School boards fill invaluable role
Two members share thoughts on education
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Are you interested in being a “director” for a $15,000,000 business/operation? At least one vacancy opens every year on a seven-member local board and the position is yours for the seeking.
Did I mention? It’s strictly a volunteer position. No salary. No expense account. But almost all the extra “ perks”are there: ringing telephones, settling disagreements, complying with hundreds of federal and state regulations and findingmoney for a $10 million annual payroll.
January has been the month to recognize that board, one of some 300 in the state. They are boards of education - those governing bodies that oversee school districts, large and small, made up of men and women who voluntarily hold in their hands the ...
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