Student Runs School Board

Seth Konkel, a Kansas high school student, decided that he wanted to run for the school board, and in an effort to become more informed, he looked into district spending. What caught his eye was thousands of dollars in credit card bills charged by the Superintendent. Only minutes after Konkel met with the School Board to discuss these charges, the Superintendent resigned. What followed was public outrage that culminated in Konkel’s landslide victory, and the ousting of three incumbents from the School Board

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