NEW LENOX, Ill. — A suburban high school district is under federal investigation for how it handled its finances and much of it deals with the district’s controversial former superintendent.
The investigation into Lincoln-Way High School District 210 is looking at the former schools superintendent’s compensation as well as funds concerning student activities and bond
According to the Daily Southtown, the U.S. Attorney is seeking an array of financial records concerning former superintendent Lawrence Wylie who was the boss from 1989 to 2013.
A grand jury subpoena dated May 4th is zeroing in on his compensation records including an annuity that bumped his compensation upon retirement which has paid him more than 350,000 dollars on top of
the largest teachers’ pension in the state at 312,000 per year.
The subpoena seeks copies of all salary and compensation records for Wyllie, including a controversial annuity that Lincoln-Way’s school board awarded him without public input.