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Lincoln-Way D210 under Federal Investigation –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On May 25, 2016


After we exposed Lincoln-Way High School District 210 and its highly questionable spending and contracting habits, other media became interested in the story.

So did Federal Prosecutors, who issued at least one Grand Jury Subpoena, with which the district is cooperating.

Watch WGN-TV’s story on this issue:

Lincoln-Way High School District under investigation; Subpoena issued

NEW LENOX, Ill. — A suburban high school district is under federal investigation for how it handled its finances and much of it deals with the district’s controversial former superintendent.

The investigation into Lincoln-Way High School District 210 is looking at the former schools superintendent’s compensation as well as funds concerning student activities and bond

According to the Daily Southtown, the U.S. Attorney is seeking an array of financial records concerning former superintendent Lawrence Wylie who was the boss from 1989 to 2013.

A grand jury subpoena dated May 4th is zeroing in on his compensation records including an annuity that bumped his compensation upon retirement which has paid him more than 350,000 dollars on top of the largest teachers’ pension in the state at 312,000 per year.

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  • Liz Sands
    Posted at 08:26h, 25 May Reply

    Without you both believing our story the rest of the world would not have caught on as quickly. Thank you.

  • anonymous
    Posted at 14:09h, 25 May Reply

    They sold a lot of bonds over the years.

    They better hope everything is in order and all the proper numbers were used to issue these bonds.

    Cooking the books and then using the same numbers to sell bonds can buy a trip to club fed.

  • Jefferson Smith
    Posted at 16:52h, 25 May Reply

    The Edgar County Watchdogs are the best. Their reporting of the misconduct at LW 210 has provided an extraordinary service to all of us.

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