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Illinois Banned and Criminalized “Chokeholds” in 2016


I got involved in public safety in 1976 and as I recall everyone was trained that they were NEVER permitted to use “Chokeholds” unless they were fighting for their life and were justified in using Deadly Force. I never saw … Continue reading

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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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Illinois Schools Allowed To Re-Open Per Governor Pritzker Executive Order Signed on June 4, 2020-including Summer School Programs


  Illinois Governor J.B Pritzker today, June 4, signed an executive order allowing all Illinois schools to reopen, including summer school programs.   The executive order states that schools can reopen for limited, in-person education, and food distribution will be allowed. … Continue reading

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A lot of parents are asking how will schools be able to open and students return to schools in the Fall?


A lot of parents are asking how will schools be able to open and students return to schools in September? The reality is that schools will not be returning in the way that is familiar to us and our children. … Continue reading

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Pritzker on CNN States ‘It Will Take 12-18 Months to Re-Open Illinois’


Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Sunday pushed back against criticism over his cautious plans to reopen, saying the state will not reopen unless the standards he set have been met.”We are being very careful,” the Democratic governor told CNN’s Jake … 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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May 1—Get Back To Work Day !!!


Governor JB Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020-32 yesterday, purporting to continue his emergency powers and the suspension of Illinoisans’ rights for what has now been 53 days since he proclaimed the State of Illinois to be a distaster. Some noteworthy … 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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