Voters decide against Kewanee – Wethersfield school merger

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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.

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