McHenry High School District Previewing President Barack Obama’s Address to Students in Classrooms, Allowing Opt-Out Even Then

Here is what McHenry High School District 156 has on its web site about President Barack Obama’s speech to captive audiences in schools throughout the nation: “Information Regarding President Obama‚Äôs Address to School Children on September 8, 2009“As a matter … Continue reading

Woodstock’s District 200 Notifying Parents of Ability to Opt Out of President Barack Obama’s Classroom Speech

When I called Woodstock Unit District 200 to find out how it is dealing with the request of the White House to broadcast President Barack Obama’s message to classrooms next Tuesday, Barb Banker, Director of Community Services, told me: “We … Continue reading

Crystal Lake High School District 155 Still "Working" on Use of Obama Speech

President Barack Obama’s introduction of the Cult of Personality to captive audiences in school rooms across the country is still under consideration by Crystal Lake High School District 155. Here’s the response I received from 155’s public information officer Jeff … Continue reading

Barack Obama Will Not Have Captive Audience in Huntley Schools

At the end of the Huntley District 158 school Board meeting, I asked Superintendent John Burkey if President Obama’s speech was going to be shown his students. His answer was succinct: “Nope.” A bit different than what is happening in … Continue reading