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In December, 2010, Northwest Suburban Peace & Education Project presented a proposal to the school board of Township District 214 to offer the students and parents in the district a method by which they can opt out of the JAMRS database. In a letter dated March 21, 2011, they have decided to offer opt out forms in the registration materials.

Township District 214 includes six high schools (about 12,000 students) from the towns of Arlington Heights, Mt. Prospect, Elk Grove Village, Wheeling, Buffalo Grove and Rolling Meadows. These are suburbs northwest of Chicago.

Update: Tuesday, January 17, 2012:
High School District Releases Opt-out Statistics for the JAMRS


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