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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Oust Key, give back Little Rock School District, panel saysshortly after the district was taken over by the state in January 2015. The tak
Oust Key, give back Little Rock School District, panel says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
shortly after the district was taken over by the state in January 2015. The takeover, which included dismissing the elected school board, came after six of the district’s 48 schools were labeled by the state as academically distressed... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Oust Key, give back LR district, panel saysshortly after the district was taken over by the state in January 2015. The tak
Oust Key, give back LR district, panel says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
shortly after the district was taken over by the state in January 2015. The takeover, which included dismissing the elected school board, came after six of the district’s 48 schools were labeled by the state as academically distressed... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Reader offers his support for Coach Duckworthour youth. He runs a model program and a program that all of our alumni and com
Reader offers his support for Coach Duckworth
The Marietta Times / Posted 2 days ago
our youth. He runs a model program and a program that all of our alumni and community can be proud of. I strongly urge our elected school board to direct our administration to reach a speedy and quick resolution. We have already lost a month of... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Rigged systemdistricts, and he needs to give local control back to someone with our students
Rigged system
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
districts, and he needs to give local control back to someone with our students' best interests in mind: Little Rock's elected school board. Anyone who thinks this is going to blow over is not paying attention. Bill Kopsky is executive... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Leaders in LR meet with Pooreurged the sign-carrying, chanting crowd of about 150 to call Key and Gov. Asa H
Leaders in LR meet with Poore
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
urged the sign-carrying, chanting crowd of about 150 to call Key and Gov. Asa Hutchinson to ask for the return of a locally elected school board, a freeze on the development of charter schools and a reversal of the decision to fire Kurrus. "We want... Read more
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The Mercury News
Madison Nguyen for Assembly District 27Andres Quintero, Cong Thanh Do and Darcie Green (who did not respond to request
Madison Nguyen for Assembly District 27
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Andres Quintero, Cong Thanh Do and Darcie Green (who did not respond to requests for an interview). All but Do have been elected school board members, and Quintero also has government experience working for District 27's incumbent, Campos, as... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Standing up for the LRSDdirection of the district is as much in the people's hands as it has been at an
Standing up for the LRSD
Arkansas Times / Posted 3 days ago
direction of the district is as much in the people's hands as it has been at any point since January 2015 when the LRSD's elected school board was dissolved. Local democracy was suspended with the state takeover, but public pressure still... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Segregation Has Persisted in Little RockThe lawsuit also accuses the state of subjugating the rights of black students
How Segregation Has Persisted in Little Rock
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
The lawsuit also accuses the state of subjugating the rights of black students by wresting control from a democratically elected school board. The state has filed a motion to dismiss the case, and both sides are waiting for a judge’s decision on... Read more
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The Advocate
Move with caution on New Orleans schools transitionof the Recovery School District seem to acknowledge that the time has come to r
Move with caution on New Orleans schools transition
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
of the Recovery School District seem to acknowledge that the time has come to return the schools to control of a local elected school board. The preferred vehicle of that transition is Senate Bill 432 by state Sen. Karen Carter Peterson, D-New... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Demonstration planned for Little Rock School Districtand apolitically with our schools. It shows that we must seek a return of Littl
Demonstration planned for Little Rock School District
Arkansas Times / Posted 4 days ago
and apolitically with our schools. It shows that we must seek a return of Little Rock schools to local, democratically elected school board. Our community deserves to have a voice in the governance of its school district and input into... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
"What's Your Favorite Festival Food?"on social, economic and political topics pertaining to Newark. On this month's
"What's Your Favorite Festival Food?"
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 6 days ago
on social, economic and political topics pertaining to Newark. On this month's edition of Newark Today, we talk with newly elected school board member Kim Gaddy, outgoing school board member Khalil Rashidi and Chief of Staff for the City of Newark... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Did the rally for Little Rock schools matter? It did, and here's why.direction of the district is as much in the people's hands as it has been at an
Did the rally for Little Rock schools matter? It did, and here's why.
Arkansas Times / Posted 6 days ago
direction of the district is as much in the people's hands as it has been at any point since January 2015 when the LRSD's elected school board was dissolved. Local democracy was effectively suspended with the state takeover, but public pressure... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Can grassroots slow the Walton agenda in Little Rock?editorially of charter schools and has long been harshly critical of the Little
Can grassroots slow the Walton agenda in Little Rock?
Arkansas Times / Posted 7 days ago
editorially of charter schools and has long been harshly critical of the Little Rock School District, particularly the elected school board that was ousted by the state. The Poore interview won placement in the big circulation Sunday newspaper,... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Guest opinion: Level playing field for Colorado charter studentsConstitution’s mandate that we provide a “thorough and uniform” system of publi
Guest opinion: Level playing field for Colorado charter students
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 7 days ago
Constitution’s mandate that we provide a “thorough and uniform” system of public education — a provision that every locally elected school board member swears to uphold before taking office. Senate Bill 188 is an important step in the right... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
School-chief firing prompts LR rallyThe Little Rock district has been operating under state control -- with a state
School-chief firing prompts LR rally
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
The Little Rock district has been operating under state control -- with a state-appointed superintendent and no locally elected school board -- since Jan. 28, 2015, because six of its 48 schools are labeled by the state as academically... Read more
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Arkansas Times
A rally for Little Rock schools and call for reinstatement of Kurrusand apolitically with our schools. It shows that we must seek a return of Littl
A rally for Little Rock schools and call for reinstatement of Kurrus
Arkansas Times / Posted 10 days ago
and apolitically with our schools. It shows that we must seek a return of Little Rock schools to local, democratically elected school board. Our community deserves to have a voice in the governance of its school district and input into... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Key talks up Poore as LR schools chiefwith about 24,000 students. On Jan. 28, 2015, the Little Rock district was tak
Key talks up Poore as LR schools chief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
with about 24,000 students. On Jan. 28, 2015, the Little Rock district was taken over by the state Board of Education, its elected school board was dismissed and its superintendent was placed under state direction. Those actions were taken because... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Cheryl Arnett: Support our district, school boardhave a few grade levels with 1:1 technology or updated content resources for al
Cheryl Arnett: Support our district, school board
Craig Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
have a few grade levels with 1:1 technology or updated content resources for all grades? Finally, we have a new recently elected school board. They volunteered to serve during a difficult time. The superintendent was looking for employment... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Sabin asks reconsideration of Kurrus ousterdecision and allow Baker Kurrus to continue his service as superintendent, if h
Sabin asks reconsideration of Kurrus ouster
Arkansas Times / Posted 11 days ago
decision and allow Baker Kurrus to continue his service as superintendent, if he is willing. Even without a democratically-elected school board in place, Little Rock deserves to have a voice in the governance of its school district and input into... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Rhodes' DPS plan: No school building closures next yearthe future and that decisions about right-sizing the district's footprint to ma
Rhodes' DPS plan: No school building closures next year
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 12 days ago
the future and that decisions about right-sizing the district's footprint to match falling enrollment are best left to an elected school board that could be elected or appointed later this year. "DPS' operating expenses are not sinking the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
No DPS school closures next school year, says Rhodes' planthe future and that decisions about right-sizing the district's footprint to ma
No DPS school closures next school year, says Rhodes' plan
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 12 days ago
the future and that decisions about right-sizing the district's footprint to match falling enrollment are best left to an elected school board that could be elected or appointed later this year. "DPS' operating expenses are not sinking the... Read more
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Lee's Summit Journal
Better communication, bottom linealigned with the lessons we teach our students and with the standards we hold o
Better communication, bottom line
Lee's Summit Journal / Posted 12 days ago
aligned with the lessons we teach our students and with the standards we hold our teachers and support staff. First, all elected school board members need R-7 District e-mails. Using personal or business e-mails can be a problem waiting to... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Ripon Unified ponders raises for teachersday out that get their fair share of wear and tear. District Superintendent Zi
Ripon Unified ponders raises for teachers
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
day out that get their fair share of wear and tear. District Superintendent Ziggy Robeson working in conjunction with the elected school board not only has to run the Ripon Unified as one would an efficient household in terms of budgeting but... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Merits and flaws of Youngstown Plan debatedthe new commission. Plaintiffs argued in court filings the legislation is unco
Merits and flaws of Youngstown Plan debated
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 16 days ago
the new commission. Plaintiffs argued in court filings the legislation is unconstitutional, eliminating the power of an elected school board and allowing “an unelected CEO to eliminate every school within a city school district, thus eliminating... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Lawmakers look to shake up leadership of Baltimore city schoolslawmakers have urged the board to fire Thornton. Del. Cheryl D. Glenn, who has
Lawmakers look to shake up leadership of Baltimore city schools
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
lawmakers have urged the board to fire Thornton. Del. Cheryl D. Glenn, who has sponsored legislation to create a partially elected school board for more than a decade, was "ecstatic" the legislation finally won support. "This is a great day for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
When a suburban Chicago school district loses its way — and its moneyto be the school district's ATM. The story unwinding at Lincoln-Way is yet ano
When a suburban Chicago school district loses its way — and its money
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
to be the school district's ATM. The story unwinding at Lincoln-Way is yet another example of the need for taxpayers and elected school board members to keep administrators accountable. When that doesn't happen, communities end up with dog... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
The academic distress commission expects to name a school district CEO by June 7on what qualifications and characteristics people in the community would like t
The academic distress commission expects to name a school district CEO by June 7
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 17 days ago
on what qualifications and characteristics people in the community would like to see in a CEO. What role the district’s elected school board will play will be determined by the CEO once he or she is appointed. The school board and the teachers’... Read more
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Island Packet
Louisiana editorial roundupcan adapt the curriculum and the atmosphere of a charter school far faster than
Louisiana editorial roundup
Island Packet / Posted 17 days ago
can adapt the curriculum and the atmosphere of a charter school far faster than the typical school run by a publicly elected school board. Innovations are selling points for charters just as they are for magnet schools in traditional... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Salter: Appointing school chiefs helps remove politicsdoes it matter? Accountability. Board-appointed superintendents can provide gre
Salter: Appointing school chiefs helps remove politics
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 17 days ago
does it matter? Accountability. Board-appointed superintendents can provide greater accountability, as they answer to the elected school board. If the superintendent is not meeting the standards established by the local board of education and the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Yes, Local School Councils still matterWe hope to use the Local School Councils to foster community advocacy around th
Yes, Local School Councils still matter
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 days ago
We hope to use the Local School Councils to foster community advocacy around those issues. Without the benefit of an elected school board, Chicago's Local School Councils races are the closest city residents get to democracy in education. At... Read more
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The Advocate
Charters, by and large, have worked for Louisiana students, should be kept as optioncan adapt the curriculum and the atmosphere of a charter school far faster than
Charters, by and large, have worked for Louisiana students, should be kept as option
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
can adapt the curriculum and the atmosphere of a charter school far faster than the typical school run by a publicly elected school board. Innovations are selling points for charters just as they are for magnet schools in traditional... Read more
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MLive.com
One poor neighborhood, one struggling schoolchanges for Detroit's school system. Legislators and special interests are also
One poor neighborhood, one struggling school
MLive.com / Posted 18 days ago
changes for Detroit's school system. Legislators and special interests are also debating whether to allow a locally elected school board to regain authority over Detroit Public Schools after years of state emergency control. Last month,... Read more
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Raw Story
Recall campaign targets Michigan governor Rick Snyder amid Flint water crisisin the name of financial urgency,” the 110-page complaint, filed on Thursday, s
Recall campaign targets Michigan governor Rick Snyder amid Flint water crisis
Raw Story / Posted 20 days ago
in the name of financial urgency,” the 110-page complaint, filed on Thursday, stated. Lamar Lemmons, a member of Detroit’s elected school board, which has been rendered powerless under emergency management, said on Thursday that he and his... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Michigan governor Rick Snyder faces recall petition amid Flint water crisisin the name of financial urgency,” the 110-page complaint, filed on Thursday, s
Michigan governor Rick Snyder faces recall petition amid Flint water crisis
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 20 days ago
in the name of financial urgency,” the 110-page complaint, filed on Thursday, stated. Lamar Lemmons, a member of Detroit’s elected school board, which has been rendered powerless under emergency management, said on Thursday that he and his... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Sunday Focus: Mayoral candidates discuss state of Natchez schoolshave a voice in whether they continue to represent the constituency.” Grennell
Sunday Focus: Mayoral candidates discuss state of Natchez schools
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 21 days ago
have a voice in whether they continue to represent the constituency.” Grennell said he has always supported a switch to an elected school board. “School boards have the power to increase the tax levy,” he said. “We live in a representative... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Spencer school redesign a costly school board fiascohousing project. Such criticism, which seems unfair judging from the rendering
Spencer school redesign a costly school board fiasco
Savannah Morning News / Posted 23 days ago
housing project. Such criticism, which seems unfair judging from the renderings the school district made public, put elected school board members in a political trap where they apparently felt they had to do something, even if it meant... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Chris Kelly: They all stay home once againin the interest of children who study in the valley. Scranton parents, teacher
Chris Kelly: They all stay home once again
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
in the interest of children who study in the valley. Scranton parents, teachers and taxpayers were absent as their elected school board discussed dismantling the bidding policy it ignored in extending the no-bid busing contract. The policy... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Still no comeuppance for school boardin the interest of children who study in the valley. Scranton parents, teacher
Still no comeuppance for school board
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
in the interest of children who study in the valley. Scranton parents, teachers and taxpayers were absent as their elected school board discussed dismantling the bidding policy it ignored in extending the no-bid busing contract. The policy... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Chappaqua
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Corewife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by trainin
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Core
The Daily Voice - Chappaqua / Posted 25 days ago
wife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by training, and I began my public service as an elected school board member. We support higher New York classroom standards developed at the state and local level with the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Armonk
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Corewife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by trainin
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Core
The Daily Voice - Armonk / Posted 25 days ago
wife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by training, and I began my public service as an elected school board member. We support higher New York classroom standards developed at the state and local level with the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Briarcliff
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Corewife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by trainin
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Core
The Daily Voice - Briarcliff / Posted 25 days ago
wife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by training, and I began my public service as an elected school board member. We support higher New York classroom standards developed at the state and local level with the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mount Vernon
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Corewife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by trainin
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Core
The Daily Voice - Mount Vernon / Posted 25 days ago
wife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by training, and I began my public service as an elected school board member. We support higher New York classroom standards developed at the state and local level with the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Corewife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by trainin
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Core
The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton / Posted 25 days ago
wife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by training, and I began my public service as an elected school board member. We support higher New York classroom standards developed at the state and local level with the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Bronxville
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Corewife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by trainin
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Core
The Daily Voice - Bronxville / Posted 25 days ago
wife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by training, and I began my public service as an elected school board member. We support higher New York classroom standards developed at the state and local level with the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Eastchester
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Corewife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by trainin
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Core
The Daily Voice - Eastchester / Posted 25 days ago
wife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by training, and I began my public service as an elected school board member. We support higher New York classroom standards developed at the state and local level with the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Bedford
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Corewife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by trainin
Read Why Westchester County Executive Astorino Boycotts Common Core
The Daily Voice - Bedford / Posted 25 days ago
wife and I are big education advocates. Sheila is special ed teacher by training, and I began my public service as an elected school board member. We support higher New York classroom standards developed at the state and local level with the... Read more
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The Alpena News
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialssuccess of DPS," Rhodes said. In legislative discussions underway, it's likely
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Alpena News / Posted 26 days ago
success of DPS," Rhodes said. In legislative discussions underway, it's likely control will return quickly to a newly elected school board. Yet both the House and Senate have included bills that would extend the current oversight of the city... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialssuccess of DPS," Rhodes said. In legislative discussions underway, it's likely
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
success of DPS," Rhodes said. In legislative discussions underway, it's likely control will return quickly to a newly elected school board. Yet both the House and Senate have included bills that would extend the current oversight of the city... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialssuccess of DPS," Rhodes said. In legislative discussions underway, it's likely
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
success of DPS," Rhodes said. In legislative discussions underway, it's likely control will return quickly to a newly elected school board. Yet both the House and Senate have included bills that would extend the current oversight of the city... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan Legislature's focus on Flint water and DPSplan of its own that includes restrictions on collective bargaining for DPS emp
Michigan Legislature's focus on Flint water and DPS
Detroit Free Press / Posted 27 days ago
plan of its own that includes restrictions on collective bargaining for DPS employees and an eight-year phase-in of a fully elected school board, hasn’t started to consider the Senate plan. “I don’t really have a time line. We have a couple of... Read more
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