School Boards Seek to Make Freedom of Information Requests Harder

The following was written by Scott Reeder, the journalist in residence at the Illinois Police Institute: EDUCATING IN THE DARK As a journalist, I have filed thousands of Freedom of Information Act requests with Illinois school districts and uncovered major … Continue reading

A Note from McHenry Grade School District 15 Board Applicant Erik Sivertsen

As you had reported on June 21st, Patrick Miller resigned from the District 15 Board of Education, with a note at the end of his resignation letter asking for the board to consider reappointing him to the vacancy. The original … Continue reading

“It Didn’t Hurt a Bit”

I’m reminded of what my daughter Alexandra said when she was two and a half and on her first weekend visitation provided in divorce proceedings with Robin Geist. Alexandra was all dressed up in a pretty outfit that first weekend. … Continue reading