The Oak Park Teachers Association, the union representing teachers in Oak Park Elementary Schools District 97, recently announced the four candidates they’re endorsing for D97 school board. 

Officials with the OPTA wrote in a statement that, after conducting interviews with each candidate and learning about their “stances on a variety of topics that concern the students and staff of the district as well as the community as a whole,” they are endorsing Gavin Kearney, Jung Kim, Cheree Moore and Holly Spurlock. 

The Oak Park and River Forest High School Faculty Senate, the union that represents teachers in District 200, announced that they’re endorsing Frederick D. Arkin, Victor Guarino and Gina Harris. 

In its statement, the OPTA announced that it supports the Faculty Senate’s endorsements. 


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