the meeting.

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

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