Category: Education

D209’s Parent University to Convene Discussion About College on Sept. 26

Sunday, September 24, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  

Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is set to host this school year’s first edition of Parent University on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 6 p.m., at the Rock of Ages Baptist Church-owned T.H. Wade Foundation Center, 1405 Madison St. in Maywood.

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Maywood Students Hospitalized After Ingesting ‘Unknown Substance’

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The exterior of Garfield Elementary School in Maywood. | garfield.maywood89.org 

Three students who attend Garfield Elementary School, 1514 S. 9th in Maywood, were sent to the hospital on Sept. 20 after ingesting what school officials are calling an “unknown substance.”

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Proviso West Will Host First Homecoming Parade in Nearly a Decade on Sept. 23

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Proviso West High School marching band performs at a community event in Maywood in 2014. | File

Proviso West High School in Hillside will host its first homecoming parade in roughly a decade on Saturday, Sept. 23, school officials and student body leaders recently announced.

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PMSA teacher apologizes for anti-DACA Facebook post

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

A Proviso Math and Science Academy teacher has apologized for a Facebook post in which he said undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children should “go back.” The post ignited a furious response from current and former students at the Forest Park school.

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How the New School Funding Law Affects Proviso D209

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 || By Bob Skolnik/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews@maywoodnews 

Feature image: Wikipedia 

A referendum to lower property taxes could possibly be one result of the new law to revamp state aid to education in Illinois.

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Education Leaders from Guangzhou, China Visit Triton College

Thursday, August 31, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Dr. Sue Campos, the dean of Triton College’s Health Careers and Public Service programs, leads a group of educators from Guangzhou, China on a tour of Triton’s Health and Sciences building on August 29. | Submitted photo

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A Private Christian School That Prizes Diversity Says Its Doors Are Open to All

Monday, August 28, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured photo: Students arrive in uniform on their first day of school at The Field School in Oak Park last week. | Alexa Rogals/Wednesday Journal 

While he was working in Chicago Public Schools for Teach For America, the nonprofit teacher recruitment organization, Jeremy Mann observed a reality that he’s been grappling with ever since.

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