A bitter boundary battle dominated Tuesday's CMS board meeting, but some members say their most important long-term decision sailed through with far less drama.
The board approved a new, streamlined version of the "theory of action" that sets the stage for all CMS decisions. Read it here.
To see how it compared with the old version, here's a marked-up version.
The board also tinkered with its student assignment policy, adding a requirement that the board hold a public hearing before voting on boundary changes. That usually happens, but some minor changes have been made without a hearing.