Area graduate continues family tradition of school board service

January 31, 2015

Jacobson wins top seat on D.C. State Board of Education

 

 

Jack Jacobson (far right) with his family, (from left): Earl, Thomas, Remington and Kimberly. Both Earl and Kimberly served as school board members in Tea and Lennox and Thomas and Remington live in Tea, where she attends second grade.

 

 

Jack Jacobson, a 1996 graduate of Lennox High School, was elected as president of the Washington, D.C. State Board of Education last week. He will serve a one-year term with the possibility of a one-year extension in 2016. He will also continue to serve a four-year term as the Ward 2 representative, a post he claimed in 2013.

 

“The best thing for students is high-quality, dedicated teachers, something South Dakota is full of and something I hope to bring more of to D.C. schools,” Jacobson said.

 

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