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After election, three new District 161 board members eye change

Change is coming to Flossmoor District 161 after voters decided April 4 that Carolyn Griggs, Cameron Nelson and Misha Blackman will be new school board members. Voters also retained incumbent Stephen Paredes, the current board president.

“People were looking for change and there was a lot of community support for that. They desire a fresh perspective,” Griggs said. “I think it helped that I have a background in education. I know I spent a lot of time listening to residents about their concerns in the district.”

These change agents were selected from a field of . . .

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