A Conversation With District 209 Superintendent Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart
Education / Interviews

A Conversation With District 209 Superintendent Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart

By Michael Romain FOREST PARK, WEDNESDAY — Yesterday, I sat down with District 209 Superintendent Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart to discuss how this new school year is shaping up, some of the obstacles students, teachers and staff may be up against and the solutions the District’s devised to tackle them. I should note that before I … Continue reading

Letters: Kindergarten Overcrowding, InSite Proposal
Letters / Op-Ed

Letters: Kindergarten Overcrowding, InSite Proposal

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Rep. Welch’s Legislative Update: Green Grants, Senior Services Fair
Legislative Update

Rep. Welch’s Legislative Update: Green Grants, Senior Services Fair

This legislative update was brought to you by the offices of Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch: 7th District Receives Green Infrastructure Grants SPRINGFIELD – On Saturday, September 21, 2013, Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) announced more than $5 million in investments to 13 communities across Illinois for green infrastructure improvement projects.  … Continue reading