Bob Leming http://wuis.org en District 186 Still Negotiating With Gill http://wuis.org/post/district-186-still-negotiating-gill <p style="font:12px/normal Helvetica;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;"><span style="letter-spacing:0px;">Jennifer Gill was chosen as the new superintendent for Springfield District 186 after a months-long search. But negotiations have yet to be finalized.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Gill, who currently works for McLean County schools, says the holidays slowed talks, but expects a contract will get done.</span></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 15:17:54 +0000 Rachel Otwell 16444 at http://wuis.org District 186 Still Negotiating With Gill NAACP Threatens To Sue District 186 http://wuis.org/post/naacp-threatens-sue-district-186 <p>District 186 says it's working hard to hire more minority teachers and administrators. Still, the percentage of minorities in those roles is only half of what it should be according to a decades old desegregation order. And the Springfield branch of the NAACP says it's preparing for a potential lawsuit.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:00:06 +0000 Rachel Otwell 13374 at http://wuis.org NAACP Threatens To Sue District 186