Galesburg School District Superintendnet Bart Arthur spoke to reporters Sunday night, after contract talks with the Galesburg Education Association failed again.
POSTED 8:40pm 8/24/14, UPDATED 7:40am 8/25/14 It’s back to the picket lines for Galesburg teachers after Sunday negotiations between the district and the Union failed.
A Brotherhood Aimed Towards Education or ABATE, held their annual ABATE Bash out at the Knox County Fair Grounds this weekend.
The Galesburg Education Association contends that there is still an opportunity for teachers to get their way on a big remaining sticking point in what are largely considered stalled contract negotiations.
Farmers are keeping a close eye on their soybean crops after the discovery of “sudden death syndrome” was affecting crops around central Illinois.
UPDATED 12:32pm The Galesburg Education Association says despite published reports to the contrary, they are NOT filing a lawsuit against the Galesburg School District, while the administration says it’s still a legal matter.
The Galesburg Education Association held their second news conference in as many days today — this time, to dispute a published report that suggested the GEA was filing a lawsuit against District 205.
As the Galesburg teachers strike continues, many students who depend on the schools to get their meals found themselves without lunch.