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Food Case Dropped

By Ann Bradley — January 04, 2005 1 min read

The newly elected state’s attorney in Will County, Ill., has dropped charges against two state officials who were charged with reckless conduct after students and teachers were sickened by contaminated school lunches. James Glasgow said last month that he found no legal basis for the criminal charges against the Illinois State Board of Education employees in the November 2002 incident at Laraway Elementary School in Joliet. (“Tainted Food on the Rise in Cafeterias,” June 4, 2003.)

A version of this article appeared in the January 05, 2005 edition of Education Week