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Letter presented to District 161 board calls for superintendent’s removal

A group of parents in Flossmoor School District 161 Monday asked the board of education to remove Superintendent Craig Doster by the beginning of November.

Flossmoor resident Reginald Williams Jr., a spokesman for the group, told the board that 400 District 161 residents signed a letter calling for the superintendent’s immediate dismissal.

Williams’ comments came at the beginning of Monday’s meeting during  a period when residents and other interested persons are allowed to address the board. An overflow, standing-room crowd at the district’s Normandy Villa administrative center heard his comments . . .

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