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Delays continue in hiring C-M SD201U supt

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 21, 2014 The Crete-Monee school board hopes to have a new School District 201U superintendent in place before the beginning of the 2014-15 school year, according to Board of Education President Nakia Hall. “We have selected a candidate,” Hall told Crete resident Carol Millsap, “and are working with the candidate’s […]

Crete-Monee board disagrees about open letter

  by Dennis Sullivan editor @ewcnews.com March 24, 2014 A proponent of a “fair” contract for Crete-Monee teachers has triggered a bit of controversy among school board members by asking if they all support the open letter about contract negotiations posted on the School District 201U Website. Speaking at Tuesday’s regular School District 201U board […]

Asst. Supt: No post-fight board policy

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Feb. 20, 2014 A School District 201U official said Monday the Crete-Monee High School administration had no board policy to guide it when it cancelled after-school tutoring, sports practices and other activities on Feb. 3 and 4 in the wake of a series of inter-student fights that resulted in the arrest […]

C-M president: full investigation into HS fights

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Feb. 19, 2014 Crete-Monee School Board President Nakia Hall on Monday promised “a full investigation is taking place regarding all occurrences and issues” related to the series of social media-related fights that disrupted Crete-Monee High School on Feb. 3. Acknowledging an absence of clear communications during and immediately after the incidents, […]

School board OKs Balmoral, Crete restructure

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Jan. 24, 2014 The board of education┬áhas approved an aggressive strategy intended to improve learning and test scores at Balmoral and Crete elementary schools — the two weakest academic operations in Crete-Monee School District 201U. Eight points of the 10-point plan address shared deficiencies, while two points target issues unique to […]

SD 201-U board rejects $15M bond issuance

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.comThe Crete-Monee School District board of education Monday rejected a proposal to sell up to $15 million in working cash bonds, with Board Vice President Maurice Brown arguing SD 201-U should first have a specific spending plan in place. Brown, who led the opposition, didn’t rule out the possibility of issuing the […]