On May 5, Senator Kimberly Lightford met with a group of students from Westchester Middle School in the Capitol Rotunda as a part of Tech Day 2011. Tech Day is a yearly event during which students from across the state come to the Capitol in Springfield to display technology projects. The students from Westchester Middle School presented their project - a Rock Band Wiki - to Senator Lightford.

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Senator Lightford welcomed Larry Piekarz and Stacy Nystrom of the Park District of Forest Park to the State Capitol on Tuesday as a part of Parks Day. Parks Day provides an opportunity for Park Districts throughout Illinois to come to the Capitol to present what they have to offer and share their views with elected representatives in the General Assembly.

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On April 14, Senator Lightford passed a landmark education reform bill designed to provide positive outcomes for Illinois students. The bill is the result of months of negotiations between a variety of stakeholders, including teachers, administrators and reform groups.

Click here for a more detailed explanation of what the bill does.

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SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Flanked by organizational leaders who represent school personnel, teachers, administrators, parents and school reform advocates, Assistant Senate Majority Leader Kimberly A. Lightford (D-Maywood) unveiled a comprehensive education reform package aimed at improving performance and accountability for Illinois school professionals and the students they teach.
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