Missouri School Boards’ Association withdraws from parent organization

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The Missouri School Boards’ Association withdrew from its parent organization.

MSBA officials said the National School Boards Association “has demonstrated it does not currently align with MSBA’s guiding principles of local governance.”

At issue is federal intervention addressing acts of “domestic terrorism” at hostile school board meetings nationwide. NSBA's president has likened threats and violence against school officials “to a form of domestic terrorism and hate crimes.”

Read more from the Missouri Independent.