District 60

Waukegan Teachers Strike

Negotiators In Waukegan Teachers Strike Won’t Resume Talking Until Monday

Negotiators will take the weekend off in the strike by teachers in Waukegan District 60, and Monday classes have been cancelled.

10/24/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Deal To End Waukegan Teachers Strike May Be Near

Talks went so well Friday that the two sides issued a joint statement in which they said “the sides were able to reach tentative agreements on several significant issues.”

10/10/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

No School Friday For Waukegan School District Where Teachers Are Striking

Labor negotiations resumed Thursday night following an angry exchange of accusations in the six-day-old strike by teachers in Waukegan District 60 schools.

10/09/2014

Francisco Garcia-Almolda (Credit: Gurnee Police)

Waukegan High School Teacher Arrested For Child Porn, Suspended

Gurnee Police arrested 54-year-old Francisco Garcia-Almolda at home, and seized two computer towers, a laptop, several hard drives, flash drives, CDs and DVDs. Police are analyzing them.

WBBM Newsradio–02/06/2013

School bus (CBS)

Parents Protest Policy Restricting School Buses In Waukegan

A school bus boycott Friday in Waukegan was less than successful, but the protesters’ request may be met this week.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

Empty Classroom

Mega-Buildout Planned For Suburban Schools

When school District 60 officials announced last October that funds had been lined up for a $37 million overhaul of 12 elementary school buildings, the expressed hope was that construction could start this summer.

08/13/2011