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Reprimanded ex-teacher sweeps Batavia school board race

Reprimanded former Batavia teacher landed a seat Tuesday on the school board with ease — a move he calls his “final civics lesson.” “I feel like I should’ve run for pope,” said John Dryden, who taught social studies for 21 years at Batavia High School. “I feel like the community …

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Melting the Rubber Stamp: Chicago’s Unelected Board of Education

By joel • Sep 12, 2012 • Print-Friendly The seven members of Chicago’s Board of Education, along with CEO Jean-Claude Brizard, are, in theory, responsible for the governance of the city’s schools. In reality, they are only accountable to the man that appointed them—Mayor Rahm Emanuel. As anyone who has …

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