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August 16, 2012
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School board members consider bringing on student representative

Douglas County School Board members want students to participate in their monthly deliberations - they're just not sure how or in what capacity.

On Tuesday, trustees voted unanimously to direct staff to work with student leadership programs and identify potential roles in providing input to the board.

"There are certain items on the agenda where it would be beneficial to hear from our students," said trustee Teri Jamin. "For example, drug testing."

District counsel Mike Malloy told the board that it would be illegal for students to hold voting positions, as they're not elected trustees.

Board member Tom Moore echoed …

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