September 16, 2022 –
Illinois eases COVID testing requirements
Unvaccinated school and child care staff are no longer required to test for COVID infections weekly...
September 1, 2022 –
Reading, math scores fell sharply during pandemic, data show
Math and reading scores for America's 9-year-olds fell dramatically...
September 1, 2022 –
What COVID has revealed about our kids’ mental health
We need to reorganize our lives, and especially our kids’ lives, to be sure they are living...
August 29, 2022 –
Some see benefits, but disparities remain
Five years ago this month, Illinois lawmakers passed legislation that overhauled the way public schools...
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In June of 2018, the Board of Education adopted a strategic plan with the involvement and engagement of staff, students, parents, community members and business leaders.
I am very optimistic about this school year. I intend to be present and available throughout the district, connecting with students and families. Understanding what is happening in our schools, buildings and throughout the district will be one of my priorities this year as it aligns with my focus on developing relationships with families and community.
Our district and its schools are the centers of the community. As such, the district believes that community engagement and collaboration between our staff, parents and residents are pivotal to the success of our students. The district has a volunteer program in place designed to strengthen partnerships between schools and our communities while preserving and enhancing educational opportunities for all students within the school district.
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