school committee


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Recent Examples on the Web The bill leaves discretion for schools to choose what to teach, which is one of the reasons the state’s school superintendents and school committees support it. Kevin Cullen,, "Most young people have never heard of Auschwitz. Here’s a way to make sure they will," 27 Jan. 2020 Voters on Tuesday will elect local officials (Think: mayor, city council, or school committee) but the specific races vary by community., "Voters in many cities and towns across the state will go to the polls to elect local candidates for office on Tuesday. Policies for municipal elections sometimes differ from state and federal elections, so here’s what you need to know before you go to the polls Tuesday.," 5 Nov. 2019 Even more are running for more modest offices like local planning board and school committee. Jeff Karoub, The Seattle Times, "Muslims run for office in record numbers but the path is uphill," 16 July 2018 Last year, the Medford school committee crafted a new lunch policy. Kara Baskin,, "Students are being shamed and punished over lunch debt, and it may take legislation to stop it," 13 June 2019 Balbo said Lake County already has a safe schools committee, but having the Sheriff’s Department involved would better coordinate security measures. Craig Lyons, Post-Tribune, "Lake sheriff to coordinate school safety planning," 5 June 2019 Hannah Sparling On Tuesday, people in Anderson Township will be mad – all because a school committee is supposed to make a recommendation. Carol Motsinger,, "Tribute or racial slur: Is it time for schools to give up Native American mascots?," 11 June 2018 The complaint was a recommendation of a local school committee the Burr Ridge Village Board formed to help the village have a positive influence on the schools Burr Ridge children attend. Kimberly Fornek,, "District 86 officials praise science program at Hinsdale South, defending against civil rights complaint," 5 June 2018 The council also discussed a sample resolution in support of gun violence prevention, and asked that the city/schools committee work on the wording and return it to the council. Laura Groch,, "How they voted, April 29," 29 Apr. 2018

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1787, in the meaning defined above

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“School committee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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