Actions: March 22, 2006

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

06-0322-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

06-0322-AR4 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Charles Goodwin, Case # 04 WC 23165 *Adopted
06-0322-AR5 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Linda Monier Barrett, Case # 03 WC 16592 *Adopted
06-0322-AR6 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Eugene Taylor, Case # 05 WC 8354 *Adopted
06-0322-AR7 Authorize Payment of Attorney’s Fees in the Matter of Jessica P. v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago, Case No. 05 C 0005 *Adopted
06-0322-AR8 Authorize Payment of Attorney’s Fees in the Matter of Veronica Salazar, et al. v. John Edwards, et al. Case No. 92 CH 5703 *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

06-0322-EX12 Principal Contract (A) (Strahan) *Adopted
06-0322-EX13 Warning Resolution – Laura Burke, Teacher, Assigned to Lovett Elementary School *Adopted
06-0322-EX14 Warning Resolution – Joyce Jackson, Teacher, Schurz High School *Adopted
06-0322-EX15 Warning Resolution – Jon Kimsey, Teacher, Assigned to Carpenter Elementary School *Adopted
06-0322-EX16 Warning Resolution – Wayne Lacey, Teacher, Assigned to Horace Mann Math, Science and Technology Academy *Adopted
06-0322-EX17 Warning Resolution – Lynn Peterson, Teacher, Assigned to Chicago Vocational Career Academy *Adopted
06-0322-EX18 Warning Resolution – Kurt Simmons, Teacher, Alexander Graham Elementary School *Adopted
06-0322-EX19 Request for Dismissal of David Barrios, School Security Officer, Stowe Elementary School *Adopted
06-0322-EX20 Request for Dismissal of Selena Davis, School Clerk, Nancy Jefferson Alternative School *Adopted
06-0322-EX21 Request for Dismissal of Donna Osborne, School Clerk, Beidler Elementary School *Adopted
06-0322-EX22 Request for Dismissal of Angela Smith, Assistant Principal, Nash Elementary School *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

06-0322-RS5 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of David Barrios, School Security Officer, Assigned to Stowe Elementary School *Adopted
06-0322-RS6 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Selena Davis, School Clerk, Assigned to Nancy Jefferson Alternative School *Adopted
06-0322-RS7 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Donna Osborne, School Clerk, Assigned to Beidler Elementary School *Adopted
06-0322-RS8 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Angela Smith, Assistant Principal, Assigned to Nash Elementary School *Adopted
06-0322-RS9 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

06-0322-RS10 Resolution Designating for Acquisition the Property Bounded by Cermak, Laflin, 21st Place and Loomis for the Expansion of Benito Juarez High School *Adopted
06-0322-OP5 Authorization to Purchase 1440 W. Cermak Road *Adopted
06-0322-OP6 Authorization to Negotiate and Execute a Contract for the Purchase of 1226-34 W. Adams for the Construction of a New Skinner Elementary School and to Institute Condemnation Proceedings in the Event a Written Purchase Agreement is not Executed within 120 Days *Adopted

Resolutions

06-0322-RS1 Memorial Resolution Honoring Dr. Pamela Dyson Accepted
06-0322-RS2 Resolution Re: Gregory Strickler Poe Retired Principal of Mt. Vernon Elementary School Accepted
06-0322-RS3 Resolution Re: Appointment of Student Representative to a Local School Council Adopted
06-0322-RS4 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted

Policies

06-0322-PO1 Adopt a New Collection Development Policy for School Libraries *Adopted
06-0322-PO2 Rescind Board Report 04-0225-PO3 Accountability System for All Chicago Public Schools and Adopt a New School Probation and Remediation Policy *Adopted

Communications

06-0322-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of April 26, 2006 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

06-0322-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
06-0322-EX2 Adopt School Probation and Remediation Policy Guidelines *Adopted
06-0322-EX3 Amend Board Report 05-1116-EX9 Amend Board Report 05-0622-EX4 Amend Board Report 05-0126-EX11 Amend Board Report 03-0225-EX05 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with North Kenwood/Oakland Charter School Adopted
06-0322-EX4 Amend Board Report 05-1116-EX13 Approve the Granting of a Charter and Entering Into a Charter School Agreement with the Catalyst Charter School Adopted
06-0322-EX5 Approve the Granting of a Charter and Entering Into a Charter School Agreement with Providence-Englewood Charter School Adopted
06-0322-EX6 Approve Entering Into a School Management and Performance Agreement with the Academy for Urban School Leadership to Operate the William T. Sherman Elementary School, School of Excellence Adopted
06-0322-EX7 Amend Board Report 05-1116-EX20 Establish the Charter School Boundary for the Chicago Charter School Foundation – Northtown Campus (Chicago International Charter School) Adopted
06-0322-EX8 Amend Board Report 06-0125-EX3 Adjust Attendance Area for Edwin G. Foreman, Lake View, Lincoln Park, Carl Schurz, Charles Steinmetz and William Taft High Schools and ImplementAssisted Enrollment for Prosser Career Academy Adopted
06-0322-EX9 Approve the Cancellation of Controlled Enrollment at the Following Four High Schools: Gage Park High School, Hubbard High School, Steinmetz High School, and Foreman High School *Adopted as amended
06-0322-EX10 Approve the Cancellation of Controlled Enrollment at the Following Sixteen Elementary Schools: George Armstrong; Daniel Cameron; Charles Carroll-Rosenwald; Durkin Park; Frederick Funston; Helge Haugan; Edward Hurley; Jordan Community; Mildred Lavizzo; Leslie Lewis; Joseph Lovett; Frances McKay; Florence Nightingale; Adam Clayton Powell; Edward White Career Academy; and Eli Whitney *Adopted as amended
06-0322-EX11 Establish the Charter School Boundary for the University of Chicago Charter School’s New High School Campus Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

06-0322-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for February 2006 Adopted
06-0322-ED2 Approve the Participation of Canter Middle School in an Educational Environmental Tour to the Grand Rapids YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin and Authorize Travel and Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED3 Approve the Participation of Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences in an Educational Tour to Madrid, Spain and Paris, France and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED4 Approve the Participation of John Cook Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Detroit, Michigan and Niagara Falls, Canada and Authorize Travel Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED5 Approve the Participation of José de Diego Community Academy in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED6 Approve the Participation of Dugan Alternative High School in an Educational Tour to Paris, France and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED7 Approve the Participation of Franklin Fine Arts Center in an Educational Tour to Mammoth Cave, KY and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED8 Approve the Participation of Healy Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED9 Approve the Participation of James Hedges Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED10 Approve the Participation of Kenwood Academy Concert Choir in an Educational Tour to Los Angeles, California and Authorize Travel and Other Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED11 Approve the Participation of McNair Academic Center in an Educational Tour to “Disney Youth Education Series” in Orlando, Florida and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED12 Approve the Participation of Morgan Park High School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED13 Approve the Participation of Northside College Preparatory High School in an Education Tour to Guanajuato, Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED14 Approve the Participation of Northside College Preparatory High School in an Educational Tour to Tokyo, Japan and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED15 Approve the Participation of Walter Payton College Preparatory High School in an Educational Tour to Lucerne, Switzerland and Authorize Travel Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED16 Approve the Participation of Edgar Allan Poe Classical School in an Educational Tour to Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sedona, Williams and Grand Canyon, Arizona and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED17 Approve the Participation of Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED18 Approve the Participation of Simeon Career Academy in a Language and Cultural Immersion Program to Mexico City, Oaxaca and Acapulco, Mexico and Authorize Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED19 Approve the Participation of John Spry Community School in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. and Authorized Travel Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
06-0322-ED20 Amend Board Report 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 AmendBoard Report 04-0728-ED7 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Private Specialized Schools, and Authorize Payments to Private Specialized Schools Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

06-0322-AR1 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Giordano & Neilan, Ltd. Adopted
06-0322-AR2 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Holland & Knight, LLP. Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

06-0322-PR1 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Hendel Group for the Purchase of Backpacks Adopted
06-0322-PR2 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program Adopted
06-0322-PR3 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of Architects/Engineers of Record to Provide Architectural/Engineering Services *Adopted as amended
06-0322-PR4 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Lippert, Inc. for the Purchase of Cooking and Steam Equipment Adopted
06-0322-PR5 Approve the Second Extension of the Pre-Qualification Status and the Agreements with Various Vendors to Provide Communication Wiring/Component and High Voltage Infrastructure Installation Services *Adopted as amended
06-0322-PR6 Approve the Renewal of the Agreement with Buzz Sawyer for Consulting Services Adopted
06-0322-PR7 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with McGladrey & Pullen, LLP for External Audit Services Adopted
06-0322-PR8 Amend Board Report 05-0622-PR15 Authorize Matching Payment/Grant to the City of Chicago Department of Housing Adopted
06-0322-PR9 Amend Board Report 05-0928-PR13 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the New Teacher Project for Consulting Services Adopted
06-0322-PR10 Amend Board Report 06-0125-PR20 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Art’s Investigations and Security Inc., Accurate Biometrics, Inc., d/b/a Art’s Investigations for Fingerprinting Services *Adopted as amended
06-0322-PR11 Approve Entering Into a Teacher Referral and Support Agreement with the Golden Apple Foundation Adopted
06-0322-PR12 Amend Board Report 05-0727-PR25 Approve Exercising Option to Renew an Agreement with Herff Jones, Inc., for Caps and Gowns for the Summer Bridge Graduation Adopted
06-0322-PR13 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with William K. Rice d/b/a Rice Consulting for Consulting Services Adopted
06-0322-PR14 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement With VCG Uniforms for the Purchase of Security Uniforms Adopted
06-0322-PR15 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements With Various Agencies for Nursing Consultant Services Adopted
06-0322-PR16 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Relegent, LLC for the Purchase of Instructional Materials, Training and Site Licenses Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

06-0322-ED21 Approve Implementation of the Multi-Track Calendar for the Columbia Explorers Academy *Accepted
06-0322-ED22 Adopt Regular School Year Calendar for 2006-2007 School Year *Accepted as amended
06-0322-ED23 Adopt the 2006-2007 Year Round Calendars *Accepted as amended
06-0322-ED24 Ratify and Approve a Leave of Absence Without Pay for Unite-Here, Local 1 Bargaining Unit Employees Elected or Appointed to Full-Time Positions with Unite-Here, Local 1 Accepted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

06-0322-OP1 Amend Board Report 01-1024-OP2 Amend Board Report 01-0725-OP7 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church and Socrates Greek-American School for Use of Space Located at 6041 W. Diversey Avenue Accepted
06-0322-OP2 Approve the Renewal of the Lease Agreement with John Galt Solutions, Inc. for Rental of Space at 125 South Clark Street Accepted
06-0322-OP3 Approve the Renewal of the Lease Agreement with Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago for Rental of Space at 125 South Clark Street Accepted
06-0322-OP4 Approve the Renewal of the License Agreement with Christine Rockwell for the Use of Vacant Lot for Parking by Walter Payton High School Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

06-0322-AR3 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