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Unproven claims of sexual harassment against Joris Ray won’t halt superintendent vote, board members say
Most school board members are satisfied with an investigation into anonymous sexual harassment claims against interim superintendent Joris Ray that found “no evidence” of wrongdoing — and say it won’t affect their upcoming vote on whether to hire him.
April 15, 2019
Drinking charge doesn’t mean Memphis school board member will lose his seat
“There’s no legal action the board needs to take at this time,” said Shante Avant, the board’s chairwoman.
April 12, 2019
Charter schools-aligned group spends big in Newark school board race
A group called Great Schools for All, which has ties to charter schools, has spent heavily to help elect candidates to Newark's school board.
April 10, 2019
Five people have applied to fill a vacant seat on the Adams 14 school board
The Adams 14 board will interview applicants on April 23 and will likely vote then on who to appoint.
April 9, 2019
Denver father is the first contender for a wide-open school board seat
Scott Baldermann is the father of two students at Lincoln Elementary School in the Washington Park neighborhood.
April 8, 2019
Memphis school board members disagree on how to pick next superintendent, decision on search firm delayed
Three Memphis school board members suggested ditching a national search for Shelby County Schools' next superintendent.
April 2, 2019
A Newark voters’ guide to the 11 candidates vying for three school board seats
The candidates shared their thoughts on absenteeism, charter schools, and more ahead of the April 16 election.
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