Actions: November 14, 2007

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Non-delegable board reports that require member action

Motion

07-1114-MO1 Motion to Close *Adopted

Reports from the General Counsel

07-1114-AR3 Rescind Board Report 07-0822-AR2 and Adopt New Board Report to Authorize Retention of the Law Firm Jackson Lewis, LLP *Accepted
07-1114-AR4 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Franczek Sullivan, P.C. *Accepted
07-1114-AR5 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Firm Pugh Jones Johnson & Quandt, P. *Accepted
07-1114-AR6 Workers’ Compensation – Payment of Award for Mary Avram – Case No. 97 WC 47698 *Adopted
07-1114-AR7 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Lilia Cano – Case No. 05 WC 02755 *Adopted
07-1114-AR8 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Essie Cobbs - Pro Se *Adopted
07-1114-AR9 Workers’ Compensation – Payment for Lump Sum Settlement for Beverly Coleman – Case No. 03 WC 54578 *Adopted
07-1114-AR10 Property Tax Appeal Refund - Authorize Settlement for Omni Ambassador Hotel’s PTAB Appeal Regarding Certain Hotel Property for Tax Years 2000 and 2002 *Adopted
07-1114-AR11 Authorize Payment of Attorney’s Fees in the Matter of Corey H., et al. v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago, Case No. 92 C 3409 *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

07-1114-EX5 Principal Contracts (B) (Crawford; Dillard) *Adopted
07-1114-EX6 Transfer and Appoint High School Area Instruction Officer, Area 24 (Jerrelyn Jones) *Adopted
07-1114-EX7 Transfer and Appoint Officer, Department of Human Resources (Gail Bentivegna) *Adopted
07-1114-EX8 Warning Resolution – Rigo Hernandez, Principal, Pickard Elementary School *Adopted
07-1114-EX9 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding That Pupil is a Non-Resident of the City of Chicago Not Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition–Free Basis *Adopted
07-1114-EX10 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding That Pupil is a Non-Resident of the City of Chicago Not Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition–Free Basis *Adopted
07-1114-EX11 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding That Pupil is a Non-Resident of the City of Chicago Not Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition–Free Basis *Adopted
07-1114-EX12 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding That Pupil is a Non-Resident of the City of Chicago Not Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition–Free Basis *Adopted
07-1114-EX13 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding That Pupil is a Non-Resident of the City of Chicago Not Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition–Free Basis *Adopted
07-1114-EX14 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding That Pupil is a Non-Resident of the City of Chicago Not Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition–Free Basis *Adopted
07-1114-EX15 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding That Pupil is a Resident of the City of Chicago Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition–Free Basis *Adopted
07-1114-EX16 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding That Pupil is a Resident of the City of Chicago Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition–Free Basis *Adopted
07-1114-EX17 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding That Pupil is a Resident of the City of Chicago Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition–Free Basis *Adopted
07-1114-EX18 Approve Hearing Officer’s Finding That Pupil is a Resident of the City of Chicago Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition–Free Basis *Adopted
07-1114-EX19 Approve a Finding That Pupil is a Non-Resident of the City of Chicago Not Entitled to Attend the Chicago Public Schools on a Tuition–Free Basis *Adopted

Reports from the Board of Education

07-1114-RS2 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Dyanne Alexander, Contract Principal, Assigned to the Cregier Multiplex *Adopted
07-1114-RS3 Resolution by the Board of Education of the City of Chicago Regarding the Dismissal of Ramune Gedgaudas, Tenured Teacher, Assigned to Kilmer Elementary School *Adopted
07-1114-RS4 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Educational Support Personnel *Adopted
07-1114-RS5 Resolution Approving Chief Executive Officer’s Recommendation to Dismiss Probationary Appointed Teacher *Adopted

Report from the Chief Operating Officer

07-1114-RS6 Amend Board Report 07-0627-RS108 Rescind Board Report 06-0628-RS109 and Adopt New Resolution Substituting a New Site to be Acquired for the Construction of a New Back of the Yards High School for Contiguous Properties at the Southwest Corner of 47th and Hoyne and the Southwest Corner of 48th Street and Hoyne and Request the Public Building Commission to Acquire the New Designated Site on Behalf of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago *Adopted

Reports from the Chief Operating Officer

07-1114-OP1 Approve Entering Into an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement with the City of Chicago to Construct a Campus Park at Blaine Elementary School *Adopted
07-1114-RS7 Rescind Board Report 07-0822-RS10 *Adopted

Resolutions

07-1114-RS1 Resolution Re: Appointment of Teacher Representatives to the Local School Councils to Fill Teacher Representative Vacancies Adopted

Policies

07-1114-PO1 Adopt a New Policy on Recruiter Access Deferred
07-1114-PO2 Adopt a School Remediation and Probation Policy for the 2008-2009 School Year Withdrawn
07-1114-PO3 Adopt a New Research Study and Data Policy *Adopted

Communications

07-1114-CO1 Communication Re: Location of Board Meeting of December 19, 2007 – 125 S. Clark Street (Board Chamber) *No action

Reports from the Chief Executive Officer

07-1114-EX1 Transfer of Funds Adopted
07-1114-EX2 Amend Board Report 06-1115-EX2 Amend Board Report 03-0225-EX04 Approve the Renewal of the Charter School Agreement with North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter High School Adopted
07-1114-EX3 Approve the Establishment of the Community Services West Career Academy and Entering Into a School Management and Performance Agreement with Community Services West, an Illinois Not-for-Profit Corporation for Alternative Renaissance School Services Adopted
07-1114-EX4 Approve the Pre-Qualification Status of Various School Operators and School Management Consultants to Provide Designated Services *Adopted as amended

Reports from the Chief Education Officer

07-1114-ED1 Report on Student Expulsions for October 2007 Adopted
07-1114-ED2 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with SchoolRise, LLC for Consulting Services Adopted
07-1114-ED3 Amend Board Report 07-0124-ED10 Approve Entering Into Agreements with Selected Vendors for the Purchase of District-Supported Reading Textbooks and Supporting Materials and Services Adopted
07-1114-ED4 Approve Entering Into a JROTC Program with the Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Adopted
07-1114-ED5 Approve the Participation of Various High Schools and the Office of High Schools and High School Programs in the Know Your Heritage Game Show Series and Authorize Expenses Related to the Program Adopted
07-1114-ED6 Amend Board Report 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

07-1114-AR1 Authorize Continued Retention of the Law Office of Elizabeth G. Schrader Adopted

Reports from the Chief Purchasing Officer

07-1114-PR1 Amend Board Report 04-1215-PR3 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Compute Discount Warehouse-Government (CDW-G) for the Purchase of Software Licenses for all Microsoft Software and Other Non-Microsoft Software Adopted
07-1114-PR2 Amend Board Report 07-0822-PR1 Authorize Payment to Various Newspaper Companies for Newspaper Advertisement Services Adopted
07-1114-PR3 Approve Exercising the First Option to Extend the Agreement with Fisher Science Education Adopted
07-1114-PR4 Ratify and Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew this Agreement with Various Vendors for the Purchase and/or Lease of Output Device Equipment and Associated Supplies and Services *Adopted as amended
07-1114-PR5 Amend Board Report 07-0627-PR7 Ratify and Amend Board Repot 06-0524-PR2 Approve Exercising the Option to Extend the Agreements with Various Consultants for Owner’s Representative Services for the Capital Improvement Program Adopted
07-1114-PR6 Amend Board Report 07-0627-PR8 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Extend the Agreements with Various Consultants for Owner’s Representative Services for the Capital Improvement Program Adopted
07-1114-PR7 Approve Payment to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the Purchase of CTA Fare Cards and Transfers *Adopted
07-1114-PR8 Approve Exercising the Fifth Option to Extend the Agreement with Recall Total Informatio Management for Off-Site Document Storage Adopted
07-1114-PR9 Approve the Award of Construction Contracts and Approve Changes to Construction Contracts for the Board of Education’s Capital Improvement Program *Adopted
07-1114-PR10 Amend Board Report 06-1115-PR12 Approve Entering Into a Master Agreement with Oracle USA, Inc. for Software License, Technical Support, Training and Consulting Services *Adopted
07-1114-PR11 Approve the Second Renewal of the Existing Agreement with Sentinel Technologies for Local Area Network System Improvement Services *Adopted
07-1114-PR12 Approve the Second Option to Renew the Existing Agreements with Sun Microsystems for Network Monitoring, Management, and Maintenance Services *Adopted
07-1114-PR13 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (CAPE) for Professional Development, Support Services, and Materials Adopted
07-1114-PR14 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with the Chicago Metro History Education Center for Consulting Services Adopted
07-1114-PR15 Approve Entering Into an Agreement with Educational Development Center, Inc. for Development of Support for Math Instruction Services Adopted
07-1114-PR16 Approve Exercising the Second and Final Option to Renew the Agreement with Encompass Health Management Systems for Utilization Management Services Adopted
07-1114-PR17 Amend Board Report 06-1220-PR20 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreement with Prudential Group Life and Disability Insurance Company to Provide Employee Group Basic Life, Voluntary Life, Personal Accident and Disability Insurance Adopted
07-1114-PR18 Approve Exercising the Second and Final Option to Renew the Agreement with Vision Service Plan to Provide Vision Care Services Adopted
07-1114-PR19 Amend Board Report 07-0627-PR34 Approve Exercising the Second Option to Renew the Agreement with Harcourt Assessment, Inc. for the Purchase of Test Materials and Related Services Adopted
07-1114-PR20 Amend Board Report 07-0627-PR42 Amend Board Report 06-0823-PR21 Amend Board Report 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 as amended
07-1114-PR21 Amend Board Report 07-0822-PR21 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Providers to Provide Social, Emotional and Educational Consulting Services (SEL#1) Adopted
07-1114-PR22 Amend Board Report 07-0822-PR22 Approve Exercising the First Option to Renew the Agreements with Various Providers to Provide Social, Emotional and Educational Consulting Services (SEL #2) Adopted
07-1114-PR23 Ratify the Assignment and Assumption of the Beverly Y. Gatewood-Hall Master Agreement for LRE Consulting Services, as Amended, to BGH Educational Association, Incorporated Adopted
07-1114-PR24 Approve Payment to PPES, Inc. for Consulting Services Adopted

Delegable

Reports from the General Counsel

07-1114-AR2 Report on Board Report Rescissions *Accepted as amended
*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