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VIDEO: D210 Superintendent Explains Why Closing L-W West Isn't an Option

In the first in a series of video segments, Supt. Lawrence Wyllie answers questions about the budget issues affecting the district.

Recently, Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Supt. Lawrence Wyllie sat down with Patch for a series of video Q&As--with some of the questions provided by Patch readers--about the financial challenges facing the district. 

READ: Superintendent Lays Out Options to Balance D210 Budget

In today's question, Wyllie explains why the district isn't considering closing Lincoln-Way West High School, an option some parents and residents thought should be looked at. 

Tomorrow, the superintendent will answer if wage freezes or pay cuts are a possibility for administrators and himself.

READ: D210 Equalizes Summer School, Zero Hour Fees

ftsb February 14, 2012 at 09:56 PM
even better $120,000 for a PE teacher that works 190 days.....And I know some teachers don't make that but look it up.I'm not complaining about teachers that work hard for a average salary just the high price ones..I don't care which days are included or not your salary is your salary
No February 15, 2012 at 03:21 AM
Just stop. If you're being sarcastic, you're not very good at it. And if you're being serious, you clearly don't know what you're talking about.
Jen February 15, 2012 at 03:46 AM
Actually, I think this poster is practically a satirical genius. "No", do you live in Mokena? I do; Sadly, "Mokena Mike" is spot on... Thanks for the laugh, Mike.
Jen February 15, 2012 at 03:57 AM
Con Serned, you should go live next door to Mokena Mike. He only pays a little more than half as much to his elementary school as you do to 122.
Kimberly DeLude Quigley February 17, 2012 at 10:47 PM
Simple comment here... It is just a shame that because of a guestimate of the district population busting at the seams by 2018 that this even had to happen. The end result is going to be bad and everyone is going to pay for it one way or another. Loss of teachers, schools, taxes going up, loss of jobs, fees going up and the ones who won't suffer are the ones who started it.

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