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Gov. Eric Greitens praises firing of Missouri education commissioner

1 Dec 2017 After 10 attempts to appoint people to the Missouri State Board of Education, Gov. Eric Greitens finally got his way. The board voted 5-3 to fire Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven on Friday, marking the first time anyone holding that position had been fired. All five of the board members who preferred
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Gov. Eric Greitens bullies his way to ousting the Missouri education

1 Dec 2017 For weeks now, Gov. Eric Greitens has resorted to backroom politicking in an effort fire Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven. Friday, he got his wish. So governor, why was all of this necessary?
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Messenger: Superintendent fact-checks Greitens as governor fires

1 Dec 2017 Eric Knost is an insider and a bureaucrat. That means, according to Gov. Eric Greitens, that he's a liar. That's what the governor implied a couple of weeks ago when he offered a veiled explanation for his heavy-handed, and, at the time, botched, attempts to fire Missouri's commissioner of education, Margie
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Editorial: Greitens meddled with the education board and created a

9 Jan 2018 Gov. Eric Greitens boasts that he is a political outsider dedicated to cleaning up the political mess in Jefferson City. His actions, however, are drawn straight from the politics-as-usual playbook.
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Eric Greitens - Wikipedia

Eric Robert Greitens /ˈɡreɪtənz/ (born April 10, 1974) is an American politician, author, and former Navy SEAL, who began serving as the 56th Governor of Missouri in January 2017. A Democrat until 2015, he switched to the Republican Party. He is the second youngest Governor in the United States, after New
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Missouri Board of Education votes to remove commissioner after

1 Dec 2017 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' effort to oust the state's education commissioner finally succeeded Friday, after a state Board of Education member appointed by the Republican a day earlier cast the deciding vote. The board voted 5-3 to remove Margie Vandeven as education
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Greitens' bid to install new education commissioner fails | St. Louis

21 Nov 2017 Updated at 2:15 p.m. with governor's comments — Missouri's commissioner of education survived a rare move to oust her by appointees of Republican Gov. Eric.
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Greitens gets his way on second try: Vandeven fired as education

1 Dec 2017 Eric Greitens got his wish to install a new education chief Friday after enough of his appointees to the state's board of education voted to remove commissioner Margie Vandeven. The Missouri State Board of Education voted 5-3 to oust Vandeven, according to board member Mike Jones, from St. Louis.
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Statement from Governor Eric Greitens on State Board of Education

1 Dec 2017 "Today, kids, teachers, and families won. The State Board of Education voted for new leadership for our school system. That's a major step in the right direction as we work to improve public education in Missouri. We need to: raise teacher pay, support public schools, and help students succeed. We need to
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Missouri education commissioner ousted | FOX2now.com

1 Dec 2017 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _The Missouri State Board of Education has voted to oust Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven, hours after Republican Gov. Eric Greitens appointed a new member to the board.
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Greitens prepares for $9B 'educational sting' | Political Eye

7 Dec 2017 Missouri Governor Eric Greitens speaking about crime-fighting in North St. Louis on July 10. More recently, the governor has been fighting with the State Board of Education in an effort to fire Commissioner of Education Margie Vandeven, and finally succeeded on December 1 after appointing 10 new
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MO education commissioner ousted by Greitens - KSHB-TV

1 Dec 2017 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri State Board of Education has voted to oust Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven, hours after Republican Gov. Eric Greitens appointed a new member to the board. Greitens has been trying to get a majority of board members to fire Vandeven, but the attempt
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Greitens' picks for State Board of Education accelerate - Kcur

15 Dec 2017 Eric Greitens' picks to the Missouri State Board of Education successfully sped up the process of finding an education commissioner over the objections of the board's president. The governor's five nominees outflanked three other board members during a teleconference Thursday to open and close the
Source: kcur.org

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