Category Archives: Leyden Area Special Education CoOp

An Open Letter Requesting that Leyden High School District 212 Board of Education Reinstate Swimming in the Adaptive Physical Education Curriculum


This is a copy of correspondence that I have sent to the Leyden School District 212 attorney with copies to the Assistant Superintendent of Special Education, Dr. Brian Mahoney and the Leyden High Schools Athletic Director, Rick Mason.: Ms. Crumley,  … Continue reading

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So What is the Status of Masks in Leyden Township Schools ?


On Tuesday, an Illinois legislative panel voted unanimously to thwart a reissue of emergency rules by Gov. JB Pritzker that would have required K through 12 public and private schools throughout the state to enforce a mask mandate. The decision … Continue reading

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Does Leyden School District 212 Really Care About Their Students’ Mental Health ? Let’s Hope They Do !!! Let’s Get the Support of the Administration for Mental Health Days !!!


Students across Illinois are now able to take up to five excused mental health days. This started on January 1, 2022. Under a bill signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker in August, 2021, students who decide to take a mental health … Continue reading

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Students Have a Right to Remote Learning in Illinois If They Are Under Quarantine Per An ISBE Directive Issued on August 31, 2021


The Illinois State Board of Education issued a directive on August 31, 2021, providing a directive regarding current remote learning options under Illinois law for school districts. Illinois school districts MUST provide remote instruction to any student who is under … Continue reading

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Leyden Student Board Members Sound Off On COVID-Related Issues—–Concerns are Raised if SD 212 Was Prepared for the Return of the Students Beyond Telling the Students to Wear Masks


The Leyden High School student trustees sounded off at the August 19th Board meeting. Read the story at the link below: There are numerous strategies that need to be employed beyond “just wearing your mask” by Leyden School District 212. … Continue reading

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Damages May be Awarded if School District Violates Section 504 with Deliberate Indifference


The Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reaffirmed that a student may establish a claim for damages under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 if a school district violates Section 504 “intentionally or with deliberate indifference.” (Mark … Continue reading

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Is Leyden High School SD212 a Good Steward of Tax Payer Money ?


So this was just delivered to every Leyden High School parent’s mailbox. This was clearly written and produced as if there was no pandemic. The information contained in this mailing was irrelevant before they mailed it. Each envelope cost $1.81 … Continue reading

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Today, Pritzker Warned Parents To Expect A School Year This Fall Unlike Any Other They Have Ever Seen


Gov. J.B. Pritzker warned parents today to prepare for a semester unlike “any other” as school districts grapple with the need to require masks, social distancing and remote learning options to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Pritzker, today said school … Continue reading

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UPDATE——–Will Leyden High Schools For the Fall of 2020 Be Utilizing A Hybrid Learning Model——The Community Is Getting a Mixed Message—-Can the Truth Be Told ?


UPDATE: After the posting of the information below, Leyden High School District 212 has revised their information and posted the following: UPDATE ON SCHOOL REOPENING PLANS July 2, 2020  Dear Leyden Families, In an effort to engage in effective and … Continue reading

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Fall 2020, Planning for Reopening Of Leyden High Schools – As of June 30, 2020


Dr Nick Polyak presents the current plans for Fall, 2020, reopening on Leyden High Schools under Governor Pritzker phase 4.

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