GRAC packet 091813 reduced
ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS AND ADVOCACY COMMITTEE Wednesday, September 18, 2013 – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. IASA Office Springfield, Illinois AGENDA
I. CALL TO ORDER II. ROLL CALL A.
Committee List (Page 1) III. FUNCTION OF THE GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS AND ADVOCACY COMMITTEE (Page 2) IV. APPROVAL OF THE FEBRUARY 28, 2013 MINUTES (Pages 3-7) V. VETO SESSION UPDATE A. Pension Reform Discussion Continues 1. Reforming SURS: the six steps (Pages 8-9) 2. Six Simple Steps: Reforming the Illinois State Universities Retirement System (Pages 10-16) 3. An Unbalanced Pension Proposal (Pages 17-36) 4. Center for Tax and Budget Accountability Written Summary of Oral Testimony Provided to the Pension Conference Committee (Pages 37-42) 5. Summary of other Pension Proposals (Page 43-44) 6. Senator Biss (D-Evanston) Update: Pension Conference Committee (Page 45) 7. Newspaper articles on Pension Reform (Page 46-49) B. Veto Session Schedule: October 22, 23 & 24, 2013 November 5, 6 & 7, 2013 C. Election Dates: General Primary Election – March 18, 2014 General Election – November 4, 2014 VI. UPDATE ON ISBE RULES A. JCAR expected to approve changes to Certified School Nurse mandate (Pages 50-52) B. 70/30 rule to be considered at next State Board meeting (testimony to be heard on 9/19/2013 at 8:30 a.m. at the Bloomington Marriott) VII. 5ESSENTIALS SURVEY (Pages 53-62) A. Issues from Two Rivers Region-Brent O’Daniell, (Obamacare, Common Core Implementation, PARCC, Federal ESEA re-authorization) VIII. FY 2014 BUDGET-SCHOOL FUNDING A. ISBE summary of budget related legislation that passed during the 2013 Spring Session (Pages 63) B. District Consolidation costs were prorated at 83% (Pages 64-66) C. Senate Advisory Committee on Education Funding – SR 431 (Pages 67-72) D. Illinois P-12 Education Funding 2009-2013 (Pages 73-77) E. Issues from DuPage Region –Dr. Gwynne Kell, (CTEI Funding and Career Tech Ed.) IX. SUMMARY OF LEGISLATION THAT HAS BEEN SIGNED INTO LAW BY THE GOVERNOR (TO BE DISTRIBUTED)
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