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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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Are Expanded Special Education Services Coming to Illinois ?


HB 3897 is currently making its way through the Illinois legislative process. This HB 3897 has been assigned to the Human Services Committee of the Illinois House on February 4, 2020. This bill would expand special education eligibility to students … Continue reading

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Referendum Campaigns Can Be Savagely Divisive, Even At a State Level in a School Board Referendum


The referendum, as an instrument of political decision-making, has been the source of much consternation in 2016. First, June saw an unexpected British vote to leave the European Union (EU). Then, in October, Colombians shocked the world as the narrowest … Continue reading

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Taxpayers need to do their homework on school referendums


Voters in many areas across Illinois will go to the polls in the Primary in March  to elect politicians. Some will also make choices about school spending that will have a more direct impact on household budgets. Before Election Day, … Continue reading

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Illinois’ school debt is higher than national average and most neighboring states


Illinoisans are struggling under the highest property tax burdens in the country. Many of the reasons for those high taxes are known ­– too many local governments,  and rising pension costs. What taxpayers don’t always recognize that local school districts … Continue reading

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Finding the College-payment requirement in the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act unconstitutional, Still Being Considered in the DuPage Courts


A case in DuPage County Circuit Court may determine if divorced parents in Illinois have to pay college tuition costs and if so, should they should get a say in their child’s college choice. In some cases, like the DuPage … Continue reading

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Community Meeting at Washington School to Discuss a Tax Referendum for Schiller Park School Referendum on October 22 at 6:30 pm


At the December, 2019, Board of Education meeting , school board members will vote on placing a facility referendum for Washington School on the March 17, 2020, ballot. On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at 6:30 pm at Washington School there … Continue reading

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Leyden High School District 212 Posts A Link For Anonymous Information in Ongoing Gang Activity Investigation to Assist Area Polices


Here is a link to the anonymous reporting form. Please don’t spread rumors that could be false. Even with good intentions, it just causes panic. Instead, report posts using this. persevere. safe2speakup.com/onlinebully?wo… These moments don’t define Leyden and we will … Continue reading

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Leyden High School Closes Schools and Takes an E Learning Day Over Social Media Post’s After Stabbing Of Student Revealing Gang Turbulence in the Area


Good Morning, This is Dr. Nick Polyak, Superintendent for the Leyden High Schools.  Thank you to all of you who have reached out in the last 24 hours with information related to social media posts.  We take the safety of … Continue reading

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A Tour of The New Addition to East Leyden High School by Dr Nick Polyak, Superintendent


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