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    May 29, 2019 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 05/24/2019

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    May 29, 2019, 4:15 p.m.

    Board of Directors
    2445 – 3rd Avenue South
    Seattle, Washington 98134
    206-252-0040
    www.seattleschools.org


    I. Call to Order - 4:15 p.m.

    1. General Welcome Announcement to Audience
    2. Roll Call
    3. Pledge of Allegiance

    II. Student Presentations - 4:30 p.m.

    • Seattle Skills Center - Media Arts

    III. Superintendent Comments - 4:45 p.m. 

    IV. Board Committee Reports

    V. Student Comments

    • Nathan Hale High School

    VI. Business Action Items - 4:55 p.m.

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the May 8, 2019 Work Sessions, and the May 15, 2019 Regular Board Meeting.
    2. Warrants Report - April

      April 2019 Warrants​

      General Fund

      *Payroll

      $1,073,809.00


      Vendor

      $22,271,619.58

      Capital Project Fund

      Vendor

      $12,656,315.43

      Associated Student Body

      Vendor

      $337,291.63

      Expendable Trust Fund

       Vendor $2,500.00
      LTD Bond Fund  Vendor $46,695.95

      Grand Total


      $36,388,231.59


      *Note – Payroll total reflects warrants issued to employees. It does not however, reflect cash transfer amounts in payment of employees’ Direct Deposit payroll.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

    VII. Public Testimony - 5:30 p.m.

    1. Mario Falit

    Nathan Hale High School Student


    2. Xaeon Franklyn

    Science Curriculum Adoptions

    3. Gabi Masmela

    Science Curriculum Adoptions

    4. Tiffany Robinson

    Science Adoption


    5. Emily Elasky

    Science Materials Adoption


    6. Christine Benita

    Science Adoption


    7. Steve Kivett

    Science Adoption


    8. Kim Dinh

    Support for ES, MS and HS Science Curriculum Adoptions

    9. Trent Comer

    Relevant Science Curriculum
    10. Philip Bell K-12 Science Adoption
    11. Chris Jackins Purchase of Fleet Vehicles; Contract for Sand Point
    and Laurelhurst; Science Materials Adoptions; Webster
    Modernization and Addition Project; McGilvra PTA Grant; and
    African American Academy Roof Replacement

    12. Karin Britt Recommendation from Adoption Committee Member and Field
    Tester to Adopt Amplify in the Elementary Schools

    13. Jackie Wilson In Favor of the K-12 Science Adoption
    14. AJ Katzaroff Science Curriculum Adoptions
    15. Anastasia Sanchez Science Curriculum Adoption
    16. Kim Shigenaka Science Adoption
    17. David Parker Science Curriculum Adoption
    18. Jen Fox Science Instructional Materials Adoption
    19. Brad Shigenaka K-12 Science Adoption
    20. Melissa Westbrook Science Adoption
    21. Katrina Reardon Science Adoption
    22. Danielle Vermaak In Favor of Science Curriculum Adoption
    23. Alisha Taylor Science Adoption
    24. Eric Blumhagen Elementary School Science Adoption
    25. Carol Simmons Amplify Curriculum and Native Education

    Wait List

    1. Sofia Nguyen

    Science Curriculum Adoptions


    2. Yolanda Jones

    Science Curriculum Adoption


    3. Brian Buchwitz

    K-12 Science Instructional Materials Adoption

    4. Alex Tsimerman

    High School Science Instructional Materials Adoption


    5. Jordyn Frost

    Science Adoption


    6. Nahom Alemeyahu

    Science Curriculum Adoptions


    7. Katie Koressel

    Science Adoption


    8. James Momsen

    Science Adoption

    9. Emily Cherkin

    Strong Opposition to the Amplify Science Curricula

    10. Mark Peltier

    Amplify Curriculum and Indian Education


    11. Che Sehyun

    Amplify Curriculum and Indian Education


    12. Elizabeth Stone

    In Support of the K-12 Science Curriculum Adoption

    13. Jimmy Simmons

    Amplify Curriculum and Native Education

    14. Sarah Sense-Wilson

    Amplify Curriculum and Indian Education


    15. Tom Speer

    Amplify Curriculum and Indian Education

    16. Merryl Tohl

    Science Adoption

    17. Mark Collins

    In Favor of Adoption of Curricula Recommended by the
    Science Materials Committee


    18. Joshua Tashima-Boyd

    Science Curriculum Adoption

    19. Ysenia Ortega

    Amplify Curriculum and Indian Education

    20. Hiromi Pingry

    Science Curriculum Adoption

    21. Rebecca Neil

    Science Curriculum Adoption


    22. Julia Wilson-Peltier

    Amplify Curriculum and Indian Education


    23. Benjamin Ostrom

    Science Adoption

    24. Maureen Munn

    How the Next Generation Science Standards Prepare
    Students for Undergraduate STEM Courses

    25. Eric Fisk

    Curriculum Adoption


    26. Natalya McTonnell

    Science Curriculum


    27. Catherine Costello

    In Favor of Science Materials Alignments and Adoptions &
    To Express Concern over the Process of Appointment of New Board
    Director to Replace Resigning Director

    28. Wendy Carroll

    Native Focus Education and Amplify Curriculum 


    29. Maisy Clunies-Ross

    The Need for Computers in Middle School Classrooms

    30. Erin Johnson

    Laptops - 2:1 Next Year

    31. Liz Ebersole

    K-12 School Technology


    32. Zach Walen

    Collaboration Work During My 13 Years Teaching at Mercer

    33. Kimberly Burton

    Dearborn International's Waitlist 


    34. Emily Ming Wang

    Dearborn Park Save Dual Immersion Program


    35. Rebecca Wynkoop

    Libraries & the Strategic Plan


    36. Christopher Crew

    Save the Dearborn Park Dual Immersion Program 


    37. Genesis Alcala

    Native Education


    38. Manuela Slye

    Strategic Plan - Reading Goals


     

    VIII. Board Comments

    IX. Business Action Items (Continued) - 6:30 p.m.

    C. Action Items

    1. High School Science Instructional Materials Adoption (C&I, Apr. 23 & Apr. 30, for consideration) Approval of this item would accept the recommendation of the High School Instructional Materials Adoption Committee for instructional materials for all students taking 9th grade Chemistry A (CHEM A), 9th grade Physics A (PHYS A), 10th grade Biology A (BIO A), 10th grade Biology B (BIO B), and 11th grade Physics B (PHYS B), and authorize the Superintendent to purchase Carbon TIME as the core instructional materials for Seattle Public Schools’ high school Biology A (BIO A) science classrooms, to approve the District-Developed Curriculum for BIO B as the core instructional materials for Seattle Public Schools’ high school Biology B (BIO B) science classrooms, to approve the District-Developed Curriculum for CHEM A as the core instructional materials for Seattle Public Schools’ high school Chemistry A (CHEM A) science classrooms, and to purchase PEER as the core instructional materials for Seattle Public Schools’ high school Physics A and B (PHYS A and B) science classrooms, for an amount not to exceed $1,034,132, covering licensing through school years 2019-20 through 2027-28. (Updated since Introduction)

    2. Middle School Science Instructional Materials Adoption (C&I, Apr. 23 & Apr. 30, for consideration) Approval of this item would accept the recommendation of the Middle School Science Instructional Materials Adoption committee for instructional materials for all middle school science classrooms in grades 6-8, and authorize the Superintendent to purchase AmplifyScience as the core instructional materials for all grade 6-8 Seattle Public Schools’ science classrooms for an amount not to exceed $2,069,686, covering licensing from school year 2019-20 to 2027-28, and an amount not to exceed $565,857 for in-house professional development and collaboration and a 1.0 FTE Curriculum Specialist. (Updated since introduction)
      Documents provided at meeting:
      - Affidavit
      - Inquiry Report
      - Calculation of 6-8 BAR Financials
      - Impact of Amplify on School Copier Usage

    3. Elementary School Science Instructional Materials Adoption (C&I, Apr. 23 & 30, for consideration) Approval of this item would accept the recommendation of the Elementary School Science Instructional Materials Adoption Committee for instructional materials for all elementary school science classrooms in grades K-5, authorize the Superintendent to purchase AmplifyScience as the core instructional materials for all grade K-5 Seattle Public Schools classrooms for an amount not to exceed $2,368,870 in a three-year phased-in purchase and implementation plan out of the FY2020 (2019-20), FY2021 (2020-21), and FY2022 (2021-22) budgets, covering licensing through school years 2019-2020 through 2027-28, and an amount not to exceed $5,040,674 for in-house professional development and collaboration.

      • Amendment 1 to Elementary School Science Instructional Materials Adoption (Directors Burke & Pinkham) Approval of this item would amend the proposed Elementary School Science Instructional Materials Adoption to adopt HMH Science Dimensions from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for all elementary school science classrooms. (Withdrawn 5/29)

    4. Approval of the purchase of replacement Fleet Vehicles (A&F, May 20, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services in an amount not to exceed $575,000 for the purchase of replacement fleet vehicles in the form of the attached list (or equivalent vehicles, depending on pricing and availability when the final purchase order is processed), with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the purchase. Immediate action is in the best interest of the district. (Introduction and Action)

    5. BEX IV: Approval of Budget Transfer and Award Construction Contract P5127, Bid No. B03973, to Slate Construction, Inc. for the Sand Point and Laurelhurst Seismic Improvement project (Ops, May 16, for approval) Approval of this item would approve a one-time fund transfer in the amount of $595,376, from the BEX IV Program Contingency and authorize the Superintendent to enter into a construction contract in the amount of $1,577,480, including base bid plus Alternate #1, plus Washington State Sales Tax, for the Sand Point and Laurelhurst Seismic Improvement project. (Introduction and action)

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Approval of the 2019-2020 Student Rights & Responsibilities (C&I, May 21, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the 2019-2020 Student Rights & Responsibilities document, as attached to the Board Action Report.

    2. BTA IV: Approval of license and subscription fees for PowerSchool Maintenance and Support for 36 months for $1,096,429.15 (C&I, May 21, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a 36-month term agreement from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2022 for a total of $1,096,429.15, plus applicable sales tax with PowerSchool to include: PowerSchool platform maintenance and support; Enrollment Registration plus additional languages; Special Programs 504; Technical support; and Professional Development subscriptions; and to take any necessary actions to implement the agreement.

    3. BTA IV: Approval of Student computer refresh to support teaching and learning and equitable access for each student districtwide (C&I, May 21, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute purchase orders through RFP No. 06792 with Dell/Thornburg for a total Not-To-Exceed (NTE) amount of $12,000,000.00, plus Washington State Sales Tax over fiscal years 2019-20, and 2020-21 with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent and to take any necessary actions to implement the purchase orders.

    4. Approval for Contract Amendment with School Data Solutions for School-Based Implementation of MTSS Student Data Portal (RFP09615) (C&I, May 21, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract amendment with School Data Solutions in the amount of $300,765 for the student data portal Homeroom, in the form of the Contract Amendment dated May 21, 2019, and attached to the School Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract amendment.

    5. Review and Approval of Career and Technical Education 2019 Annual Report Per Policy No. 2170 (C&I, May 21, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the 2019 Career and Technical Education Annual Report, as attached to this Board Action Report.

    6. Approve Purchase of Technology to Support the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program (C&I, May 21, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute purchase orders in an amount not to exceed $750,000 inclusive of Washington state sales tax, over fiscal year 2018/2019, summarized in the list of projected orders attached to the Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent.

    7. Head Start 2019-20 Grant Application for PreSchool (A&F, May 20, for approval) Approval of this item would accept funding from the Federal Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) to operate Head Start services in the Seattle Public Schools (SPS) for Federal fiscal year 2019-20.
       
    8. Approval of contracts for Sign Language Interpreter Vendors RFQ 11641 (A&F, May 20, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contracts with agencies approved through RFQ 11641, Sign Language Interpreter Vendors, based on an average Interpreter hourly rate of $73.50 per hour, for a not-to-exceed total amount of $500,000 for all agencies governed under the RFQ, with any minor additions, deletions, and modification deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement these contracts.

    9. Approval of contracts for Specially Designed Instruction: Tutoring Services & Other Compensatory Education Services RFQ02758 that will exceed $250,000 (A&F, May 20, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contracts with the following agencies under RFQ02758, Specially Designed Instruction: Yellow Wood Academy in the amount of $509,000.00; Maxim Healthcare Services in the amount of $950,000.00; Brightmont Academy in the amount of $340,000; Brock’s Academy in the amount of $585,300 and to take any necessary actions to implement these contracts.

    10. Contract approval for Early Support for Infants & Toddlers (Birth to 3 Intervention Service Providers) (A&F, May 20, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contracts with the Experimental Education Unit (EEU) in the amount of $301,923, Wonderland Developmental Center in the amount of $905,769, Northwest Center in the amount of $2,264,422 and Boyer Children’s Clinic in the amount of $3,220,512, to ensure the provision of Early Intervention services as defined in 34 C.F.R. 303 in accordance with Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), with any minor additions, deletions and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent; and to take any necessary actions to implement the contracts.

    11. University of Washington Experimental Education Unit (EEU) Interagency Agreement to provide educational services to special education students, ages 3-6 (A&F, May 20, for approval) Approval of this item would provide special education services for up to 42 preschoolers and 15 kindergarteners, as well as technical support for 4 schools for inclusion practices for students with special needs during the 2019-20 school year totaling $1,483,463.

    12. New England Center for Children Contract (A&F, May 20, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with New England Center for Children, in the total amount of $412,706.22, for a residential special education program serving a student, in the form of the draft contract dated September 1, 2019 and attached to the School Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.

    13. Approval of contracts for Therapeutic Day Treatment Service Providers RFQ07695 (A&F, May 20, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contracts with agencies approved through RFQ 05790 Therapeutic Treatment Day Services, for a not-to-exceed total amount of $1,890,000 as follows: Overlake Hospital Specialty School in the amount of $283,000.00 (3,564 hours); Fairfax Hospital/NWSOIL in the amount of $646,000.00 (6,705 hours); and Seneca Family of Agencies in the amount of $961,000.00 (14,508 hours) for private placement of students in need of therapeutic day services and programming, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement these contracts.

    14. Approval of agreement with Seattle Children’s for Hospital-Based Educational Services (A&F, May 20, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to enter into agreement with Seattle Children’s Hospital to allow for flow-through of the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Hospital Based Instruction funds for the 2019-20 school year in the amount of $465,500 in the form of the draft agreement attached to the Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the agreements.

    15. Private Schools Proportional Share Services (RFQ03969): Provider Spring Academy (A&F, May 20, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with Spring Academy in the amount of $657,072 to ensure the provision of equitable services to parentally placed private school students attending approved non-profit private schools, under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), with any minor additions, deletions, modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contracts.

    16. McGilvra Parent, Teacher Association (PTA) Grant to fund Multi-Tiered System of Support for the 2019-2020 school year (A&F, May 20, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the McGilvra PTA Grant of $348,705 for 2019-20 school year.

    17. Recommendation to renew the Fluid Milk Products, Miscellaneous Dairy Products and Juice Products Bid B02845 (Ops, May 16, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to renew the contract with Dairy Fresh Farms, Inc. for two additional years covering the period from Sept. 1, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2021, at a cost of up to $969,922 per year, for a total cost of up to $1,939,844 for fluid milk products, miscellaneous dairy products, and fruit juice products with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract. Approval of this motion would renew the three-year contract for the final two years of the contract.

    18. Recommendation to renew Fresh Produce Bid B02844 (Ops, May 16, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to renew the contract with Duck Delivery of Washington, Inc. for two additional years covering the period from Sept. 1, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2021, at a cost of up to $750,000 per year, for a total cost of up to $1,500,000 for fresh produce with any minor additions, deletions and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract. Approval of this motion would renew the three-year contract for the final two years of the contract.

    19. City of Seattle Project Services Contract Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction/United States Department of Agriculture (OSPI/USDA) Summer Food Service Program (Ops, May 16, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with the City of Seattle to receive payment of up to $720,825.40, to provide breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks for the City of Seattle’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction/United States Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service program, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.

    20. BTA & BEX Resolution No. 2018/19-18, Signatures of Authorized District Personnel for State Aid Programs (Ops, May 16, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution No. 2018/19-18 authorizing Denise Juneau, Superintendent; JoLynn Berge, Chief Financial Officer; Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer; and Richard Best, Director of Capital Projects and Planning, to sign state funding assistance documents per WAC 392-344-120.

    21. BTA IV: Approval of two actions related to the Webster School Modernization and Addition project (Ops, May 16, for approval) Approval of this item would allow transfer of $2,100,000 from BTA IV Program Contingency to the Webster School Modernization and Addition project. Additional funding for this increase will come from the project budget. Approval will also authorize the Superintendent to executive Guaranteed Maximum Price amendment for contract K5073 with BNBuilders for an amount not to exceed $26,240,507.

    22. BEX IV: Daniel Bagley Elementary School Modernization and Additions: Approval of GC/CM Guaranteed Maximum Price Total Contract Cost (Ops, May 16, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute Amendment No. 1 to the General Contractor/ Construction Manager (GC/CM) contract P5117 on the Daniel Bagley Elementary School Modernization and Additions project in the amount of $27,428,000, attached to the Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract, which fixes the Total Construction Cost (TCC within the Guaranteed Maximum Price previously approved by the Board.

    23. BEX V: Award Contract K5110, Bid No. B02964, to Schuchart Corporation for the Cascade Parent Partnership Program at North Queen Anne School Roof Replacement project (Ops, May 16, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute construction contract K5110, Bid No. B02964, with Schuchart Corporation in the amount of $2,128,962, including base bid plus Alternate #1 and Alternate #3, plus Washington State Sales Tax, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.

    24. BEX V: Award Construction Contract K5109 to Wayne’s Roofing, Inc. for the Van Asselt Elementary School at the African American Academy Roof Replacement project (Ops, May 16, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute construction contract K5109 with Wayne’s Roofing Inc. in the amount that is not to exceed $5,500,000, including base bid, plus Washington State Sales Tax, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.

    25. BTA III: Award Construction Contract K5111 to Wayne’s Roofing, Inc. for the Olympic View Elementary School Select Roof Repair & Replacement project (Ops, May 16, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute Construction Contract K5111 with Wayne’s Roofing, Inc. in the amount that is not to exceed $950,000, including base bid, plus Washington State Sales Tax, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.

    X. Adjourn - 8:30 p.m.

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