galesburg school board

Decision Expected in February
2:15 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Galesburg Narrows Field in School Superintendent Search

School Board President Michael Panther says candidates who are invited back for a second interview will meet staff and tour the district.
Credit T.J. Carson

The Galesburg School Board has a list of eight finalists for the position.

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Rally in Springfield This Week
5:09 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Illinois Educators Call for Funding Changes

Districts like Galesburg CUSD #205 would see an increase in funding if SB16 passes.
Credit Rich Egger

More than 200 school superintendents, principals and administrators from throughout Illinois are expected to descend upon Springfield this week to push for passage of Senate Bill 16.

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No Classes This Week
9:31 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Teachers Continue Walkout in Galesburg

Teachers will continue to walk the picket line in the Galesburg School District
Credit Cortney Hill

Galesburg School District administrators and teachers spent around 20 hours at the bargaining table this week but adjourned without a new deal.

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No deal reached Tuesday
2:19 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Teachers and School District In Second Day of Negotiations

Credit Cortney Hill / TSPR News

Galesburg teachers and the school district are back at the bargaining table after a marathon meeting Tuesday. 

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Negotiations Continue
2:45 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Talks Resume As Galesburg Teachers Remain on Strike

Teachers picket Galesburg High School
Credit TSPR's Cortney Hill

Negotiations have resumed between the Galesburg school district and its teachers.

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No Contract Agreement Reached
5:48 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Galesburg Teachers On Strike

Galesburg teachers picket outside the high school on what was supposed to be the first day of school.
Credit Cortney Hill / TSPR News

Members of the Galesburg Education Association voted down the latest contract proposal from administrators Tuesday night.

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Intent-to-Strike Notice
6:11 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Galesburg Teachers Ready to Walk

Members of the GEA head into Thursday night's meeting. They voted to walk off the job if no contract agreement is reached by August 12.

Members of the Galesburg Education Association voted “overwhelmingly” Thursday night to file a 10-day intent-to-strike notice.

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Inspired By The Ron Clark Academy
2:04 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Galesburg School District Acquires New Teaching Methods

Ron Clark Academy founder Ron Clark with students during an event showing off the school to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman in 2007.
Credit Scott Cunningham/Ron Clark Academy

The founder a private school in Atlanta, Ga. paid the Galesburg School district a visit last October, leaving the staff inspired by his teaching methods.

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One-to-One Program
9:12 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Chromebooks for All Galesburg Students


Galesburg School District #205 board members voted unanimously to begin a One-to-One computer program this fall so all District #205 students will get free Chromebooks of their own at the beginning of next year.

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16 Exterior Cameras
12:33 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Steele Elementary to Add Security Cameras

Steele Elementary will receive 16 new exterior security cameras.

More than a dozen security cameras will be added to a newly renovated school in Galesburg.

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