With temperatures plunging into bitter cold and school closed for two days, Butler School District 53 (Oak Brook, IL) initiated a groundbreaking alternative learning day for both teachers and students.
Illinois ASCD, an association of educators dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching and leading, has awarded Butler District 53 with its Whole Child Award for Healthy - one of the five tenets of whole child learning. The other tenets are safe, engaged, supported and challenged.
The subsidy Butler School District 53 received through state taxes decreased 20.2 percent from fiscal year 2008 to 2017, adjusted for inflation, according to a DuPage Policy Journal analysis of public schools data.
Butler School District 53 Board of Education member Lou Paskalides resigned from the Board after completing nearly 8 years of distinguished service to the district, including chairing two critical board committees.
The revenue Butler School District 53 received through local taxes increased 5.2 percent from fiscal year 2008 to 2017, adjusted for inflation, according to a DuPage Policy Journal analysis of public schools data.
Thanks to of the generous community endowment fund created by the Paul Butler family, Butler District 53 families and all Oak Brook residents are invited to attend a performance of Beauty and the Beast at the Drury Lane Theatre.