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Detroit Free Press
NAACP releases report on charter schools, cites Detroit and Michiganthe Education Achievement Authority." The problem with the report is the Detro
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 hours ago
the Education Achievement Authority." The problem with the report is the Detroit school district has continued to have an elected school board, though it was virtually powerless between 2009 and 2016 when state-appointed emergency managers... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
School chief: Will leave if board directswas return to local control for LRSD." The Little Rock district has operated u
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
was return to local control for LRSD." The Little Rock district has operated under state control without a locally elected school board since January 2015, when six of its 48 schools were labeled by the state as academically distressed... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Our Super’s First Hurdlethe dictator would answer to an odd-numbered school board where the state (McQu
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 days ago
the dictator would answer to an odd-numbered school board where the state (McQueen) would pick the majority and the elected school board in Hamilton County would pick the minority. This, of course, has caused many county residents to gnash... Read more
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The Hill
With growing national rancor over education, US mayors have the opportunity to leadHall or by voting for change in the next election. Most parents and other const
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
Hall or by voting for change in the next election. Most parents and other constituents in big cities have no idea who their elected school board members are. If visibility on a tough issue sounds like a disincentive for mayors to take ownership,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee pursuing partnership to improve Hamilton County's lowest-performing schoolsPOLL: Should Hamilton County Schools select the Partnership Zone option? Attem
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
POLL: Should Hamilton County Schools select the Partnership Zone option? Attempting to clarify misconceptions, Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen held a series of meetings in Hamilton County last week, sharing more about her... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trial's reset gives parties time for school-line talksD-Little Rock. The lawsuit challenged the January 2015 state takeover of the d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
D-Little Rock. The lawsuit challenged the January 2015 state takeover of the district and the removal of the locally elected school board because six of the district's 48 schools were labeled as being in academic distress for chronically low... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit district seeks to renegotiate Durfee school $1-a-year lease agreementThe current school board — elected in November — didn't take office until Janua
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
The current school board — elected in November — didn't take office until January. They are the first empowered elected school board in the district since 2009, when the state began appointing a series of emergency managers who had broad... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Speaking up on school redistricting [Editorial]or attending schools that lack access to specialized programs. The redistricti
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
or attending schools that lack access to specialized programs. The redistricting rejoinder from politicians (including elected school board members) is nearly always the same: Practically and fiscally, building or expanding schools is not... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
School board incumbents filewill hold board elections this year. The Little Rock School District is operat
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
will hold board elections this year. The Little Rock School District is operating under state control and has no locally elected school board and so will not hold a board election in September. The Pulaski County Special School District elected... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
New ways to improve Detroit schools: District, charter leaders aim to work togethercoalition last year got many of the things it fought for including the new dist
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
coalition last year got many of the things it fought for including the new district and the return to power of a locally elected school board after years of control by state-appointed emergency managers. This year’s effort has an ambitious... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Date set for school bias trialhas opposed both bond proposals, objecting to raising the district's annual deb
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
has opposed both bond proposals, objecting to raising the district's annual debt obligation when there are no locally elected school board members to hold accountable for how money is spent. Former School Board members Jim Ross and Joy... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Group asks LR district to drop plan for bondsoperation would be useful. He also called for the return of the state-controll
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
operation would be useful. He also called for the return of the state-controlled district to the governance of a locally elected school board. Anika Whitfield, a member of the No Taxation group, said the state education leaders have done little... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
$80,900 given for district's tax pushand increasing the school district's bond debt at a time when the state-control
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
and increasing the school district's bond debt at a time when the state-controlled district is operating without a locally elected school board to hold accountable for how the money would be spent. The $80,900 raised to support the push for the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Schools' Plan B rouses tax foes who sank 1st tryof a funding source. The district's proposal on the second-lien bonds was appr
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
of a funding source. The district's proposal on the second-lien bonds was approved by Key, who acts in place of a locally elected school board in the district. Key's approval and the legal notice on the bond plan, which was published last month... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
School board hopefuls set to fileGirls Club. Elsewhere in the county, the Little Rock School District is operat
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Girls Club. Elsewhere in the county, the Little Rock School District is operating under state control and has no locally elected school board and so will not hold a school board election in September. The Pulaski County Special School District... Read more
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The Star
School Boards members recognized for professional development milestonesthrough training designed for individual school board members, school boards, a
The Star / Posted 27 days ago
through training designed for individual school board members, school boards, and governance teams. • 22 newly elected School Board members were honored with FSBA’s newest distinction, the Emerging Leader, by earning 48 professional... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Day Five of the Paladino hearingof the policy at the time, although he had admitted it was his responsibility t
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 28 days ago
of the policy at the time, although he had admitted it was his responsibility to be aware of those types of things as an elected school board member. Miller was extremely narrow and focused in his line of questioning, presenting policies and... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Day Four of the Paladino hearingof the policy at the time, although he had admitted it was his responsibility t
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 29 days ago
of the policy at the time, although he had admitted it was his responsibility to be aware of those types of things as an elected school board member. Miller was extremely narrow and focused in his line of questioning, presenting policies and... Read more
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Raw Story
Texas police chief creates new position for himself after ‘resigning’ over racist rantnamed Carmen Ponder swerved to avoid an erratically-driven truck — and was soon
Raw Story / Posted 29 days ago
named Carmen Ponder swerved to avoid an erratically-driven truck — and was soon confronted in a Walmart parking lot by elected school board member Beane, who began screaming at her. Beane put his hands on her and called her a “black b*tch” for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR district forms Plan B to pay for school projectscase goes to trial in July. Poore last week asked Arkansas Education Commissio
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted a month ago
case goes to trial in July. Poore last week asked Arkansas Education Commissioner Johnny Key -- who acts in place of an elected school board for the state-controlled district -- for authorization to ask the Arkansas Board of Education for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State drops 9 schools from its probation listMatthews Elementary School in the Dollarway district, which is part of a distri
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
Matthews Elementary School in the Dollarway district, which is part of a district operating under state control without an elected school board. The Pine Bluff School District campuses are not currently classified as academically distressed, but... Read more

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