Board must conduct the people’s business in public

The Winsted Journal Editorial

What is it that gives an elected board charged with serving the public credibility? Openness, attention to detail, understanding of its charge and an ability to fulfill it might all be good for starters. Conversely, what is it that might diminish such a board’s credibility? This question is more appropriate when talking about the current Winchester Board of Education (BOE). The behavior of this board has not helped its image in the community at large.

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