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Local schools should decide if drills are appropriate, District 204 board says

This year District 204 is offering two belief statements that board members want to see the IASB adopt. The first centers on local control over the types of new drills that could be proposed, and the other calls for school districts to encourage students to register to vote.

Board member Cathy Piehl said Illinois public schools should provide safe and secure environments for all students and staff that minimize physical and psychological risk. The best people to determine the amount of risk is the local school board because they know their students and their community, she said.

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Her proposal comes in response to the school shooting incidents and lawmakers who want to respond by forcing schools to participate in more safety drills.

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Tim Brophy for Will County Treasurer Fundraiser

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Democrat Lauren Underwood accrued more money for her election war chest than her opponent, incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, in the second quarter of 2018.

Underwood, a registered nurse from Naperville, added $538,089 to her campaign fund from April through June, according to election disclosure forms. Hultgren in the same time added $388,172 to his campaign, $150,000 less than Underwood.

However, Hultgren has still accrued more money overall than his challenger.

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