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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.

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.

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