Category Archives: Leyden Area Special Education CoOp

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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ISBE Issues the Guidance for the Re-Opening of School in the Fall, 2020—Governor Approves the Re-Opening of All Schools This Fall


Illinois officials on Tuesday shared guidance for students and teachers to return to the classroom in the fall. Meanwhile, the total known case count climbed to 137,825 and the death toll to 6,707 statewide since the start of the pandemic. … Continue reading

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Dr. Polyak Presents An Up-Date on the Future of Education and Graduation at the Leyden High Schools as of May 11, 2020


Dr. Polyak announced that graduation for the senior classes at East and West Leyden High Schools will be virtual.   The planning for the virtual graduation is on-going.    He tells everyone they should be tuning in for a surprise at … Continue reading

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Pritzker Education Chief Signals Illinois K-12 Schools will stay Closed in the Fall, 2020


Illinois State Board of Education Chairman Carmen I. Ayala said parents should be prepared to continue homeschooling their children in the fall, as the state’s K-12 schools could remain closed. Ayala, of west suburban Downers Grove, made the remarks during a … Continue reading

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Why Weren’t Leyden, Norwood Park and Maine Township Schools as well as the Rest of the State of Illinois Prepared for On-Line Education When This Pandemic Came Upon Us ? Historic School Teacher Union Opposition to On-Line Education Is the Answer !!!


Leyden High Schools pioneered on line education calling it E-Learning for that one or two snow days a year, but because the teachers’ unions such as the  Illinois Education Association and the National Education Association oppose such a direction for … Continue reading

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Dr. Polyak Explains to the Leyden SD 212 Educational Community E-Learning Beginning on Monday, April 6th , Noting That It Is “Unlikely” That The Students Will Return To The Buildings This Academic Year


Dr. Nick Polyak updates the Leyden Educational Community regarding what the future of education looks like for the remainder of this academic year at Leyden High School District 212 in a You Tube Presentation issued on Thursday, April 2, 2020 … Continue reading

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Leyden High School Remains Closed Until April 30, 2020 Per The Governor’s Order


#leydenpride #parents, Yesterday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker extended both the “stay-at-home” order and school closures for the state, and they will now run through Thursday, April 30, 2020. We will continue to provide continuity of instruction by presenting students with … Continue reading

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In Person School Education Is Suspended for Another 30 Days—Awaiting Remote E-Learning Day Plan To Be Promulgated by Leyden and Norwood Park Area Schools Shortly


Today, Governor JB Pritzker announced that Illinois will continue its suspension of in-person instruction for another 30 days, through April 30. Governor Pritzker addressed students directly today, saying: “I won’t try and tell you that texting and calling each other … Continue reading

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Illinois State Board of Education: ‘Very real possibility’ school closure will be extended beyond March 30——And Possibly Beyond……………….


The Illinois State Board of Education advised school administrators this week that they should prepare for the “very real possibility” that the state will extend the mandated school closure order beyond March 30. No timeline was provided for such a … Continue reading

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