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     February 4, 2021      #65-35 KDJ

Walters shows dedication to schools, community

By Stephanie Markham

In the initial days of the pandemic, the idea that children would not be returning to school for the final months of the 2019-20 school year was unfathomable for many people.

As superintendent of the largest school district in Kankakee County, Genevra Walters heeded the signs early on that something drastic was about to happen in the world of education. She got busy planning for a school year like no other.

During an unprecedented year for schools, Walters was not only zeroed in on her duties at Kankakee School District 111.

She has also been outspoken about gun violence in the community, with particular concern for its impacts on youth.

At the same ...

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