Wilmington School Board Election

Wilmington School Board Election

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Donna

Joliet, IL

#1 Mar 19, 2011
Why would one candidate want to run for school board when his kids have all been attending a private school. They may go to high school in Wilmington, but if he is so concerned about the public schools he should have had them in public school all along.

Since: Mar 10

Chicago, IL

#2 Mar 19, 2011
You don't have to have children in the schools to run for school board. You don't even have to be a parent.

IF the candidate has their children in private school, maybe they feel there is something wrong with the public school and they want to be on the board to fix the problems for ALL children.

Just a thought ...
smartie pants

Joliet, IL

#3 Mar 21, 2011
All I can say is bring in the new guys and get the robots out. We need independent thinkers on the board. Want to cut costs? Mr. Plese should begin with lowering his salary and cutting his financial wizards. In other districts the superintendents know how to handle a budget. He cuts teachers our kids need while someone else does his job as his wallet fattens.
Wilm

Dallas, TX

#4 Mar 22, 2011
Have to agree with the person who started the thread, and my vote will reflect that. So get out there and vote!
agree

United States

#5 Mar 25, 2011
A lot of people on boards are not personally involved but feel there needs to be change. That's why they run. They think they can improve on the system and laying off teachers is one way to cut a budget but trimming all the other costs in the budget is another
CrisB

Altamont, IL

#6 Mar 31, 2011
It is all about the money. How much do the board members get paid for doing nothing?
I see money

Altamont, IL

#7 Mar 31, 2011
If they get paid it is too much.
one who knows

United States

#8 Apr 1, 2011
CrisB wrote:
It is all about the money. How much do the board members get paid for doing nothing?
School board commissioners as well as park board commissioners do NOT get paid. So if you think it was about the money....think again

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