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Flossmoor School Board revisits Parker underperforming designation

The Flossmoor District 161 School Board continued conversations on rectifying the state’s underperforming designation for Parker Junior High School at its Nov. 26 meeting. Potential avenues of improvement include hiring a former District 161 principal as a special projects consultant, continuing work on classroom culture and climate and enhancing district communications with parents. Illinois rated Parker as underperforming for the 2018-19 school year based on the performances of its low income and special education students, while all four of the district’s elementary schools were rated as commendable. The state's four possible Every Student . . .

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