City Council wants to talk about elected School Committee. “I think our community — the city of Boston deserves a conversation on what the best structure is,” Councilor Kim Janey said. “The reason for an appointed board is to have a direct line to the mayor. We also have to make sure there is accountability to parents and students.”
Elected School Committee? “A Facebook poll showed support for an elected school committee was ahead of support for the current appointed system 97 percent to 3 percent with 197 responses.”‘
Re. Mike Loconto’s qualifications to be the new chair of the School Committee, Sam Tyler of the Boston Municipal Research Bureau cited his “good business sense.” Well there’s a great #1 reason to lead an educational board!
News from the Bolling Building: Michael O’Neill steps down as Chair of the School Committee.
What would an elected School Committee mean to Boston? NAACP to explore this.