KEWANEE, Ill (KWQC) – It may have make financial sense, but not everyone agreed that a school merger in Kewanee, Illinois is best for students. Voters in the Kewanee and Wethersfield school districts failed to approve a proposed merger between the two districts.
Kewanee: 2,389 Yes 1,117 No
Wethersfield: 1,364 No 614 Yes
It had to pass in both school districts in order to be approved.
Wethersfield has about 600 students. Kewanee has more than 2,000.