Actions: May 23, 2007

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

07-0523-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

07-0523-AR5 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP *Accepted
07-0523-AR6 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Dykema Gossett, PLLC *Accepted
07-0523-AR7 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Franczek Sullivan, PC *Accepted
07-0523-AR8 Workers’ Compensation – Payment of Award Andrea Dalton – Case No. 04 WC 43466 *Adopted
07-0523-AR9 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Ann Rainey – Case No. 04 WC 60515 *Adopted
07-0523-AR10 Approve Settlement of Debarment Proceedings Against Collins Maintenance Inc. and Deborah Collins by Acceptance of Voluntary Exclusion *Adopted
07-0523-AR11 Appoint Senior Assistant General Counsel Department of Law (Stuart C. Unger *Adopted
07-0523-AR12 Appoint Senior Assistant General Counsel Department of Law (James A. Vega) *Adopted
07-0523-AR13 Appoint Assistant General Counsel Department of Law (Sabrina L. Haake) *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

07-0523-EX7 Principal Contracts (A) *Adopted
07-0523-EX8 Principal Contracts (B) *Adopted
07-0523-EX9 Approve Rescission of the George Schneider School Contract Principal’s Vivian Edwards, Notice of Intent to Retire and Resignation Pursuant to Board Rule 4-16(b) *Adopted
07-0523-EX10 Approve Rescission of the Ted Lenart Regional Gifted Center Assistant Principal’s Louise Mintz, Notice of Intent to Retire and Resignation Pursuant to Board Rule 4-16(b) *Adopted
07-0523-EX11 Ratify Amendments to the 2003-2007 Collective Bargaining Agreement Between the Board of Education of the City of Chicago and the Service Employees International Union, Local 73, AFL-CIO (“Units l and ll”) Governing Terms and Conditions of Employment Governing Day-To-Day School Bus Aides and Day-To-Day Child Welfare Attendants *Adopted
07-0523-EX12 Warning Resolution – Pamela Bates, Tenured Teacher, Pritzker Elementary School *Adopted
07-0523-EX13 Warning Resolution – Gloria Jarrett, Tenured Teacher, Songhai Learning Center *Adopted
07-0523-EX14 Warning Resolution – Edwina Klein, Tenured Teacher, Portage Park Elementary School *Adopted
07-0523-EX15 Warning Resolution – John McKinney, Tenured Teacher, Taft High School *Adopted
07-0523-EX16 Warning Resolution – Aurora Medina, Tenured Teacher, Amundsen High School *Adopted
07-0523-EX17 Warning Resolution – Newsome Oatis, Tenured Teacher, Chicago Vocational Career Academy *Adopted
07-0523-EX18 Report Regarding Carrie Balik, A Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Henry D. Lloyd Elementary School and Her Failure to Request An Illinois State Board of Education Hearing *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

07-0523-RS23 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Carrie Balik, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Henry D. Lloyd Elementary School *Adopted
07-0523-RS24 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Educational Support Personnel *Adopted
07-0523-RS25 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teachers *Adopted
07-0523-RS26 Amend Board Report 06-1115-RS9 Resolution Authorizing the Honorable Termination of Regularly Certified and Appointed Teachers *Adopted

Resolutions

07-0523-RS1 Resolution Re: The 2006-2007 Golden Apple Scholars Accepted
07-0523-RS2 Resolution Re: The 2006-2007 Chicago Public Schools Academic Decathlon Accepted
07-0523-RS3 Resolution Re: The 2006-2007 Math Scholars Accepted
07-0523-RS4 Resolution Re: The 2006-2007 National Achievement Scholars Accepted
07-0523-RS5 Resolution Re: The 2006-2007 National Merit Scholars Accepted
07-0523-RS6 Resolution Re: The 2006-2007 Chicago Public Schools Valedictorians Accepted
07-0523-RS7 Resolution Re: 2006-2007 Perfect Attendance for Twelve Years Accepted
07-0523-RS8 Resolution Re: Corliss High School Winners of the Public League’s 2007 Wrestling Championship Accepted
07-0523-RS9 Resolution Re: Lane Tech High School Winners of the Public League’s 2007 Chess Championship Accepted
07-0523-RS10 Resolution Re: Lane Tech High School Winners of the Public League’s 2007 Girls Bowling Championship Accepted
07-0523-RS11 Resolution Re: Lane Tech High School Winners of the Public League’s 2007 Large Varsity Cheer Championship Accepted
07-0523-RS12 Resolution Re: Morgan Park High School Winners of the Public League’s 2007 Boys Bowling Championship Accepted
07-0523-RS13 Resolution Re: Northside College Prep High School Winners of the Public League’s 2007 Small Varsity Cheer Championship Accepted
07-0523-RS14 Resolution Re: Northside College Prep High School Winners of the Public League’s 2007 Small Varsity Pom-Pon Championship Accepted
07-0523-RS15 Resolution Re: Simeon High School Winners of the Public League’s 2007 Boys Basketball Championship Accepted
07-0523-RS16 Resolution Re: Whitney Young High School Winners of the Public League’s 2007 Boys Swimming Championship Accepted
07-0523-RS17 Resolution Re: Whitney Young High School Winners of the Public League’s 2007 Girls Basketball Championship Accepted
07-0523-RS18 Resolution Re: Whitney Young High School Winners of the Public League’s 2007 Large Varsity Pom-Pon Championship Accepted
07-0523-RS19 Resolution Declaring Certain “Special Needs” Areas for the 2007-2008 School Year Pursuant to the Chicago Board of Education’s Residency Policy Adopted
07-0523-RS20 Resolution Approving the Election and Appointment of New Delegates to the Chicago Adopted Multilingual Parents Council Adopted
07-0523-RS21 Resolution Re: Appointment of Student Representative to Local School Council Adopted
07-0523-RS22 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted

Policies

07-0523-PO1 Amend Board Report 06-0726-PO9 Adopt a New Remedial Program for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Participation in Construction Projects *Adopted
07-0523-PO2 Rescind Board Report 04-0225-PO2 and Adopt a New Policy on the Closing of Schools *Adopted

Communications

07-0523-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of June 27, 2007 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action
07-0523-CO2 Communication Re: 2007-2008 Schedule of Regular Board Meetings – Board of Education, City of Chicago *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

07-0523-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
07-0523-EX2 Approve Sabbatical Leave Agreement for Appointed Teacher, Carol Caref, Chicago Vocational Career Academy Adopted
07-0523-EX3 Approve Sabbatical Leave Agreement for Appointed Teacher, Sothy Tep, Foreman High School Adopted
07-0523-EX4 Approve Sabbatical Leave Agreement for Appointed Teacher, Elizabeth D. Wright, Roald Amundsen High School Adopted
07-0523-EX5 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Chicago Charter School Foundation (Chicago International Charter School) Adopted
07-0523-EX6 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with Perspectives Charter School Adopted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

07-0523-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for April 2007 Adopted
07-0523-ED2 Approve the Participation of Emiliano Zapata Academy in an Educational Tour to Springfield, Illinois Adopted
07-0523-ED3 Amend Board Report 06-0823-ED2 Amend Board Report 06-0628-ED3 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Consultants for Schools Identified for Improvement by No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Adopted
07-0523-ED4 Approve the Participation of Edison Regional Gifted Center in an Educational Tour to Louisville, Kentucky Adopted
07-0523-ED5 Approve the Participation of Hawthorne Scholastic Academy in an Educational Tour to Washington, D.C. Adopted
07-0523-ED6 Approve the Participation of Joseph Kellman Corporate Community School in an Educational Tour to Atlanta, Georgia Adopted
07-0523-ED7 Ratify the Participation of Roswell B. Mason Elementary School in an Educational Tour to Atlanta, Georgia Adopted
07-0523-ED8 Approve the Participation of Jose Clemente Orozco Community Academy in a Cultural Immersion Program to Chihuahua, Mexico Adopted
07-0523-ED9 Ratify the Participation of Roberto Clemente High School in a College Tour, African American Heritage and Historical Cultural Immersion Program to Atlanta, Georgia *Adopted
07-0523-ED10 Ratify the Participation of Global Visions Academy in Disney’s Grad Night © Adopted
07-0523-ED11 Ratify the Participation of Kelly High School in Close-Up Washington Program Adopted
07-0523-ED12 Approve the Participation of Senn High School in a Trip to Paris, France and Barcelona, Spain Adopted
07-0523-ED13 Approve the Participation of Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Concert Choir Students in an Educational Tour to Ghana, Africa Adopted
07-0523-ED14 Approve the Participation of Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in the Japan Exchange Program Adopted
07-0523-ED15 Authorize Tuition Payments to Various Universities for the CPS Exceeds Challenge Project Adopted
07-0523-ED16 Amend Board Report 06-1220-ED8 Amend Board Report 06-1115-ED5 Amend Board Report 06-0823-ED9 Amend Board Report 06-0524-ED14 Approve Exercising the Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Private Specialized School Providers, Authorizing Agreements with other Private Specialized School Providers, and Authorizing Payments to Private Specialized School Providers Adopted
07-0523-ED17 Approve Tuition Payments to Other Public School Districts and Cooperatives for Educational Services Provided to District 299 Residents Placed by Various State Agencies Adopted
07-0523-ED18 Approve Entering Into Master Agreements with Various Universities to Have Them Provide Student Interns in the Areas of Social Work, Speech-Language Pathology, Psychology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Nursing Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

07-0523-AR1 Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Holland & Knight, LLP Adopted
07-0523-AR2 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Laner, Muchin Dombrow, Becker, Levin & Tominberg Adopted
07-0523-AR3 Authorize Continued Retention of The Law Office of Elizabeth G. Schrader Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

07-0523-OP1 Approve Assigning the Public Building Commission to Develop a Formulation for an Addition to Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Academy *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

07-0523-PR1 Amend Board Report 07-0425-PR5 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Turf Care Landscaping, Inc. for Landscape Maintenance Services for Region 3 and Campus Parks and Athletic Fields Adopted
07-0523-PR2 Amend Board Report 07-0425-PR6 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Christy Webber & Company for Landscape Maintenance Services for Region 4, Region 5 and Region 6 Adopted
07-0523-PR3 Approve Exercising the Option to Extend the Agreement with RLD Resources, LLC for Consulting Services *Adopted as amended
07-0523-PR4 Approve the First Option to Renew the Pre-Qualification Status of and the Agreements with Various Contractors to Provide Demolition and Site Preparation Services Adopted
07-0523-PR5 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program *Adopted
07-0523-PR6 Amend Board Report 06-0426-PR17 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Various Vendors for Implementation Services *Adopted
07-0523-PR7 Amend Board Report 06-1220-PR12 Ratify Entering Into Agreements with Various Consultants for Enterprise Information Asset Management *Adopted
07-0523-PR8 Approve the Assignment of Kensington Resources, Inc. Contract to Hewlett-Packard Company Adopted
07-0523-PR9 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Flowers Communications Group for Consulting Services *Adopted
07-0523-PR10 Amend Board Report 06-0524-PR12 Approve Entering Into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Chicago Department of Children and Youth Services Relating to the Chicago Program Evaluation Project (C-PEP) Adopted
07-0523-PR11 Ratify Entering Into Two Agreements with the College Board for Materials and Services Relating to the Excelerator Schools Project Adopted
07-0523-PR12 Approve Entering Into Agreements with It’s About Time, a Division of Herff Jones, Inc.; Kendall Hunt Publishing Co.; Pasco Scientific, Inc.; Science Kit, LLC for the Purchase of High School Transformation Science Equipment and Materials Kits *Adopted
07-0523-PR13 Approve Entering Into a Teacher Referral and Support Agreement with Teach for America Adopted
07-0523-PR14 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with SchoolWorks for Consulting Services Adopted
07-0523-PR15 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Relegent, LLC for the Purchase of Instructional Materials, Training and District License Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

07-0523-OP2 Approve Exercising the Option to Extend the Lease Agreement with Highland Avondale Properties, LLC for Lease of Space at 6323 N. Avondale, Chicago, Illinois Accepted
07-0523-OP3 Approve Entering Into a Lease Agreement with Chicago Title and Trust Company, as Trustee Under Trust Agreement No. 2000001572, Dated November 11, 1968 for Lease of Space at 4024 West 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois *Accepted

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

07-0523-ED19 Adopt Regular School Year Calendar for 2007-2008 School Year *Accepted
07-0523-ED20 Adopt the 2007-2008 Year Round Calendars *Accepted

Reports from the General Counsel

07-0523-AR4 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