Cooper, Saulsberry push to end school board agenda rubber stamps

It was supposed to be a quick in and out meeting with little discussion, but Tuesday night, new members of the school board politely insisted that policy and actions be reviewed and discussed before voting on them.

At issue was the board’s practice of lumping agenda items together in what it calls a “consent” agenda. In one vote, the board often approves contracts, policies and a variety of it


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