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FOX 6 Milwaukee
"Our kids deserve better:" Lawmakers propose allowing school board president to fill vacant seatsRACINE — The Racine Unified School District’s Board of Education is having a ha
"Our kids deserve better:" Lawmakers propose allowing school board president to fill vacant seats
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 18 hours ago
RACINE — The Racine Unified School District’s Board of Education is having a hard time filling a vacant seat. Board members are deadlocked, as state lawmakers are proposing a law that would allow the school board’s president to appoint someone to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Unifying staff goal, LR school chief saysLittle Rock School District Superintendent Baker Kurrus talked about teachers,
Unifying staff goal, LR school chief says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Little Rock School District Superintendent Baker Kurrus talked about teachers, school buildings, academic interventions, competition and organizational management at a meeting Thursday with the district's Civic Advisory Committee. On the job since... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
TEA, TSD argue court injunctionFORT COLLINS — A judge will decide next week whether the Thompson School Distri
TEA, TSD argue court injunction
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted yesterday
FORT COLLINS — A judge will decide next week whether the Thompson School District can change its policies regarding the Thompson Education Association before the conclusion of a lawsuit that could force another vote on a failed teacher... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
New Orleans' switch to charter schools after Katrina: a 'takeover' or a success?To Ashana Bigard, a mother of three, the New Orleans public school system seems
New Orleans' switch to charter schools after Katrina: a 'takeover' or a success?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
To Ashana Bigard, a mother of three, the New Orleans public school system seems built on instability. Her 22-year-old daughter switched high schools three times before passing the GED exam and going to college. Bigard’s eight-year-old, meanwhile, has... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Legislation would allow school districts to store away more money for hard timesTwo state senators have introduced a bill that would allow state school distric
Legislation would allow school districts to store away more money for hard times
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
Two state senators have introduced a bill that would allow state school districts to store away more money for difficult financial years than is currently allowed. Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Contra Costa), whose district includes Pleasanton, and Sen.... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Best option might be local public schoolAs a Victoria ISD school board trustee, I am an active member of the Texas Asso
Best option might be local public school
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
As a Victoria ISD school board trustee, I am an active member of the Texas Association of School Boards and an advocate for public education. I believe that our Texas schools are the cornerstone of our state - educating greater than 5 million of our... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Lawsuit seeks to have Youngstown Plan declared unconstitutionalYOUNGSTOWN The city school board is going to court to have the Youngstown Plan
Lawsuit seeks to have Youngstown Plan declared unconstitutional
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 7 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN The city school board is going to court to have the Youngstown Plan declared unconstitutional. The complaint for declaratory judgment and preliminary injunction was filed Friday in Franklin County Common Pleas Court. The Ohio Education... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Rapp Rips School BoardRapp, in a letter dated Aug. 14 and sent to Superintendent Dr. William Clark as
Rapp Rips School Board
Warren Times Observer / Posted 8 days ago
Rapp, in a letter dated Aug. 14 and sent to Superintendent Dr. William Clark as well as the entire board and several others, wrote to "express my deepest disappointment in the behavior of the members of the Warren County School Board this past... Read more
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TribLIVE
Maglicco named McKeesport controllerMcKeesport Area school director Thomas Maglicco has been named city controller.
Maglicco named McKeesport controller
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
McKeesport Area school director Thomas Maglicco has been named city controller. McKeesport council approved him to succeed the late Harry Walsh by a 6-1 vote at Monday's special meeting. “Tom really has shown an interest in serving the city,” Mayor... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Jethroe Moore: SJSU's Susan Martin stood up for, and with, minority studentsI look forward to welcoming Dr. Susan Martin as interim president of San José S
Jethroe Moore: SJSU's Susan Martin stood up for, and with, minority students
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
I look forward to welcoming Dr. Susan Martin as interim president of San José State University and encourage our community to be open to conversations and insights from a woman who comes with an impressive resume of accomplishments. I spoke with her... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Open ForumUnelected teachers union, or elected school board? By whose authority has teac
Open Forum
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Unelected teachers union, or elected school board? By whose authority has teaching our children been handed off to an unelected (by the voters) entity that presumably wields much influence over our kids? I and others ask why the teachers union... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
PB schools chief quizzed by stateQuestions about public engagement, open-ended consultant contracts and lines of
PB schools chief quizzed by state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Questions about public engagement, open-ended consultant contracts and lines of authority within the Pine Bluff School District prompted an Arkansas Board of Education committee Friday to put the district on the full board's November agenda for a... Read more
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The Daily Comet
School Board member announces candidacy for state representativeBrenda Babin said she plans to protect the coast, jobs and strengthen education
School Board member announces candidacy for state representative
The Daily Comet / Posted 15 days ago
Brenda Babin said she plans to protect the coast, jobs and strengthen education if elected. "I want the future of our community to be good for our family and all the kids of Terrebonne Parish," Babin said Thursday night in front of a small crowd at... Read more
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The Houma Courier
School Board member announces candidacy for state representativeBrenda Babin said she plans to protect the coast, jobs and strengthen education
School Board member announces candidacy for state representative
The Houma Courier / Posted 15 days ago
Brenda Babin said she plans to protect the coast, jobs and strengthen education if elected. "I want the future of our community to be good for our family and all the kids of Terrebonne Parish," Babin said Thursday night in front of a small crowd at... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Longtime Baltimore school board member to step downA long-time Baltimore city school board member will resign his post next month,
Longtime Baltimore school board member to step down
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
A long-time Baltimore city school board member will resign his post next month, creating the second vacancy on the board in two months. David Stone, who has served on the board for nine years and as its vice chair for the last three, will step down... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
At closed session, LR teachers vent over contractLittle Rock School District teachers used a union membership meeting Tuesday to
At closed session, LR teachers vent over contract
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
Little Rock School District teachers used a union membership meeting Tuesday to ask questions and express frustrations over the bare-bones draft contract that district leaders have offered employees for the 2015-16 school year. More than 200... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR district offers teacher contractLittle Rock School District leaders are proposing an abbreviated, five-page suc
LR district offers teacher contract
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Little Rock School District leaders are proposing an abbreviated, five-page successor agreement to the current 93-page teacher contract in the state's largest school district. That existing teacher contract -- negotiated for the 2012-15 school years... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Does Chicago need an elected school board?Justin Kaufmann in the WGN Showcase Studio Joining Justin on The Download is S
Does Chicago need an elected school board?
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
Justin Kaufmann in the WGN Showcase Studio Joining Justin on The Download is State Reprsentative Rob Martwick who just put out a bill pushing for an elected school board in the Chicago Public Schools. They talk about what it will take for something... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago Schools Budget Banks on State Funds Not Yet ApprovedOfficials with cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools ratcheted up their plea for
Chicago Schools Budget Banks on State Funds Not Yet Approved
NBC Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
Officials with cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools ratcheted up their plea for help from Springfield on Monday, detailing a proposed $5.7 billion operating budget that banks on nearly $500 million in pension relief from the state that might not get... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner says CPS shouldn't have 'dictatorial powers' over financesRepublican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday called the release of Chicago Public Sch
Rauner says CPS shouldn't have 'dictatorial powers' over finances
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday called the release of Chicago Public Schools’ deficit-ridden budget a “significant step in the process of acknowledging and accepting” the union-weakening provisions he wants in the collective bargaining... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Kasich: School board call for probe 'political' The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Kasich: School board call for probe 'political'
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Calling the... Read more
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