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    #1

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    Is the following right? For example, do I need to put "the" in front of "school boards"?

    The majority of school board members are elected. As elected officials, school boards are accountable to a wide variety of stakeholders. As board members, school boards are required to hire and evaluate the superintendent.

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    #2

    Re: the

    The short answer is no.

    However, the text is not all natural, so consider revising it, e.g.

    The majority of school board members are elected. As elected officials, school boards they are accountable to a wide variety range of stakeholders. As board members, school boards They are also required to hire and evaluate the superintendent.

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    Re: the

    There is only one school board with many board members in a school. You appear to have confused school board with board members.
    I am not a teacher.

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