Fourth Concord Board Of Education Member Calls It Quits

CONCORD, NH — In January 2021, when Concord’s Board of Education begins the work of the New Year, nearly half the nine-person body will be new members — with two-thirds of the board having less than a year’s experience advising the third largest school district in the state.

Chuck Crush, the current District C (Wards 8, 9, 10) school board member, joins Tom Croteau of District A and Liza Poinier of District B, in deciding not to run for reelection.

On Saturday, Crush called serving on the board “a wonderful experience” — even if it faced many issues they did not anticipate, including the Primo “Howie” Leung teacher-student rape case, the firing of Terri Forsten, the school superintendent and Tom Sica, the principal of Concord High School, and the COVID-19 pandemic. He said the decision not to run was not about problems during the last 18 month but, instead, a

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