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Efforts to Oust ESL School Board Pres. Will Continue

By AP/KWMU

East St. Louis, Ill. – Efforts to remove East St. Louis's Board of Education President continue, even though the board that first tried to get rid of him is now disbanded.

A state panel that oversaw school finances until recently first tried to get rid of Lonzo Greenwood because of his role negotiating a secret contract.

But the state Board of Education say it will not continue to press for Greenwood's removal. The fight includes a lawsuit that the East St. Louis School District filed to keep Greenwood on the board.

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