Demoted Proviso Principal Moved Before New Board is Seated

Friday, April 10, 2015 || Originally Published: School Board Focus West || 4/9/15 || By Jean Lotus With a $50K pay-cut and a switch to a new school, former Proviso East Principal Tony Valente (pictured) will hang onto employment at the Proviso Township High School District 209 after the district’s Financial Oversight Panel approved his new duties and salary April 9. The Proviso HS board held an emergency meeting … Continue reading Demoted Proviso Principal Moved Before New Board is Seated

Live Blogging the D209 and Maywood Trustee Races

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 || By Michael Romain Jean Lotus will be live-blogging the District 209 race tonight for the Forest Park Review. Go to their website by clicking here. There are seven candidates vying for three open seats on the D209 board. We’ll be providing updates of the race for three open seats on the Maywood Board of Trustees on this site. Stay logged-in for … Continue reading Live Blogging the D209 and Maywood Trustee Races

New Website Explores Connections Between Pols and School Boards in West Cook County

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 || By Jean Lotus Former Forest Park Review editor launches new site exploring political dimensions of West Cook County school districts I’m excited to announce that I’ve started to publish a new website exploring the relationships between school boards and politicians in West Central Cook County. As you  may remember, I am a community journalist and was editor of the Forest Park … Continue reading New Website Explores Connections Between Pols and School Boards in West Cook County