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Retired Teacher Arrested at Contract Negotiations

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(District 205 security officer Kurt Kramer arrives at Lincoln Education Center Wednesday to talk to retired teacher Jim Jacobs.)

(District 205 security officer Kurt Kramer arrives at Lincoln Education Center Wednesday to talk to retired teacher Jim Jacobs.)

UPDATED 9:10pm A retired Galesburg School District teacher was arrested today as negotiations between the district and the Galesburg Education Association continued.

Former Superintendent Reacts to Current Teachers Strike

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(Galesburg School District Superintendent Gene Denisar, right, and Assistant Superintendent Guy Cahill, speak with WGIL News Director Will Stevenson in March, 2010.  File Photo.)

(Galesburg School District Superintendent Gene Denisar, right, and Assistant Superintendent Guy Cahill, speak with WGIL News Director Will Stevenson in March, 2010. File Photo.)

A retired Galesburg School District Superintendent says he remembers a time when negotiating a new contract with the teachers union was, perhaps, much more harmonious then it is now.