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Reference No:

R001070-051322

Customer Full Name:

Reporter Zareen Syed

Requester / Organization:

Public Record Desired:

Please include communications to and from the District 86 board of education and the superintendent from the past three weeks that include references to Lyons Township High School (LT). Records should also include emails sent from community members to board members that reference LT, as well as communication regarding a recent incident involving an altercation between two girls at Lyons Township High School's South Campus.

Release Notes:

The District withheld or redacted the following information from the response documents:

Pursuant to FOIA Section 7(1)(b), we redacted private information, such as personal email addresses, home addresses, and personal cell phone numbers. 5 ILCS 140/7(1)(b); see also 5 ILCS 140/2(c-5);

Pursuant to FOIA Section 7(1)(c), we redacted personal information, which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy, such as information revealing the identities of private citizens. 5 ILCS 140/7(1)(c); see Chicago Alliance for Neighborhood Safety v. City of Chicago, 348 Ill. App. 3d 188, 209, 211 (1st Dist. 2004) (“[T]he core purpose of the FOIA is to expose what the government is doing, not what its private citizens are up to.”); and

Pursuant to FOIA Section 7(1)(f), we withheld preliminary drafts, notes, recommendations, memoranda or other records in which opinions are expressed or policies or actions are formulated. 5 ILCS 140/7(1)(f); see Harwood v. McDonough, 344 Ill. App. 3d 242. 247 (1st Dist. 2003).


Please be advised that the documents responsive to this request include profanity and racially insensitive language.

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