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a board in charge of local public schools


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Board of Ed., but we've made significant progress since the dark days of Bowers v.
Among the responders, Abigail Thernstrom, a member of the same Massachusetts Board of Ed that created the testing program that Meier is battling, takes the first whack.
Coordinator Illinois State Board of Ed. Special Ed.
Besides, if the Board of Ed can force parents to spend money in particular ways on their children, why not force them to do something that would help their children learn, like buying $100 to $200 worth of children's books?
As a member of Bethlehem, I was Sunday school Superintendent, Chaired the Board of Ed, taught VBS, Sunday school, and assisted with the confirmation program.
Board of Ed chair, on efforts to link arguments against public funding of private and religious schools with being against publicly funded charter schools.
state board of ed member William Lockridge recently told The Washington Post.
I will not begin the fall semester as an employee of the New York City Board of Ed for the first time in three decades.
State Board of Ed Chairman James Peyser doubles as executive director of the Pioneer Institute, where he works diligently to advance the spread of for-profit charter schools.
After it's improved, it would come close to an A or solid B and rent for $30 a foot." Where would the Board of Ed go?
Back home in New York City, schools chancellor Rudy Crew puts out a newsletter for public school parents in which he touts his various nostrums: school uniforms, an advertising campaign encouraging us to read to our children and the fill-a-bookshelf drive, in which donors are invited to purchase a mini-library for "the more than 2,700 third-grade public school classrooms in the city without libraries." You'd never think that this staggering level of booklessness was the result of decisions and priorities of the schools chancellor and the Board of Ed (who aren't waiting for someone to donate their salaries and perquisites).
My reason for joining was simple: I had always wanted to teach public school in New York City, and Teach for America promised to negotiate the labyrinthine Board of Ed for me.
Teachers, parents and political leaders opposed to school profiteering established a new and effective alliance this past fall, waging the hardest-fought campaign for Board of Ed seats in memory.
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