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     March 24, 2021      #26-83 KDJ

Kankakee school board hopefuls talk COVID-19,

By Jeff Bonty

Candidates seeking a seat on the Kankakee School District 111 board race answered questions ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic to the presence of school resource officers in schools during a forum Tuesday hosted by the Kankakee County branch of the NAACP at the Kankakee Public Library. The forum is part of a series in the run-up to the April 6 election.

In the Kankakee school district, five candidates are vying for four seats. Three of the candidates are currently on the board: Mary L. Archie, Jess Gathing Jr. and Darrell Williams. Gathing has served on the board for eight years while Archie and Williams are ...

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