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Arthur Steps Down from Galesburg School District

Jun 18, 2015
T.J. Carson

The man who led the Galesburg School District for the past three years is ready to turn over the reins.  Friday is the final day on the job for Superintendent Bart Arthur.

Galesburg Selects Next School Superintendent

Mar 11, 2015
T.J. Carson

The Galesburg School District has selected Ralph Grimm to be its next Superintendent.  Grimm is no stranger to the region, having led the West Central School District in Henderson County for the last ten years.

Galesburg School Board Discusses New Committee

Mar 10, 2015
T.J. Carson

The Galesburg Board of Education might create a curriculum committee. District leaders said the need for the committee arose in response to questions from board members about how the district is implementing online courses.

T.J. Carson

Galesburg’s superintendent is cautiously optimistic about a proposed increase in K-12 funding.  But he also is skeptical the full amount will come.

T.J. Carson

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

Galesburg Seeking to Make Up Missed School Days

Jan 14, 2015
T.J. Carson

Bitter cold temperatures and snow covered roads kept many school districts in the tri states closed for most of last week.

Illinois Educators Call for Funding Changes

Nov 17, 2014
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.

Galesburg Group Argues for Full School Calendar

Oct 16, 2014
T.J. Carson

Some community members want to add days back to the Galesburg school year.

Galesburg School Superintendent Retiring

Sep 11, 2014
Evan Temchin/Knox College

Galesburg Community Unit School District #205 will be looking for a new superintendent.