MBOE Ousts Vandeven

The Missouri School Board of Education voted today to fire commissioner Margie Vandeven in a 5 to 3 vote today. [Friday]

Vandeven says serving as commissioner has been an opportunity she will always cherish.

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Governor Eric Greitens appointed Eric Teeman to the board this morning after Claudia Greim resigned last night.

Roger Dorson is now the interim commissioner.

In a statement Greitens said “today, kids, teachers, and families won. The State Board of Education voted for new leadership for our school system. That’s a major step in the right direction as we work to improve public education in Missouri.”

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