Area graduate continues family tradition of school board service

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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