There is a national movement underway for students and staff to protest the most recent school violence by walking out of schools for seventeen minutes to represent one minute for every life lost in the Florida school tragedy. Formally, the walk-outs are being planned for 10 a.m. on March 14th and April 20th. District 34 schools will be operating a normal schedule on these days.
As superintendent, I feel it is important to address certain misleading reports that wrongly conflated two issues that occurred in our District over the past few weeks.
Following the successful passing of the recent referendum and shift to a K-5 grade configuration, the new school boundaries for the 2019-2020 school year have been approved by the Board of Education.