Category Archives: Pennoyer School District 79
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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?
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 →