District 300 Strike Ended after One Day

A robo-call from District 300 Board member Joe Stevens tonight announced the settlement of the LEAD300 teachers union strike: “Good evening. This is Joe Stevens, member of the District 300 Board of Education and District spokesperson regarding the ongoing negotiations … Continue reading

District 300 Picket Sign Suggestions

A comment from a previous article included these emailed suggestions for picket signs: Hi all: Make signs at warming center on your breaks1. Students First, NOT ADM 2. $ 6 million WASTED on ADM per year 3. Teacher concessions $3.4 … Continue reading

District 300 Teachers Striking

Here’s the message from the teachers’ union’s bargaining committee: “LEAD 300 Members, “As of 3:15 pm this afternoon, LEAD 300 and the Board’s team have not been able to come to a suitable compromise on both Class Size and Compensation … Continue reading

District 300 Secretary Arrested for Stealing $100,000 at Dundee-Crown High School

Daily Herald reporter has written an article saying a secretary who is alleged to have stolen over $100,000 over a two year period from student activity funds has been arrested at a traffic stop. She was indicted two weeks ago, … Continue reading

District 300 Statement on Teacher Layoffs

Below is a statement issued by Carpentersville School District 300’s School Board President Joe Stevens and Superintendent Ken Arndt (additional paragraphs have been added in order to make it easier to read on a computer screen): Monday, March 9, 2009 … Continue reading

District 300 Legislative Breakfast Focuses on Money – 3

This is the third in a series of articles about Monday’s legislative breakfast given by Carpentersville District 300. Attending were various district administrators, board members John Ryan, who chaired the meeting, and Board President Joe Stevens, plus members of the … Continue reading

District 300 Legislative Breakfast Focuses on Money – 3

This is the third in a series of articles about Monday’s legislative breakfast given by Carpentersville District 300. Attending were various district administrators, board members John Ryan, who chaired the meeting, and Board President Joe Stevens, plus members of the … Continue reading