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BOE shakes up education policy


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 03, 2012

~~<p>One year has passed since the state Board of Education began operating as an appointed rather than elected body, and there are signs of discomfort. Considering, however, the many years that the board struggled to achieve any forward motion in educational policy, that discomfort may not be a bad thing.</p>
<p>It is a signal &mdash; though a preliminary one &mdash; that some of the cobwebs in what had been a fairly moribund system are being shaken loose.</p>
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One year has passed since the state Board of Education began operating as an appointed rather than elected body, and there are signs of discomfort. Considering, however, the many years that the board struggled to achieve any forward motion in educational policy, that discomfort may not be a bad thing.

It is a signal — though a preliminary one — that some of the cobwebs in what had been a fairly moribund system are being shaken loose. Login for more...



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