There’s lots going on at the July board meeting, including a “DNH” protest. Also, Brizard COS Andrea Saenz and the senior staff are giving a 9 am mandatory webinar presentation of the “Central and Area Office Redesign.” (Rumor has it that Coates, Esparza, and Ortega are out. Anyone else?) Oh, and there’s also the official agenda (PDF) which includes an item about the Google Apps thing (see below), a mention of some sort of change in the Track E schedule, and all the rest.The changes to the school security plan are here, courtesy of the Chicago schools project (who’s Judy King?). The transfer of funds items are here. New student code of conduct here. Last month’s action items are here (PDF). What’m I missing? (I propose an impromptu investigation into Emanuel clouting his kids into Lab School.)
UPDATE: Here are the news stories that came out last night / this morning on the reorganization effort.
CPS reorganization: Brizard to realign ‘mini-superintendents’ Tribune: Two months into his new role overseeing Chicago Public Schools, CEO Jean-Claude Brizard has begun reorganizing a school system he calls “fragmented.”
CPS Planning Cuts to Area Offices CNC: His shakeup will include the creation of a Chief Community and Family Engagement Officer position to oversee the district’s strategy for community engagement. He is also expected to eliminate five area offices — which oversee geographic clusters of schools–cutting the number of offices from 24 to 19.