District 209 teachers reject furlough proposal

Full story: Chicago Tribune
With the threat of staff cuts looming, teachers in Proviso District 209 overwhelmingly rejected a district proposal Friday that they each take a two-week unpaid furlough so the district can pay its bills. Full Story
Homer Ballard

Machesney Park, IL

#1 Oct 21, 2007
Fulough or no furlough District 209 will produce some of the state of Illinois' lowest test scores. So teachers, please start earning your raises soon. Thank you.
Wede

Joliet, IL

#2 Jul 1, 2008
District 209 ranks near the bottom in Illinois in terms of academic performance. Looks bleak. Too bad. When I went to PW ages ago it was not a bad place.

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