Board Update 1/11/21
Agenda Item 5.0
There were no presentation agenda items for this meeting.
Agenda Item 6.0
Return to School Review and Updates – 6.01
The Superintendent Leadership Team presented the final plans and details for the return to in-person learning starting this week.
At the December 14, 2020, board meeting, the board determined the transition to in-person instruction would begin on Thursday, January 14, 2021, with a remote learning option remaining in place for families. Board members and the leadership team continued to stress the importance of families and community members remaining safe and adhering to local and state health department guidelines to ensure a successful return to the classroom.
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Demographic Study – 6.02
At the December 14, 2020, board meeting, the Facilities Committee discussed an internal review of space availability in CCSD59 schools. Based on a review of enrollment numbers, specialized programs, and current available space, the committee shared that it has identified Brentwood and Clearmont to be considered for provisions of additional space. The committee recommended a demographics study as the next step of the process and tentatively plans to select a firm in January to present to the board for approval at a future board meeting. After board approval of the committee’s recommended firm, the scope and timeline will also be discussed at a future board meeting.
Biennial Discussion of Board Policy 7:180, Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment – 6.03
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) requires that school districts review and re-evaluate Policy 7:180, Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment, every two years. To fulfill this requirement, the board reviewed the current policy and will vote on the approval of the policy at the board meeting on February 8, 2021.
Agenda Item 8.0
There were no action agenda items for this meeting.