MOUNT VERNON — School board members in Ohio set educational goals and establish policies for each school district based on state laws and community values. They also serve as a link between the schools and the public.

Several school board member terms expire Dec. 31, and the deadline for filing a petition to run for a seat in the November election is 4 p.m. on Aug. 9.


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