Actions: January 25, 2006

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

06-0125-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

06-0125-AR2 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Christine Johnson Bucknor, Case # 04 WC 9918 *Adopted
06-0125-AR3 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Ethel Robinson, Case # 98 WC 29204 *Adopted
06-0125-AR4 Approve Settlement Recommendation in Dispute with Chicago Teachers Union and Lamar Cartwright *Adopted
06-0125-AR5 Authorize General Counsel to Tender Make-Whole Relief to Betty Pittard Pursuant to Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board (IELRB) Decision *Adopted
06-0125-AR6 Approve Settlement Recommendation with Respect to Net Back Pay to Brenda Sawyer Previously Authorized in Board Resolution 05-1026-RS8 *Adopted
06-0125-AR7 Property Tax Appeal Refund – Authorize Settlement for Hilton Corporation’s Property Tax Appeal before PTAB Regarding the O’Hare Hilton Hotel Property for Tax Year 1999 *Adopted
06-0125-RS6 Resolution Providing Authority for the Filing of Undervaluation or Overvaluation Complaints Before the Cook County Board of Review for the Purpose of Preserving Potential Tax Revenue for the Board of Education *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

06-0125-EX10 Principal Contracts (A) (Jordan, McJunkins, Ortega, Smith, Taylor) *Adopted
06-0125-EX11 Principal Contracts (B) (McDonald) *Adopted
06-0125-EX12 Appoint Director of Finance in the Office of Specialized Services (Gretchen Brumley) *Adopted
06-0125-EX13 Warning Resolution – Gwendolyn Boyd, Principal, Marshall Metro High School *Adopted
06-0125-EX14 Warning Resolution – Carmen Carde, Teacher, Assigned to Fulton Elementary School *Adopted
06-0125-EX15 Warning Resolution – Eleanor Chatman, Teacher, Assigned to Black Magnet School *Adopted
06-0125-EX16 Warning Resolution – Elizabeth Cieplik, Teacher, Assigned to Piccolo Specialty School *Adopted
06-0125-EX17 Warning Resolution – Debra Crump, Principal, Douglass Middle School *Adopted
06-0125-EX18 Warning Resolution – Mark Franklin, Teacher, Assigned to Westinghouse Career Academy *Adopted
06-0125-EX19 Warning Resolution – Rasul Hassan, a Teacher, Assigned to DuBois Elementary School *Adopted
06-0125-EX20 Warning Resolution – Robert Miller, Principal, Bogan Technical High School *Adopted
06-0125-EX21 Report of the Results of the Board of Education’s Review of the Findings of Fact and Recommendation of the Hearing Officer Regarding the Charges Preferred Against Allen Smith, Contract Principal Assigned to Parkside Community Academy *Adopted
06-0125-EX22 Report of the Results of the Board of Education’s Review of the Findings of Fact and Recommendation of the Hearing Officer Regarding the Charges Preferred Against Yusuf Abuzir, a Teacher Assigned to Bunche Elementary School *Adopted
06-0125-EX23 Request for Dismissal of Walter Cochran, School Security Aide, Chicago Military Academy *Adopted
06-0125-EX24 Request for Dismissal of Robin L. Johnson, Custodial Worker, Jensen Scholastic Academy *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

06-0125-RS7 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Allen Smith, Contract Principal, Assigned to Parkside Community Academy *Adopted
06-0125-RS8 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Yusuf Abuzir, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Bunche Elementary School *Adopted
06-0125-RS9 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Walter Cochran, School Security Aide, Assigned to Chicago Military Academy *Adopted
06-0125-RS10 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Robin L. Johnson, Custodial Worker, Assigned to Jensen Scholastic Academy *Adopted
06-0125-RS11 Resolution Authorizing the Honorable Termination of Regularly Certified and Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Motions

06-0125-MO2 Motion Re: Approval of Record of Proceedings (July 2005 Through December 2005) *Adopted
06-0125-MO3 Motion Re: Adopt and Maintain as Confidential All existing Closed Session Minutes (July 1995 Through December 2005) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

06-0125-RS12 Rescind Board Report 00-1115-RS9 Designating the Property Described Below for the Future Construction of a New School to Replace the Existing Interamerican Magnet and Stock Elementary Schools *Adopted
06-0125-OP2 Accept Offer Received for the Sale of the Land and Building Located at 919 W. Barry Avenue *Adopted

Unfinished Business - December 21, 2005 Board Meeting

05-1116-EX18 Approve the Establishment of the Chicago Virtual Academy and Approve Entering Into a School Management and Performance Agreement with Chicago Virtual Academy, an Illinois Not for Profit Corporation (Note: See New Board Report 06-0125-EX2) Withdrawn

Resolutions

06-0125-RS1 Resolution Re: Alan Molesky Retired Principal of Barnard Elementary School Accepted
06-0125-RS2 Amend Board Report 03-0527-RS06 Resolution Request the Public Building Commission of Chicago to Undertake the Design and Construction of a New Hurley/Tarkington School Adopted
06-0125-RS3 Resolution Regarding Transfer of Interest and Investment Earnings Earned in Calendar Year 2005 From Trusteed Debt Service Funds to Educational Fund Adopted
06-0125-RS4 Resolution Providing for the Allocation of 2006 Tax Collections to Debt Service Funds Adopted
06-0125-RS5 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted

Policies

06-0125-PO1 Rescind Board Reports 96-0327-RS9, 98-0722-EX1 and 01-0725-PO5 Adopt a Revised Chicago Public High Schools Athletic Association Constitution and Bylaws Withdrawn

Communications

06-0125-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of February 22, 2006 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

06-0125-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
06-0125-EX2 Approve Granting of a Charter and Entering Into a Charter School Agreement with the Chicago Virtual Charter School Adopted
06-0125-EX3 Adjust Attendance Area for Edwin G. Foreman, Lake View, Lincoln Park, Carl Schurz, Charles Steinmetz & William Taft High Schools and Implement Assisted Enrollment for Prosser Career Academy Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

06-0125-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for December 2005 Adopted
06-0125-ED2 Authorize Participation in the Close Up Washington Program by the Office of High School Programs and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0125-ED3 Amend Board Report 05-0427-ED2 Authorize Tuition Payments to Northeastern Illinois University for a First Class Special Education Program for Special Education Teacher Trainees Adopted
06-0125-ED4 Approve the Participation of Jones College Preparatory in an Educational Tour to Kingston, Jamaica and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0125-ED5 Approve the Participation of LaSalle Language Academy in a Language and Cultural Immersion Program to Molsheim, France and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0125-ED6 Approve the Participation of LaSalle Language Academy in a Language and Cultural Immersion Program to Piacenza, Italy and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0125-ED7 Approve the Participation of Northside College Preparatory High School by Authorizing Travel to China and Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0125-ED8 Approve the Participation of Walter Payton College Preparatory High School in a Cultural Exchange to Erstein/Strasbourg/Paris, France and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0125-ED9 Approve the Participation of Mark T. Skinner’s Dance Club in an Educational Tour to Orlando, Florida and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0125-ED10 Approve the Participation of Thomas J. Waters Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0125-ED11 Approve the Participation of Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Students in a Field Studies Trip to the Institute for Ecological Field Studies in Costa Rica Adopted
06-0125-ED12 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreement with Learning Point Associates for Consulting Services Adopted
06-0125-ED13 Ratify Agreements with Various Universities for Social Work Student Internships Adopted
06-0125-ED14 Amend Board Report 05-1026-ED8 Amend Board Report 05-0427-ED19 Amend Board Report 05-0126-ED12 Amend Board Report 04-1027-ED12 Amend Board Report 04-0526-PR50 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Private Residential Schools and Approve Payment of Room and Board to These Schools Adopted
06-0125-ED15 Amend Board Report 05-1026-ED9 Amend Board Report 05-0824-ED9 Amend Board Report 05-0323-ED3 Amend Board Report 04-1027-ED10 Amend Board Report 04-0728-ED7 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Private Specialized Schools, and Authorize Payments to Private Specialized Schools Adopted
06-0125-ED16 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Chicago State University for Social Work Student Internships Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

06-0125-PR1 Amend Board Report 05-1116-PR1 Amend Board Report 05-0727-PR10 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Vendors for the Purchase and/or Lease of Output Device Equipment and Associated Supplies and Services Adopted
06-0125-PR2 Amend Board Report 05-0824-PR6 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Transpar Management Services, L.L.C. for Student Transportation Management Services Adopted
06-0125-PR3 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Harrison and Company for the Purchase of Early Childhood Furniture Adopted
06-0125-PR4 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
06-0125-PR5 Amend Board Report 04-1215-PR16 Amend Board Report 04-0728-PR17 Amend Board Report 04-0128-PR14 Amend Board Report 03-0122-PR13 Approve the Purchase of Wide Area Network Equipment, Maintenance and Associated Training From SBC DataComm, Inc. Adopted
06-0125-PR6 Amend Board Report 05-1116-PR10 Approve Entering Into an Two Agreements with Sun Microsystems Corporation for Network Monitoring, Management, and Maintenance Services Adopted
06-0125-PR7 Amend Board Report 05-1116-PR11 Approve Entering Into a New Agreement with Cingular Wireless LLC for Cellular, Cellular/Radio and Wireless Telecommunication Services and Equipment Adopted
06-0125-PR8 Amend Board Report 05-1116-PR12 Approve Entering Into a New Agreement with AT&T for Long Distance Services, Teleconferencing, Digital Link Local Service Authorization and Toll-Free 800 Services Adopted
06-0125-PR9 Amend Board Report 05-1116-PR13 Approve Entering Into a New Agreement with Verizon Wireless LLC for Paging Communication Services and Equipment Adopted
06-0125-PR10 Amend Board Report 05-1221-PR6 Amend Board Report 05-0928-PR6 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with OpenText Corporation for Student E-Mail and Document Collaboration Services Adopted
06-0125-PR11 Amend Board Report 05-1221-PR10 Approve Entering Into a New Agreement with Sprint Solutions, Inc. Nextel Communications for Cellular/Radio and Wireless Telecommunication Services and Equipment Adopted
06-0125-PR12 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Hitec Group International, Inc. for TTY Communications System, Maintenance and Associated Training Services Adopted
06-0125-PR13 Approve Entering Into Two Agreements with Quantum Crossings, LLC for Telecommunications Maintenance, Cabling, and Moves, Adds and Changes Services Adopted
06-0125-PR14 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Sentinel Technologies for Local Area Network System Improvement Services Adopted
06-0125-PR15 Approve Entering Into Two Agreements with Sentinel Technologies, Inc. to Provide Enterprise Server and Network Maintenance Support Services Adopted
06-0125-PR16 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Blackwell Consulting Services for Program Management Services for the Overall Management and Implementationof the Local Area Network Adopted
06-0125-PR17 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Consultants for Development of Support for Instruction Services Adopted
06-0125-PR18 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Swell Pictures, Inc. d/b/a S2 for Educational Television Production Services Adopted
06-0125-PR19 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Rogers Park Community Development Corporation for Consulting Services Adopted
06-0125-PR20 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Art’s Investigations and Security Inc., for Fingerprinting Services Adopted
06-0125-PR21 Amend Board Report 05-1221-PR21 Amend Board Report 04-0526-PR52 Amend Board Report 01-0328-PR41 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of Least Restrictive Environment Consultants to Provide Consulting Services Adopted
06-0125-PR22 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Scholastic, Incorporated for the Purchase of Instructional Materials and Services Adopted
06-0125-PR23 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Youth Guidance for Consulting Services Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

06-0125-EX4 Department of Human Resources Summary of Teacher New Hires, Transfers, and Leaves Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2005) Accepted
06-0125-EX5 Department of Human Resources Summary of Educational Support Personnel New Hires, Transfers, Leaves, Layoffs, Promotions, and Separations Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2005) Accepted
06-0125-EX6 Department of Human Resources Summary of Conference Leaves: Administrators, Teachers, and Educational Support Personnel Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2005) Accepted
06-0125-EX7 Department of Human Resources Summary of Resignations and Deaths Quarterly Report (October, November, December 2005) Accepted
06-0125-EX8 Department of Human Resources Summary of Salary Adjustments Quarterly Report (October, November, December 2005) Accepted
06-0125-EX9 Department of Human Resources Summary of Assistant Principal Appointments Quarterly Summary (October, November, December 2005) Accepted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

06-0125-OP1 Approve a Lease Renewal Agreement with Iver Johnson for the Rental of 4207-09 W. Irving Park Road Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

06-0125-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