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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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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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SOUND OFF: Reopening schools is going to take extensive work and planning, and social distancing measures need to be taken into account. Should schools resume in September?


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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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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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Leyden High School’s Superintendent, Dr Polyak Addresses the Governor’s Shutdown for the Balance of the School Year


Leyden High School’s Superintendent, Dr Polyak Addresses the Governor’s Shutdown for the Balance of the School Year………..How will this impact the students ? Will there be summer school ? ……

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