Tag Archives: Board of Education
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 →
Brad Novak, a divorced father from Lansing, got COVID-19 himself but said there are too many unknowns for him to be comfortable getting his 13-year-old daughter vaccinated. — Read on chicago.suntimes.com/news/2021/8/29/22643296/chicago-coronavirus-vaccine-vaccinating-children-students-divorced-parents-disagree-attorneys-covid
Stacy Deemar, who is white, filed the lawsuit Tuesday, claiming the teacher training and lessons about race and racism discriminated against her. Deemar’s attorney, Kimberly Hermann, explains that the lawsuit is centered around how the District’s race-conscious training, policies and … Continue reading →
The Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reaffirmed that a student may establish a claim for damages under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 if a school district violates Section 504 “intentionally or with deliberate indifference.” (Mark … 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 →
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 →
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 →
So What Could a Virtual Graduation Look Like at Leyden High Schools in May, 2020 ? This is Something We As a Community Need to Embrace to Make the Graduation Meaningful for All.
High schools in Illinois including Leyden Highs Schools will not be able to hold traditional graduation ceremonies in May because of advice from health experts to limit crowds in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, as well as evolving … Continue reading →
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 →
#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 →