Actions: April 28, 2004

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

04-0428-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

04-0428-AR2 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Franczek Sullivan, P.C. *Accepted
04-0428-AR3 Amend Board Report 04-0324-AR5 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Kane Carbonara & Mendoza, Ltd. *Accepted
04-0428-AR4 Authorize Payment of Attorney's Fees in the Matter of Maldonado v. Illinois State Board of Education, Case No. 01 C 7757 *Adopted
04-0428-AR5 Amend Board Report 03-0723-AR08 Authorize Additional Expenditure of Funds for Court Appointed Monitor in the Matter of Corey H. v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago, et al. Case No. 92 C 3409 *Adopted
04-0428-AR6 Authorize Retention of Michael J. Hernandez, Esq., of the Firm Franczek Sullivan, Fredrick H. Bates, Esq., and Richard Travis, Esq. *Adopted
04-0428-AR7 Appoint Associate General Counsel - Law Department (Joseph Moriarty) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

04-0428-EX14 Warning Resolution - Lennette Coleman, Principal, Assigned to Ariel Community Academy *Adopted
04-0428-EX15 Warning Resolution - Katherine Dawkins, Teacher, Assigned to Harte Elementary School *Adopted
04-0428-EX16 Warning Resolution - Doris Lewis, Teacher, Assigned to Fort Dearborn Elementary School *Adopted
04-0428-EX17 Warning Resolution - James Smith, Teacher, Assigned to Healy South Alternative High School *Adopted
04-0428-EX18 Warning Resolution - John Siprut, Teacher, Assigned to Schurz High School *Adopted
04-0428-EX19 Request for Dismissal of Bernard Arnold, Custodial Worker, Curtis School *Adopted
04-0428-EX20 Request for Dismissal of Keith Cochran, Custodial Worker, Bowen High School *Adopted
04-0428-EX21 Request for Dismissal of Emanuel Henderson, Porter, Libby School *Adopted
04-0428-EX22 Request for Dismissal of Sondra O'Donnell, Special Education Classroom Assistant, McPherson School *Adopted
04-0428-EX23 Request for Dismissal of Walter Pickett, Custodial Worker, Fulton School *Adopted
04-0428-EX24 Request for Dismissal of Maria Ramirez, School Aide, Marquette School *Adopted
04-0428-EX25 Principal Contracts (A) (Garner; Pino) *Adopted
04-0428-EX26 Principal Contracts (B) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

04-0428-OP6 Authorization to Purchase 1701 West Marquette for the Construction of a New Miles Davis Academy *Adopted
04-0428-OP7 Authorization to Purchase 6758 South Paulina for the Construction of a New Miles Davis Academy *Adopted
04-0428-OP8 Authorization to Purchase 1725 West Marquette for the Construction of a New Miles Davis Academy *Adopted
04-0428-OP9 Authorization to Purchase 1721 West Marquette for the Construction of a New Miles Davis Academy *Adopted
04-0428-OP10 Authorization to Accept Title and Possession of 6715 South Hermitage from the City of Chicago for the Expansion of the New Miles Davis Academy *Adopted
04-0428-OP11 Authorization to Accept Title and Possession of 6743 South Hermitage from the City of Chicago for the Expansion of the New Miles Davis Academy *Adopted
04-0428-OP12 Authorization to Accept Title and Possession of 6745 South Hermitage from the City of Chicago for the Expansion of the New Miles Davis Academy *Adopted

Resolutions

04-0428-RS1 Resolution Re: Constantine P. Kiamos Retired Principal of Steinmetz Academic Centre High School Accepted
04-0428-RS2 Resolution Re: The 2003-2004 Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Academic Decathlon Team Accepted
04-0428-RS3 Resolution Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Undertake the Design and Construction of a New Miles Davis School Adopted
04-0428-RS4 Resolution Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Undertake the Design and Construction of a New Albany Park School Adopted
04-0428-RS5 Rescind Resolution 03-1119-RS04 and Adopt New Resolution Request City Council to Convey a Portion of the Property Located at Gale School to the Chicago Park District for the Expansion of Kiwanis Park Adopted
04-0428-RS6 Resolution Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Convey to the City of Chicago the Board's Interest in the Alley Located North of the Wentworth Elementary School Adopted
04-0428-RS7 Resolution Request City Council to Convey 511 South Plymouth Court and 508 South State Street to the City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development Adopted
04-0428-RS8 Resolution Approving Changes to the Budget of the Capital Improvement Program for the Chicago Public Schools Adopted
04-0428-RS9 Resolution Authorizing the Honorable Termination of Regularly Certified and Appointed Teachers *Adopted as amended
04-0428-RS10 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representative to the Local School Council to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancy Adopted
04-0428-RS11 Resolution Authorizing the Chief Information Officer to Participate in Collaborative Efforts Regarding the Purchase of Technology Equipment and Services with Various City of Chicago Sister Agencies Adopted
04-0428-RS12 Resolution Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of Documents and Agreements in Connection with the Issuance of Bonds by the Chicago School Finance Authority and Other Matters Related Thereto Adopted

Policies

04-0428-PO1 Amend Board Report 02-0828-PO02 Policy on Granting Credit Toward High School Graduation for Courses Taken Through Internet-Based Delivery *Adopted
04-0428-PO2 Rescind Board Report 02-0626-PO03 Chicago Public Schools' Policy on the Use of the Internet, the CPS Intranet, Electronic Mail, and Computer Access by Authorized Users and Adopt New Member Acceptable Use of the CPS Network Policy *Adopted

Communications

04-0428-CO1 Communication Re: Approve the Participation of South Shore Community High School in an Educational Tour to Quebec, Canada and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program (04-0428-ED19); and Approve the Participation of De Diego Community Academy in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Tour (04-0428-ED20) *No action
04-0428-ED19 Approve the Participation of South Shore Community High School in an Educational Tour to Quebec, Canada and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program *Adopted
04-0428-ED20 Approve the Participation of De Diego Community Academy In an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Tour *Adopted

Communications

04-0428-CO2 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of May 26, 2004 125 South Clark Street - Board Chamber *No action
04-0428-CO3 Communication Re: 2004-2005 Schedule of Regular Board Meetings - Board of Education, City of Chicago *No action
04-0428-CO4 Communication Re: 2005 Capital Improvement Hearings *No action

Report from the Chief Executive Officer

04-0428-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
04-0428-EX2 Rescind Board Report 80-225-11 Adopting Controlled Enrollment at Hibbard Elementary School Adopted
04-0428-EX3 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Academy of Communications and Technology Charter School Adopted
04-0428-EX4 Amend Board Report 01-1219-EX2 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Chicago Charter School Foundation (Chicago International Charter School) Adopted
04-0428-EX5 Amend Board Report 01-0627-EX7 Approve Charter School Proposals Adopted
04-0428-EX6 Approve the Small Schools Conversion Plan to Convert Rezin Orr Community Academy High School into Four Small Schools Adopted

Report from the Chief Education Officer

04-0428-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for March 2004 Adopted
04-0428-ED2 Approve the Participation of Bell School in an Educational Tour of Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
04-0428-ED3 Approve the Participation of Canter Middle School in an Educational Tour to Atlanta, GA and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
04-0428-ED4 Approve the Participation of DeWitt Clinton Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Tour Adopted
04-0428-ED5 Approve the Participation of Dunbar Vocational Career Academy Marching Band in a Marching Band Competition in Orlando, Florida and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
04-0428-ED6 Approve the Participation of Joseph E. Gary Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
04-0428-ED7 Approve the Participation of Robert Healy Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
04-0428-ED8 Approve the Participation of Little Village Academy in an Educational Tour to New York, New York, and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
04-0428-ED9 Approve the Participation of Northside College Prep High School in an Educational Tour to Cadiz, Spain and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Tour Adopted
04-0428-ED10 Approve the Participation of Portage Park Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Tour Adopted
04-0428-ED11 Approve the Participation of Suder Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA, and Atlanta, GA and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Tour Adopted
04-0428-ED12 Approve the Participation of John Spry Community School in an Educational Tour to Orlando Florida, and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Tour Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

04-0428-OP1 Amend Board Report 03-1022-OP01 Approve the Renewal of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Chicago to Include Various Schools in the 50/50 Sidewalk Replacement Program Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

04-0428-PR1 Ratify the Award of Construction Contracts and Ratify or Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education's Capital Improvement Program Adopted
04-0428-PR2 Ratify Exercising the Second Option to Extend the Agreement with Lowery McDonnell for Music Equipment Adopted
04-0428-PR3 Ratify the Exercising of the Second Option to Extend the Agreement with Harrison and Company for the Purchase of Early Childhood Furniture Adopted
04-0428-PR4 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of and Approve Entering Into Master Agreements with Various Contractors to Provide Temperature Control Services Adopted
04-0428-PR5 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Lippert, Inc. for the Purchase of Lunchroom Refrigeration Equipment Adopted
04-0428-PR6 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Extend the Agreement Lowery McDonnell for the Purchase of Specialty Classroom Equipment Adopted
04-0428-PR7 Approve Exercising the Fourth Option to Extend the Agreement with Chartwells/Thompson Hospitality, a Division of Compass Group USA, Inc. for Meal Services in Regions 3, 5 and 6 Adopted
04-0428-PR8 Amend Board Report 03-1217-PR18 Approve Exercising the First Option to Extend the Pre-Qualification Status and the Agreements with Contractors for Various Trades Work Over $10,000 for the Operations and Maintenance Program Adopted
04-0428-PR9 Amend Board Report 03-0827-PR03 Amend Board Report 02-0522-PR05 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Chicagoland Paving Contractors, Inc. for Asphalt and Concrete Services Adopted
04-0428-PR10 Amend Board Report 03-1217-PR12 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Amer-I-Can Enterprises, Inc. for Mentoring Services Adopted
04-0428-PR11 Amend Board Report 04-0128-PR2 Approve the Extension of the Pre-Qualification Status of the Architect/Engineers of Record for Architectural Services Adopted
04-0428-PR12 Amend Board Report 04-0324-PR11 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Accenture or IBM for Implementation Services Adopted
04-0428-PR13 Amend Board Report 04-0324-PR12 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Administrative Assistants, Ltd. or Chancery Software Inc. for the Purchase of Student Information Systems Software Licenses Adopted
04-0428-PR14 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Solbourne Computer, Inc. for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR15 Approve the Renewal of the Existing Agreement with the Barrett Group for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR16 Approve the Renewal of the Existing Agreement with KPMG LLP for E-Rate Program Audit Services Adopted
04-0428-PR17 Amend Board Report 03-1217-PR20 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Blackwell Consulting Services for Program Management Services for the Overall Management and Implementation of the Local Area Network Adopted
04-0428-PR18 Approve the Renewal of the Agreement with International Baccalaureate North America for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR19 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Midwest Montessori Teacher Training Center for Training and Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR20 Ratify an Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR21 Ratify the Exercising of the First Option to Renew the Agreement with J. Alexander Hunt Incorporated for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR22 Ratify the Exercising of the First Option to Renew the Agreement with William H. Luking and Associates for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR23 Ratify the Exercising of the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Vincent R. Williams and Associates P.C. for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR24 Ratify the Exercising of the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Richard J. Guidice for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR25 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Marian Tepper for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR26 Approve Entering into an Agreement with Brainforest, Inc. for the Production of an Early Childhood Virtual Kindergarten Website and CD-Rom Adopted
04-0428-PR27 Amend Board Report 03-1119-PR26 Amend Board Report 03-0625-PR22 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Agencies for Early Childhood Educational Services Adopted
04-0428-PR28 Approve the Exercising of the First Option to Renew Agreement with Steven Nemerovski for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR29 Ratify an Agreement with Childserv for Consultant Services Adopted
04-0428-PR30 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Associated Colleges of Illinois/Elmhurst College for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR31 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Simulator Systems, Inc. for the Purchase of Driving Simulator Systems for Chicago Public Schools Adopted
04-0428-PR32 Approve Entering Into a Teacher Referral and Support Agreement with the Golden Apple Foundation Adopted
04-0428-PR33 Approve Entering Into a Teacher Referral and Support Agreement with Teach for America Adopted
04-0428-PR34 Approve Exercising the Third Option to Renew the Agreement with Loyola University for an Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology for Bilingual Teachers Adopted
04-0428-PR35 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago to Provide an Alternative Certification Program for Middle Grades Mathematics and Science Teachers Adopted
04-0428-PR36 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the University of Illinois at Chicago for a Masters Program in Special Education for FACE Program Participants Adopted
04-0428-PR37 Ratify an Agreement with DePaul Center for Urban Education for Consulting Services (Johnson Elementary School) Adopted
04-0428-PR38 Ratify an Agreement with DePaul Center for Urban Education for Consulting Services (South Chicago Elementary School) Adopted
04-0428-PR39 Ratify an Agreement with DePaul Center for Urban Education and Assessment for Consulting Services (Talman Elementary School) Adopted
04-0428-PR40 Ratify an Agreement with YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago for Consulting Services (Morse Elementary School) Adopted
04-0428-PR41 Ratify an Agreement with After School Matters for Consulting Services Adopted
04-0428-PR42 Approve Payment to Reading in Motion for Consulting Services (Fulton Elementary) Adopted
04-0428-PR43 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Drake Hotel for Catering Services and Space Rental (Walter Payton College Prep) Adopted
04-0428-PR44 Amend Board Report 04-0225-PR31 Amend Board Report 02-0724-PR42 Authorize Entering Into New Agreements with Various Private Specialized Schools, and Authorize Payments to Private Specialized Schools Adopted
04-0428-PR45 Amend Board Report 04-0225-PR32 Amend Board Report 03-0527-PR65 Approve Out of District Public School Tuition Payments to Public Schools Outside of Chicago for Students with Severe Disabilities and/or Severe Substance Abuse Problems Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

04-0428-EX7 Department of Human Resources Summary of Teacher New Hires, Transfers, and Leaves, Quarterly Summary (January, February, March 2004) Accepted
04-0428-EX8 Department of Human Resources Summary of Educational Support Personnel New Hires, Transfers, Leaves, Layoffs, Promotions, and Separations Quarterly Summary (January, February, March 2004) Accepted
04-0428-EX9 Department of Human Resources Summary of Conference Leaves: Administrators, Teachers and Educational Support Personnel Quarterly Summary (January, February, March 2004) Accepted
04-0428-EX10 Department of Human Resources Summary of Resignations and Deaths Quarterly Report (January, February, March 2004) Accepted
04-0428-EX11 Department of Human Resources Summary of Salary Adjustments Quarterly Report (January, February, March 2004) Accepted
04-0428-EX12 Department of Human Resources Summary of Assistant Principal Appointments Quarterly Summary (January, February, March 2004) Accepted
04-0428-EX13 Office of Labor and Employee Relations Disciplinary Actions Summary Quarterly Report (January, February, March 2004) Accepted

Reports from the Chief Educational Officer

04-0428-ED13 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of Grants Accepted
04-0428-ED14 Omnibus Report: Authorize the Acceptance of School-Based Grants Accepted
04-0428-ED15 Approve the Returning to a Regular Calendar School Year from Year Round School Calendar for Frederick Funston Elementary School for the Year 2004-2005 Accepted
04-0428-ED16 Approve the Returning to a Regular Calendar School Year from a Year Round School Calendar for John H. Hamline Elementary School for the Year 2004-2005 Accepted
04-0428-ED17 Approve Sabbatical Leave for Mark Hanafee Accepted
04-0428-ED18 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Bernard C. Harris Publishing Company, Inc. for the Creation of Alumni Directories for High Schools in the Chicago Public Schools Accepted

Reports from the Chief Operations Officer

04-0428-OP2 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Lincoln Park Assembly for Use of Space at Agassiz School Accepted
04-0428-OP3 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Windy City Valet LLP for Use of Parking Lot at Andersen School Accepted
04-0428-OP4 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Premier Valet Chicago, Inc. for the Use of Parking Lot at Carpenter School Accepted
04-0428-OP5 Approve Entering Into a License Agreement with Filipino Immanuel Baptist Church of Chicago for the Use of the Parking Lot a Foreman High School Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

04-0428-AR1 Report on Board Report Rescissions Accepted
*Presented at the meeting

I, Estela G. Beltran, Secretary, do hereby certify that the reports listed and the action noted opposite each report number is correct and reflects the order in which items were presented to the Board.

Estela G. Beltran
Secretary