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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. In 2013, we've covered the remaining 224 of the top 1,000* districts that held elections this year. By 2014, we will cover 669 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. In 2013, we've covered the remaining 224 of the top 1,000* districts that held elections this year. By 2014, we will cover 666 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>
 
<small>*As measured by enrollment</small>
 
<small>*As measured by enrollment</small>
  

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FBI narrows probe in St. Joseph stipend scandal Jul 28, 2014

The FBI launched its investigation into the St. Joseph School District in April when it was revealed at a school board meeting that Superintendent Dr. Fred Czerwonka used a $270,000 insurance rebate to give $5,000 stipends to 54 administrators without the knowledge or approval of the board. Soon after the stipends were handed out, Dr. Czerwonka was being called "The Candy Man" by many in the district. Revelation of The Candy Man stipends led to the discovery of many other unapproved pay boosts given to administrators, principals and some teachers.

Also in question are promotions and raises given to Czerwonka’s wife, the wife of Human Resources Director Doug Flowers and the son of former board president Dan Colgan.

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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. In 2013, we've covered the remaining 224 of the top 1,000* districts that held elections this year. By 2014, we will cover 666 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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