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Are the school board members here?
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Trustee attendance at Lawrence Board of Education meetings has been lacking, while the presence of Hewlett-Woodmere board members, above, is much more consistent.

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Refusal to serve law

The State Education Department law refusal to serve law as written in

§ 2109. “A trustee of a common school or union free school district who publicly declares that he will not accept or serve in the office of the trustee, or refuses or neglects to attend three successive meetings of the board, of which he is duly notified, without rendering a good and valid excuse therefore to the other trustees vacates his office by refusal to serve.”  

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