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Public Access

3 months ago


The Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is designed to ensure that the public has access to public records and information about their government, including school districts. 

Public records documents can be found on the new District Reporting page.


School Board of Education
The District is governed by an elected seven member Board of Education. The current members of the Board of Education may be found on the School Board page of the District's website. The annual schedule of regular meetings of the Board of Education for the current school year, Board of Education meeting agendas, and the approved Board of Education meeting minutes may also be located on the School Board page of the District's website.

Civil Rights Data Collection

3 months ago

Civil Rights Data Collection
The CRDC contains wide-rangingaccess and equity data from our nation's public schools.

 Did you know the CRDC includes data about...

* Enrollment Demographics

* Prekindergarten

* Math & Science Courses

* Advanced Placement

* SAT/ACT

* Discipline

* School Expenditures

* Teacher Experience

  Go to the CRDC Website

 

Public Records
Full access to the District's public records is available to any person as provided in the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Persons wishing to view or obtain copies of District records should submit a written request directed to the District's Freedom of Information Officer, Mrs. Pam Stevenson, at 4033 S. Illinois Ave, Carbondale, IL 62903 or via email at pstevenson@up140.org.

Persons making a request for copies of public records must pay a copying fee. No copying fee is charged for the first 50 pages. The copying fee for each page after the first 50 pages shall be $0.15 per page.


For the convenience of our parents and community, electronic versions of district forms are located in the Forms Library.
Sex Offender Notification
According to the Sex Offender Community Notification Law, 730 ILCS 152/120, parents of children attending Illinois public and private elementary or secondary schools have the right to information about sex offenders made available to the public. Information regarding the Illinois Statewide Sex Offender Database is accessible via the Illinois State Police Department's home page at http://www.isp.state.il.us/sor/. This database includes a new mapping system where the public can identify any registered sex offenders living within 5 miles of any given address.

Disclosure of Federal Participation (Stevens Amendment)
Projects or programs funded in whole or in part with Federal grant money must credit the Federal government for the Federal government's portion of the financial support.

This web page citation informs the public that the use of Federal dollars in Unity Point Community Consolidated District 140 meets the Stevens Amendment requirement. Staff development opportunities, resource purchases and personnel have been funded in whole or in part with Federal entitlement dollars.
Disclosure of Testing for Lead in Schools (Public Act 00-0922, Senate Bill 0550)
Signed into Law by Governor Bruce Rauner on January 16, 2017, Senate Bill 0550 established lead testing requirements and protocols for all water sources used for cooking and drinking within some schools and day care facilitates as well as requirements for water providers to compile a lead materials inventory and provide notification during water distribution work.

Unity Point's final lead test results as reported were no higher than 1.5 ppb (parts per billion) across all categories.