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Mike Landis hands in resignation from Joplin School Board

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JOPLIN, MISSOURI -

Today Mike Landis handed his resignation letter to the board. Landis has served on the school board since 2001.

Letter from Mike Landis:

 I have throroughly enjoyed my service to Joplin Schools as a member of the Board of Education. I can proudly say that during my 14 years on the board I have never missed a scheduled meeting and have always tried my best to attend school functions as a representative of Joplin Schools. During the past year, it has become increasingly obvious to me that the board is turning in a direction that I feel is not in the best interest of kids or Joplin Schools. Political agendas have taken the place of what the focus of the board should b, which is setting policy for the school district.

I've had the pleasure of serving with some great board memebers over the years and have seen the the highs and lows of the district. However, when the members of the board are getting down in the weeds and trying to take the place of administration, then I know it's time to move on.

I respectfully submit my resignation from the Joplin Schools Board of Education effective immediately. 

Michael D. Landis

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