Curriculum Equity by Any Timeline Necessary


DCs Have Always Done What Was Requested Under the direction of administration, department chairs have never failed to deliver the work asked of them in the pursuit of district wide curriculum equity: They have long…

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Administrative Curriculum Directors Are Not the Best Answer


Too Many Rushed Changes As a result of the failed November referendum, the D86 Board of Education has enacted painful cuts to its annual operating budget to pay for required long-term facilities improvements. Now that…

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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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