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Graham Paige, of the Samuel Miller District; Kate Acuff, of the Jack Jouett District; and Katrina Callsen, of the Rio District, are all unopposed.
Expanding career and technical education pathways and equity work to include English language learners and LGBTQ students are key challenges facing the school system, according to community interviews and an online survey.
Board members questioned the lack of a virtual option for preschool through second grade, especially as the COVID-19 vaccine most likely will not be available to those students by August.
“We barely scratched the surface of what is a largely untapped opportunity for our public schools ..."
Numbers follow changes to the gifted identification process
“When did public schools truthfully only become welcoming if you're a Democrat?”
“I'm really glad that the board has decided to allow me to stay longer, so that I can continue to work with my colleagues in the families and community available.”
“Everything's coming together this week. It's really exciting.”
The current name remains in the running