School Board Candidate Questionnaire
- Do you believe that this school district is meeting the educational
needs of its students?
- What are three constructive ideas that you would advocate for the betterment
of the school district during your term as a school director?
- What do you consider the greatest danger facing our students today?
Facing our school districts today?
- How much of a time commitment are you willing to make per month?
- What is your view concerning teachers' compensation?
- How would you approach the "outcome-based education" plan
if elected to the school board?
- Do you favor school choice or vouchers? If yes, please expand on which
proposals you would support. If no, please discuss why, and what alternative,
if any, you would suggest.
- Would you favor school-based health clinics with family planning/birth
control services for students? Do you believe abstinence until marriage
should be taught as the solution to teenage pregnancy? Please elaborate.
- Would you support emotional or psychological testing on children in
the public school system?
- Should all curricula, textbooks, films and policies be open for review
- Do you believe home-schooled children should have access to school
facilities for certain classes, or extra-curricular activities such as
school sports and music instruction?
- Do you favor charter schools (charters granted by the district — for
innovative public schools — to parents and educators who apply)?
- What is your view of "school-to-work" proposals to tailor
or track students’ education to the needs of business?
Ask them EXACTLY HOW they will:
- Increase parents' particpation in their children's schools.
- Increase parents' input into curriculum for individual children.
- Increase each parent's CONTROL over what his child will be taught about
sociology, anthropology, philosophy, history, politics, health, physiology,
biology, anatomy, religion, etc.
- Eliminate the anti-family bias fond in all major curricula.
- Eliminate the look-to-government-for-all-the-answers disposition inhernet
in government-run, tax-funded schools.
- Increase individual student learning.
- Provide a tailored curriculum for EACH child in EVERY class so each
child can reach his potential
- Support individual (NOT community) achievment, rewards and identity.
- Decrease costs of administration, including school board expenses.
- Reduce class size without increasing per-child costs