Board meeting

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM

CPS Loop Office
42 W. Madison Street, Garden Level, Board Room
Chicago, IL 60602
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Frank M. Clark President, and
Members of the Board of Education
     Mark F. Furlong
     Rev. Michael J. Garanzini, S.J.
     Dr. Mahalia A. Hines
     Dominique Jordan Turner
     Jesse H. Ruiz
     Gail D. Ward

Enclosed is a copy of the Agenda for the Regular Board of Education meeting to be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. The meeting will be held at CPS Loop Office, 42 West Madison Street, Garden Level, Board Room. The Board Meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Public Participation Guidelines are available on or by calling (773) 553-1600.

For the November 18, 2015 Board Meeting, advance registration to speak and observe was available beginning Monday, November 9th at 8:00 a.m. through Friday, November 13th at 5:00 p.m., or until all slots filled. Advance registration during this period was available by the following methods:

     Phone: (773) 553-1600
     In Person: 1 North Dearborn Street, Suite 950

The Public Participation segment of the meeting will begin immediately following the CEO Report and proceed for no more than 60 registered speakers for the two hours.

Prior to the Regular Board meeting a Public Hearing will be held concerning waiver applications. CPS seeks to renew three waivers: (1) a supplemental general state aid waiver based on Section 203.20(a) of the 23 Illinois Administrative Code to allow the district to allocate supplemental general state aid funds using current student enrollment information; (2) a food service waiver based on Section 34-21.3 of the School Code to use a request for bid or a request for proposal process in securing food services, and (3) a school improvement waiver based on Section 18-8.05(F)(2)(d)(2) of the School Code to conduct full in-service days. The Public Hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. Speaker registration for the Public Hearing will be held from 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. on the 1st Floor of the Madison Street Lobby. The Public Participation segment of the Public Hearing will conclude after the last person who has signed in to speak has spoken, or at 9:30 a.m. whichever occurs first.

The complete, final Agenda of Actions from the October 28, 2015 Board meeting is on our website:

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