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Arkansas Times
Kurrus: 'You can't unring a bell' on superintendent firing decisionis an executive, not a policymaker. (With the district's normal policymaking bo
Kurrus: 'You can't unring a bell' on superintendent firing decision
Arkansas Times / Posted 3 hours ago
is an executive, not a policymaker. (With the district's normal policymaking body currently nonexistent — the local school board was dissolved with the state takeover — policy is now determined solely by the education commissioner.)... Read more
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The Advocate
Perhaps hard to believe, but there's one set of ex-Gov. Bobby Jindal’s ideas still in play in Louisianathat these moves would run into trouble. Edwards ran for governor with early an
Perhaps hard to believe, but there's one set of ex-Gov. Bobby Jindal’s ideas still in play in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 13 hours ago
that these moves would run into trouble. Edwards ran for governor with early and strong support from teachers unions and local school board leaders, and he didn’t deny his priorities aligned with theirs. But he also didn’t actively promote his... Read more
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The Advocate
No surprise that Gov. John Bel Edwards’ education bills stalleddirect rebuke to former Gov. Bobby Jindal’s priorities. Edwards ran with early
No surprise that Gov. John Bel Edwards’ education bills stalled
The Advocate / Posted 21 hours ago
direct rebuke to former Gov. Bobby Jindal’s priorities. Edwards ran with early and strong support from teacher unions and local school board leaders, and he didn’t deny his priorities dovetailed with theirs. But he also didn’t do much to actively... Read more
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Salon.com
Don’t say Bernie’s revolution is dead: Why the real work of making change in America starts nowwork. Convince voters door-to-door. Surprisingly, running a campaign for mayor
Don’t say Bernie’s revolution is dead: Why the real work of making change in America starts now
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
work. Convince voters door-to-door. Surprisingly, running a campaign for mayor of your town, or for an open seat on your local school board can be done on-the-cheap. There are innumerable opportunities, nationwide, to run for open seats and to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Restaurant review: Lillie Mae's Place offers more than just a home-cooked mealup in the news of gang violence, whether or not the bike lanes are good for the
Restaurant review: Lillie Mae's Place offers more than just a home-cooked meal
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
up in the news of gang violence, whether or not the bike lanes are good for the community or the latest developments on the local school board ­­­— all important topics. But we all need a break from the stresses of life. We need a good meal and... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Kristin Snoddon: Queen’s Park should save schools for deaf childrenof the ministry’s provincial schools branch. Parents of children with a hearing
Kristin Snoddon: Queen’s Park should save schools for deaf children
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 2 days ago
of the ministry’s provincial schools branch. Parents of children with a hearing loss must first register their child with a local school board before undergoing a lengthy application and evaluation procedure. Community advocates and parents report... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Controversial sex ed measure stays alive in LegislatureA controversial measure requiring all sex ed programs in Alaska schools to garn
Controversial sex ed measure stays alive in Legislature
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
A controversial measure requiring all sex ed programs in Alaska schools to garner the approval of local school boards has been assigned to a conference committee in the Alaska Legislature. In a brief Friday floor session, the Alaska Senate appointed... Read more
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The Signal
Ethan Jewell: What we expect from our representativesPeople like Alan Ferdman. There are people who take valuable time from their f
Ethan Jewell: What we expect from our representatives
The Signal / Posted 4 days ago
People like Alan Ferdman. There are people who take valuable time from their families to go advocate for our kids at our local school board meetings. People like Julie Olsen. Julie Olsen is not only a friend, but also a fierce supporter of local... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Organized labor flexes muscles to influence Buffalo school votenot directly acknowledge the races in her remarks. But her comments did unders
Organized labor flexes muscles to influence Buffalo school vote
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
not directly acknowledge the races in her remarks. But her comments did underscore some of the same issues central in the local School Board races. “We’ve pushed back against these so-called reformers who believe that school starts with a dollar... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
JOHN BRUMMETT: Dinner with Michael Poorealso said that, at 55, he permits himself to think of Little Rock as his "last
JOHN BRUMMETT: Dinner with Michael Poore
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
also said that, at 55, he permits himself to think of Little Rock as his "last job" and to aspire to have the reinstated local school board choose to keep him on. ------------v------------ John Brummett, whose column appears regularly in the... Read more
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Columbia County Observer
Failure Factories — School Inequiety in Floridaat whether the changes we’ve endured — mass privatization, real-dollar funding
Failure Factories — School Inequiety in Florida
Columbia County Observer / Posted 5 days ago
at whether the changes we’ve endured — mass privatization, real-dollar funding decreases, high-stakes testing, and loss of local school board authority — gets us closer to carrying out our constitutional duty to our children. A... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Dinner with Michael Poorealso said that, at 55, he permits himself to think of Little Rock as his "last
Dinner with Michael Poore
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
also said that, at 55, he permits himself to think of Little Rock as his "last job" and to aspire to have the reinstated local school board choose to keep him on. ------------v------------ John Brummett, whose column appears regularly in the... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Rivera in running for schools' top positionPublic Schools. Attempts to reach Mr. Rivera since Monday were unsuccessful. D
Rivera in running for schools' top position
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 days ago
Public Schools. Attempts to reach Mr. Rivera since Monday were unsuccessful. Dave Hunter, president of the Washington Local school board, did not return a call requesting comment Wednesday. Board Vice President Lisa Canales said she had not... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
'You see possibilities'of Canadian high schoolers. Taiwanese students only get to pick their courses a
'You see possibilities'
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 5 days ago
of Canadian high schoolers. Taiwanese students only get to pick their courses at the university level. Chairman of the local school board in Taipei, Stephen K.C. Cheng, emphasized that WCI is the perfect “twinning school” because of the local... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Are teachers afraid to speak out in Walker County? Educators allege intimidationinformation known to members and be available for one-on-one conversations." A
Are teachers afraid to speak out in Walker County? Educators allege intimidation
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
information known to members and be available for one-on-one conversations." Asked the same question, Hunter wrote, "The local school board represents students, parents, taxpayers and educators. Students are always our first priority. We try to... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Maple Ridge school board, MLA in war of words over fundingof criticism, Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton is sticking to his words, tha
Maple Ridge school board, MLA in war of words over funding
Maple Ridge News / Posted 6 days ago
of criticism, Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton is sticking to his words, that his Liberal government has not forced the local school board to cut regular bus service through decreased funding. Dalton points out the board has an accumulated... Read more
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BC Local News
Maple Ridge school board, MLA in war of words over fundingof criticism, Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton is sticking to his words, tha
Maple Ridge school board, MLA in war of words over funding
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
of criticism, Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton is sticking to his words, that his Liberal government has not forced the local school board to cut regular bus service through decreased funding. Dalton points out the board has an accumulated... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Window-blind maps, a cemetery and a race against timeafter an election three years earlier in which locals voted to restore a free s
Window-blind maps, a cemetery and a race against time
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
after an election three years earlier in which locals voted to restore a free school system that had been abolished by the local school board. Two years later, in the fall of 1848, Abraham and Rebecca died five days apart. A historian who later... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Window-blind maps, a cemetery and a race against timeafter an election three years earlier in which locals voted to restore a free s
Window-blind maps, a cemetery and a race against time
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
after an election three years earlier in which locals voted to restore a free school system that had been abolished by the local school board. Two years later, in the fall of 1848, Abraham and Rebecca died five days apart. A historian who later... Read more
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Philly.com
The man that Bernie Sanders forgotnot just for Congress but for the less glamorous posts in the state legislature
The man that Bernie Sanders forgot
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
not just for Congress but for the less glamorous posts in the state legislature or the county commission or even the local school board. Sanders supporters often tweet out their message with the hashtag #NotMeUs. For that phrase to mean... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
school board candidate seeks attorney for sentencingA former magistrate arrested on a sex abuse charge last year while running for
school board candidate seeks attorney for sentencing
KWWL Iowa / Posted 9 days ago
A former magistrate arrested on a sex abuse charge last year while running for the local school board is now asking for a lawyer to be appointed to help him at his sentencing. Doug Lindaman served as his own attorney during his trial earlier this... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
school board candidate seeks attorney for sentencingCHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) - A former magistrate arrested on a sex abuse charge la
school board candidate seeks attorney for sentencing
KWWL Iowa / Posted 9 days ago
CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) - A former magistrate arrested on a sex abuse charge last year while running for the local school board is now asking for a lawyer to be appointed to help him at his sentencing. Doug Lindaman served as his own attorney during... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
school board candidate seeks attorney for sentencingCHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) - A former magistrate arrested on a sex abuse charge la
school board candidate seeks attorney for sentencing
KTTC Rochester / Posted 9 days ago
CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) - A former magistrate arrested on a sex abuse charge last year while running for the local school board is now asking for a lawyer to be appointed to help him at his sentencing. Doug Lindaman served as his own attorney during... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Ronald Gesamanand at Salem Label, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Winona United Met
Ronald Gesaman
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 10 days ago
and at Salem Label, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Winona United Methodist Church. He served on the United Local School Board from 1970 to 1974. He served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War and received the National Service... Read more
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Salem News
Ronald E. Gesamanretired in 1980. He was a member of the Winona United Methodist Church, and the
Ronald E. Gesaman
Salem News / Posted 10 days ago
retired in 1980. He was a member of the Winona United Methodist Church, and the American Legion. Ron served on the United Local School Board 1970-1974, and directed the United Jubilee. He was also Chairman Citizens for JVS, Choir Director for... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Cayetano assures teachers of higher pay if elected as VPof additional compensation. This includes an across-the-board allowance worth P
Cayetano assures teachers of higher pay if elected as VP
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
of additional compensation. This includes an across-the-board allowance worth P9,000, plus other remuneration funded from local school board funds, a medical allowance of P1,000 per year, and the Magna Carta Bonus. “Through these bold solutions,... Read more
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Redwood Falls Gazette
Don Vance, former business and school leader, to be inducted into RV Hall of Fameand those choices had to be made regardless of the impact it would have on him.
Don Vance, former business and school leader, to be inducted into RV Hall of Fame
Redwood Falls Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
and those choices had to be made regardless of the impact it would have on him.While in the community, Vance served on the local school board and it was during that service when a decision was made that was contentious in town.It was at that time... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Elmwood Park school trustee, faulted for postings about Muslims, undecided about future“an attack on one of us is an attack on all of us.” That statement, Yousuf said
Elmwood Park school trustee, faulted for postings about Muslims, undecided about future
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
“an attack on one of us is an attack on all of us.” That statement, Yousuf said, “meant a lot” to him. It appears the local school board does not have authority to remove one of its members from office. The state education commissioner could... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Placing blamethis year by 400 students. More students, more money. Dalton also neglected t
Placing blame
Maple Ridge News / Posted 11 days ago
this year by 400 students. More students, more money. Dalton also neglected to note that his Liberal government asked the local school board to find $1.35 million in savings for the coming year, in addition to the $8 million and 70 positions... Read more
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CBS Sports
Dominant 6-foot-9 high school basketball player really 30 years oldat Catholic Central High School, where Nicola was a star as a 6-9 center. "The
Dominant 6-foot-9 high school basketball player really 30 years old
CBS Sports / Posted 11 days ago
at Catholic Central High School, where Nicola was a star as a 6-9 center. "There's really not a whole lot to say," a local school board spokesman told the Star. "Because of the fact this is a matter that's still outstanding before the federal... Read more
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BC Local News
Surrey's Mound Farm is full of intrigueused more as unpaid farm labourers, than as clients to be looked after.” Anoth
Surrey's Mound Farm is full of intrigue
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
used more as unpaid farm labourers, than as clients to be looked after.” Another Mound owner, James Loney, served on the local school board. Also of interest is a letter to Surrey mayor Claude H. Harvey dated Nov. 19, 1974 from a Mrs. J.D. Mills... Read more
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Salon.com
Today in the GOP war on sex: Utah governor signs a resolution declaring porn a “public health hazard”that, say, the English teacher isn’t equipped to handle. The current version re
Today in the GOP war on sex: Utah governor signs a resolution declaring porn a “public health hazard”
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
that, say, the English teacher isn’t equipped to handle. The current version requires sex educators to be approved by a local school board, which again is clearly an effort to make it harder for schools to bring in health professionals who... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Larry BoalsLegion John Adams Post 442 and a member of the John Adams Post 442 Honor Guard.
Larry Boals
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Legion John Adams Post 442 and a member of the John Adams Post 442 Honor Guard. He was at one time a member of the Southern Local School Board and a member of the Salineville Volunteer Fire Department. Larry was also a member of the Salineville... Read more
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Washington Post
A transcript of John Kasich’s interview with The Washington Post editorial boarda transformation in our schools. But as the governor there’s even – there’s sev
A transcript of John Kasich’s interview with The Washington Post editorial board
Washington Post / Posted 12 days ago
a transformation in our schools. But as the governor there’s even – there’s severe limits as to what I can do to affect a local school board other than driving people to say, “We got to love our kids. Get uncomfortable.” And we’re seeing at places... Read more
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Arkansas Times
The war on Little Rock schoolswhich is when his one-year contract expires. Normally, the decision to hire an
The war on Little Rock schools
Arkansas Times / Posted 12 days ago
which is when his one-year contract expires. Normally, the decision to hire and fire a superintendent is the domain of the local school board. But the LRSD has no school board. That elected, seven-member panel was forcibly dissolved in January... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
No extension for coal-related tax credits or warning about school books' contentchildren's school several years ago. McAuliffe said in his veto message he beli
No extension for coal-related tax credits or warning about school books' content
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 12 days ago
children's school several years ago. McAuliffe said in his veto message he believes it's inappropriate to interfere with local school board policy. He also said the bill is unnecessary because the Virginia Board of Education is already examining... Read more
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Rutland Herald
New president chosen for GMCdegree in mathematics and a minor in economics from the University of Rhode Isl
New president chosen for GMC
Rutland Herald / Posted 12 days ago
degree in mathematics and a minor in economics from the University of Rhode Island. A resident of Dorset, he served on the local school board as well as serving as a trustee of Burr and Burton Academy of Manchester, according to the release. Read... Read more
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Orange County Register
Appeals court favors transgender student in Virginia restroom casecould use the boys’ restrooms at Gloucester High School. The school administra
Appeals court favors transgender student in Virginia restroom case
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
could use the boys’ restrooms at Gloucester High School. The school administration initially allowed him to do so, but the local school board later approved a policy that banned him from the boys’ restrooms. Judge Robert G. Doumar of U.S. District... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Meeting seeks end to police profiling, black student arrestsfist fights and other offenses where in decades past, students would get detent
Meeting seeks end to police profiling, black student arrests
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 14 days ago
fist fights and other offenses where in decades past, students would get detention, not be arrested. The group wants the local school board to implement across the district a plan where such incidents are handled at school, not by calling in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Meeting seeks end to police profiling, black student arrestsfist fights and other offenses where in decades past, students would get detent
Meeting seeks end to police profiling, black student arrests
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
fist fights and other offenses where in decades past, students would get detention, not be arrested. The group wants the local school board to implement across the district a plan where such incidents are handled at school, not by calling in... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Meeting seeks end to police profiling, black student arrestsfist fights and other offenses where in decades past, students would get detent
Meeting seeks end to police profiling, black student arrests
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
fist fights and other offenses where in decades past, students would get detention, not be arrested. The group wants the local school board to implement across the district a plan where such incidents are handled at school, not by calling in... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News School BoardElections for your local school board probably draw less attention than any oth
Newport News School Board
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
Elections for your local school board probably draw less attention than any other campaign, frequently pulling less than 10 percent voter turnout. Many citizens don't even realize that school boards are elected, rather than appointed. This is... Read more
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Salon.com
Meeting seeks end to police profiling, black student arrestsfist fights and other offenses where in decades past, students would get detent
Meeting seeks end to police profiling, black student arrests
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
fist fights and other offenses where in decades past, students would get detention, not be arrested. The group wants the local school board to implement across the district a plan where such incidents are handled at school, not by calling in... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Meeting seeks end to police profiling, black student arrestsfist fights and other offenses where in decades past, students would get detent
Meeting seeks end to police profiling, black student arrests
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
fist fights and other offenses where in decades past, students would get detention, not be arrested. The group wants the local school board to implement across the district a plan where such incidents are handled at school, not by calling in... Read more
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The Suburbanite
New Franklin residents to face income tax issue in Augustefforts to reduce the property tax burden. Council Vice President Harry Gehm no
New Franklin residents to face income tax issue in August
The Suburbanite / Posted 14 days ago
efforts to reduce the property tax burden. Council Vice President Harry Gehm noted that he is aware that the Manchester Local School Board may place the bond issue again on the August or November ballot. Bollas said that without additional... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
OPSB endorses return of schools by 2018and assuming adequate school improvement, schools would be released from the ju
OPSB endorses return of schools by 2018
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
and assuming adequate school improvement, schools would be released from the jurisdiction of the RSD and returned to their local school board. ” But that didn’t happen. Instead, the RSD either shuttered the schools or handed them to over to... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Senate approves more hurdles for school sex ed instructionAlaska Senate has approved a version of House Bill 156 amended to require sex e
Senate approves more hurdles for school sex ed instruction
Juneau Empire / Posted 15 days ago
Alaska Senate has approved a version of House Bill 156 amended to require sex education teachers to garner approval from a local school board before instructing students. HB 156, approved by the Senate in a 15-5 vote on Sunday, did not include any... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Waechter seeks Iowa House seatCollege. Waechter is a veteran of the Iowa Army National Guard. He lived in Ca
Waechter seeks Iowa House seat
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 16 days ago
College. Waechter is a veteran of the Iowa Army National Guard. He lived in Calhoun County for 12 years. He served on the local school board when the Rockwell City and Lytton school districts merged. He has lived in Webster County for the last 28... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Choosing your watchdogsall those responsibilities. But the final decisions are made by the men and wom
Choosing your watchdogs
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
all those responsibilities. But the final decisions are made by the men and women you vote onto the board. Devote to your local school board races a fraction of the attention you have given to Donald Trump's latest thinly veiled hate speech or... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Back to blue jeans: Illinois school district scraps uniformsno longer be required to wear uniforms to school. According to the Belleville
Back to blue jeans: Illinois school district scraps uniforms
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
no longer be required to wear uniforms to school. According to the Belleville News-Democrat (http://bit.ly/1SdL0at ), the local school board recently reversed a policy requiring uniforms. That policy was put in place in 2009 and called for khakis... Read more
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