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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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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 ADMINISTRATION FILED EMERGENCY RULES TO IMPOSE ON SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS SANCTIONS WITH PROSECUTION – UP TO 1 YEAR IN JAIL AND $2500 FINE


The Illinois Supreme Court has denied Governor Pritzker’s motion for an emergency motion for a supervisor order in the Darren Bailey lawsuit. The Declaration of Independence declares we have “unalienable rights.” These are rights that come from our “Creator”, not … 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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2001 Illinois Attorney General Memo States: Illinois governors can’t simply extend emergency powers beyond 30 days without legislators’ OK


Another Illinois Attorney General legal opinion from 2001, has surfaced indicating the Illinois Attorney General’s office position has changed on the question of whether Gov. JB Pritzker has overstepped his authority in extending his emergency powers to govern by executive … Continue reading

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Dr. Polyak Presents An Up-Date on the Future of Education and Graduation at the Leyden High Schools as of May 11, 2020


Dr. Polyak announced that graduation for the senior classes at East and West Leyden High Schools will be virtual.   The planning for the virtual graduation is on-going.    He tells everyone they should be tuning in for a surprise at … 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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Governor Pritzker’s 12 Month “Stay At Home Plan“, The Illinois General Assembly Has To Fix It” !!!


To all of us that live in Cook, Will and DuPage County: Finally, the Governor has released a plan for reopening Illinois. I applaud him doing so. At first, I was happy for a plan. Then I read the details. … Continue reading

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Pritzker announced a five-phase plan to reopen state as officials report 176 more fatalities, which is the highest daily death toll yet


Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday laid out a regional, five-phase plan to reopen the state based on public health data and health care availability in different parts of the state. The plan divides the state into four regions, which could … Continue reading

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