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Plan - Overview

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Planning

  • Are the bus schedules and proposed facility improvements related?

  • Is this an all-or-nothing plan? Can parts of the plan be implemented even without a referendum?

  • How has the Illinois pension system impacted District 15?

  • How will you ensure safety and minimize disruptions to students, staff, and neighbors during construction?


Facilities

  • If the schools are updated, how long would it be before they needed to be updated again?


Finances

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Education in D15 - Full Day Kindergarten

  • What are the benefits of Full-Day Kindergarten?

  • Does the community support Full-Day Kindergarten?

  • Would a Half-Day Kindergarten program still be available?

  • If Full Day Kindergarten were to be implemented, would it be paid for with tuition charged to households with income above a certain level? If not, how do you plan to pay for the facilities, busing, teachers' salaries and pensions?


Education in D15 - Middle Schools

  • What is a middle school model?


Education in D15 - Special Education

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Education in D15 - Gifted

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Education in D15 - Multilingual

  • What is the bilingual overlay?

  • Why do we want to eliminate the bilingual overlay?


Education in D15 - Site Specific

  • No questions have been submitted


Boundary Adjustments

  • Why are boundary adjustments necessary?

  • What does "near-neighborhood" schools mean?

  • What does balanced enrollment mean?

  • What is a feeder system?

  • Which high school will I go to?

  • Does this impact high school boundaries?

  • When were the boundary lines re-drawn for the purposes of the new feeder lines? Who re-drew them (Internal committee members or the outside consultants)?

  • What is the bilingual overlay?

  • Why do we want to eliminate the bilingual overlay?


Timing and Next Steps

  • When will the final decision be made to proceed with the plan as presented?

  • What year would this be implemented?

  • Will current families be "grandfathered" into their existing schools, or will they be moved to new schools within the school year planned for implementation?