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The Coal City School Board approved increasing the pay of substitute teachers. Superintendent Kent Bugg explains why.

He said other school districts could increase their rates as well.

The board also recognized the Coal City Middle School softball team for qualifying for the IESA State Softball Tournament. Board member Robert Bianchetta was recognized by the IASB for maintaining his Master Board Member status and Board member Quint Harmon was recognized by the IASB for obtaining New Master Board Member status.