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<h2 style="margin:0 0 0 0; background:#00008B; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #a3b0bf; text-align:left; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">Welcome to School Boards and School Board Elections!</h2>
 
<h2 style="margin:0 0 0 0; background:#00008B; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #a3b0bf; text-align:left; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">Welcome to School Boards and School Board Elections!</h2>
  
This August, as children across the country headed back to school, LBI launched our newest initiative: our School Board Election Project. By the end of 2013, we'll cover the remaining 227 of the top 1,000* districts that have elections this year. By 2014, we will cover 616 districts. To meet our 1,000 district coverage goal, we’ve launched a fundraising campaign to raise money for this important project. Will you join us today in supporting our “1,000 Districts, $1,000 Dollars” campaign by making a [http://www.lucyburns.org/donate/ gift] in any amount?<br>
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This August, as children across the country headed back to school, LBI launched our newest initiative: our School Board Election Project. By the end of 2013, we'll cover the remaining 226 of the top 1,000* districts that have elections this year. By 2014, we will cover 616 districts. To meet our 1,000 district coverage goal, we’ve launched a fundraising campaign to raise money for this important project. Will you join us today in supporting our “1,000 Districts, $1,000 Dollars” campaign by making a [http://www.lucyburns.org/donate/ gift] in any amount?<br>
 
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<small>*As measured by enrollment</small>
  
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* '''25,989,275''' students served by the largest 1,000 districts by enrollment
 
* '''25,989,275''' students served by the largest 1,000 districts by enrollment
* '''423''' board elections for '''1,315''' seats in 2013
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* '''422''' board elections for '''1,305''' seats in 2013
 
* '''616''' board elections for '''1,982''' seats in 2014
 
* '''616''' board elections for '''1,982''' seats in 2014
  

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Embroiled incumbents see differing outcomes in May 19 school board elections across five states May 21, 2015

By Margaret Koenig & Abbey Smith

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Incumbents saw mixed returns among the nation's largest school districts that held Tuesday elections in California, Idaho, New York and Oregon. Ongoing federal investigations, Common Core disputes and superintendent scandals hung over several incumbents, with some surviving the ballot better than others.

See also: Spotlight: Badly behaved incumbents see a variety of election outcomes

Meanwhile, 18 of Pennsylvania's largest school districts held partisan primaries to reduce the field of candidates for their general elections, which will be held November 3, 2015.

A full list of the general and primary election winners in these states may be found at the bottom of this page or by clicking here.

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Welcome to School Boards and School Board Elections!

This August, as children across the country headed back to school, LBI launched our newest initiative: our School Board Election Project. By the end of 2013, we'll cover the remaining 226 of the top 1,000* districts that have elections this year. By 2014, we will cover 616 districts. To meet our 1,000 district coverage goal, we’ve launched a fundraising campaign to raise money for this important project. Will you join us today in supporting our “1,000 Districts, $1,000 Dollars” campaign by making a gift in any amount?
*As measured by enrollment

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  • 25,989,275 students served by the largest 1,000 districts by enrollment
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  • 616 board elections for 1,982 seats in 2014

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