With the changing political landscape of being a member of a BOE, recently I have been questioning what type of training do BOE members receive. I know that the ISBE offers training - but do local BOE members take it? How do new members of the BOE learn what their role is - history?
If the board itself does not appear to have a solid understanding of it's governance responsibilities, how is a new BOE member to proceed? If history doesn't reveal what it should look like, how can we the public demand board accountability going forward?