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  Board of education - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A board of education or a school board or school committee is the title of the board of directors of a local school district.
Boards of education are usually elected by residents of the school district but may also be appointed by mayors or other executives of jurisdictions such as cities or counties whose jurisdictions may be coextensive with that of the school district.
Particularly in rural areas, the board of education of a county-wide school district may be the area's largest employer and thus the board may be subject to political considerations that may be lessened or lacking in other circumstances.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Board_of_education   (498 words)

 Board of Education
Board members’ terms are four years and are staggered so no more than three board members are elected in any one election.
The Denver Board of Education is the policy-making body for the district.
The Board holds public comment sessions to listen to comments about student achievement, budget policy or matters currently under consideration by the Board.
board.dpsk12.org   (257 words)

 NMUSD :: Board of Education
The Board of Education comprised of seven elected members, is the governing body of the District, which acts during legally constituted meetings in which a quorum of the Board is present.
This unique status causes Board members to have a special responsibility when they are acting as citizens or parents because their elected positions carry a great deal of prestige and visibility.
Board members are elected by the public to work for the best education interest of all of its students.
www.nmusd.us /depts/boe   (172 words)

 Civil Rights: Brown v. Board of Education I (1954)
Education of white children was largely in the hands of private groups.
Education of Negroes was almost nonexistent, and practically all of the race were illiterate.
It is true that public school education at the time of the Amendment had advanced further in the North, but the effect of the Amendment on Northern States was generally ignored in the congressional debates.
www.nationalcenter.org /brown.html   (1917 words)

The Board of Trustees is a five person policy-making body which operates within the laws of the State of California and Contra Costa County.
Each board member is elected for a four-year term; terms of office are staggered with elections held every two years.It is responsible for approving the district's budget and adopting all policies and curriculum.
The authority of the Board is as a whole and no Board member may act as an official of the district except when the board meets in a regular or a special session.
www.srvusd.k12.ca.us /District/Board_of_Education   (315 words)

 Regional School District 13 - Durham and Middlefield Connecticut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Board of Education serves as the agent of the State of Connecticut, assigned by law to provide the educational services for students in Regional School District 13.
The Board of Education consists of ten members who are elected by the voters of Durham and Middlefield in town meetings.
Board of Education officers are elected annually at the first meeting in July.
www.rsd13ct.org /district/boardofed.htm   (212 words)

 Board of Education - Shenendehowa
Education law requires that a candidate provide a petition signed by at least 117 qualified voters (2% of the number of residents who voted in the last district election).
The board's powers and duties are derived from the New York State Constitution, the laws of New York State and the rulings of the New York State Commissioner of Education.
The Board employs a Superintendent who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the district and administration of Board policies.
www.shenet.org /district/board_of_ed/boardofed.htm   (970 words)

 FCPS Board of Education
It reviews and approves education budgets that are presented to the Board of County Commissioners for funding and oversees local education expenditures from county, state, and federal sources.
The Board of Education also monitors the implementation of the school system's master plan, reviews the work of the superintendent of schools, and gives final approval to curriculum matters and materials, grant applications, staff additions and replacements, equipment purchases, land acquisitions, and school construction, repairs, and alterations.
Board of Education meetings are conducted according to Robert's Rules of Order.
www.fcps.org /boez.htm   (256 words)

 Board of Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The trustees are guided by "A Declaration of Beliefs and Visions." Adopted in 1990 and reaffirmed by the board in 2001 and 2004, "Beliefs and Visions" launched a districtwide reform movement dedicated to improving scholastic performance by focusing resources on students and schools and establishing critical decision-making and accountability at the campus level.
The Board Monitoring System was designed to give the board, district administrators, and the public a data-driven accountability system that reports regularly on the district's effectiveness in meeting its goals and has become a key springboard for steering district policy, priorities, and initiatives.
Education is such a big job that HISD can't do it alone; it needs assistance from citizens, businesses, and community organizations that care about the future of Houston's children and the city.
www.houstonisd.org /HISD/portal/board/front/0,2599,20856_2398,00.html   (453 words)

 Board of Education
As a result of this, your local Board of Education possesses the delicate responsibility of being accountable to both the State of Illinois and the community it serves.
The meetings of the Board of Education are normally held in the IMC of Ridgewood High School, 7500 W. Montrose Ave, Norridge, on the third Monday of each month.
The President of the Board of Education is entitled to propose a motion and to vote on all issues.
www.ridgenet.org /page.php?page=board-education   (798 words)

 About the NC State Board of Education - Members
She is an active member of NASBE, chairs the Board's High Student Performance priority area, and served as chair of the National Association of State Boards of Education's (NASBE) Governmental Affairs Committee.
Currently, she is chair of the Board's Quality Teachers, Administrators, and Staff priority area; co-chair of the Educational Liaison Committee; and serves as a member of the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Commission.
Wayne McDevitt was appointed to the Board by Governor Easley in 2001.
www.dpi.state.nc.us /state_board/members.html   (2483 words)

 Board of Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Members of the 2005-2006 Board of Education seated from left are: Vice President Daniel Tomaszewski, President Ronald C. Manning, and William K. Miller; standing from left are: Michael A. Loguercio, Jr.
The Board annually seeks members of the community to serve on its Legislative and Policy Committees for the 2005-2006 school year.
The Board of Education is the official policy-making body of the school district.
www.longwood.k12.ny.us /boardofeducation.html   (729 words)

 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 40 years later
Board of Education of Topeka, the 1954 landmark decision of the Supreme Court which called for racial integration of public schools.
Board of Education of Topeka formally desegregated public schools, African-American youth have made enormous progress in high school completion, in better test scores, in greater college enrollment, in obtaining college degrees and in careers.
Board of Education would be the magic potion that would make all things right, that it would erase the vestiges of the dual system and we would all move forward, prospering and learning.
www.georgetown.edu /centers/woodstock/report/r-fea34.htm   (5736 words)

 Board of Education Members - Massachusetts Board of Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Peyser was appointed to the Board of Education by Governor William Weld in 1996 and became its chairman in 1999.
He is a member of the board of overseers of WGBH and is a former member of the board of directors of Boston Partners in Education.
He is founder and current Chairman of the Board of Directors of the New Leadership Charter School, member of the American Camping Association board of trustees, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Springfield Cable Endowment, and former Chairman of the Springfield Fire Commission and Police Commission respectively.
www.doe.mass.edu /boe/edboard.html   (1473 words)

 Vermont State Board of Education
The Martha H. O’Connor Award was established by the Vermont State Board of Education in recognition of Martha H. O’Connor’s extraordinary contributions and dedication to Vermont’s school children throughout her leadership in public education.
The State Board of Education and the Department of Education shall sustain a vision of high skills, creative thinking and love of knowledge, and learning for every student while ensuring student achievement in a safe and healthy learning environment.
The board consists of nine voting members and one non-voting member appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate.
www.state.vt.us /educ/new/html/mainboard.html   (695 words)

 Board of Education
The Minneapolis Board of Education is a policy-making body responsible for selecting the superintendent and overseeing the district's budget, curriculum, personnel and facilities.
The Board of Education began using policy governance as a framework for its work in March 2001.
Policy governance commits board members to work as a team to set goals for the district, monitor implementation and results, and provide greater outreach to parents and the community.
www.mpls.k12.mn.us /Board_of_Education.html   (106 words)

 Tulare County Office of Education - Our Commitment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Pat Hillman was born and educated in Tulare.
Prior to being elected to the Tulare County Board of Education, John Baker served approximately four years on the Hot Springs Elementary School District Board of Education and was elected board president in November 2002.
She is currently serving in her ninth year as a TCOE board member and served as board president for two consecutive years.
www.tcoe.k12.ca.us /Commitment/Board.shtm   (1057 words)

 Tennessee State Board of Education
The State Board of Education is the governing and policy making body for the Tennessee system of public elementary and secondary education.
The Board also coordinates its efforts with the State Department of Education, which implements law and policies established by the General Assembly and the Board.
The Board develops and adopts policies and standards consistent with the plan and approves rules and regulations for the governance of public schools.
www.state.tn.us /sbe   (266 words)

 County Board of Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Fresno County Board of Education works with the superintendent of schools to provide services and support to all of the individual districts of Fresno County.
The board is directly responsible for the education of youth in custody of the County Probation Department through the Juvenile Hall and community Classrooms.
It is the desire of the Board of Education to do its part in seeing that the children of the County receive a quality education.
www.fcoe.k12.ca.us /cntyboard/countyboard.htm   (891 words)

 Madison Board of Education
The Madison Public Schools Board of Education consists of nine members who are elected by the voters of Madison.
Board meeting agendas are posted on the school district website and on Channel 19 by mid-day of the Friday before each meeting.
The Executive Committee of the Board consists of a Chairman, a Vice-Chairman, and a Secretary.
www.madison.k12.ct.us /boepg.htm   (216 words)

 FWPS Board of Education
The Federal Way School Board Members are your official elected local representatives in matters of public education.
Summary highlights of each regular Board meeting are noted in the COMMUNICATOR which is generally published the day after the regular Board meetings.
Regular board meetings are broadcast live on cable channel 21 within the city limits of Federal Way.
www.fwps.org /info/board   (503 words)

 CCCOE County Board of Education
The Contra Costa County Board of Education works with the County Superintendent of Schools to provide leadership, service, and support to the districts and all students of Contra Costa County through teamwork, communication, integrity, creativity, expertise, and advocacy for all learners.
The Contra Costa County Board of Education is the elected Board of Education for the County of Contra Costa.
In accordance with the California Education Code and certain other rules and laws, the Contra Costa County Board of Education serves as the governing board for the juvenile court schools operated by the County Office of Education.
www.cocoschools.org /supe/board.html   (666 words)

 Northmont Board of Education
The Northmont Board of Education is made up of five citizens who are elected by school district voters to serve four-year terms.
Regular meetings of the Board of Education are held the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
All meetings of the Board of Education are open to the public and are held to conduct official school business.
www.northmont.k12.oh.us /board   (254 words)

 Welcome to the Idaho State Board of Education
BOISE — The State Board of Education voted overwhelmingly in support of proposed legislation calling for the creation of a statewide network of community colleges.
The State Board of Education is seeking a vendor to administer the ISAT.
POCATELLO — The State Board of Education is pleased to announce Dr. Arthur Vailas (pronounced VAY-less) will be the next president of Idaho State University.
www.boardofed.idaho.gov   (145 words)

 CCPS - Board of Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Board of Education of Charles County is composed of seven members elected to represent and serve the educational needs and interests of Charles County.
Board Members are elected at-large by the county's voting residents.
The student Board Member serves a one-year term with the Board representing student viewpoints and cast an opinion vote on most actions taken by the Board.
www.ccboe.com /site/boardofed/boardofed.htm   (146 words)

 WCPSS: Wake County Board of Education
The school system is governed by a nine-member board of education whose members are elected from nine separate districts in the county and serve staggered four-year terms.
The board has budget review authority, but it is not a taxing body and must submit its annual budget requests to the Wake County Board of Commissioners which controls allocation of funds to the schools.
Opportunities for public comment are provided through a public hearing at the beginning of each regular board meeting for items on the agenda, and at the end for items not on the agenda.
www.wcpss.net /Board   (256 words)

 Parallax, Inc-StoreFront Product Detail Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Board of Education programming board (Rev. C) includes a handy power switch and a servo jumper, making it surpass the features of previous BOE versions.
The BOE was originally designed in coordination with our educational customers to teach microcontroller programming and this remains today as the most popular application.
Our Board of Education programming board does not include a BASIC Stamp 2 module so you will need to purchase one separately or find a starter kit which matches your needs.
www.parallax.com /detail.asp?product_id=28150   (361 words)

 Early Civil Rights Struggles: Brown v. Board of Education
The Board of Education's defense was that, because segregation in Topeka and elsewhere pervaded many other aspects of life, segregated schools simply prepared fl children for the segregation they would face during adulthood.
The board also argued that segregated schools were not neccessarily harmful to fl children; great African Americans such as Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, and George Washington Carver had overcome more than just segregated schools to achieve what they achieved.
Board of Education decision did not abolish segregation in other public areas, such as restaurants and restrooms, nor did it require desegregation of public schools by a specific time.
www.watson.org /~lisa/blackhistory/early-civilrights/brown.html   (833 words)

 District of Columbia Board of Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The District of Columbia Board of Education is the official policy making body for education-related issues in the city.
Membership of the Board consists of five elected members (the President is elected city-wide and 4 district elected members), four At-Large members who are appointed by Mayor Anthony Williams, and two student representatives.
All Stated Board Meetings, State Education Agency and Committee of the Whole meetings are open to the Public.
www.k12.dc.us /dcps/boe/boehome.html   (276 words)

 SBE Home (CA Dept of Education)
The State Board of Education (SBE) is the governing and policy-making body of the California Department of Education.
State Board of Education announces the appointment of Deputy Executive Director Gary Borden.
State Board of Education Appoints Executive Director Roger Magyar.
www.cde.ca.gov /be   (184 words)

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