The board's 2009 decision to eliminate a school assignment policy based on socioeconomic diversity was a major issue in the Tuesday election.
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September 19, 2011
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August 03, 2011
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June 16, 2011
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June 09, 2011
The state cited school board disarray and mismanagement in taking control of day-to-day operations in the rural Gilmer County district.
April 06, 2011
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March 22, 2011
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March 18, 2011
The critical report blames a bloc of newly-elected school board members for "destabilizing the school system and community."
March 03, 2011
The seven-member school board voted to end Maria Goodloe-Johnson's tenure after a state audit revealed about $1.8 million in misspent funds.