Posts tagged: Cody Holt

Today is Election Day — Get Out and Vote!

Polls are open from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. today!

Written by John Biver

Back on March 1st the Illinois Family Action held a staff meeting and before getting to the business of the day, executive director Dave Smith asked me if I heard that Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan’s choice for Mayor of Aurora had lost the previous day.

That’s when I remembered that February 28, 2017 was Consolidated Primary Election day.

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Wacky, Wily, and Wicked Ideas in School District U-46

Written by Laurie Higgins

For those too busy to run for their local school boards, too cowardly to attend school board meetings when controversies arise, or too lazy to vote, maybe a Facebook posting by District U-46 community member Phil Benshoof will be a wake-up call in that his views are shared by many cultural regressives [all errors appear in the original]:

you know I am greatly concerned with our school board. I have kept close tabs by watching and/or attending every board meeting the past couple years.

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“Illinois School Districts Have a Spending Problem” (Illinois Family Spotlight #031)

Once again Monte and David have a discussion with two U-46 school board members, Cody Holt and Mrs. Controversy, Jeanette Ward, also candidate Enoch Essendrop. We talk primarily about taxes, revenue, and spending. We also discuss recent changes to curriculum in U-46.

Yes, our government school systems have a spending problem.  State Representative Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) recently pointed out this outrageous tidbit on her Facebook page:

Over 80 percent of superintendents receive six-figure compensation packages and will receive
$2 million to $8 million in total pension benefits over the course of their retirements.

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Transparency and Privacy in Public Schools (Illinois Family Spotlight #030)

This week, Monte and Dave are joined by school district U-46 board members Jeanette Ward and Cody Holt, and candidate for U-46 school board, Enoch Essendrop.  Cody and Enoch are running for the U-46 school board. The election will be held on  April 4th.

In this week’s podcast, we talk about about the transgender bathroom and locker room controversy in U-46, where Jeanette made headlines for protecting the rights, privacy and safety of all U-46 students.  … Continue Reading

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