paul cushing http://kbia.org en Eight candidates vie for vacant Board of Education spot http://kbia.org/post/eight-candidates-vie-vacant-board-education-spot <p>Columbia Board of Education is looking for a new member to fill Paul Cushing’s vacated spot. Since October 10, four additional candidates have applied bringing the total to eight.</p><p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 22:10:03 +0000 Chloe Dake 22847 at http://kbia.org Columbia Board of Education to appoint new member http://kbia.org/post/columbia-board-education-appoint-new-member <p>The Columbia Board of Education will appoint a new member this month after Paul Cushing’s resignation.</p><p>Board President Tom Rose says it will not hold an election for the position – it’ll accept applicants instead.</p><p>"We'll interview the candidates on October 30 at an evening meeting that is open for anyone to attend. We essentially develop a list of questions that we have that they are able to prepare and we'll have each of them answer," says Rose.</p><p>The four current applicants are Rex Cone, Tim Parshall, Bill Kinney, and former board member Darin Preis.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 21:17:51 +0000 Jennifer White 22519 at http://kbia.org Columbia Board of Education to appoint new member Newscast for September 6, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-september-6-2012-0 <p>Regional news from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Local Democrats to watch Obama accept the nomination</li><li>Deaths in Jefferson County likely murder-suicide</li><li>Paul Cushing to step down from the Columbia school board</li></ul> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 23:20:07 +0000 Sapna Khatri 20714 at http://kbia.org Cushing to step down from school board http://kbia.org/post/cushing-step-down-school-board <p>Columbia Public Schools announced Thursday that one of its board members, Paul Cushing, is stepping down to take a job in Minnesota. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 22:40:10 +0000 Kip Hill 20707 at http://kbia.org Cushing to step down from school board King, Cushing claim Columbia school board seats http://kbia.org/post/king-cushing-claim-columbia-school-board-seats <p>Paul Cushing celebrated his victory at Flat Branch Pub and Brewing with friends and family. He picked up 21 percent of the vote, finishing second to Christine King, who led with 42 percent. Cushing said any of the candidates would have been worthy.</p><p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 14:32:20 +0000 Nick Gass & Elizabeth Trovall 11792 at http://kbia.org King, Cushing claim Columbia school board seats