Hinsdale students isolated over mask refusal, infuriating parents

By WGN TV Chicago

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Photo by WGN TV Chicago

High school student Jeffrey Preusser said he was “told repeatedly by teachers, illegally, that it was wrong to not wear a mask. “

HINSDALE, Ill. — Widespread confusion in school districts across the state continues after a judge downstate ruled against the mask mandate. Two school districts cover Hinsdale — and the two districts took two different approaches. Elementary and mid… [2199 chars]

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Timeline

Jan 29 Sat:

Residents rally against superintendent at Hinsdale District 86 board meeting while some support need for equity: ‘So much anger in this room’

While most of the community members present at the meeting opposed the hiring of an equity consultant, a select few spoke up for the school district’s need for diversity training.

Read more on Chicago Tribune

Jan 24 Mon:

Hinsdale District 86 anti-racism consultant withdraws training proposal, citing hate mail and hostile comments from residents

An equity and anti-racism consultant withdrew her proposal to provide training to faculty at Hinsdale High School District 86 ahead of her presentation to the Board of Education on Jan. 13, citing a hostile environment that exhibits “racism.”

Read more on Chicago Tribune

Jan 18 Tue:

Hinsdale D-86 Official Apologizes To Colleague

Hinsdale D-86 Official Apologizes To Colleague — Darien, IL — The two board members embrace, then joke about Chicago sports.

Read more on Joliet, IL Patch

Dec 13 Mon:

3 Major Vacation Payouts In Hinsdale

3 Major Vacation Payouts In Hinsdale — Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills, IL — Village employees collect payments for unused vacation time upon their departures.

Read more on Joliet, IL Patch

Nov 01 Mon:

Race Theory: More Accusations In Hinsdale D-86

Race Theory: More Accusations In Hinsdale D-86 — Darien, IL — Resident denounces district, but does not provide evidence race theory is being taught.

Read more on Joliet, IL Patch

Sep 29 Wed:

Chicago man held on $1 million after high speed car chase with police in Hinsdale

A 19-year-old Chicago man was ordered held on $1 million after high speed car chase in Hinsdale. Authorities said the man is currently on juvenile parole.

Read more on Chicago Tribune

Sep 20 Mon:

Burr Ridge man sentenced in 2019 drug induced death of Hinsdale woman

Burr Ridge man to 12-year sentence for supplying narcotics which lead to the 2019 drug induced death of Hinsdale woman.

Read more on Chicago Tribune

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