The Missouri State Board of Education has voted to oust Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven, hours after Republican Gov. Eric Greitens appointed a new member to the board. Greitens has been trying to get a majority of board members to fire Vandeven, but the attempt failed on a 4-4 tie vote last week when another Greitens appointee, Claudia Onate Greim, broke ranks and voted to keep Vandeven.
Friday, December 01, 2017
Guv Greitens Lesson In School Politics
He appoints a former Raytown Alderman who cast the deciding vote to oust the current dude and attempts to explain a controversy where critics claim he acted illegally. Read more: