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Mokena D159 Board of Education: Community shows support for maintaining tax rate

by Kyle LaHucik, Freelance Reporter News, School

Nearly 60 percent of Mokena respondents on a recent community survey said they’d support maintaining the current tax rate to support School District 159. The current tax rate is scheduled to drop down to the $2.59 rate from about 20...

Board approves contracts, evaluates strategic plan

by Megan Schuller, Assistant Editor News, School

The D210 Board of Education held a brief board meeting at Lincoln-Way East Thursday, Dec. 13, followed by a special strategic planning meeting afterwards.

In 2016, the board received 16 recommendations for improvement...

Superintendent: Referendum would generate funds for structural repairs

by Megan Schuller, Assistant Editor News, School

Mokena School District 159 Superintendent Don White led a community forum on Dec. 11 regarding a proposed tax referendum that could make it onto ballots in April 2019.

The referendum does not seek a tax increase for...