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School answers Violence Prevention Center questions

School District 166 - a winter view
School District 166 - a winter view

School District 166 starts each school board meeting with a time for public comment. At the Nov. 21 board meeting, a community member asked questions about the school’s relationship with the Violence Prevention Center. In particular, the commenter wanted to know if the school was addressing the needs of students who may be in need of the services the VPC offers.
 
WTIP’s Rhonda Silence reached out to Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall after the meeting for answers about the school’s involvement with the Violence Prevention Center, as well as how it relates to Title 9 programs at schools.
 
Here’s that conversation:

 
 
In that interview, Superintendent Bill Crandall deferred to Cook County Principal Megan Myers about the details of how the school works with the Violence Prevention Center. Principal Myers came into the radio station and here’s their conversation: