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Parliamentary procedures are a collection of meeting rules and norms designed to engage groups in democratic decision making. State boards of education often have important responsibilities for decisions on education policy, among other duties that require consensus. A grasp of the basic elements of parliamentary procedure is therefore important for the well-equipped board member.

Parliamentary Procedures: Key to Democratic Decision Making on State Boards

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