TYPE: Regular Monthly Board Meeting
DATE: 2/23/2017 TIME: 6:30 PM CODE: REG BD
LOCATION: Donald J. O'Connell Memorial Auditorium, Central Services Building, 5225 W. Vlie
Regular Monthly Board Meeting
 
1.0 Executive Session Notices
1. Reports of the Independent Hearing Officers of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors Info
2. Report of the Committee on Accountability, Finance, and Personnel -- Items 1 and 2 Info
2.0 Call to Order and Roll Call
1. The Chair will call the meeting to order. Info
2. The Secretary will call the roll. Info
3.0 Pledge of Allegiance
1. The Secretary will lead the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance. Info
4.0 Awards and Commendations
1. Excellence in Education Award - Zeynab Ali, Rufus King High School Senior Info
2. Winners of the 33rd Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Writing, Art, and Speech Contests Info
5.0 Approval of Minutes
1. Action on the Minutes of the January 2017 Special and Regular Meetings of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors Info
6.0 Reports and Communications from the Superintendent of Schools
1. Monthly Report of the Superintendent of Schools Info
7.0 Reports and Communications from the Board Clerk/Director, Office of Board Governance
1. Monthly Report, with Possible Action, on Legislative Activities Affecting MPS Info
8.0 Reports and Communications from the Office of Accountability and Efficiency
1. Monthly Report, with Possible Action, on Activities within the Office of Accountability and Efficiency Info
9.0 Reports and Updates from the Milwaukee Board of School Directors
1. Members of the Board may present information regarding matters affecting MPS. Info
10.0 Reports of the Independent Hearing Officers of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors
1. Action on Reports of the Independent Hearing Officers of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors(Student Expulsions) Action
11.0 Reports of the Standing Committees Action
A) Report of the Committee on Accountability, Finance, and Personnel
1. Action on Monthly Personnel Matters: Action on Classified Personnel Transactions, Action on Certificated Appointments, Action on Leaves of Absence, Report on Certificated Resignations and Classified Retirements, and Affirmative Action Report
Action
2. Action on Appointments of Principals and Assistant Principals and Action on Recommended Administrative Appointments, Promotions, and Limited-Term Employment (LTE) Contracts Exceeding Sixty Days
Action
3. Report with Possible Action Regarding Early Retirement Analysis
Action
4. Action on Monthly Finance Matters: Informational Report on Blanket Contracts for High-use Vendors; Acceptance of the Report on Revenues and Expenses; Monthly Expenditure Control Report; Report on Administrative and School Fund Transfers; Report on Contracts Under $50,000 and Cumulative Total Report; Report on Monthly Grant Awards; Acceptance of Donations
Action
5. Action on Monthly Facilities Matters: FMS Award of Construction and Professional Services Contracts
Action
6. Action on the Award of Exception-to-Bid Requests
Action
7. Action on the Award of Professional Services Contracts
Action
8. Report and Possible Action on Vendors' Compliance with Contract Requirements for Historically Underutilized Business (HUB), Communities in Need (COIN), and Student Engagement Program.
Action
B) Report of the Committee on Legislation, Rules and Policies
1. Action on a Request to Update Administrative Policy 6.35, Whistleblower Protections
Action
2. Action on Revisions to Administrative Policy and Procedure 7.33, Grading Systems
Action
3. Action on Revisions to Administrative Policy 7.35, Student Progress Reports to Parents
Action
4. Action on a Request to Revise Administrative Policy 8.20, Student Dress Code
Action
5. Action on a Request to Revise Board Governance Policy 2.11, District Policies: Preliminary Development and Adoption
Action
6. Action on a Request to Rescind Various Board Governance Policies In Light of Previous Board Action
Action
7. Action on a Request to Amend the Composition and Charge of the Records Management Advisory Committee
Action
C) Report of the Committee on Strategic Planning and Budget
1. Contextual Overview of Proposed Actions Related to Regional Development
Action
2. Action on a Request to Reconfigure Clara Barton Elementary School (5700 W. Green Tree Road) from a K-6 Elementary School to a K-5 Elementary School with the Start of the 2017-18 School Year
Action
3. Action on a Request to Delay the Expansion of Howard Avenue Montessori School (357 E. Howard Avenue) to Include a Second Campus at the Dover School Facility (619 E. Dover Street) to the 2018-19 School Year
Action
4. Action on a Request to Establish the Frances Starms Early Childhood Center (2616 W. Garfield Avenue) as a K3 Head Start Site with the Start of the 2017-18 School Year and to Reconfigure Frances Starms Discovery Learning Center (2035 N. 25th Street) from Grades 1-8 to Grades K4-8 with the Start of the 2017-18 School Year
Action
5. Action on a Request to Reconfigure Westside Academy (1945 N. 31st Street) from a K-8 Elementary School to a K-5 Elementary School with the Start of the 2017-18 School Year
Action
6. Action on a Request to Relocate Transition High School (2610 W. North Avenue) to the Westside II Facility (1940 N. 36th Street) with the Start of the 2017-18 School Year
Action
7. Action on a Request to Approve a Behavioral-support Focus at James E. Groppi High School (1312 N. 27th Street) with the Start of the 2017-18 School Year
Action
8. Action on a Request to Approve Implementation of a Behavioral-support Focus and a Focus on Students Who Are Parents at Project STAY (609 N. 8th Street) with the Start of the 2017-18 School Year
Action
9. Action on a Request to Create a Small High School Within South Division (1515 W. Lapham Blvd.) with the Start of the 2017-18 School Year to Provide Support to Current South Division Students Who Are at Risk of Not Graduating
Action
10. Action on a Request to Create a Small High School within Vincent High School (7501 N. Granville Road) with the start of the 2017-18 School Year to Provide Support to Current Vincent Students Who Are at Risk of Not Graduating
Action
11. Action on Request to Waive Administrative Policy 5.01(8)(b), Facilities, and to Approve the Closure of Community High School (6700 N. 80th Street) at the End of the 2016-17 School Year
Action
12. Action on Request to Waive Administrative Policy 5.01(8)(b), Facilities, and to Approve the Closure of New School for Community Service (609 N. 8th Street) at the End of the 2016-17 School Year
Action
13. Action on Request to Approve the Expansion of the Wisconsin Conservatory of Lifelong Learning (WCLL) (1017 N. 12th Street) to 400 High-school Seats with the Start of the 2017-18 School Year
Action
14. Report with Possible Action Regarding a Proposed On-site Employee Clinic
Action
D) Report of the Committee on Student Achievement and School Innovation
1. Approval of Areas to Be Opened for Textbook Study for Texts to Be Used Beginning with the 2017-18 School Year.
Action
2. Action on the Approval of the FY18 Head Start Federal Grant Continuation Application
Action
3. Action on a Recommendation for Renewal of the Instrumentality Charter School Contract with The Alliance School of Milwaukee
Action
4. Action on a Recommendation for Renewal of the Non-instrumentality Charter School Contract with Carmen High School of Science and Technology South Campuses
Action
5. Action on a Recommendation for Renewal of the Non-Instrumentality Charter School Contract with Carmen Middle/High School of Science and Technology, Northwest Campus
Action
6. Action on a Request to Amend the Number of Contracted Full-Time-Equivalent (FTE) Seats for IDEAL, Whittier, and ALBA Instrumentality Charter Schools
Action
7. Transmittal of and Possible Action on the Achievement Gap Reduction Program's End-of-Semester Report
Action
8. Report with Possible Action on Commitment Schools/Transformation Network and School-Quality Reviews
Action
9. Follow-up on Resolution 1516R-009 by Directors Harris and Bonds to Recreate the Transition Intervention Experience (TIE) Center and Action on a Request to Approve an Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement Between MPS and Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services for implementation of the Juvenile Education Treatment Initiative (JETI) program.
Action
10. Report with Possible Action on the Balanced Assessment System
Action
11. Action on an Instrumentality Charter School Petition for The New School for Youth Empowerment
Action
12.0 Regular Items of Business
1. Reports of the Board's Delegates Info
2. Monthly Report of the President of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors Info
13.0 Communications (for Referral unless Otherwise Indicated)
14.0 Resolutions (for Referral to Committee unless Otherwise Indicated)
1. Referral of Resolution 1617R-007 by Directors Joseph and Miller to Declare Milwaukee Public Schools to Be a Safe Haven for Its Students and Families Threatened by Immigration Enforcement or Discrimination Info
15.0 Adjournment
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