D209 Debates ‘Required’ Parent Meeting

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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D209 Board Approves New Supt. Contract

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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