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This Week with the League, December 2-8, 2019.

Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving. The Holidays are upon us in full force. These next weeks promise to be busy for everyone, including the League.  Tuesday, December 3, 2019 the Health Committee meets: 5:00 PM at Meg’s on Alpine  Thursday, December 5, 2019 Voter Services Committee Meets:9:30 AM at Mary’s Market at 4431 East State Street Friday, December 6, 2019 the LWVGR and […]

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School resource officer Curtis Sockwell, a member of the Rockford Police Department, walks the halls on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Auburn High School in Rockford. [SCOTT P. YATES/RRSTAR.COM STAFF]
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No Armed Resource Personnel in Schools-Illinois Association of School Boards’ Vote Fails

School boards across Illinois voted down a resolution that would have put their support behind efforts to allow school districts to have trained and armed teachers and staff.

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No Armed School Security Guards

The LWVIL urges members of the community to contact your local School Board and urge a “no” vote on resolutions #1 and #3 at the IASB Conference in November.

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