By Jane Partridge: The fight for a fair tax in Illinois is gaining momentum, thanks to a groundswell of support from small business owners, service providers, people of faith, taxpayers,…
Reader Forum: Lake Forest School District 67 Board member Mike Borkowski shares insights on Mandarin Immersion at Cherokee Elementary School; he first read this at the BOE’s meeting on March 18.
Lesley Fisher writes in the Reader Forum: “Some have said that the administration’s recommendation to halt Cherokee’s Mandarin Immersion Program for incoming Kindergartners in the upcoming school year, agreed upon by the Board at the February 25 BOE meeting, has ignited feelings and damaged the culture. I agree.”
Reader Forum: Bill Andersen shares insights from his president report, first read at the Lake Forest School District 67’s Board of Education meeting on March 18.
Georgia M. Kyriacou writes in the Reader Forum: “I believe choice is a good thing and ask you to get informed and help to preserve parental choice and excellence in education. … Unfortunately, a few people have propagated misinformation and erroneous fears about the (Mandarin Immersion) program and it is currently being suspended for incoming kindergarteners for 2014-2015.”
The League of Women Voters writes in the Reader Forum: “Make A Difference! Join with business, civic, and political leaders along with your neighbors in supporting a petition drive to change the redistricting process. Recently the City of Lake Forest passed a resolution encouraging voters to learn about the redistricting efforts by the coalition group Yes! For Independent Maps.”
David Barkhausen, Republican Precinct Committeeman for Shields 241, shares information and his recommendations relating to the Republican primary ballot.