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As Springfield prepares to choose SPS board members, former member details skills needed to fill the role

The Springfield school board meets at Springfield Public Schools' Kraft Administrative Center.
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The Springfield school board meets at Springfield Public Schools' Kraft Administrative Center.

Our weekly program, Making Democracy Work, is a collaboration between KSMU Radio and the League of Women Voters of Southwest Missouri. It's hosted and produced by volunteers from the LWV, and it airs each Monday morning at 9:45 a.m. on KSMU. 

In this episode of our local program Making Democracy Work, Leslie Carrier speaks with Alina Lehnert, former Springfield Public Schools board member and board president.

Lehnert discusses the role and responsibilities of SPS school board members.