Check out Link below. More school board mischief. This time in Charleston, SC. We have got to figure out a way to intervene nationally on the behaviors of so many school board members. Far too many disrupting the work with their political fanaticism. It is a crisis we fail to accept. Our Firm works with a number of highly functioning board-superintendent governance teams. Highly functioning governance teams are becoming a “rare species”.
Salient paragraph in the piece compares corporate boards–a good lesson for elected school boards:
Private-sector boards do not micromanage their CEOs. Companies carefully select board members to support the CEO and C-suite to ensure the company meets its performance goals and financial obligations to shareholders. They are accountable to shareholders to ensure the company grows and its brand image is protected.