Springer refuses to step down amidst public pressure

O’FALLON – What would have been a brief special meeting for the O’Fallon District 90 Board about security upgrades and selling off retired technology turned into a four hour meeting with hours of public comment about about Board Member Steve Springer. For the second month in a row, parents, community members, and district staff spoke out for and against Springer.

A series of emails from 2016 between Springer and Superintendent Carrie Hruby regarding a transgender District 90 student and potential Muslim students have caused O’Fallon community members, local civil rights advocacy groups and even Illinois state officials, to request Springer’s resignation.

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