Anyone yearning to be a school board member in one of the largest, and most troubled, school districts in Georgia, can apply for the job now — no election required.
A panel assembled by Gov. Nathan Deal is accepting applications to fill the seats of six suspended DeKalb County school board members. The positions pay $18,000 a year.
Applicants should email their identification (name, contact information and address), the post desired (must reside within the geographic boundaries), a resume or brief biography and a statement of interest to email@example.com.
One caveat: the suspended school board members have sued in federal court to retain their jobs, so the positions may turn out to be unavailable.
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