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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 school boards on ballots, a first for Novemberyears of state control after they were taken over by the state because they wer
2 school boards on ballots, a first for November
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
years of state control after they were taken over by the state because they were in fiscal distress, and have no locally elected school board members. Both systems will be returned to local control after the November election and subsequent... Read more
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The Signal
President of Castaic Union School District board calls for ouster of two trustee leaderswhat this organization is built upon,” Victor Torres said at Castaic Union’s bo
President of Castaic Union School District board calls for ouster of two trustee leaders
The Signal / Posted yesterday
what this organization is built upon,” Victor Torres said at Castaic Union’s board meeting Tuesday. “It’s just appalling.” Elected school board members from all four elementary school districts make up the Trustees Association. Suzan Solomon and... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Fort Smith attorney ends fight to restore Rebel mascotshootings at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina. In the
Fort Smith attorney ends fight to restore Rebel mascot
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
shootings at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina. In the Facebook post, McCutchen notes that newly-elected school board member Wade Gilkey has stated his intention to not review the decision to change the mascot to Mavericks... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Critics of Baltimore school board secrecy have little recourse"The board seemed to be nonresponsive," she said. "In fact, they were working o
Critics of Baltimore school board secrecy have little recourse
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
"The board seemed to be nonresponsive," she said. "In fact, they were working on this." The legislation creating two elected school board members also sought to give one lawmaker from the House of Delegates and one from the state Senate a... Read more
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11 News Houston
Controversy surrounds Humble ISD superintendent finalistattributed the district's hostile environment to Dr. Fagen and her divisive met
Controversy surrounds Humble ISD superintendent finalist
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
attributed the district's hostile environment to Dr. Fagen and her divisive methods for implementing policies set by the elected school board. Frustrated that their concerns have been largely ignored by the school board, parents responded with a... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Controversy emerges over whether to implement new JCPS grading scale this fallsays. "Instead, she insists on preemptively taking the power to make a decision
Controversy emerges over whether to implement new JCPS grading scale this fall
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
says. "Instead, she insists on preemptively taking the power to make a decision on this important matter away from the duly elected school board and place it with her own cabinet. This is an outrage." Late Friday, the item was withdrawn from the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A mouthpiece for public educationfiring of Baker Kurrus was a poor decision. (Apparently a punitive one as well.
A mouthpiece for public education
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
firing of Baker Kurrus was a poor decision. (Apparently a punitive one as well.) Taking over the LRSD and dismantling the elected school board was nigh unto a criminal action. It wasn't brave. It was a backroom deal. A cash grab. An exercise in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Advisory panel issues 44 pages on Little Rock schoolsdistressed schools caused the Arkansas Board of Education to take over the dist
Advisory panel issues 44 pages on Little Rock schools
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
distressed schools caused the Arkansas Board of Education to take over the district in January 2015, dismiss the elected School Board and establish the Civic Advisory Committee. The committee's recommendations specifically targeting the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Advisory panel issues 44 pages on LR schoolsdistressed schools caused the Arkansas Board of Education to take over the dist
Advisory panel issues 44 pages on LR schools
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
distressed schools caused the Arkansas Board of Education to take over the district in January 2015, dismiss the elected School Board and establish the Civic Advisory Committee. The committee's recommendations specifically targeting the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Duval Board member's residency status under scrutinywas out of town, said her attorney, Noel Lawrence. Hall’s residency status is
Duval Board member's residency status under scrutiny
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
was out of town, said her attorney, Noel Lawrence. Hall’s residency status is important because under state statutes, elected School Board members must reside in their district area the entire time they serve. Hall, who joined the board in... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
NJ Charter schools on the rise, but critics worry about the kids left behindare public schools but they are run by non-profits or private companies. They t
NJ Charter schools on the rise, but critics worry about the kids left behind
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 12 days ago
are public schools but they are run by non-profits or private companies. They typically do not have to answer to an elected school board. But at today’s event, Governor Christie pointed to how charters can forego the bureaucracy of unions... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Waverly considers options after school budget failureregion, including the Horseheads Central School District, where voters approved
Waverly considers options after school budget failure
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
region, including the Horseheads Central School District, where voters approved a $73.7 million budget by a wide margin and elected school board candidates Karen Boulas, Daniel Christmas and David Sadler. In fact, Waverly is one of only 10 out of... Read more
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The Christian Post
Sex-Segregated Bathrooms Are Not Same as Jim Crow, Black Activists Tell Obamacomparison and its edict. Project 21's Stacy Washington, a St. Louis conservat
Sex-Segregated Bathrooms Are Not Same as Jim Crow, Black Activists Tell Obama
The Christian Post / Posted 13 days ago
comparison and its edict. Project 21's Stacy Washington, a St. Louis conservative radio personality and a former elected school board member, called the administration's comparison insulting. "Comparing gender dysphoria to innate... Read more
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BC Local News
Surrey parents gain traction in school fightdecision on the 48-townhome application until after a meeting with the Surrey s
Surrey parents gain traction in school fight
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
decision on the 48-townhome application until after a meeting with the Surrey school board set for May 26. Hepner said the elected school board plays a “very significant role in the development of our concept plans” and then plans accordingly. “The... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Re-Elect Donna HornThese examples alone, while commendable, do not present strong leadership and m
Re-Elect Donna Horn
The Chattanoogan / Posted 14 days ago
These examples alone, while commendable, do not present strong leadership and managerial qualities needed for the elected school board representative of District 7. In light of the division on the school board revealed by the tragic... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsaccelerated deterioration in the years after 1999, when then-Gov. John Engler f
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
accelerated deterioration in the years after 1999, when then-Gov. John Engler first wrested political authority from the elected school board. The state has been firmly in the driver's seat for all but three of the 17 years since. Where each of... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsaccelerated deterioration in the years after 1999, when then-Gov. John Engler f
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
accelerated deterioration in the years after 1999, when then-Gov. John Engler first wrested political authority from the elected school board. The state has been firmly in the driver's seat for all but three of the 17 years since. Where each of... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsaccelerated deterioration in the years after 1999, when then-Gov. John Engler f
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
accelerated deterioration in the years after 1999, when then-Gov. John Engler first wrested political authority from the elected school board. The state has been firmly in the driver's seat for all but three of the 17 years since. Where each of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State control of Detroit schools gets Fwhen poor academics, abhorrent graduation rates and low test scores opened the
State control of Detroit schools gets F
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
when poor academics, abhorrent graduation rates and low test scores opened the door for the state to wrest control from an elected school board. The district was set free in 2005, but budget missteps, corruption, financial mismanagement and... Read more
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Denver Post
Michigan lawmakers look to bail out mismanaged Detroit school systemwhen poor academics, abhorrent graduation rates and low test scores opened the
Michigan lawmakers look to bail out mismanaged Detroit school system
Denver Post / Posted 15 days ago
when poor academics, abhorrent graduation rates and low test scores opened the door for the state to wrest control from an elected school board. The district was set free in 2005, but budget missteps, corruption, financial mismanagement and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Detroit public schools plagued by mismanagement, student losseswhen poor academics, abhorrent graduation rates and low test scores opened the
Detroit public schools plagued by mismanagement, student losses
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
when poor academics, abhorrent graduation rates and low test scores opened the door for the state to wrest control from an elected school board. The district was set free in 2005, but budget missteps, corruption, financial mismanagement and... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Detroit Schools plagued by mismanagement, student losseswhen poor academics, abhorrent graduation rates and low test scores opened the
Detroit Schools plagued by mismanagement, student losses
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 15 days ago
when poor academics, abhorrent graduation rates and low test scores opened the door for the state to wrest control from an elected school board. The district was set free in 2005, but budget missteps, corruption, financial mismanagement and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Third TEA intervention welcomehardworking public servants who give generously of their time without expectati
Third TEA intervention welcome
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
hardworking public servants who give generously of their time without expectation of personal gain. Regrettably, not all elected school board members come with the same mindset. Some want to delve into the day-to-day operations and are not... Read more
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The Signal
38th Assembly District candidate profilesNewhall School District Education: B.A. with honors, Political Science, UCLA
38th Assembly District candidate profiles
The Signal / Posted 16 days ago
Newhall School District Education: B.A. with honors, Political Science, UCLA Political Experience: I am a two-term elected school board member for the Newhall School District and the SCV Trustees Association, legislative vice chair. I... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Eager to get started, Poore saysGov. Asa Hutchinson have directed Poore, he said, to help the state's largest d
Eager to get started, Poore says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
Gov. Asa Hutchinson have directed Poore, he said, to help the state's largest district return to the control of a locally elected school board, which was dismissed in January 2015 when the state took over the district because six of its 48 schools... Read more
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Spencer Daily Reporter
SCS recognizes board membersMechler. The Spencer Community School District is joining with other communiti
SCS recognizes board members
Spencer Daily Reporter / Posted 17 days ago
Mechler. The Spencer Community School District is joining with other communities throughout Iowa this spring to honor its elected school board members during Iowa School Board Appreciation Month. This year's theme -- "School Boards Strengthen... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 advisory panels set; Little Rock schools hot topicI am not here to ask for anything. I'm here to demand that the Little Rock Scho
2 advisory panels set; Little Rock schools hot topic
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
I am not here to ask for anything. I'm here to demand that the Little Rock School District be returned to community." The elected school board members were dismissed but the district's then-superintendent was retained after he had spoken against... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 advisory panels set; LR schools hot topicI am not here to ask for anything. I'm here to demand that the Little Rock Scho
2 advisory panels set; LR schools hot topic
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
I am not here to ask for anything. I'm here to demand that the Little Rock School District be returned to community." The elected school board members were dismissed but the district's then-superintendent was retained after he had spoken against... Read more
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Arkansas Times
State Board of Education response to LR district supporters called 'tepid. Tougher steps urged, including moratorium on charter school growth, resignation of Johnny Keyneighborhoods. * The State Board should create a clear, transparent, and accel
State Board of Education response to LR district supporters called 'tepid. Tougher steps urged, including moratorium on charter school growth, resignation of Johnny Key
Arkansas Times / Posted 18 days ago
neighborhoods. * The State Board should create a clear, transparent, and accelerated path back to the local control of an elected school board. The State Department and Board of Education’s actions have proven the state is either unable or... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Bryant signs 4 bills to consolidate some school districtsBill 987 (http://bit.ly/1UT15Hw ) combines the Greenwood and Leflore County dis
Bryant signs 4 bills to consolidate some school districts
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 19 days ago
Bill 987 (http://bit.ly/1UT15Hw ) combines the Greenwood and Leflore County districts on July 1, 2019. A countywide elected school board will be phased in from 2019 to 2021. Senate Bill 2500 (http://bit.ly/1UT2n5l ) dissolves the Lumberton... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Bryant signs 4 bills to consolidate some school districtsBill 987 (http://bit.ly/1UT15Hw ) combines the Greenwood and Leflore County dis
Bryant signs 4 bills to consolidate some school districts
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 19 days ago
Bill 987 (http://bit.ly/1UT15Hw ) combines the Greenwood and Leflore County districts on July 1, 2019. A countywide elected school board will be phased in from 2019 to 2021. Senate Bill 2500 (http://bit.ly/1UT2n5l ) dissolves the Lumberton... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
DPS can't afford reckoning of Lansing's mismanagementaccelerated deterioration in the years after 1999, when then-Gov. John Engler f
DPS can't afford reckoning of Lansing's mismanagement
Detroit Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
accelerated deterioration in the years after 1999, when then-Gov. John Engler first wrested political authority from the elected school board. The state has been firmly in the driver's seat for all but three of the 17 years since. Where each of... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Tensions high as Detroit Public Schools transition manager lays out financial planto give your report to the board of education?" one person asked. "At this tim
Tensions high as Detroit Public Schools transition manager lays out financial plan
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 20 days ago
to give your report to the board of education?" one person asked. "At this time I don't have any plans to meet with the elected school board," Rhodes said. "The best answer I can give you is what we've seen here this afternoon." But by the end... Read more
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The Advocate
Guest column: Without blueprint, New Orleans schools experiment poised for next phaseParish School Board. This paves the way for New Orleans to create the first sc
Guest column: Without blueprint, New Orleans schools experiment poised for next phase
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Parish School Board. This paves the way for New Orleans to create the first school system in the country where a locally elected school board oversees a district comprised almost entirely of autonomous charter schools. There is no blueprint,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
House narrowly approves controversial DPS packagewant to make sure there’s a good solution for all the kids in Detroit, so that’
House narrowly approves controversial DPS package
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 26 days ago
want to make sure there’s a good solution for all the kids in Detroit, so that’s making sure debt is paid off and an elected school board is returned to the community," said Dan Quisenberry, president of the Michigan Association of Public... Read more
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MLive.com
State House approves controversial Detroit schools package after marathon, 15-hour sessionHouse Minority Leader Tim Greimel, D-Auburn Hills. Democrats also criticized t
State House approves controversial Detroit schools package after marathon, 15-hour session
MLive.com / Posted 26 days ago
House Minority Leader Tim Greimel, D-Auburn Hills. Democrats also criticized the timeline for returning power to a locally elected school board. Under the House version, elections wouldn't be held until August 2017. The Senate's plan calls for... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Michigan House passes Detroit school rescue planwant to make sure there’s a good solution for all the kids in Detroit, so that’
Michigan House passes Detroit school rescue plan
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 26 days ago
want to make sure there’s a good solution for all the kids in Detroit, so that’s making sure debt is paid off and an elected school board is returned to the community," said Dan Quisenberry, president of the Michigan Association of Public... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lots of Lansing lobbying but no deal yet for fixing Detroit schoolswant to make sure there’s a good solution for all the kids in Detroit, so that’
Lots of Lansing lobbying but no deal yet for fixing Detroit schools
Detroit Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
want to make sure there’s a good solution for all the kids in Detroit, so that’s making sure debt is paid off and an elected school board is returned to the community," said Dan Quisenberry, president of the Michigan Association of Public... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
School board criticized for secret searchplayed. The board made its offer to Santelises the day the General Assembly ap
School board criticized for secret search
Baltimore Sun / Posted 26 days ago
played. The board made its offer to Santelises the day the General Assembly approved a bill that established a partially elected school board and required two state lawmakers to take part in selecting a new superintendent. The legislation came... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Detroit School Crisis Goes Way Beyond A Couple Days Of Missed Classbiggest issues with the district is that it has been run by a series of state-a
Detroit School Crisis Goes Way Beyond A Couple Days Of Missed Class
The Huffington Post / Posted 26 days ago
biggest issues with the district is that it has been run by a series of state-appointed managers since 2009, leaving the elected school board powerless. Emergency managers have slashed the budget at the expense of students, they say, but the... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Detroit Schools = Detroit Teachers + Detroit Students [video][Detroit Public Schools] teachers into the street, ending the school day and de
Detroit Schools = Detroit Teachers + Detroit Students [video]
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 27 days ago
[Detroit Public Schools] teachers into the street, ending the school day and demanding the full restoration of the city’s elected school board, reparations for the financial damage caused by the state, and a complete audit of fiscal malfeasance... Read more
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MLive.com
4 highlights of the controversial Detroit schools rescue packageSpeaker of the House of Representatives. Under the Senate's plan, approved in
4 highlights of the controversial Detroit schools rescue package
MLive.com / Posted 27 days ago
Speaker of the House of Representatives. Under the Senate's plan, approved in March, governance of DPS would return to an elected school board in August 2016. Under the House plan, the first school board election would take place "at the first... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-outcommission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out
The Marietta Times / Posted 27 days ago
commission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also unresolved is the question of when an elected school board would take power and if a financial oversight commission would have a say in hiring a new... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-outcommission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out
Lake Placid News / Posted 27 days ago
commission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also unresolved is the question of when an elected school board would take power and if a financial oversight commission would have a say in hiring a new... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-outcommission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
commission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also unresolved is the question of when an elected school board would take power and if a financial oversight commission would have a say in hiring a new... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Detroit Teachers to Return to Classroom after 2-Day Sick-Outcommission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also
Detroit Teachers to Return to Classroom after 2-Day Sick-Out
KTVN Reno / Posted 27 days ago
commission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also unresolved is the question of when an elected school board would take power and if a financial oversight commission would have a say in hiring a new... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-outcommission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
commission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also unresolved is the question of when an elected school board would take power and if a financial oversight commission would have a say in hiring a new... Read more
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The Times Leader
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-outcommission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out
The Times Leader / Posted 27 days ago
commission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also unresolved is the question of when an elected school board would take power and if a financial oversight commission would have a say in hiring a new... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
If we won't listen to adults on DPS, listen to a chlidFifty percent were concerned about building conditions. But get this: Only 25
If we won't listen to adults on DPS, listen to a chlid
Detroit Free Press / Posted 27 days ago
Fifty percent were concerned about building conditions. But get this: Only 25 percent were concerned about having an elected school board and a third said they’d be willing to be a classroom parent. “We shouldn't have to have a sickout for... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-outcommission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 27 days ago
commission to open and close schools, including publicly funded charters. Also unresolved is the question of when an elected school board would take power and if a financial oversight commission would have a say in hiring a new... Read more
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