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In Duanesburg, no one is running for school board

The Duanesburg High School Eagle mascot monument sits in front of the school in Delanson on Tuesday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
The Duanesburg High School Eagle mascot monument sits in front of the school in Delanson on Tuesday.
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Looking to launch a write-in campaign? Legally, candidates must be: • At least 18 •  Qualified voters in their school district •  Able to read and write According to the New York State School Boards Association, effective school members need to be: • Effective communicators • Consensus builders • Community participants • Decision makers • Information processors • Leaders • Team players A time commitment. Hard decisions. A “pretty thankless job.” And no pay. Even with that job description, people continue to run for school ...

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1lester2
May 9, 2014
7:03 p.m.

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Why would anyone want to be on a school Board ? There are so many obnoxious parents that needlessly meddle in everything. They think they're experts on subject matter, class size, testing, teachers, etc. They never let the Boards and the professionals do their job.

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