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Los defensores buscan preparar a los adolescentes para el próximo año.
Newark passed a historic ordinance in January to lower the voting age to 16 for school board elections. But technical issues will delay their vote until 2025.
Newark’s 16- and 17-year-olds will be allowed to vote in April’s school board election after city leaders voted in favor of a historic ordinance.
The city council will take a final vote Wednesday on a measure that would lower the voting age in the April election.
The election has reduced the teachers union’s control over the board, which has struggled to address school safety and get along.
Las elecciones incluyeron tres puestos de los siete del consejo escolar. Todos fueron ganados por candidatos respaldados por el sindicato de maestros.
Dos puestos de los cinco miembros del consejo estaban vacantes. El consejo escolar tiene que resolver retos financieros y tomar decisiones sobre las escuelas chárter.
Two Colorado communities get opposite results from push to increase lodging taxes for child care.
Las Escuelas Públicas de Westminster tuvieron sus primeras elecciones competitivas en seis años, pero los votantes decidieron que quieren mantener la dirección actual.
El consejo escolar actual de Denver ha recibido críticas por peleas internas y por no abordar la seguridad de los estudiantes. Ahora los votantes han elegido a tres integrantes nuevos.
Two districts are asking for a new kind of funding to support school safety.
Two of five seats on the Jeffco school board were up for grabs. The outcome reinforces the current board majority.
Parker has pitched year-round school and hedged on whether she would like to see more charters.
The election of John Youngquist, Kimberlee Sia, and Marlene De La Rosa is likely to shake up the interpersonal and political dynamics on the board.
Three of seven seats on the board were up for grabs.
It’s the district’s first contested school board election in six years.
Education groups had campaigned for Proposition HH, but voters were far less keen on the complicated property tax measure.
The Indianapolis mayor’s office has significant influence over public education in Indianapolis, acting as an authorizer for the city’s charter schools.
The ballot measure will send about $23 million more to the state’s new universal preschool program.
Parker will have the power to reshape the school board and drive the city’s conversation about school safety, infrastructure, charter schools, and more.