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The Chattanoogan
Thanks A Lot For Nothingso underpaid their own children already qualify for free lunches. COMMUNITY IN
Thanks A Lot For Nothing
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
so underpaid their own children already qualify for free lunches. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT – I had a great visit with newly-elected school board member Kathy Lennon last week and she told me about a woman who goes to a nearby school every day and... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
2016 Voter's Guide: Pillager School Boardyou from your competition? Why are you the best candidate for the job? "I bring
2016 Voter's Guide: Pillager School Board
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
you from your competition? Why are you the best candidate for the job? "I bring you and the district experience as an elected school board member in both Verndale and Little Falls, also experience in education as a Christian College president,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
New stadium at The Howard School may finally become reality [photos]also interested in donating to the project, as the plan is to build a stadium t
New stadium at The Howard School may finally become reality [photos]
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
also interested in donating to the project, as the plan is to build a stadium that will serve the entire community. Newly elected school board member Tiffanie Robinson, who represents Howard, said she plans to bring the request for a new stadium... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
State educator, community leaders urge Duval County to keep superintendentthe timing of the call for Vitti's dismissal is also inappropriate because it c
State educator, community leaders urge Duval County to keep superintendent
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 5 days ago
the timing of the call for Vitti's dismissal is also inappropriate because it comes less than two weeks before two newly elected school board members will take their seats. Chartrand said those two new members need to have a say in Vitti's... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
CMSD board members split on elected vs. appointed membersstake. Obviously ... the city council, they are representatives of the people.
CMSD board members split on elected vs. appointed members
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
stake. Obviously ... the city council, they are representatives of the people. I understand that. But I think if you had elected school board officials, it would give the community more stake in the public school district, and I think that's... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Early voting ends Monday in LR, NLR school electionsto be on the ballot annually. The Little Rock district has been operating under
Early voting ends Monday in LR, NLR school elections
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
to be on the ballot annually. The Little Rock district has been operating under state control since January 2015 and has no elected school board. In North Little Rock, incumbent School Board member Dorothy "Dot" Williams is running unopposed for... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Huntsville’s School Woesand Huntsville are held in such contempt? Go back and look at Col. Wardynski’s
Huntsville’s School Woes
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 days ago
and Huntsville are held in such contempt? Go back and look at Col. Wardynski’s record and then ask yourself how a newly-elected school board member seemingly brought him down. “You need me Glenn. If you hire me, then you won't have any push... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Detroit teachers union members ratify contract with districtIt is scheduled to meet Friday. According to the union, the new contract would
Detroit teachers union members ratify contract with district
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 11 days ago
It is scheduled to meet Friday. According to the union, the new contract would run through December and could be renegotiated by a newly elected school board that will take office in January. Otherwise, the agreement would last through Jun... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
LETTERS, Sept. 14: Mallard has notorious company; faulty formula in AP Chemistrytextbook is inexcusable. I can’t begin to imagine the difficulty of trying to
LETTERS, Sept. 14: Mallard has notorious company; faulty formula in AP Chemistry
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
textbook is inexcusable. I can’t begin to imagine the difficulty of trying to learn without the use of a book. How can an elected school board not recognize the need of textbooks? The county can buy books and recycle them year after year. Roger... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hamilton County school board elects new chairmanwill screen the candidates through a private committee before presenting a fina
Hamilton County school board elects new chairman
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
will screen the candidates through a private committee before presenting a final list of applicants to the board. Newly elected school board member Tiffanie Robinson asked if the group could help find a non-educator for the job, if that is one... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Colorado State Board will vote on diet soda in schoolssome students have a problem with obesity," Cook said. "But, it really boils do
Colorado State Board will vote on diet soda in schools
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 12 days ago
some students have a problem with obesity," Cook said. "But, it really boils down to a local control issue that the locally elected school board should have the ability to decide what products they're going have to make available for... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
L. Merion Schools Hire Attorney to Fight Lawsuit at $425/Hrtownship taxpayers and residents who spoke during the public comment period, th
L. Merion Schools Hire Attorney to Fight Lawsuit at $425/Hr
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 13 days ago
township taxpayers and residents who spoke during the public comment period, though numerous speakers said they support the elected school board and district officials. Copeland said taxpayer money has been spent properly, with current and future... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
No polls open for LR, NLR school voteto be on the ballot annually. The Little Rock district has been operating under
No polls open for LR, NLR school vote
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
to be on the ballot annually. The Little Rock district has been operating under state control since January 2015 and has no elected school board. In North Little Rock, incumbent School Board member Dorothy "Dot" Williams is running unopposed for... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Saturday's Letters: It's time for Duval School Board members to act like adultsSCHOOL BOARD A mediator? Get real I find it hard to believe that we have elec
Saturday's Letters: It's time for Duval School Board members to act like adults
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
SCHOOL BOARD A mediator? Get real I find it hard to believe that we have elected School Board members supposedly because of their zeal for education and ability to get things done, yet we have to foot the bill for a mediator so they can “all get... Read more
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NBC News
Without local school boards, parents in poor communities lose voterights in America produced by the Carnegie-Knight News21 program. In at least
Without local school boards, parents in poor communities lose vote
NBC News / Posted 24 days ago
rights in America produced by the Carnegie-Knight News21 program. In at least 20 states, lawmakers have stripped locally elected school board members of their power in impoverished, mostly minority communities, leaving parents without a voice -... Read more
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The Morning Call
Judge: School district misled taxpayers, must revoke tax hikeof this happening before . . . a judge substituting his/her judgment of financi
Judge: School district misled taxpayers, must revoke tax hike
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
of this happening before . . . a judge substituting his/her judgment of financial needs of the district in place of locally elected school board members," Jim Buckheit, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Judge telling school district to revoke tax hike stirs fearsof this happening before . . . a judge substituting his/her judgment of financi
Judge telling school district to revoke tax hike stirs fears
Boston Herald / Posted 25 days ago
of this happening before . . . a judge substituting his/her judgment of financial needs of the district in place of locally elected school board members," Jim Buckheit, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Pa. officials worry as school district told to revoke tax hikehe’s never before heard of a “judge substituting his/her judgment of financial
Pa. officials worry as school district told to revoke tax hike
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 26 days ago
he’s never before heard of a “judge substituting his/her judgment of financial needs of the district in place of locally elected school board members.” Jim Buckheit says he anticipates more lawsuits. The director of the Pennsylvania Association... Read more
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Daily Herald
Judge telling school district to revoke tax hike stirs fearshe's never before heard of a "judge substituting his/her judgment of financial
Judge telling school district to revoke tax hike stirs fears
Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
he's never before heard of a "judge substituting his/her judgment of financial needs of the district in place of locally elected school board members." The director of the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials says the ruling... Read more
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Philly.com
Lower Merion schools must revoke tax hikeof this happening before . . . a judge substituting his/her judgment of financi
Lower Merion schools must revoke tax hike
Philly.com / Posted 26 days ago
of this happening before . . . a judge substituting his/her judgment of financial needs of the district in place of locally elected school board members," Jim Buckheit, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Deadline passes, 14 in School Board racein the Pulaski County Special School District. The winners in the Nov. 8 elect
Deadline passes, 14 in School Board race
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
in the Pulaski County Special School District. The winners in the Nov. 8 election will constitute the first locally elected School Board in the district since June 2011. That's when the State Department of Education took control of what was... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Lower Merion Schools Budget Shot Down by Judgehe said. In addition to calling out district officials for acting "as if they'
Lower Merion Schools Budget Shot Down by Judge
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 26 days ago
he said. In addition to calling out district officials for acting "as if they're running their own kingdom," he blamed the elected school board members. "The board is a rubber stamp." he said. "They absolutely have no real power. They are... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Enough with the fiction that charter schools are public schoolsnumber of ways charter schools are less accountable to the taxpayers than true
Enough with the fiction that charter schools are public schools
Arkansas Times / Posted 27 days ago
number of ways charter schools are less accountable to the taxpayers than true public schools. It's not just a lack of an elected school board. They enjoy exemptions that allow some of them, for example, to hide their dropout rates in early... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Elected School Board: Yes or No?Robert Martwick, Kwame Raoul and Jesse Ruiz during the "Elected School Board: Y
City Club of Chicago: Elected School Board: Yes or No?
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 27 days ago
Robert Martwick, Kwame Raoul and Jesse Ruiz during the "Elected School Board: Yes or No?" panel at the City Club of Chicago, August 29, 2016 (City Club of Chicago) August 29, 2016 Elected School Board: Yes or No? – Hon. Robert Martwick, Hon. Kwame... Read more
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Arkansas Times
School takeovers erode democracy, target minority communitieswith vastly reduced accountability on spending of public money. In at least 20
School takeovers erode democracy, target minority communities
Arkansas Times / Posted 29 days ago
with vastly reduced accountability on spending of public money. In at least 20 states, lawmakers have stripped locally elected school board members of their power in impoverished, mostly minority communities, leaving parents without a voice —... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
ACLU calls foul on Paxton's transgender bathroom guidelinesdistricts as a consequence. Any school districts wishing to implement their ow
ACLU calls foul on Paxton's transgender bathroom guidelines
Houston Chronicle / Posted a month ago
districts as a consequence. Any school districts wishing to implement their own guidelines must do so through the locally elected school board and must allow parents to review records regarding their child, such as records disclosing the student's... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Who controls Detroit schools? Memo raises tempers, questionsa financial impact. If that’s going to be the view of the FRC, that doesn’t lea
Who controls Detroit schools? Memo raises tempers, questions
Detroit Free Press / Posted a month ago
a financial impact. If that’s going to be the view of the FRC, that doesn’t leave very much for me, or very much for the elected school board beginning Jan. 1." Alycia Meriweather, the school district's interim superintendent, said getting... Read more
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NJ.com
For Newark schools, strange bedfellows could help put state control to resthundreds of recommendations for continued reform efforts before and after the s
For Newark schools, strange bedfellows could help put state control to rest
NJ.com / Posted 1 months ago
hundreds of recommendations for continued reform efforts before and after the state hands over the reins to the locally-elected school board and the new superintendent it will hire. Since the state takeover, the board has acted in an advisory... Read more

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