‘Books In Schools Not Bullets!’: Local Leaders Blast Proposal To Arm Teachers

Sunday, November 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

District 89 school board member Regina Rivers speaks out against the IASB’s proposed resolution during a press conference convened by state Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, right, in Chicago. | Photo by Tara A. Gray/Facebook 

On Saturday, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) convened a press conference in Chicago to protest a resolution that could have empowered local school boards to allow teachers and administrators to carry guns in school.

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Suburban School Candidates Face Longer Trip to Get on Ballot — Tribune Reports

Campaign signs stuck into yards outside of Irving Elementary in Maywood during a local election last year. VFP file photo. Tuesday, December 2, 2014 || Originally Published: November 21, 2014 by Chicago Tribune || Sally Ho || Updated: 1:47 PM Hundreds of school board candidates in suburban Cook County may have to schlep into Chicago to claim a spot on the ballot for the April … Continue reading Suburban School Candidates Face Longer Trip to Get on Ballot — Tribune Reports