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John Capasso - School District Reorganization

John Capasso is a career educator who began his career at Chenoa, Illinois. Later he became the high school principal at the nearby Minonk-Duna-Rutland High School. When the district reorganized with Toluca and Wenona, creating the Fieldcrest Community Unit School District #6, Dr. Capasso became the Assistant Superintendent. He later became Superintendent, and in 2001 he became Superintendent of Leroy, and a year later, at Prairie Central. This interview explores the consolidation of three school districts into the Fieldcrest Community Unit School District in 1982, and later the annexation of Chenoa into Prairie Central in 2004.

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