As you go to the polls on Tuesday remember one thing. It seems that we hear an awful lot about the school board and the need to keep the budget in check. There is a lot of talk lately about the "role" of the board being financial. This is true... in part. However, if one looks into www.camdentonschools.org and visits board policy...and then pulls up the school board member ethics portion, you will notice the #1 role and responsibility of a school board member in the Camdenton RIII school district. (I know that Tosh Stamper recognizes this, as does Jason Taylor.) And while the finance part is important...it is not the most important. Take a look below what our own district policy says about the most important role of each school board member....
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER ETHICS
Members of the Camdenton R-III School District Board of Education accept the responsibility to improve public education in the Camdenton R-III School District. To that end, all Board members will:
1. Remember that the first and greatest concern must be the educational welfare of all students attending the public schools.
Please remember to vote on Tuesday!