THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR CONSIDERATION OF CONDITIONS PLACED ON APPROVAL OF PROPOSALS SUBMITTED BY NOBLE STREET AND CONCEPT SCHOOLS
The Chicago Board of Education will hold two public hearings to receive public comment from educators, parents, students and the public regarding the review of conditions placed on the approval of proposals submitted to the Chicago Board of Education:
- By Noble Street to open The Noble Academy campus (formerly referred to as “Exeter” campus) in the fall of 2014 in a temporary facility at 17 N. State, and
- By Noble Street for five Material Modification Applications (MMAs) to the Office of Innovation and Incubation to (a) increase the overall at capacity enrollment for the Pritzker Campus from 875 to 1000 students for the 2014-15 SY, (b) change the name of the Crimson Campus to Butler College Prep, (c) change the name of the Orange Campus to Baker College Prep, (d) change the name of the Purple Campus to DRW College Prep, and (e) change the name of the Silver Campus to Hansberry College Prep,
- By Concept Schools to open Horizon Science Academy Clay Evans Charter School (formerly Horizon Science Academy – Chatham Charter School) and Horizon Science Academy Southwest Chicago Charter School (formerly Horizon Science Academy – Chicago Lawn Charter School)
The hearings will be held in the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Board of Education Board Chambers, 5th Floor, 125 S. Clark Street, from 6:00-8:00pm, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Registration to speak will occur between 5:00pm and 6:00pm for Noble Street, and between 5:00pm and 7:00pm for Concept Schools. The hearing for Noble Street will take place from 6:00-7:00pm, and the hearing for Concept Schools will take place from 7:00pm-8:00pm. Speakers will have two (2) minutes to speak and will be called in the order in which they have signed up. The hearings will conclude after the last person who has signed up to present testimony has spoken, or at 7:00 p.m. and 8:00p.m., respectively, whichever occurs first.
Anyone who would like to provide written comments may submit them to the Office of Innovation and Incubation, 125 S. Clark Street, 10th Floor, or firstname.lastname@example.org. The record will remain open for these comments until 5 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014.