Ousting of Thornton Township board president adds to district upset

Monday, October 28, 2013

Frustrated by years of tumult and alleged mismanagement, the teachers union president ticked off a series of complaints at a recent south suburban school district board meeting.

Staff members at Thornton Township High School District 205 were being paid incorrectly, he said. Hiring had been delayed. Crucial school year planning hadn't started. And most absurdly, the board was deleting its policy against nepotism.

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