Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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September 30, 2013

North Clay school board decision divides community

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"I've seen a lot of things in my life, and I understand North Clay is a

small community and things do happen but when you have some kids or their parents bully the system, it hurts all the students as a whole," he said.

Aldrich said changes could still be made. The board intends to form a committee to address community concerns, but he added no meetings have been set at this time. For now, he said it's best that staff and community members begin to come together.

"It's time to be strong and deal with it," he said. "It's tough, because it's going to be hard to get over. It's divided our kids. People quit waving at you and quit speaking to you."

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