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November School Board Meetings — Weeks 1 & 2

Six local school boards met during the first two weeks of November.

Kansas

Bonner Springs/Edwardsville

Highlight:

  • Heard an audit report

Olathe

Highlights:

Turner

Highlight:

  • Routine responsibilities of governance

Missouri

Belton

Highlight:

  • Revised district policy governing “1:1 Technology Policies and Procedures”

Liberty

Highlight:

  • Discussion of district policy revisions

Park Hill

Highlights:

  • Swearing in newly appointed board member Todd Burr
  • Announced filing dates (December 18, 2012 through January 15, 2013) for candidates interested in running for one of four vacant seats on the Board of Education. The election will take place Tuesday, April 2, 2013.
  • Considered approving a list of district policies governing topics such as “Use of Tobacco on Park Hill School District Property, “Assurance of Nondiscrimination” and “Legal Status”
  • Considered position statements for the coming legislative session.

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About jwmartinez

JoLynne is a journalist and educator. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Park University and is certified to teach high school journalism and English. Former employment includes work for Cable News Network and the University of Missouri-Kansas City in addition to freelancing for clients such as the Kansas City Star and The Pitch.

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