About 60 Mann Elementary School parents showed up at the Oak Park District 97 school board meeting on March 18, and more than a dozen took the opportunity to speak in support of their principal, Sam LeDeaux.
The founder of Oak Park and River Forest High School's Spoken Word program is hoping to replicate his work in other school districts through a teacher-training initiative he has developed with Concordia University.
The District 97 Board of Education should expect to hear from parents of Mann Elementary School at Tuesday's regular board meeting. The parents have mounted a public campaign to keep their principal, Sam LeDeaux, in his current job.
With parents at Mann Elementary School mounting a public campaign to keep Sam LeDeaux as their principal, the District 97 board president tried to address their concerns in a letter sent to families on March 12.
Oak Park Elementary School District 97 and the Oak Park Police Department have formalized their process of reporting crimes committed by students via a new intergovernmental agreement between to two entities.