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AG Finally Rules On Security Cam Video re: Crestwood School (2012) –

August 31, 2013   ·   2 Comments

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – The Illinois Attorney General’s office finally reaches a decision in the Freedom Of Information Act Request For Review, sent to them in September 2012, ...

Kansas School – Tax or Close? Public Meeting Aug 21st!

Kansas School District 3 in Kansas, Illinois is having a regularly scheduled public meeting on the 21st of August at 6: pm. What appears to ...

Update: Crestwood School – re: FOIA Denial

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – This is an update from this article published on Sep 21, 2012. I spoke with the attorney from the Illinois Attorney ...

UPDATE: New School Funding – PCHS

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Chapin Rose has just stated that the Capital Development Board bonds were to be sold this morning,  finalized on the 10th ...

A lesson in Judicial Construction – Corrupt Practices

EDGAR CO. (ECWd-) I took the liberty to extrapolate key points from Attorney General William Scott’s written opinion on Conflicts of Interest as outlined in ...

Conflict of Interest – Capital Development Board (New High School funds) –

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – While preparing several emails to send off today, I ran across the Illinois Procurement Code. This is the code the Capital ...

Conflicts-Intergovernmental Agreements-New High School

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – As most of us are already aware, there is a new high school being built just north of Paris. With this ...

D-95 and the Proposed Property Tax –

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – After several concerned citizens asked about our local school districts and  their notices of hearing on tax levy, we decided to ...

Possible School District Consolidation Information

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – Possible School District Consolidation Following several inquiries into possible school consolidations, I had a meeting with the District 4 and District ...

Shiloh School Superintendent Missing Work?

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – New Contract Denied You probably remember this guy from previous posts, and in an interesting turn of events Mr. Wheatley presented the ...

YES ! On CERWD Trustees and Oct. Meeting…

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – We couldn’t attend the October 15, 2012 Clark-Edgar Rural Water District meeting – we were working other issues at the time. ...

What Price is Too High of a Price To Pay?

PARIS, IL. – Having lived in several countries for extended periods of time; some friendly and some not so friendly, I still remember the saying ...

Kansas School District gets free George Washington Portrait

KANSAS, IL. (ECWd) – A few weeks ago, the Kansas School District Superintendent, Mr. Chris Long, requested a portrait from George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, ...

Shiloh School Superintendent Contract Tie Vote

EDGAR CO. – In times where funds are short and schools are at risk of closing due to limited budgets, the Shiloh School District Board ...

Courage, It’s burning inside you, fan the flame!

Many have speculated, falsely, that our efforts of exposing improper and illegal activity is based on some political motivation or self-serving agenda.  Sadly those people ...

Parents, Do You Have A Right to KNOW?

EDGAR CO. – After several tips regarding some past legal matters for the current Shiloh School District Superintendent, Dr. Wheatley, we took the time to ...

Kansas School District defending lawsuit –

EDGAR CO. –  A Kansas resident, Brenda Arbogast – formally known as Brenda Graves, has filed a lawsuit against the Kansas School District and its Board ...

UPDATE – District 95: Video of 5-7-2012 Board Meeting

PARIS, IL –  Here it is, and once again the local paper prints only what the board wants them to print. This has become their ...

District 95 Resignation

It has come to our attention that  school board member Sue Furnish has resigned her position as board member. A phone call to the Superintendent ...

Report: District 95 School Board Meeting 5-7-2012

PARIS,IL– District 95 School Board Meeting May 7, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. During the District 95 school board meeting, Tom Davis read a prepared statement, ...

Is District 95 searching for a new Superintendent yet?

PARIS, IL – I had almost forgot about this issue until it was recently brought to my attention again. At the August 15, 2011 District ...

TORT Fund or SLUSH Fund

EDGAR CO – TORT Fund or Slush Fund For those of you that pay property tax, have you ever wondered why we pay so much ...

“Per Diem” explanation.

“Per Diem” explanation. After a short phone call from a conference attendee that stated they were authorized a per diem rate for every day they ...

WOW: $87 for one meal? A big shout-out to Sam and Dist 95 – Glad we could pay for that.

$87 for one meal? Thanks to Sam and Dist 95. Glad we could pay for that. Wow! First off, I will extend an apology to Tom ...

$80 for one meal? Thanks, Tom. Glad we could pay for that.

$80 for one meal? Thanks, Tom. Glad we could pay for that. Below is just another example of people thinking the taxpayers owe them, and ...

District 95 @ Chicago Convention

 I believe it was the year 2000 that I began looking at District 95’s financial records. In addition to discovering that the district was financially ...

Public Meeting Notices

  The Public Meeting Notices that we have: Paris Cooperative High School  @ PCHS Library Paris City Council Meeting: @ City Hall Conference Room   ...

District 95 BoE meeting Dec 5, 2011

 The Distric 95 Board of Education meeting was held on Dec 5, 2011. Video (thanks to the school district) is below Chuck’s comments.  “At the ...

Joe Paterno: “I wish I had done more”

  Let’s talk about mandatory reporting……and a recently famous case of keeping it “in-house”. Here are some key points that people may not be aware ...

Dist 95 BoE Meeting 11-7-2011

  At the November meeting of the District 95 School Board a summary of the audit was presented. The District received a clean report, and ...

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