Setting the Record Straight


Recently, the District 86 Board was forced to make some drastic and difficult cuts to classroom and co-curricular opportunities for students. There has been misinformation surrounding these cuts, and with so much at stake, teachers…

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Department Chairs Deliver


With a clear mandate in terms of items to be included, department chairs have developed an ambitious and actionable plan to deliver district-wide curriculum equity. Department chairs held a series of meetings with each other…

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Cuts Already Underway in District 86


Cuts enacted by the D86 Board as a result of the failed November referendum to high profile items like football and marching band dominate the headlines. These seem far off, and some have been spreading…

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Department Chairs Best Equipped to Deliver Equity


The teachers commend the Board and our community for recognizing the importance of department chairs. We encourage them to continue to support this critical component of our academic excellence. The teachers feel experimenting with a…

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Increasing Class Size and Reducing Course Offerings


At the last Board of Education meeting, Board members appeared to move away from consideration of increasing class sizes. However, the Board documents for this Monday‚Äôs meeting once again include options for drastically increasing class…

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