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Posts Tagged ‘Galesburg District 205’

Cooke Parents Cite Discrimination as Reason Behind Closure

WGIL Newsroom 271

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(File Photo)

The Galesburg Community Relations Commission invited parents and guardians to their monthly meeting last night to discuses the closure of Cooke Elementary.

Several families showed up looking for their opportunity to tell the commission why they believe they’ve been discriminated against.

Education Association Hopes Closure Of Cooke School Isn’t Rushed

WGIL Newsroom 430

Now that District 205 has announced the Board of Education is considering a potential closure of Cooke Elementary, the Galesburg Education Association has a few questions.

Where will the students be transferred? Is there room to hold them? and What will happen to the teachers?