April 10, 2012 5:00 AM

KC school board plan would give mayor an advisory role

In an attempt to save itself, the Kansas City school board is considering giving the mayor an advisory role and seeking a new law to elect all its members at large. The board will be debating a plan for a three-member panel of advisers who would be appointed by the mayor and sit in on most open and closed board meetings, board President Airick Leonard West said Tuesday.

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