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Union Says No Lawsuit Filed Against School District

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Galesburg Education Association spokesperson Tami Qualls speaks to reporters Friday morning.

Galesburg Education Association spokesperson Tami Qualls speaks to reporters Friday morning.

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.

Both Sides Divided as Teacher Contract Talks Stall

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(Galesburg Education Association spokesperson Tami Qualls speaks to reporters Thursday.)

(Galesburg Education Association spokesperson Tami Qualls speaks to reporters Thursday.)

We don’t trust the Galesburg School District Administration anymore.  That’s according to members of the Galesburg Education Association, who say they remain far apart from administration on various contract issues, as the strike of District-205 teachers starts its second week.

WEB EXTRA: Listen to Galesburg School District Superintendent Bart Arthur’s Press Conference

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205logobwGalesburg School District Superintendent Bart Arthur held a press conference today, prior to one held by the Galesburg Education Association, where he addressed some of the union’s concerns, especially relating to teacher evaluation and other models.