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Downers Grove Township Board Passes the Buck on the Fate of Peer Jury By Sue Sitton In last month’s newsletter, we asked “Is there hope for the Downers Grove Peer Jury Program”  (full article).  We left off with Trustees Van Der Lan and Ferguson taking on the task to research peer juries in other communities,...
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A Peer Juror’s Experience By Haley Beube Now I’m a college student, but I consider my 3 years in high school as a peer juror a rewarding and educational experience.  It definitely taught me to stay out of trouble.  Because of the Peer Jury Program, I have seen the results of mistakes being made by kids just...
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My Experiences with Peer Jury in Downers Grove Township By Mimi A. Raffenetti Peer Jury in Downers Grove Township began in 2000, and I was a part of it from the very beginning.  One of my key roles in the Program was to get to know and support the teens who were required to do...
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Peer Jury Program Unilaterally Suspended by GOP Township Supervisor.   Have you ever wondered what our Township is up to?  In August 2017, Township Supervisor Mark Thoman unilaterally decided to suspend the Peer Jury Program – a decision that can have a negative effect on our community.  The Peer Jury Program has benefited about 100 students...
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