Monthly Archives: March 2013

IL State Board of Ed Downgrades Batavia 101’s Financial Ranking

The Batavia Patch reports on 3/26/13 that the ISBE dropped the school district’s financial profile from “Financial Recognition”, the highest category, to “Financial Review”. The drop leaves Batavia 101 in the lower 35% of IL schools in terms of the … Continue reading

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Steakhouse Dinner not Unique–Letter to Editor

Someone has done his homework: This letter is in response to “An expensive dinner” Chronicle Sound Off (March 23, 2013), regarding the Batavia School Board Members’ and Administrators’ $1,929.75 dinner at Morton’s steakhouse, including a $57 steak dinner and five … Continue reading

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When Will It Stop?

The latest proposal: $13 million for improvements to athletic fields.  As reported in the Daily Herald, 2/27/13, that $13 million in spending would go for artificial turf in the stadium, an artificial-turf field southeast of the stadium, a track lane … Continue reading

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