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The New York State School Boards Association today urged parents, teachers, administrators and state education policymakers to put aside differences over opt outs, testing, Common Core and teacher evaluations.
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On Board Online • August 31, 2015
By Courtney Sanik
Though it does not happen often, a board of education may find itself in the predicament of having to fill a mid-term vacancy on the board. These vacancies may occur because of the resignation or death of a school board member. A school board may remove a member for official misconduct or the commissioner of education may remove a board member for willful neglect of duty or willful disregard of a legal obligation.
When one of these stressful events occurs, there are mechanisms for a board to replace the missing member. How can boards prepare for this? Through board policy, of course!
Among NYSSBA's model policies is one called Filling Board Vacancies (NYSSBA number 2150), and it comes with helpful exhibits.Read the entire article>>
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