Pursuant to the provisions of the Illinois Open Meetings Act, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Education of Deerfield Public Schools District 109, Lake County, Illinois, that a public hearing will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 9, 2020, at the District Center, 517 Deerfield Rd.
The purpose of this hearing will be to seek input from school personnel, parents, and other community members concerning the provision of the School Code allowing for eLearning days in lieu of closing schools and using an emergency make-up day as amended by Public Act 101-0012. Section 5/10-20.56 of the School Code contains the minimum requirements to ensure staff and student participation in an eLearning day will allow the day to be counted as a day of student attendance.
Greg Himebaugh, Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations & Board of Education, Deerfield Public Schools District 109. Published in The Lake County Sun News on Friday, February 28, 2020.