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Amy Roser

Students outside Normal West
Tiffani Jackson / WGLT

The first day of Jasmyn Jordan’s sophomore year in high school was memorable. As she entered her history class at Normal West, she had her first racist experience.

Barry Hitchins
Carleigh Gray / WGLT

Unit 5’s school board is “reassessing” its options for closing a $12 million structural deficit—including a possible referendum in 2020—in light of Superintendent Mark Daniel’s plans to leave the district, the board president told WGLT.

Staff / WGLT

The Unit 5 Finance Committee met Wednesday night for preliminary discussions on how to address the district’s growing education fund deficit.

Kelly, LaNell, and Amy
Mary Cullen / WGLT

Six incumbents won re-election to the Unit 5 school board Tuesday, with two recent appointees fending off a challenge from a former district employee.

Unit 5

Two Unit 5 parents have been chosen to fill vacancies on the school board.