Category Archives: Leyden High School Dostrict 212
Controversy Rages as Leyden SD 212 Parents Question Why the SD 212 Board of Education Failed to Opt out of the Controversial National Sex Education Standards Signed into Law by the Governor and the Illinois General Assembly
Parents are attending the SD 212 Board Meetings questioning why the Board of Education failed to opt out of the new Illinois sex education standards, as well as questioning safety issues with girls in boys’ bathrooms and locker rooms and … Continue reading →
Leyden High School SD 212 Refuses to Provide Transportation for a Special Education Student
Many people in the Leyden Township community know that I do alot of work for families of special education students. Due to my advocacy it makes me and my family targets for educators to attack. Last Spring I was warned … Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Real Estate Taxes Are Becoming Oppressive
This is becoming reality throughout the metropolitan areas in Illinois: “We purchased our 1,000-square-foot home in Lake County in 2016, and the property taxes were about $2,500. The next year it jumped to $4,500, and we were short about $3,000 … Continue reading →
“Teacher Bashing“ Was It Invented To Deflect Criticism and Avoid Personal Responsibility ?
I have had enough with the canned reference to “teacher bashing” and the connotation that any negative comment regarding teacher behavior is in some way “bashing”. “Reprinted from the Blog: Parents for Progress“ The concept “teacher bashing” seems to be … Continue reading →
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 →