Tuesday, July 31, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The Proviso East Evening School’s Class of 2016 during a May 19, 2016 commencement ceremony. | File
As of June, according to District 209 data, 630 students at Proviso East and 705 students at Proviso West, or around 27 percent and 29 percent of the student body at those schools, respectively, were missing more than one credit while 570 East students were identified as chronically truant.
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Tuesday, July 3, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A Parent University meeting at Proviso Math and Science Academy in 2015. | District 209
Starting next school year, parents at Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be required to attend an annual orientation meeting. In April, the D209 school board voted unanimously to add the requirement to the district’s School-Parent Compact, which every student, parent and/or legal guardian is required to sign.
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 6/14/18
Featured image: Supt. Jesse Rodriguez was given a 5-year contract on June 12. | File
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board approved a 5-year contract for Supt. Jesse Rodriguez during a contentious regular meeting on June 12 that could prove ominous, with some people referencing allegations of discriminatory hiring and workplace practices lodged against the administration to argue why the school board should vote the contract down or at least hold off on voting until the allegations are looked into.
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