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Flight 191 Remembered


My thoughts will be with everyone who lost a loved one this week…39 years ago, especially this week. I will visit the Memorial in Lake Park this week to honor those lost and the first responders who served. God Bless … Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Watching The Progress of SB 2344


UPDATE as of May 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM:   Please show your support of SB 2344 in the Illinois House committee by going to this link and filing as a proponent: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183 When the House Amendment 1 is discharged … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 2344 Was Approved On April 26th and Now Moves on to the Illinois House; And the Beat Goes on For the Special Education Parents of Norridge SD 80


LASEC has forced Norridge School District 80 to seek a legislative solution for what should have been a collaborative discussion with LASEC. Therefore, SD 80 has had to pursuit an amendment to Illinois law to permit Norridge School District 80 … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Norridge SD 80 Parents Fight for Special Education Education at Enger———Status of SB 2344 Amend 1 Sponsored by Senator Mulroe


The Amendment to SB 2344 to guarantee access for Special Education Students for an education at Enger School is scheduled for Hearing, today, April 24, 2018, at 4 pm in front of the Illinois Senate Education Committee in 212 Capitol, … Continue reading

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Retaliatory Conduct By Area Superintendents Threatens SD 80 Special Education Students; Thank you Senator Mulroe for Caring


When the Norridge School District 80 Board of Education approved the withdrawl of SD 80 from Leyden Area Special Education CoOp upon the recommendation of the SD 80 administration, this initiated a process which is now also being contemplated by … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned: Signs of a Potential School Shooter ?


Signs of a potential school shooter: 1) Tells people online that he’s going to be a school shooter 2) Messages classmates with death threats 3) Parents report that he has “put a gun to others’ heads in past.” 4) Authorities … Continue reading

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A Solution For Snow Plows Blocking Driveway Entrances


Public Works snow plow drivers are working 12 hour shifts due to the current snow event. Avoiding driveway entrances when snow plowing streets is not possible, however residents can help minimize the snow pushed into their driveways by clearing a … Continue reading

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Leyden High Schools Implements An E-Learning Day In Lieu of A Traditional Snow Day


Leyden High School District 212 is implementing the E-Learning Day program tomorrow, Friday, February 9, that allows the District to provide electronic instruction for students when Illinois schools are closed because of inclement weather such as snow tomorrow. The e-learning … Continue reading

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Leyden and Norwood Park Townships Need To Seriously Consider School District Consolidation 


One of the maddening aspects of the state’s ongoing financial crisis is that some obvious long-term solutions are rarely considered. One solution to the massive tax collections by state and local government is to reduce the number of local governments. … Continue reading

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Today is the Day !!!


  The minimum wage increase in Cook County starts today, July 1st It’s going up to $10 an hour and will increase by a dollar every year to get to $13 an hour by 2020. There are at least 50 … Continue reading

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