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Greitens Withdraws Appointment to State Education Board | Missouri News | US News

Greitens Withdraws Appointment to State Education Board | Missouri News | US News





Gelner said since her appointment she had seen little effort from the Greitens' administration to work with Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to help public schools. She said she was also concerned about "the pressure I've recently experienced to make rash leadership decisions," although she didn't elaborate on those decisions.



Board members, while appointed by the governor, are "required by law to serve the Board of Education on behalf of the 900,000 Missouri students — not elected officials," she said.



Gelner was appointed to replace Peter Herschend of Branson, who said Gelner was an excellent candidate for the board. He also was troubled by allegations that the governor's office might pressure a state board member.



"In 26 years, I've served with seven governors and not one time did I have a call from the governor or the governor'…

Trump nominates DeVry dean to Education Department post | MSNBC

Trump nominates DeVry dean to Education Department post | MSNBC



The nominee to head a division of the Education Department responsible for policing deceptive practices in higher education comes from a university that was cited for deceptive practices in higher education.

DESE will not release results of two key high school exams