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What every school board member (and candidate) needs to know

By Ed Waggener

The increased interest in the Adair County School system to the point is encouraging. Public participation in school affairs is a sign that Adair Countians really care. An even greater sign of how important public schools are is that more candidates are willing to take on the sometimes thankless task of serving on the School Board.

Shamarie Claiborne's personal commentary, Comment KY law, Site Based Council Powers & School Boards, on the schools and the school board/SBDM separation of powers brought this link to mind. It's a pocket-guide for anyone wanting to be a school board member, and it's just as useful for citizens concerned with what the school board does, and why it does it:
What every school board member needs to know/PDF
The PDF is a useful guide for those in the media, too. - EW

This story was posted on 2012-09-25 07:43:36
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