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Spanish Daily Journal
     March 13, 2019      #34-72 sdj
A crowded field of Kankakee school board candidates participate in a forum at the Kankakee Public Library Tuesday. From left to right are Roy Benard, Chris Bohlen, Deborah Johnston, Patricia Santoyo-Martin, Pedro Solis, Barbara Wells and Linh Williams. Among the seven, three will emerge as winners o

Kankakee school board hopefuls back superintendent

Los candidatos de la junta escolar de Kankakee

KANKAKEE — Kankakee school board candidates said during a forum Tuesday they would vote to keep Genevra Walters as superintendent. And they said they would avoid engaging with school district critics on social media.

Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the school board in the April 2 election.

The candidates are incumbents Barbara Wells and Chris Bohlen and challengers Roy Bernard, Deborah Johnston, Patricia Santoyo-Marin, Pedro Solis and Linh Williams.

Tuesday’s event was sponsored by the Kankakee County Branch of the NAACP, the only organization that is holding ...

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