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...elections. Included on her list is the election of Rutherford B. Hayes, who won by a single vote. There was also a local school board race that was decided by just four votes, she said.Judy Andree, an early voting poll worker, has hope that more...
No votes cast in small-town Iowa school board race

MCINTIRE, Iowa - An Iowa farmer who was running unopposed for his local school board failed to earn any votes - not even his own - but he'll probably still get the job.Randy Richardson, 42, didn't find time...
Nation and World
Jeb Bush's emails detail donor communications

...retired Fort Lauderdale lobbyist. He urged Bush to make appointments, ranging from a college board of trustees to a local school board.Blosser said citizens have a duty to point the governor to worthy candidates. Should Bush rise to the White House...
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Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers

...serve the state."Rep. David Talerico, R-Healy, has served as the Denali Borough mayor, as well as on his local school board and fire board, but decided to get back into his original career of mining about a year ago."I made a very concrete...
Local | AK legislature
Senate committee moves gov's education omnibus bill

...a four to one vote along party lines."It's the wrong path to go down when the state school board can tell a local school board that they are going to have a charter school to run," Gardner said.Gardner's first amendment called for the...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: State money will compromise private schools' autonomy

...diplomas endorsed by one of two different agencies. Students graduating from a public school have met state and local school board requirements; they receive a diploma endorsed by the local board and EED's commissioner. Students graduating...
Parnell wants school choices expanded

...schools operating under the authority of both the local school board and the state school board. They receive their funding through the local school board. A charter school is created for focusing on a specific...
State | AK legislature
Parnell introduces sweeping education bill

...includes a provision that would allow for an appeals process for denied charter school applications. Currently local school boards have final say as to whether a public charter school may open. Under the bill charter school applicants could appeal...
State | AK legislature
Legislators worry that bill could create more school districts

...charter schools are authorized by entities other than local school boards.The discussion came as the panel considered a bill...charter schools are authorized by entities other than local school boards, funding would have to be provided directly by the...
State | AK legislature
Panel questions charter student transit

...each pupil.The bill allows a charter school to appeal to the education commissioner if its charter is denied by a local school board.Senate Education Committee Chair Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, questioned the appeals process as written in the governor's...
State | AK legislature


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