DATE: January 12, 2001
M E M O R A N D U M
TO: The Honorable George H. Ryan, Governor
The Honorable James "Pate" Philip, Senate President
The Honorable Emil Jones, Senate Democratic Leader
The Honorable Michael J. Madigan, Speaker of the House
The Honorable Lee A. Daniels, House Republican Leader
FROM: Glenn W. McGee
State Superintendent of Education
SUBJECT: 2000 State Board of Education Catalogue of Reports
The School Code (105 ILCS 5/2-3.87) requires the State Board of Education to submit annually
to the General Assembly and Governor a "catalogue containing each report which the State
Board of Education was required to make during the preceding 12- month period to the General
Assembly or to the General Assembly and Governor."
During calendar year 2000, fifteen reports were submitted to the General Assembly and
Governor in compliance with statutory provisions. Most of the reports contain multiple items on
a variety of topical areas, which are useful to lawmakers in considering the effectiveness of
This catalogue identifies the material that was formally transmitted to meet legal requirements.
We also welcome requests for information regarding elementary and secondary education from
individual legislators at any time.
For additional copies of any of these reports, or for more specific information about any of the
items, contact State Relations in the Springfield office, telephone 217/782-6510.
cc: Tony Rossi, Clerk of the House
Jim Harry, Secretary of the Senate
Legislative Research Unit
State Government Report Center