school board

noun

Definition of school board

: a board in charge of local public schools

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Stinson was a dedicated education professional in Miami-Dade County, serving children as a teacher, administrator and school board member in a career that spanned 50 years. Wayne K. Roustan, sun-sentinel.com, "No bond for ex-educator, school board member accused of exchanging gunfire with cops," 7 June 2019 The resignation of a longtime member of the Blue Valley school board has created a vacant seat that school officials hope to fill by August. Katy Bergen, kansascity, "Blue Valley looks to fill an empty school board seat as board member steps down," 19 June 2018 Aurora’s Chief Innovation Officer Adrienne Holloway also submitted a resume, as did chairman of the Aurora Housing Authority board Joe Grisson, who ran unsuccessfully for the school board in 2017. Sarah Freishtat, Aurora Beacon-News, "West Aurora school board selects new member," 19 June 2018 In January, members of the school board announced that the district would have to cut $200 million from its budget for next year, a 10 percent cut. Maggie Gordon, Houston Chronicle, "How one Houston high school is dealing with HISD budget cuts," 12 June 2018 Laura Runyeon, vice president of the school board, lauded the administrators and faculty members, past and present, for their work with the students that culminated in the Blue Ribbon honor. David Anderson, The Aegis, "Fallston Middle School celebrates Maryland Blue Ribbon honor," 4 June 2018 Bennett, the wife of school board Vice President Craig Bennett, pleaded not guilty at her arraignment last week, Vargas said. Emily K. Coleman, Lake County News-Sun, "Ex-Zion elementary school foods manager charged with theft," 30 May 2018 The chairman of the school board has said that the board did follow its policies. Kathleen Megan, courant.com, "Hartford Clergy Say No To Sen. Fonfara's Effort To Keep Batchelder School Open," 16 Apr. 2018 Many thanks to the principal and school board for being so responsive. Michelle Gant, Fox News, "West Palm Beach County mayor calls out daughter's high school for 'sexist' response to dress code violation," 24 Sep. 2018

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1836, in the meaning defined above

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school board

noun

English Language Learners Definition of school board

US : a group of people who are in charge of local schools

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