Category Archives: Illinois

A Schiller Park Transgender Student Shares His Good and Bad Memories of Grammar School and High School


Transgender student Charlie Zielinski https://www-dailyherald-com.cdn.ampproject.org/ https://www-dailyherald-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.dailyherald.com/amp-article/20170316/news/170319203/?amp_js_v=0.1&usqp=mq331AQECAEoAQ%3D%3D#origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&prerenderSize=1&visibilityState=prerender&paddingTop=54&p2r=0&horizontalScrolling=0&csi=1&aoh=15271304605258&viewerUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Famp%2Fs%2Fwww.dailyherald.com%2Famp-article%2F20170316%2Fnews%2F170319203%2F&history=1&storage=1&cid=1&cap=swipe%2CnavigateTo%2Ccid%2Cfragment%2CreplaceUrl An interesting Schiller Park School District 81 and East Leyden High School Story Transgender student: I am mad, I am upset, and I am invalidated Advertisements

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We Should Learn From History


My fellow Americans and friends around the world: We do not fully understand how or why the ancient civilizations destroyed each other. Upon the testimony of the ancients, corroborated by history and modern discoveries we know that there was only … Continue reading

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Flight 191 Remembered


My thoughts will be with everyone who lost a loved one this week…39 years ago, especially this week. I will visit the Memorial in Lake Park this week to honor those lost and the first responders who served. God Bless … Continue reading

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Schools Should Take Heed and Deal Very Severely With Young Students Vaping


The popularity of e-cigarettes among younger Americans should pose a great concern to parents and is drawing mounting scrutiny from federal regulators. Citing a wish “to better understand the youth appeal of these products,” the Food and Drug Administration said … Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Trying to Make Sense Out of What is Happening with LASEC


To grasp an understanding of where the District is with LASEC today, one must go back to the origin of the issues. The matter started with the issuance of a report during the 2016-2017 School Year as to the status … Continue reading

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Illinois House Committee Meets at 8 am To Consider SB 2344 and HCA 1 Which Are Of Great Importance To The Parents of Norridge SD 80


      Please follow these links too support SB 2344 and House Amendment 1 To SB 2344:   File as a proponent to SB 2344: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183&HCommittees-page=1   File as a proponent to House Amendment 1 To SB 2344 http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=143241&HCommittees5%2F17%2F2018-page=1&committeeid=0&chamber=H&nodays=1&_=1526472719650Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Watching The Progress of SB 2344


UPDATE as of May 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM:   Please show your support of SB 2344 in the Illinois House committee by going to this link and filing as a proponent: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183 When the House Amendment 1 is discharged … Continue reading

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Oppose HR 1025 Which Calls For A Progressive Income Tax in Illinois


  UPDATE:    Yesterday, state representatives moved Speaker Madigan’s progressive tax resolution to the House floor. Please submit a witness slip in opposition of HR 1025 which calls for a progressive income tax in Illinois. HR 1025 is the Bill … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 2344 Was Approved On April 26th and Now Moves on to the Illinois House; And the Beat Goes on For the Special Education Parents of Norridge SD 80


LASEC has forced Norridge School District 80 to seek a legislative solution for what should have been a collaborative discussion with LASEC. Therefore, SD 80 has had to pursuit an amendment to Illinois law to permit Norridge School District 80 … Continue reading

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Illinois Coal Production is Up, But Employment Down


And, as Illinois data show, any rebounds in coal production don’t guarantee that jobs will follow, hand in hand — especially in an industry where automation has, for decades, eroded employment more aggressively than any perceived regulatory “war” on coal. … Continue reading

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