D89’s Attempt To Pull Out of PAEC Rankles Some Residents

The location of Proviso Area Exceptional Children, 1000 Van Buren Avenue in Maywood, where many of D89’s special needs students are sent during the school day. The district is currently trying to pull out of the cooperative because it believes it can serve those students better on its own | Google  Saturday, June 4, 2016 || By Michael Romain  A growing contingent of community members … Continue reading D89’s Attempt To Pull Out of PAEC Rankles Some Residents

Mental Health Screenings Pitched For School Entry Exams; Fair Tax Voting Started

Thursday, May 5, 2016 || By Michael Romain  A bill sponsored by state Sen. Kimberly Lightford (D-4th), whose district includes Maywood and other western suburbs, would require students to receive more than vaccines and dental exams before entering school each year. The proposal, SB 565, would require students to also undergo social and emotional screenings as part of school entry exams. The bill, which passed … Continue reading Mental Health Screenings Pitched For School Entry Exams; Fair Tax Voting Started